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Company profile

Vodacom Group is a leading African communications company providing a wide range of communication services, including mobile voice, messaging, data, financial and converged services to over 103 million customers.

From its roots in South Africa, Vodacom Group has grown its mobile network business to include operations in Tanzania, the DRC, Mozambique, Lesotho and Kenya.

Vodacom’s mobile networks cover a population of over 260 million people. Through Vodacom Business Africa (VBA), Vodacom Group offers business managed services to enterprises in 32 countries.

Vodacom Group is majority owned by Vodafone (60.5% holding), one of the world’s largest communications companies by revenue.


What are we looking for?

Vodacom is passionate about nurturing, attracting, developing and retaining young talent by offering a flexible, motivating and inclusive workplace in which their capabilities are recognized and rewarded. We believe that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business and we are committed to creating an inclusive work environment which respects, values, celebrates and makes the most of people’s individual differences - we are not only multinational but multicultural too.

We are looking for young bright minds to fulfil roles in (but not limited to) Big Data & Analytics, UI/UX Design, Cyber Security, Digital Media/Marketing, Robotic Process Automation, Digital Services, Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning & Cloud Computing.

 


How to apply

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Closing date : 2020-08-31

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Bursary details

About the Bursary Programme

This is an academic Merit Bursary open to fulltime first-year, second-year or third-year students intending to study or are studying towards STEM fields but may lack necessary resources to study further.

Key Offerings:

  • Full university accommodation
  • Capped amount – private accommodation
  • Full registration and Tuition
  • Text book allocation
  • Meal allowance
  • Additional Benefits:
  • Laptop
  • Orientation workshop for all new students who are accepted on the programme
  • Workplace exposure through our structured Vacation Work programme
  • Work Readiness skills training to prepare the final year bursars into the world of work
  • Full access to our ICAS services

Programme Requirements

  • must be a South African citizen by birth
  • must undertake full-time undergraduate studies in a South African tertiary institution
  • must pass Grade 12 with exemption, obtaining 70% or higher across all subjects
  • must have obtain a minimum of 65% average or higher if in first year of tertiary and above
  • may apply if already in first year (upwards) if studying at an accredited South African tertiary institution and meet all criteria above

Step 1  Before you can apply for a position, please ensure that you meet all of the above criteria.

Step 2  Once you've registered and applied, we'll email you confirmation of receipt. Our Resourcing Team will then carefully assess your application and provide you with feedback every step of the way!

 

 


Bursary closing date : 2020-08-31

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Work experience details

The Vodacom Internship programme is a 12 month fixed term contract which provides workplace experience underpinned by a carefully designed training programme.  It allows one to gain valuable work experience, explore career paths, networking with professionals in the field, while earning an income.  This programme is our pipeline into Vodacom Discover Graduate Programme or transition into permanent roles as opportunities arise.   The applicants need to have completed at least their undergraduate degree or degree equivalent by the end of 2020.  Start dates are 1 February and 1 March 2021.

The objective of the Vodacom Internship Programme is to:

  • Develop a talent pipeline of skilled individuals for the core business areas within Vodacom; and to
  • Create opportunities for unemployed graduates with the required qualifications to develop competencies in the digital techco environment.

The ideal candidate for this programme should demonstrate strong potential in the following areas:

  • Time management
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Communication skills
  • Passion
  • Flexibility
  • Resilience
  • Digital savviness
  • Customer obsession
  • Innovation
  • Complex problem solving

Programme Requirements

  • South African Citizen by Birth
  • Must have 0-1 year working experience post studies.
  • Must be 26 years old or younger.
  • Must have obtained a minimum of 65% aggregate for completed or most recent academic results.
  • Must have a minimum of a B-degree (B-Com, BSc & B-Tech) qualification (NQF 7).
  • A 3 year National Diploma (NQF 6) will be considered in the following areas only:
  • Electrical / Electronic Engineering
  • Computer Software Engineering and
  • Information Systems/Information Technology

Applying for an Internship Position

Step 1 Before you can apply for a position, please ensure that you meet all of the above criteria.

Step 2 Complete the questionnaire by choosing any one category from the list and answering all questions correctly.

Step 3 Once you have completed the questionnaire successfully, you will only then be prompted to apply accordingly.

Step 4 Once you've registered and applied, we'll email you confirmation of receipt. Our Resourcing Team will then carefully assess your application and provide you with feedback every step of the way!

 


Work experience closing date : 2020-08-31

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