Leading telco Safaricom on Monday, December 20 alerted new graduates of career opportunities through its Discover Graduate Program.
The deadline to apply for the Discover Graduate Program is December 31. To qualify, you must be a recent graduate (within one year) with at least a second upper degree.
The program eyes graduates interested in careers in user experience and user interface design (UI/UX), Internet of Things (IoT) or Machine Learning. Successful candidates must have demonstrable knowledge of at least one of these skillsets.
The skillsets Safaricom is eyeing are notably in line with the company’s current strategy to evolve beyond a telco to become a ‘purpose-led technology company’. Safaricom CEO Peter Ndegwa has prioritized building digital ecosystems across various sectors.
Documents that will be required as part of the application process at a later stage include a recommendation letter /completion letter/ graduation certificate from your university, NSSF, NHIF, KRA PIN & Bank account details, copy of National Identity card, Good conduct & CRB certificate (not older than 12 months).
“We are looking for innovative leaders, those who embrace new technologies and are continuously learning, individuals who are curious to the world of opportunity on offer.”
“Safaricom is a place where you can bring your whole self to work as you kick start your career,” the company notes.
Applicants will be taken through a competitive recruitment process for the skillset selected against other applicants. Persons with disabilities and female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.
To apply, one needs to fill out their profile on Safaricom’s careers portal and attach relevant documents.