2013 IBM Graduate Trainee Programme for Sub-Saharan Africa Graduates.

Deadline: 7th of November 2013

Recruitment Countries: Zambia, Burkina Faso, Congo Democratic Republic, Gabon, Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania and Uganda.

Job ID: GTS-0610973
Work Countries: Multiple (ZM, BF, CD, GA, KE, NG, TZ, UG)
Work City: Any
Travel : 10% Travel Annually
Business Group: Global Technology Services 

Through the Graduate Trainee program, IBM seek to recruit high-potential recent graduates and develop them into Telco IT specialists through a twelve month long on-the-job training. The selected candidates will work in either Network Management, Server administration or Application Support. Each candidate would receive training as specific to their tower, plus everyone will go through training on Service Management and Basics of Telecom IT.


Main responsibilities will include:
• Working with Competency managers, ensure smooth IT operations for a leading Telco in Africa
• Interacting directly with client team members onsite
• Developing proficiency in one or more areas to become a subject matter expert (SME)
• Preparing data for Management Reporting (and presenting occasionally to local management)
• Undergoing continuous training and development incorporating common soft skills education and specialised classes for IBM

Strengths and Experience 
While exposure in computer science / IT is a pre-requisite, what we are primarily looking for is:
1. Highly driven, energetic, flexible and resourceful
2. Positive attitude towards learning (systems, processes and people)
3. Strong quantitative aptitude and Troubleshooting bent of mind (i.e., Problem Solving ability)
4. Structured communication ability
5. Strong adherence to policies and processes

Eligibility Requirement:

•          Bachelor’s Degree

•          Basic knowledge in Troubleshooting

•          English: Fluent


For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the IBM Graduate Trainee Programme


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