Graduate Programme

About the programme


There are lots of companies who say they are ‘game changers’ but why change the game when you can own it! As a global technology leader, our products and services transform lives and businesses around the world every day. Whether it’s helping develop the smart cities of the future, transforming healthcare or enabling the development of entire economies in the developing world, we are the ones helping to build the digital infrastructure. Join us on our two year Discover Graduate Programme and let’s build it together!

We are looking for the very best graduate talent – those who can Beat The Game Changers and shape the future. 

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What we're looking for

· Demonstrate creativity and adaptability 
· Passion for customers and commercial savviness 
· Recently graduated, within one year, or on track to achieve a minimum of a 2:1 degree or equivalent
· Geographically mobile as you could be based in one, or multiple, locations across the UK throughout the programme
· Proficient in English

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What to expect

· Cross-functional rotations
· Placement in your area of specialism 
· Training & personal development to support in fulfilling your potential and career goals
· Build expertise in your chosen area and the wider business
· Business exposure and accountability from day one

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What’s in it for you

· Investment in your development
· Working for an industry leading company that spans across different countries around the world
· Being part of a global community of graduates
· Work to deliver world-leading technology to empower businesses and people to build a better tomorrow
· Competitive salary of £33,000 on the Technology stream, £30,000 on all other streams



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If you excel and show us that you have what it takes to become a future leader, you will be part of an accelerated reward scheme. Discover is only the start of your journey at Vodafone! 


Ready? Find out more about available streams and which is the best for you below


You will be at the centre of Vodafone’s technology strategy & implementation. This will cover a wide range from technology designs to deliver Networks and IT through to Security, Big Data and beyond! All this is to ensure we distribute world-leading technology. You’ll get to unleash your ideas and apply them to real business projects that you can own from day one. 

Areas you could be working in: Technology Strategy & Architecture, Cloud & Hosting, Internet of Things, Security or Network Operations & Delivery.

Digital Enterprise

We don’t just change the lives of half a billion consumer customers, our Enterprise (B2B) teams help businesses around the globe succeed in the digital world. We give small to global businesses the edge through our total communication solutions connecting them to their people, places and things and helping them be more flexible, mobile and collaborative. 

Areas you could find yourself in: customer operations supporting our global business customers, selling world class communication solutions in our lines of business or working in our enabling functions.


You’ll have the chance to work with one of the world’s largest and most recognised brands on high-profile projects. We’re looking for people who love analysing market and customer data and information, and can use insights, ideas and passion to help launch our proposition to the UK market and align our communications. You’ll build your skills and experience whilst working on both Business to Customer (B2C) and Business to Business (B2B) propositions across our wide and varied product portfolio.

Areas you can find yourself working in: Partners & Alliances, Regional B2B Sales, Major B2B Sales, B2C Marketing or our new youth brand VOXI.


Our Commercial teams ensures we have an integrated approach to consumer, Business Development and customer experience, and commercial performance improvement. We are ready to shape the future of Vodafone, providing correct frameworks and governance to ensure we are commercially the best in the world.

Areas you could find yourself working in: Commercial Management, Business Development, Customer Experience.


At Vodafone, we don't just produce innovative products, we develop amazing people too. We're a brand that loves change - if it's not happening naturally then we're creating it ourselves. It's in our DNA to excel, to create a better future, to never rest and find new ways that help people communicate. We are committed to helping our people perform at their best and achieve their full potential. Our HR functions enable the organisation to maximise the contribution of people to the delivery of our goals. 

Areas you could find yourself working in: Learning and Development, Talent Management, Diversity and Inclusion, Change Management, Reward, Resourcing, Employer Brand or Employee Relations.


At Vodafone our Finance teams are central to decision making throughout the business, whether that’s for our customers or our employees. Finance isn’t just about the numbers anymore; it’s about applying them with a commercial focus. You will use your analytical skills where you will provide world class finance support to senior management and key stakeholders, contributing financial expertise to commercial decisions and value oriented support to the business.

Areas you could find yourself working in: Commercial Finance, Business Intelligence, Mergers & Acquisitions, Treasury, Investor Relations, Regional Finance or Finance Operations; just to name a few. 



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We recruit on a rolling basis, if there is nothing currently available then please apply to our graduate talent pool and we will contact you once programmes become available. 

Meet Alex – Technology Discover Graduate

Read about Alex and his story from studying Information Technology at the University of Leeds to Technology Discover Graduate at Vodafone.

Meet Megan - HR Discover Graduate

Read about Megan and her journey from studying at the University of Bath onto the HR Discover Graduate programme. Find out why she thinks Vodafone is different.