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Manager

Posting Country:  India
Date Posted: 
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

Joining Vodafone is more than a job, what we do matters. We don’t just carry minutes, texts and data – we carry people’s lives. And that’s a huge responsibility. If you think for a minute about the people you rely on…the likelihood is they rely on us.

Customers are at the heart of everything we do and we want to make a difference to the lives of our customers, and the communities in which we live and work. We support our people to give something back to the causes that mean the most to them through helping them give time and money to the charities they love.

And what’s it like to work here? We have created an environment where you can look forward to coming to work and are empowered to be at your best. We offer flexibility in how you work that helps you do your job in a way that suits you, opportunities to help you grow and progress throughout your career and a choice of benefits to suit your lifestyle.

Long Description

Key accountabilities and decision ownership:

1. Manage allocated workload within Project Delivery and Build team
Responsible for ensuring that all project information held within standard tracking tools and reports is of high quality and up-to-date. Initiate project delivery in-line with Project Delivery Management guidelines. Plan and manage agreed dates for project delivery within customer expectations. Manage any escalations through the team manager. Plan and manage workload against team priorities
 
2. Provide technical implementation management in GDC Data Centers for nominated projects
Manage purchasing of the planned hardware and software components and ensure their availability in time according with scheduled implementation. Plan and coordinate the installation of server, storage, LAN components, security components, databases, middleware systems and other system components according to required technical standards for implementation and operation. Ensure implementation of all configuration data in configuration management data base during set-up phase of a new service our customers. Ensure implementation of all deliveries against appropriate change control process. Plan and co-ordinate implementation and configuration of all backup and restore tool parameters and processes for our customers as directed by the GDC service catalogue . Responsible for ensuring all quality controls are met for implementation of IT infrastructure taking into account any local variations
 
3. Provide Project Management resource to support specific Service Delivery objectives
Responsibility for the technical implementation of key internal deliveries as allocated by the Project Delivery Management Lead. Provide full Project Management for allocated deliveries with complex objectives requiring a higher level of control. Ensure project delivery in accordance with standard PRINCE2 project management framework, thereby including project structures, controls and governance, change management, risk management and stakeholder communications as appropriate. Control implementation of parameters and functions in service monitoring and workflow tools based on SLA requirements provided by Service Level Management (Customer Management)

Job Responsibilities
* Advices and executes administrative activities of Network transformation decisions related to the planning, deployment and optimization of Networks and service enablers;
* Supports theteam to deliver activities related, but not limited to the development and assessment of Network systems / services and optimisation in line with the principles, standards and designs;
* Delivers assigned tasks for projects, within the roadmap, taking into account the directional guidance of the strategic (1 -3 year) plan, managing risks, escalations and exceptions, and complex interfaces;
* Maintains solid relations and works closely with suppliers, Technology vendors and internal functions;
* Demonstrates a good understanding of elements across the Network landscape, and supports with projects form a Network perspective that improve network integration effectiveness;
* Effectively interacts with colleagues across the Network landscape, instigating and leading projects form a Network perspective that improve Network integration effectiveness;
* Has a good understanding of the needs to support the design, planning, deployment and optimization challenges across the Network Development and Engineering area;
* Performs other job-related duties or tasks defined by the supervisor or resulting from assigned agendas;
Skills
Network Access Technology
Data Analytics and Insights
Mobile and Network Security
NFV/SDN
System, Service and Solution Development
Testing and Evaluation
Software Engineering
Automation and Robotics

Commitment from Vodafone

Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a flexible, motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognized, 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. At Vodafone you will have access to our excellent flexible benefits programme that you would expect from any global company.