Safaricom CEO Peter Ndegwa. The firm is eyeing skillsets in line with its plan to evolve into a purpose-led technology company. [Photo/ Courtesy]
Safaricom CEO Peter Ndegwa. The firm is eyeing skillsets in line with its plan to evolve into a purpose-led technology company. [Photo/ Courtesy]

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.

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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.

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17 COMMENTS

  1. Hello Safaricom, my name is Gikumu Beth Ruguru. Just completed my undergraduate course , having pursued a Bachelor’s degree in statistics and programming. I’m currently looking for an internship as from January 2022 where I can get a platform to showcase my skills. I would be glad if you consider me in the above program. Looking forward to hearing from you. Thank you

    Regards
    Gikumu Beth Ruguru
    0768192859

  2. Hello Safaricom, my name is Valenyine. Just completed my undergraduate course , having pursued a Bachelor’s degree in Procurement and logistics management. I’m currently looking for an internship as from January 2022 to gain experience. I would be glad if you consider me in the above program. Looking forward to hearing from you. Thank you

    Regards
    Valentine mokua
    0799254711

  3. Hello safaricom ..My name is Winfred Wangui Wanyoko…I have completed my degree In Finance and Diploma in Business management at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa i have tried my luck in different companies with no response i am currently working at a beauty Lounge in Town managing clients and services here and there ..I hope that this will be the opportunity am looking for..

  4. Hello Safaricom my name is Milka Onyango I have just completed my undergraduate course in Bachelor of Education (arts) -English and Literature…I have a passion in working with the safaricom team,kindly consider me

    Thanks in advance

  5. Hello Safaricom, am Lewis Muchangi Mworia, a graduate with Bachelors degree in Geography class of 2021, as a skilled researcher, am kindly asking you to consider me for the great internship opportunity.
    Thanks in Advance.

  6. Hello Safaricom! I would like to appreciate your consideration for new graduates. I am a current graduate in Bachelor of Applied Communication (corporate Communication options) and would like to work with your company as it has been my dream organization to work with. I am passionate in customer relations and given a opportunity to work with you I would explore my skills to make Safaricom a better place.

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