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Tv Product Development Manager

Posting Country:  Portugal
Date Posted:  04-Nov-2020
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?

Role Purpose

The TV Product Development will build the best TV product for our customers, working with our development teams and managing their activities, backlog and deliverables. This includes being responsible for the resulting product and its quality as well as ownership over backlog prioritisation and alignment with key product stakeholders in the agile ecosystem, including internal product teams and external suppliers.

Job Responsibilities
  • Own and prioritise the development backlog for one or more Vodafone TV products within the development  Squads
  • Manage internal and 3rd party development houses on a senior level, driving excellent output quality
  • Responsible for the alignment with product stakeholders within the agile tribe, discussing negotiating and deciding on what gets done when
  • Drive and engage with clients and partners on an independent and senior level, understanding their needs and limitations
  • Oversee the successful deployment of Vodafone TV apps across multiple markets and manage in-life maintenance and improvements Participate as key technical stakeholder in the definition and evaluation of RFQs/RFP
  • Master’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field.
  • Relevant experience fefining or owning a product area, with experience in software development overseeing the development of apps on at least one of the following platforms: Tizen, WebOS, iOS, tvOS, Android/Android TV, Linux STBs
  • Exposure to all levels of product life-cycle including: Initial product requirement gathering and definition; Architecture, planning and SOW negotiation; Engagement with design, architecture and QA teams; Creation and review of acceptance test plans and Integration, product support, evolution and innovation
  • Should have a strong knowhow on User Experience and Usability and be able to apply it to the product
  • Good communications and collaboration skills, with ability to work closely with the delivery teams;
  • Must have worked in projects using agile methodologies before 

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.