Vodacom is dedicated to helping its people achieve their dreams - even if that means changing field. Just ask Elisha Mohlanga, Senior Specialist: Organisational Effectiveness & Change, who changed career paths from finance to HR.
Elisha tells us about his career journey within Vodacom.
'I first came into contact with Vodacom in 2002 while in my second year at university through their bursary scheme. I applied for a bursary and they funded the completion of my BCom Financial Accounting. I am currently finalising a Post Grad Diploma in Financial Management, also through the staff bursary.
'My current job entails Headcount & Employment Costs management for the Vodacom Group of companies. I assist the company in identifying risks and opportunities, as well as ensuring that resources are allocated correctly to strategic growth areas of the business.
Working at Vodacom has been a rewarding and great experience. I have been blessed to have worked in two different functions: Finance and HR, having moved within the organisation since I joined the company in 2004. Vodacom's focus on career development has enabled me to move roles from creditors to payroll, budgeting, FP&A, and n...