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Long Term Initiatives Expert

Posting Country:  Hungary
Date Posted:  26-Feb-2021
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

Our purpose at Vodafone is to connect for a better future. As a Global Communications Technology company, we put the customer at the heart of everything we do. We are forever challenging, pushing boundaries and discovering innovative ways to connect our customers with their digital societies.

We connect people, businesses, and communities across the globe to create the future. We earn customer loyalty, experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

Join our journey as we connect for a better future. Ready?

Join Vodafone Hungary and build a better tomorrow!
We are looking for a
Long Term Initiatives Expert 
for our Technology Department


At Vodafone we connect everybody to live a better today and build a better tomorrow. It is the future we have in our mind when we see the speed of technology development. There is so much creativity across the technology industry that the speed of change is increasing. We embrace the opportunities of the future and work proactively to make good use of technology. As you can imagine, this means that we have a vibrant and diverse mix of skills and people making Vodafone a great place to work.


Your place in the team

Responsible for creating mid and long term technology evolution plans, based upon initiatives, on-going programs and industry trends harmonized with VF-HU business and strategy VF Group strategy and financials.
Accountable for technology KPI definition, progression an improvement.

You will be involved in the following tasks

Long-term initiatives and Governance:
•    Follow industry trends, collect best practices and incorporate into VF-HU TD strategy where application 
•    Liaison with VF-Group technology strategy forums to align local and global requirements, trends
•    Liaison with other business units of VF-HU to assure technology evolution fits into the company business strategy
•    Liaison with Technology Business planning manager and team to ensure consistency between technology evolution plan and budget
•    Support the LRP process in close co-operation with Business planning and other TD or organizational units
•    Align Technology roadmap, function plans and business plans – support cross-technology roadmap planning and regular business reviews
•    Owns right End to End KPI monitoring as per Global Technology KPIs, detect negative trends and deliver customer insights based on specific customer surveys and focus group on top of NPS

Midterm technology Evolution:
•    Facilitates creation of VF-HU midterm technology evolution in alignment with long term plans
•    Ensures technology evolution plans is in synchrony with the budgeting cycles
•    Ensures that full consistency is maintained between long term and mid-term technology evolution, as well as short term, on-going initiatives
•    Ensures that changes to the financial and/or company strategy are translated to changes in the early plans and reviews

Strategic initiatives:
•    Identify and develop new strategic concepts for products and Services from Technology perspective and bring the idea to the next level
•    Facilitate the development of any new strategic concepts to ensure execution (act as a project manager until handover to PMO or BAU)
•    In cooperation with enterprise and consumer business units investigate, prepare and manage introduction of future technology enablers to support new business revenue streams

Alignment with Vodafone Group Technology:
•    Act as a communication interface with other VF-HU functions and VF Regional Engeneering in technology strategy domain
•    Ensure local IT & network strategy compliance with Group Technology Guidance
•    Cooperates with Group regarding technical information gathering and roadmap alignment 
•    Establish communication channels and information sharing lines with Key suppliers about the latest
•    Technology trends, development
•    Look at best practice across other VF OpCos and the wider industry to leverage learnings

KPIs and quality assurance: 
•    Ensure the production, measurement and achievement of key performance indicators to drive performance across technology department
•    Review all the weekly KPIs across network and IT and engage with relevant teams when improvements are needed 
•    Prepare quality improvement plans and work with relevant stakeholders to carry them out and periodically communicate to business departments to agree on action plans

We are looking for you if you have

•    Educated to degree level in Computer Science or Engineering
•    Strong oral and verbal English knowledge 
•    Minimum 3 years of mobile/fix telecommunication experience, excellent understanding of telecom network or IT aspects
•    Highly motivated autonomous individual with a strategic insight on business needs
•    Strong team player, capable of harmonizing and appreciating need and work of multiple departments and stakeholders
•    Fosters a strong team environment that promotes successful delivery in a fast paced environment 
•    Experience of analysing, assessing and resolving complex technology requirements, problems and issues 
•    Technical expert. Provides thought leadership and defines strategic direction from a technical perspective.
•    Understands, explains and presents complex technical ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences at all levels in a persuasive and convincing manner
•    Strong inter-personal and collaboration skills with the ability to interact at all levels, building and strengthening positive relationships at every touch point
•    Displays Energy and passion to achieve and exceed stretching objectives often delivering within tight timescales

Get to know us

If you want to know more about us and what we do, then
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Diversity and Inclusion

Vodafone is a company that values diversity. We believe that we can operate more successfully and effectively with diverse teams. Our aim is to build a culture where no one will be discriminated based on either their gender, age, cultural background or sexual identity, orientation. Vodafone is committed to support LGBT+ people at work.

The future is exciting. Ready?


The most important thing for us is the health and safety of our employees, so we have introduced the following measures for our current and future employees to prevent the spread of the coronavirus:

• We provide home office opportunity for most of our colleagues working in the capital and ensure the necessary equipments as well (laptop, mobile phone, internet if needed)
• In our retail stores plexi walls, gloves, masks and social distancing floor marks provide protection
• We also provide home office for those who work in our call center in Miskolc, and have the opportunity to do so
• Our technical colleagues are also equipped with protective equipment

Applying for our jobs is still going smoothly:
1. In the selection process, we use video interview format that does not require personal appearance
2. The entry date may vary depending on the job, it will be communicated by the designated recruiter
3. You need to appear in person only once when you are hired and need to pick up the necessary equipment for remote work (it will happen in a safe environment, our colleagues wear protective gear during the handover)
4. After getting your laptop and mobile phone, your manager and team members will help you to get to know your tasks via conference calls

We continue to work together day by day to make everyday life better, easier, and more enjoyable with our technology and services.

The future is exciting. Ready?

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.