About MTN Global Graduate Development Programme – Nigeria 2020

Y’ello MTNers

Are you a young, energetic and enthusiastic person aged between 20-26 years? If the answer is a resounding YES, then we are looking for you!

Recruitment for our Global Graduate Programme for 2020 has officially kicked off and we are excited to meet graduates who have ambition, drive and ideas to join the MTN family.

What the MTN Global Graduate Programme can do for you?

This programme will provide you with an accelerated career path and the opportunity to genuinely make a difference in your community. Through this programme we will grant you high-level business exposure from day one where you will have an opportunity to experience rotations in different areas of our organisation. This challenging and rewarding adventure will see you work alongside some of the industry’s leading experts where you will develop future solutions that will shape not only the future of our customers but yours too.

The MTN Global Graduate Development Programme combines both formal development in partnership with Duke Corporate Education and the MTN Global Leadership & Career team, as well as on-the-job development through placement into strategically aligned roles. The formal component includes modules at MTN’s 3 regional learning centres, located in South & East Africa, West Africa, and the Middle East. The blended learning experiences will include critical experiences, immersive experiences coupled with coaching and mentorship.

Business Areas:

  • Corporate Services
  • Marketing
  • Sales & Distribution
  • Risk & Compliance
  • Digital Services
  • Chief Operating Officer’s Office
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Enterprise Business
  • Customer Services


  • Age limit: 26 years
  • Must have completed National Youth Service Corps (NYSC)
  • Must be fluent in English Language
  • Must have a valid international passport

Behavioural Competencies:

You must exhibit MTN Values: Leadership, Innovation, Relationships, Intergrity, and a CAN-DO attitude.
You must exhibit MTN Vital Behaviours: Complete Accountability, Get It Done, Active Collaboration, and Complete Candour.

Job Conditions:

  • Normal MTNN working conditons
  • Open Plan Office
  • High Performance Culture

Come realise your full potential and see why we were named ‘Africa’s most valuable telecommunications brand’ in 2019.


Please take note:

All applicants must be Nigerian citizens who have completed their NYSC (proof is required) and who have a valid international passport.

Key Offerings
Community Development
International Exchange/Secondment Opportunity
Structured personal development
Structured training
Financial rewards for performance
Global induction
Free or subsidised mobile phone
Medical Aid
Staff discounts
Career development resources
Pension scheme
Subsidised canteen services
Flexible working hours

You should

27 years

20 years
Having a qualification that satisfies these conditions may qualify you, but not satisfying them won’t necessarily disqualify you

minimum 3.5

31 March 2019

21 disciplines
Having a qualification that satisfies these conditions may qualify you, but not satisfying them won’t necessarily disqualify you

minimum 3

31 March 2019

21 disciplines
Beneficial Skills

Behavioral Competencies

Achievement OrientationAdaptabilityClient FocusContinuous LearningEnergyInitiativeProactivity & Self-MotivationRelationship buildingTeamworkEntrepreneurial thinkingCommunication (oral)Communication (written)Planning and Organizing

Technical Competencies

Client service/communicationsDigitally savvyProject managementStrong Numeracy & Analytical SkillsStrong Inquisitive Skills

Professional Tools

Microsoft WordExcel and Power PointUI/UX Expereince & KnowledgeWeb/App DevelopmentIntermediate proficiency level in Microsoft Suite applications