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Strategic Operations Programmes Lead

Posting Country:  Hungary
Date Posted:  04-Jun-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.

Joining _VOIS is a journey for you to grow, discover and enjoy the way we operate.
We maximise value with everything we do, from Operational Excellence to Next Generation Services in Sales, Marketing, HR Operations, BI, Financial Operations, Bid Management, Pricing, Sales Support, Legal, Commercial Operations and Supplier Management.
We operate with 1.200+ colleagues in Budapest, coming from 32 different nationalities, supporting 25 countries globally.

What’s it like to work here? 
Come find out by joining us as a

Strategic Operations Programmes Lead


Your role in a nutshell: 
Within Device Operations Supply Chain function, the Lead for Strategic Operations Programmes is accountable for the set-up, delivery and performance measurement of cross-functional, complex and strategic to SLT level projects in the area of Device Operations, projects with financial impact on the company (such as: working capital improvement, efficiency gains, automation and process rationalisation). Moreover, the role holder will play a key role in implementation and monitoring of Operations Team governance and act as vertical facilitator of Agile Ways of Working across Operations teams in VPC (Vodafone’s  procurement and supply chain centre of excellence), VOIS (Vodafone Shared Service Centre), Local Markets (Vodafone operating companies worldwide) and suppliers.


Why you will love your job:
•    Successfully engages in multiple cross-functional Operations projects simultaneously (such as roll-out of Demand and Supply Planning Tool or customer device lifecycle management project)
•    Ensures proper project setup, carefully involves necessary stakeholders (internal and external) and ensures compliance with the Kanban & Agile methodology 
•    Ensure proper and regular usage of tools, like project charter, meeting minutes, risk management tool, project timing, workshops, etc.
•    Drive and challenge project team on their assumptions of how the project will be successfully executed
•    Deep understanding of business need, business case (both benefits, expenses, investments) operational requirements and technical solutions
•    Ensures project transparency via visible leadership and proactive communication
•    Makes decision regarding issue categorization and necessary escalation
•    Provides e2e project reporting (documentation according to internal rules, progress reports and status updates, project status senior management team.
•    Supports Operations Team governance and internal communication (team meetings, team presentations, regular management reporting, etc.)
•    Supports other functions in project management

What you will bring to the team:
•    Proficient English language knowledge
•    Practical knowledge of project management, ideally using the Agile and Kanban Methodology
•    Good understanding of financial basics, enabling successful calculation and following-through of project business cases
•    Microsoft Office 365 including advanced Power Point and Excel skills 
•    Experience in methods and concepts of complex transformation programmes, as well as in programme and project management 
•    Able to act in a flexible, agile way, with changing priorities and multiple relevant topics at the same time
•    Confidence to have discussions with senior leaders, with good communication skills and proficient ways of expressing
•    Able to work independently, quickly understand the core of the subject and driving the necessary actions / resolution

In return we provide you with:
•    A dynamic environment where innovative ideas are always welcome;
•    A collaborative community where your professional goals and work are supported by a diverse team;
•    Access to internal trainings through Vodafone University and external trainings via other providers;
•    A supportive internal coaching and mentoring culture;
•    Opportunities to participate in company activities and Vodafone Foundation events;
•    Corporate assets including a laptop and mobile phone with Vodafone RED subscription (unlimited EU talk + 20GB data); 
•    Vodafone HOME discounted fleet services for employees and their friends & family
•    Cafeteria package;
•    Private Medical Services;
•    Employee Assistant Program to support your wellbeing and mental health;
•    To ensure our colleagues’ health & safety we are working from home until the end of the pandemic. In the long run we will be meeting each other max 2 times/week in our fully refurbished, digital office.


#movewithus #_VOIS

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.

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