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CPE Product Development Manager (f/m/d)

Posting Country:  Germany
Date Posted:  19-Jul-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.

CPE Product Development Manager

 

Role purpose:  
Our Home Devices team leads the delivery of a portfolio of home devices (Cable, Fibre, DSL, 5G, WiFi) to support the Vodafone markets with their fixed line offerings. However, it is becoming more and more difficult to differentiate to competition on hardware only, so Vodafone is planning to deliver new products and services.

You will lead the definition and delivery of customized Vodafone branded home devices (Gateways, WiFi products) across Vodafone markets. This covers all project phases including concept development, RFQ, product development, launch and life cycle management.

 

With us you will:    

  • Project manage the delivery of Vodafone branded gateways, on time, quality and cost.
  • Manage risks and resolve issues to ensure programmes are delivered on time and to budget.
  • Identify and engage potential device vendors. Drive the vendor selection process in conjunction with Vodafone Procurement Company (RFI, RFP, vendor meetings)
  • Drive the detailed technical device specification of gateway products with the key objective to define unified products which will be launched across multiple markets. 
  • Drive alignment with markets and keep track of upcoming core technologies in the area of WAN (DOCSIS, GPON, DSL, 4G, 5G) / LAN / WiFi
  • A portfolio of unified Vodafone Gateways and WiFi products globally launched on time, on quality, on cost.

 

Apply if you have:

  • University degree (BA/MSC) or equivalent professional experience, in engineering.
  • Excellent knowledge in product management methodologies and processes, progress reporting, risk management, project management tools, project planning and control techniques.
  • Excellent knowledge of gateway and WiFi related technologies (hardware and software).
  • Experience in influencing multiple senior stakeholders across different business disciplines
  • Excellent knowledge of spoken and written English/able to work in an English speaking environment.

 

Must have technical / professional qualifications: 

  • Excellent knowledge in product management methodologies and processes, progress reporting, risk management, project management tools, project planning and control techniques.
  • Excellent knowledge of gateway and WiFi related technologies (hardware and software).
  • Experience in leading the development of consumer products in a technology environment


Our commitment
Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the best people by offering a flexible, motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised, 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.
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