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Portfolio Manager Data

Posting Country:  South Africa
Date Posted:  22-Feb-2021
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

Joining Vodacom is more than a job, what we do matters. We don’t just carry minutes, texts and data – we carry people’s lives. And that’s a huge responsibility. If you think for a minute about the people you rely on…the likelihood is they rely on us.

Customers are at the heart of everything we do and we want to make a difference to the lives of our customers, and the communities in which we live and work. We support our people to give something back to the causes that mean the most to them through helping them give time and money to the charities they love.

And what’s it like to work here? We have created an environment where you can look forward to coming to work and are empowered to be at your best. We offer flexibility in how you work that helps you do your job in a way that suits you, opportunities to help you grow and progress throughout your career and a choice of benefits to suit your lifestyle.

Role Purpose

To develop and manage a portfolio of consumer products as part of a product team in line with company goals and CBU strategy
To actively drive the Data strategy and product roadmap of the company.

Your responsibilities will include

To input into the Data and SMS strategy and deliver to the product roadmap timelines. Working with senior management and group units to align roadmap to business and industry direction. 
To provide guidance and direction to product managers, specialists and graduates in the team.
To work with different parts of the business to deliver  products and services (This would involve working on documentation,providing inputs and evaluation for financial business cases, defining business rules and working with customer experience teams to define and refine customer journeys)
To deliver revenue projections and forecasts for  revenue and analyse and identify shortfalls and areas of improvement
To come up with new product ideas based on consumer and market trends and also historical data and performance

The ideal candidate for this role will have:

•    Matric essential
•    Relevant 3 year degree or national Diploma essential and
•    Minimum 8 year’s relevant experience essential
•    Prior telecom experience is  advantageous
•    Prior product management experience is essential
•    Understanding of telecoms product and technology is a plus

Closing date of Applications: 1 March 2021

The base location for this role is,Vodacom Campus, Midrand

The Company’s approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process. As an Equal Opportunities employer, we actively encourage and welcome people with various disabilities to apply.
Vodacom is committed to an organisational culture that recognises, appreciates and values diversity & inclusion.

Commitment from Vodacom

Vodacom is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a flexible, motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognized, developed and rewarded. We believe that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business and we are committed to creating an inclusive work environment which respects, values, celebrates and makes the most of people’s individual differences - we are not only multinational but multicultural too. At Vodacom you will have access to our excellent flexible benefits programme that you would expect from any global company.