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Strategy Manager (Maternity cover)

Posting Country:  Hungary
Date Posted:  03-Dec-2021
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term Contract

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.

 Hello there! We’re Vodafone Intelligent Solutions (also known as _VOIS).

Our name might be new to you, but our work impacts millions of people around the globe every day. We evolved from a shared services organization to become a global TechCo with over 24 thousand employees operating from Hungary, Romania, Egypt and India. Together, we are the engine that powers Vodafone around the world. 
Innovation is our main tool to deliver talent, technology and transformation to our Vodafone partners, while our people are our top priority. Through our 100% Human initiative, we help our people to develop their careers with unique learning and development opportunities while supporting their wellbeing with programs that focus on a healthy work-life balance. 
At _VOIS, we are constantly looking for disruptive ideas and new ways to work. If you want to experiment and learn fast, integrated into an international, multicultural and inclusive team, then _VOIS is the place for you.

Come and help us create the future together. Join us as a

Strategy Manager (Maternity cover)


Your role in a nutshell: 
To ensure the achievement of strategic business objectives set for the unit by elaborating implementation methods and coordinating the work of the unit, under the direction of a local manager. Support the development of Group Strategy for Vodafone Business. To drive work streams within strategy projects, drive work streams and take end-to-end responsibility for strategic topics.


Why you will love your job:
•    Manages a small team of professionals
•    Empowers teams to challenge the status quo and to utilize available CPI tools, techniques and channels for Process Improvement, beside own ideas
•    Acts as a role model and being responsible for strengthening control environment framework by monitoring the fulfilment of compliance requirements.
•    Manage and deliver assigned work within Vodafone Business strategy engagements, support the annual strategy review process, and develop fact-based insights and analyses on topics including connectivity, 5G, IoT, cloud, and security services, etc.
•    Develop strategic insights and recommendations for the Vodafone Business SLT and Operating Companies across all Lines of Business. Conduct market, technology, competitor and product research on topics relevant for the Business strategy.
•    Contribute to the annual commercial guidance and strategy review processes in close collaboration with Group Strategy and Commercial functions
•    Contribute to development of thought leadership on selected topics of strategic relevance for Vodafone Business 
•    Translates strategic goals into relevant processes; makes sure that relevant processes and documentation are followed by setting controls and targets; in charge of stakeholder management and escalation point.

What you will bring to the team:
•    8+ years’ experience ideally within the IT, telecoms and/or high-tech space, and across a variety of business areas and strategic situations (preferably 5+ in strategy development)
•    Exceptional interpersonal, organisational and communication skills, integrity, respect for confidentiality, sound judgment and decision-making skills
•    High fluency in English (spoken and written). Excellent communications skills in written and oral formats, from operational to C-level
•    Knowledge of information and communication technology
•    Leadership skills, previous experience in coordinating/managing people
•    Masters degree or equivalent 
•    Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to scope, structure, and solve strategic problems 
•    Strong influencing and communication skills. Resilient to dynamic environments and stakeholders. Proven ability to influence at senior levels and disciplines within a large company, with excellent written and oral communication skills.
•    Strong planning skills with the ability to organise and manage own work streams end-to-end, from fact-finding and analyses to communication and stakeholder management.
•    Highly numerate and excellent at leveraging facts and insights to generate and validate strategic hypotheses
•    Project management skills

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 talk, text message, and data within the EU)
•    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.