Your Career Development

In Telenor we hire people for their talents, and give them opportunities to shape their own future careers. If you are daring and ready to grasp new challenges, we are ready to help you to fulfil your aims.

Telenor Journeys

Each employee’s journey is different. But we hope yours will be unique, purposeful and life-enhancing on a professional as well as a personal level. Here are some examples of journeys taken by some Telenor employees. When you actively take charge of your own future, only then will you get the most out of your work experience.


Fatima Kanezi, Pakistani. 1977

“At Telenor, hard work and forward leaning approach is acknowledged and rewarded.  You come across many opportunities helping you to stretch you knowledge and grow professionally as well as personally.”

2013-Present: Telenor ASA in Norway

Senior Marketing Expert, Analytics – Digital Businesses

2012-2013: Telenor ASA in Norway

Customer Centricity Analyst, Customer Centricity Program

2009-2012: Telenor Pakistan

Assistant Manager Customer Insights


Tom Varghese, Norwegian. 1985

“Telenor is a company that empowers young employees early on in their career with challenging tasks coupled with international experiences.  It is an ideal place to be if you want to be part of an innovative industry with passionate colleagues, and know that your job has a real impact on society. ”

2013-Present: Telenor Group – Bangkok

Director, Public Affairs

2013: Grameenphone – Bangladesh

Short-term assignment-auction of 3G license and spectrum

2012: Telenor Group – Norway

Advisor in the Public Affairs team

2011: Telenor Norway

Summer Intern- Communications and Sustainability team


Manisha Dogra, Indian. 1977

“The journey with Telenor has been fantastic and has given me opportunities to utilize and hone my skills and also learn and grow as a person. Our Way of Work allows recognition of talent and provides avenues for growth to all.”

2015-Present: Telenor Group – Bangkok

Director, Group Sustainability

2013: Telenor Myanmar

Head of Supply Chain Sustainability

2010-2013: Telenor India

GM -Business Assurance

2009: Telenor India

DGM – Occupational Health & Safety


Morten Børnson, Norwegian. 1986

“My six-year career in Telenor has given me the opportunity to work on anything from a digital start-up in the Nordics to taking part in establishing telco operations in Myanmar. I am eager to be always part of opportunities which allow me to develop and grow on a global level.”

2014-Present: Telenor Digital and DiGi

Director, Global Partnerships

2013-2014: Telenor Myanmar

Assistant Vice President, PM & OE

2013: Comoyo, part of Telenor Digital

Head of Business Planning & Analysis

2011-12: Comoyo, part of Telenor Digital

Business Analyst, Moving Pictures

2009-11: Telenor Norway and DiGi

Global Trainee

Mobility Oppurtunities

Meet Petter Brøvig, our Traveling TechXplorer (Oslo-Bangkok-New York CIty)

Read Petter Brøvig’s full work abroad journey.

Telenor believes that employees, with a global mindset and the ability to exchange ideas across borders, are critical for its international success. The flow of talent and knowledge worldwide helps the company challenge tradition, strengthen ties amongst markets and create an environment that encourages diversity and innovation.

We enable eligible employees to work abroad in the countries where Telenor operates. Employees may join projects on a short-term basis, take a job abroad for a couple of years or chose to permanently move to another country. Many opportunities are abound!

Find out how it’s like to live in Norway and work at our Headquarters Office (Telenor Group)  and Business Unit (Telenor Norway).

Learning Opportunities

To grow as a company, we encourage you to constantly learn and develop your skills. Telenor provides online learning environment for all employees and has revitalised its learning academies for leaders and experts. For the latter, we offer “Telenor Degrees” with best-in-class development programmes led by internationally recognised schools such as from Duke, Stanford, Google and more. A range of topics are available, for example new product development, design, applied analytics, digital channels and digital marketing.

For more information, visit e-Learning Opportunities.

Telenor Development & Performance (TDP) Process

Throughout the year you will have personal feedback and guidance through the TDP Process. You and your manager will discuss performance and achievements, your ambitions and how you can continue to grow and influence change in Telenor. Along with the dialogues, the TDP Process will support you in target setting and reviewing your talents by the management team.

Employee Engagement Survey

Every year, all Telenor employees have a chance to voice their opinions about Telenor as a place to work in a comprehensive survey called EES. The survey is delivered by an external partner, Hay Group.

Additional pulse-checks sent twice a year to a random sample of approximately 30% of employees have been introduced in 2016, in addition to EES. The pulse-checks are providing us with more up-to-date snapshots of current change readiness among employees and their awareness of compliance with ethical standards.

Telenor holds a strong position among the top performing companies worldwide with respect to the level engagement and enablement from employees.

In 2016:

In comparison to last year, we increased our Engagement and Enablement Index score by 2%, currently standing at a 75% favorable score.

Regarding Engagement (represents employees committed to the organisation and willing to apply discretionary effort in their work), % Favorable is the following:

75% – Telenor

73% – High Performing (Norm)*

73% – Telecommunications (Norm)**

68% – General Industry (Norm)***

Regarding Enablement Index (represents employees well matched to their role and who experience job conditions that support them to perform to their full potential), % Favorable is the following:

75% – Telenor

72% – High Performing (Norm)*

70% – Telecommunications (Norm)**

68% – General Industry (Norm)***

* High Performing (Norm)-Consists of 30 Hay Group customers from various industries with three times higher financial KPIs than the average.

** Telecommunications (Norm)- Telecommunications companies worldwide

***General Industry (Norm)- Several hundreds of organizations worldwide