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Analytics Product Manager

Posting Country:  United Kingdom
Date Posted:  03-Sep-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.

Location: Newbury, UK

Role purpose:
Vodafone have implemented a multi market analytics capability on AWS that is integral to the financial reporting of all out customer contracts.  We require an experienced analytics lead to assure day to day operations and drive the product(s) roadmap in partnership with the business.

This individual will take accountability to set the agenda for analytic product(s) assigned with a value outcome focused roadmap as well as optimising operational capabilities to optimise cost, compliance, and overall efficiency.

The Vodafone CIS analytics team has a key focus on designing and delivering high quality analytics products to enable our corporate stakeholders.  This product manager sits alongside other product managers who will need to work closely together to align on recommendations and key points of integration.

Vodafone have recently upgraded a capability on AWS Cloud - which has led to the creation of this role.  It is expected that this will form the primary focus of this role as we move from project implementation into a product driven approach.  The dynamic nature of Vodafone and technology means that this will be reviewed periodically to ensure that we are maximising value from the latest and best analytic capabilities.

The role will need to blend technical expertise and strong stakeholder management in order to integrate effective outcome that meets the needs of our business.  It will look to deliver in an agile manner – driving a product backlog with business alignment so that we ensure delivery across matrix teams and challenge vendors to address our priorities.

They will serve as the key technology point of contact to ensure effective support, advice and expertise on the design and best practice to exploit value from the product(s) they lead.


With us you will:
• Define and deliver product roadmaps to meet the reporting and analytic needs of the business for products assigned
• Analyse business requirements to ensure the appropriate use across our analytical products
• Engage with business to collect requirements/user stories
• Manage the product backlog delivery – aligning iterative prioritisation with the business
• Provide expert advice and best practice to guide business and system integrators on product development
• Define dependencies with other Products/Projects
• Engage/review service operations for the overall product health (e.g. IT Controls)
• Ensure compliancy with security, architecture, privacy/GDPR, SOX and audit controls

Apply if you have:
• Deep technical expertise with at least 5 years’ experience in any one of the following:
SAP BI: Business Warehouse, Business Objects (Crystal, Web Intelligence, Design Studio), SAP HANA, CDS views, replication tools, QDI, AWS S3, Redshift , Matillion, Datarow , Apache Nifi, Qliksense
• Also Monitoring of usage statistics with in AWS  market place to optimise storage and usage costs.
• Proven track record in technical project delivery and technical design governance.
• Proven track record within one of the following:
- Agile: preferably scaled agile framework
- Process Optimisation: continuous improvement
- Innovation: driving organisational capabilities
• Knowledge of Finance, and Supply Chain
• Understanding of SOX compliance
• SAP Simple finance, data reconciliation with GL balances , RAR integration to Simple finance
Must have technical / professional qualifications:
• Expert coding ability in SQL
• Understanding of Integration technologies
• Technical expertise in analytics

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.