Group UK IT Consultant Apprenticeship (Level 6)

Aggregate function:  Technology
Business Area: 
Posting Country:  United Kingdom
Date Posted:  24 Feb 2024
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

At Vodafone, we’re working hard to build a better future. A more connected, inclusive and sustainable world. As a dynamic global community, it's our human spirit, together with technology, that empowers us to achieve this. 

We challenge and innovate in order to connect people, businesses, and communities across the world. Delighting our customers and earning their loyalty drive us, and we experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

With us, you can be truly be yourself and belong, share inspiration, embrace new opportunities, thrive, and make a real difference.

Apprenticeship type: Level 6 IT Consultant

Start date: 16 September 2024
Duration of programme: 32 months
Location: Newbury
Application close date: 29 February 2024


Vodafone Technology is a global ‘one tech team’ made up of more than 30,000 people. We design leading products, platforms, services, and solutions and are always innovating better ways to serve our customers and the world around us. Our global scale and ambition mean you can make a real impact on people, society, businesses, and the planet. 

You’ll collaborate with some of the best minds in the industry, work with leading technologies, and never run out of fresh challenges and opportunities to learn. We are looking for apprentices to join our team that empowers people and businesses to stay connected and thrive in a digital world through providing digital and technical solutions in the field of information technology.


What you’ll do

  • Provide strategic and technical solutions to clients using business analysis, solutions development, network infrastructure, data and cybersecurity.
  • Understand how to utilize technologies and consultancy skills to clearly identify client requirements to meet their business objectives, overcome problems and increase productivity.
  • Facilitate changing business processes, improved structure, and efficiency through enhancements to digital and technology solutions.
  • They design, build and install innovative customer experiences using the latest cutting-edge technologies to win business for their organization.


Who you are

  • Keen to explore the world of digital and technical solutions in the field of information technology with a growing interest in evolving technologies.
  • Great communicator and able to confidently explain difficult concepts to others in a way they can understand.
  • Critical thinking mindset when analyzing requirements and designing solutions with a key focus on adhering to customer/business needs.
  • Willingness to adapt and learn in a rapidly changing tech landscape, keeping up with the new technologies.


What’s in it for you
Hands-On Education: You’ll gain a combination of virtual classroom and on-the-job learning working alongside experienced IT and Digital Consultants industry leaders who will share their knowledge with you.
Training and Development: Expect to become an experienced IT Consultant being able to confidently bridge the gap between users and technology, confidently providing business advisory services with a strong understanding of IT systems.
Skills & Tools: You’ll learn how to keep up with evolving technologies in the field of IT building strong foundations in IT concepts, tools and practices and strengthen your communication skillset.
Earn & Learn: Apprenticeships at Vodafone are your platform to kick-start your career in a company that’s invested in you. We create a safe place for you to learn in a diverse and inclusive workplace with a salary + benefits that we’re sure you’re going to love!
End Result: You’ll have a BSc (Hons) degree in Digital and Technology Solutions with IT Consultancy as a specialism alongside years of world class industry experience.

More reasons to join us:

  • We offer flexible working options that enable you to excel in a way that suits your needs.
  • Competitive annual salary of £22,650 plus annual performance bonus.
  • 28 days’ holiday plus 5 days’ charity leave when you can volunteer for a cause of your choice.
  • Quarterly 'Spirit' day to focus on your wellbeing and mental health. 
  • Industry leading learning tools, market leading parental leave policies.
  • An extensive and flexible benefits package including employee discounts, enhanced pension contributions and retail discounts.


Eligibility to apply
Age: You must be at least 18 years old on or before 16 September 2024.
Qualifications: GCSEs in English & Maths at grade C/4 or above or equivalent qualifications and 3 A Levels gained by August 2024 or equivalent qualifications*
Residence: To have the right to work in the UK and to have lived in the UK and/or EU for three years or more.
Disqualifiers: You must not currently be enrolled into full time education, and you must not hold an existing qualification at the same or higher level in a similar subject (e.g. a degree or masters in a similar subject).


Together we can
We know that everyone is unique, with multiple aspects to their identity and different experiences behind them. Recognizing this is fundamental to how we approach inclusion at Vodafone. Similarly, our networks work collaboratively, share best practices and take a truly inclusive approach to amplify the voices of all our people and communities. We’re proud of our networks and will continue to champion individuality through them: ‘Multicultural Inclusion Network, Black Professionals Network and Friends, Gender Equality Network, Women in Business Network, LGBT+ Friends Network and VodABILITY Network’.

 

If you require any reasonable adjustments or have an accessibility request as part of your recruitment journey, for example, extended time or breaks in between online assessments, a sign language interpreter, or assistive technology, please refer to the Accessibility section of our Careers website (careers.vodafone.co.uk) under Career Support, for guidance.


Apply now!
Ready to shape the future and be part of a world-class specialist team? Apply now and let's start this journey together.
 

*Equivalent qualifications include but not limited to a level 3 Apprenticeship in a similar subject, an International Baccalaureate Higher Level at Level 3 or a BTEC Extended Diploma (180 credits) in a similar subject.

Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised and rewarded. We are committed to promoting Inclusion for All with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey.