Legal and Supply Chain

Just as you would suspect, our legal teams look after Vodafone's legal estate across the UK and play a big part in ensuring Vodafone’s compliance with recent regulatory laws. Pushing our own agenda, we look to limit regulatory impacts.

Keeping a watchful eye on competition law, our team is responsible for drafting consumer and business contracts, whilst crucially supporting Vodafone with a whole host of legal issues. But it doesn’t end there. Our Supply Chain teams provide commercial support across Vodafone and play a key part in managing the end to end procurement process for UK and Group company contracts.

An adaptive individual, you’ll have the chance to work on high/medium risk acquisition activities across your chosen business area. Oh, and you’ll also cover commercial contractual arrangements. All in a day’s work, eh.

So let’s take a look at some of the typical roles within such a dedicated and focused legal team...

Typical roles

Legal Counsel

As our Legal Counsel, you will look to advise on a whole range of commercial contracts within your dedicated business area. 

A typical day might consist of drafting and negotiating contracts, liaising with external legal advice teams and providing proactive and reactive advice to stakeholders and the wider legal team. You will know how to advise legal solutions and step outside of your comfort zone to continually review new legal developments that may specifically impact Vodafone.

In return, we offer you continual development across our UK and Group legal teams to offer you a flourishing career path.

Senior Counsel

With leadership skills in abundance, a role within our Senior Counsel team could be the perfect fit. Partnering with senior leadership, you will be an expert when it comes to providing timely legal advice on large complex operations. And leading an experienced legal team will be something you can easily take on.

We’re seeking that certain someone who prides themselves on making those important connections, to be able to apply complex legal strategy, and support high value business agreements. You’ll also be able to provide continual learning within the team, on regulatory laws.

Contract Negotiator

It goes without saying that you’ll enjoy commercial contract negotiation, and ‘winning deals’ will be all in a days work for you. With confidence already a firm part of your make-up, you’ll also possess something that can’t be taught - passion.

Joining a proactive and progressive team, you’ll work in harmony to provide accurate, timely and constructive solution-orientated contract services to maximise revenues and profitability.

Such a successful approach will minimise avoidable liabilities and eliminate improper or illegal conduct. Delighting both our internal and external customers will just be the cherry on top of an already established legal cake.

Paralegal

Ah, the beating heart of our business. That’s where you’ll lie. Ensuring all Vodafone communications comply with law and self-regulatory codes? You’ve got that covered. And your relentless passion will see you supporting both our UK and Group legal teams, ensuring the awareness of advertising and marketing plans impacting product and service development.

To ensure all of this is continuously covered, we’ll provide you with the tools necessary for keeping up to date with those ultra important emerging legal issues,. And as a thank you, a great legal path will be at your feet.

Supply Chain Manager

No commercial agreements can happen in our business without Supply Chain agreeing it, so it’s time to get your influencing hat on.

With a varied role on offer, one day you’ll be developing local procurement strategies with our internal stakeholders, and the next? You’ll be managing procurement contracts and suppliers for key projects.

You’ll have the know how to obtain best costs, and apply quality, delivery and supplier pricing to ensure we match business goals. Check you out. A challenging environment is where you truly come alive and you’ll possess the skill to continually influence change; adding value where it matters, to produce real role results..

Application

The first step into a potential career with us. This is an exciting time, so don’t be shy! Let us know all about what makes you so great.

The application process shouldn’t keep you for too long, so you can certainly make the time for it. No matter what, make sure you give each question a thorough read and strive to make that oh so important amazing first impression!

Video or phone interview

Application crossed off - now it’s the next step. If we think you might be a suitable match, we’ll either give you a call or invite you to take part in a video interview, depending on the role you’ve applied for.

Now, we really want to get to know you and see the first stages of how we could work together in the Vodafone arena.

Face-to-face interview

Another one ticked off the list - go you.

So now, we reach the next stage in the process - the classic meeting in person. Depending on the role, you’ll either be invited to take part in a face-to-face interview or an assessment centre which could involve a presentation tests deemed important to your chosen role. It’s important that you get to know us as well. You need to know your future is with Vodafone.

The offer

After your face-to-face interview we’ll get back to you with feedback to help with your future career. If you’re successful, we can start the pivotal process of welcoming you to Vodafone.

Just remember though – we’ll need to run some pre-employment screening before you join us, and all offers are subject to passing these checks. But you needn’t fret - there’s nothing out of the norm here, just references, criminality and financial checks.

Here’s a Quick Breakdown of Our Application Process:

1

You let us know you’re interested in a role at Vodafone and submit an application.

2

It’s not all about your CV, we want to get to know you via a phone or video call.

3

Let’s interview each other to see if we are right for you and vice versa.

4

Success? It’s time to kickstart your exciting future at Vodafone. Welcome to the team.