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Core IT Competence Center Manager

Posting Country:  Hungary
Date Posted:  25-Sep-2021
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

At Vodafone, we’re working hard to build a better future. A more connected, inclusive and sustainable world. As a dynamic global community, it's our human spirit, together with technology, that empowers us to achieve this. 

We challenge and innovate in order to connect people, businesses, and communities across the world. Delighting our customers and earning their loyalty drive us, and we experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

With us, you can be truly be yourself and belong, share inspiration, embrace new opportunities, thrive, and make a real difference.

Join Vodafone Hungary and build a better tomorrow!
We are looking for a
Core IT Competence Center Manager 
for our Technology Department

 


#Vodafonelife
At Vodafone, we’re working hard to build a better future. A more connected, inclusive and sustainable world. As a dynamic global community, it's our human spirit, together with technology, that empowers us to achieve this.  
We challenge and innovate in order to connect people, businesses, and communities across the world. Delighting our customers and earning their loyalty drive us, and we experiment, learn fast and get it done, together. 
With us, you can be truly be yourself and belong, share inspiration, embrace new opportunities, thrive, and make a real difference.

 

Your place in the team
Manage converged systems in the IT Core domain that are developed and delivered/provided by External companies for both on-premise and SaaS setup. Be a single point of contact for strategic and escalation type discussions with vendors. Build, Lead and Manage a strong team of System experts having detailed knowledge in key IT systems and can provide consultancy, configuration and software design functions. Drive simplification and cost reduction within domain. Own vendor contracts for the applications, ensure Vodafone standards are always kept.

You will be involved in the following tasks
•    Setup and lead a strong team of System Experts for multiple applications
•    Build competence within team and keep it up to date with most recent updates
•    Drive software architectural knowledge and designs to be created by the team for the applications owned within domain
•    Be the IT owner of vendor contracts for the applications within the domain
•    Build framework that enables the team to do configuration of the systems and System Expert knowledge to make those changes.
•    Ensure all application in the domain are compliant and up-to-date with actual policies
•    Drive technical upgrade, license renewals, cloudification
•    Drive hand-on experience for the owned applications, get involved to testing and development support.
•    Manage and track commitments towards Business portfolio for both developments and configurations
•    Understand the business needs and implications of new services and translate them into System functions and requirements.
•    Ensures deliveries are on time and on quality
•    Acts as an escalation point
•    Create a motivating economy for the Expert teams
•    Negotiate functional and technical feasibility of solutions with systems suppliers, developers and/or other third parties
•    Facilitates the evaluation and simplification of the VF application portfolio
•    Make sure that the technical solutions fit into the existing and target VFH IT architecture
•    Review, validate and approve vendors’ proposals and quotations
•    Responsible for the control of the OPEX and CAPEX budget spending related to his/her projects
•    Understands and adapts the Vodafone Global Architecture and Application proposals
•    Supports the work and cooperate with the IT Architecture team.
•    Continuously improves his/her competence and technological knowledge in his area and related to the VFH’s application architecture.
•    Contributes to process development work by continuously evaluating and optimizing IT development processes.

We are looking for you if you have
•    IT or Telco specific university degree
•    Programming and development skills
•    At least 8 years working experience
•    At least 5 years of experience in IT development industry
•    At least 3 years of Development team lead experience

 

What we offer
•    Cafeteria package & annual bonus 
•    Laptop & mobile phone (with RED unlimited voice and data tariff package) 
•    100% home office opportunity, which will remain high even after the epidemiological circumstances 
•    Wellbeing program in the topics of sport, nutrition, relax and help (spiritual support) 
•    4 paid days leave/year for charity projects 
•    Other discounts (e.g. sport opportunities, eye-glass allowance) 
•    Parental policy: we offer 16 weeks fully paid leave and upon returning to work, new parents can work part-time hours for 6 months whilst being paid their full-time salary. 
•    Learning opportunities with Vodafone University and LinkedIn Learning 
•    From autumn 2022 – new green, digital headquarter that has almost zero emissions thanks to its solar panels installed to supply the building with renewable energy (11th district) 

 

Get to know us
If you want to know more about us and what we do, then
•    visit our website: https://careers.vodafone.com/
•    follow our career page on Facebook: www.facebook.com/VodafoneKarrier

 

Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised and rewarded. 
We are committed to promoting Inclusion for All with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey.

 

Together we can

Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised and rewarded. We are committed to promoting Inclusion for All with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey.