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  • Entry level
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  • London


Commercial Programmes Lead - 000000235614Role Title:  Consumer IT Manager

Location: London / UKContract Type: Maternity Cover


At Vodafone Group we build connections to all our Global operations,
acting as an advisory board to drive consistency and customer excellence across
30 countries and for over 420 million customers. We are constantly uncovering
tactics to innovate the way we operate, set our global standards or lead our
strategic performance. By joining Vodafone Group, you will be part of evolving
our digital world of total communications. Now is the time to get on board.

As a bold global
technology leader, our products and services touch the lives of millions, as
well as lending a huge helping hand to some of the country’s most crucial

From contactless payments to connecting
emergency services, our technology delivers some truly exciting initiatives,
not to mention the incredible connections we make on a global level every
single day. We rely on the brightest sparks to help us deliver new
innovations. So if you believe, like we do, that technology can help us
imagine, create and realise a more connected future – then we need you to help
us achieve that goal! 

We’re focused on building the best network,
providing a knockout digital experience and giving back the very best to our
business customers.  What links us all together is that we are all
customer obsessed, innovation hungry and ambitious! Are you?    


Role Purpose:


Deliver significant major implementations across the
Commercial business functions with a focus on Retail, online, contact centres,
marketing & Terminals business – ranging from full scale market or company
integrations to new functionality for the businessAccountable for the successful delivery of the
outcomes for all Retail & Terminals commercial programmes within agreed
constraints of time & quality, from planning phase to transition to operations
phaseDevelop commercial programmes solution strategy
aligned to commercial guidance and priorities, with a focus on future proof
design, optimised costs, fast time to market and overall schedule, optimal
resourcing with a view to insource all IT to our shared servicesEstablish themselves as a trusted advisor for Group
Commercial colleagues, and continuously builds, extends and leverages this to
the benefit of Vodafone business and local marketsDefine the overall delivery methodology for the commercial
programmes, ensure its correct usage and delivery consistency between the
programmesEarly stage opportunities engagement by focussing on
innovation and investing in industry changes and trends


With us you will:


for the successful delivery of the commercial programmes within all in scope
and develop the commercial programmes to ensure high performance and resource
efficiencies, whilst establishing and developing long-term relationshipsManage
operations and maintenance of key capabilities in BAUDefine
and lead in programme level governance aiming for lean delivery and continuous
as escalation point for all Retail and Terminals commercial programmes for both
Group Commercial and local market ITManage
a sizeable team and workforce across the footprint in UK, Romania, Egypt, Group
Germany, India and more

performance indicators:

Successful business case delivery –
development of business cases for up to E100M or more for capability investment
decisions across the Group


Apply if you have:


management & leadership skills, experience in managing medium-size teams
(10+ employees)Strong
experience in IT servicesAgile
leadership – agile project management skills, budget control and risk
management experience for medium projectsIn-depth
knowledge of a broad spectrum of operational technologiesCustomer
Obsessed - Understanding of the business stream and the motivations of the
colleagues starting from the customer rather than focussing on technology
experience of international or large scale IT programmes within the Retail and
Terminals, including vendor managementStrong
track record of on-time, on-budget and to-specification delivery of projectsAbility
to operate at Exec level across Group Technology & Group CommercialAble
to represent Vodafone Group on all capabilities partners technical development
– full understanding of Agile and experience delivery of complex

About the company

Vodafone Group plc /ˈvoʊdəfoʊn/ is a British multinational telecommunications company headquartered in London and with its registered office in Newbury, Berkshire. It is the world's 2nd-largest mobile telecommunications company measured by both subscribers and 2013 revenues (behind China Mobile), and had 434 million subscribers as of 31 March 2014.

Vodafone owns and operates networks in 21 countries and has partner networks in over 40 additional countries.[4] Its Vodafone Global Enterprise division provides telecommunications and IT services to corporate clients in over 65 countries.

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