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Transformation Manager

Posting Country:  United Kingdom
Date Posted:  20-Jan-2022
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.

Transformation Manager - Digital Finance Transformation

Location: Newbury/Home Based (Hybrid working)
Benefits: Excellent basic salary plus bonus
COVID-19 Notice: We are continuing recruitment and have implemented new processes that promote candidate and employee safety. As part of this we have moved to a virtual hiring and onboarding process until further notice.


Vodafone UK Corporate functions work within the heart of our business, providing professional expertise, support and guidance across all operations, revolutionising our digital growth by always moving, always adapting, to be ready for the future.


What will you be doing? 

The Digital Finance Transformation team is responsible for the delivery of significant programmes of change. Candidates will need proven project management experience in a fast moving and complex business environment. The role requires implementation of activities which support the Senior Transformation Manager in the execution of the Digital Finance Transformation Strategy. This will include process simplification, capability improvement and digital innovation. 


Key accountabilities include:

  • Deliver cross-functional Finance initiatives to enable the optimisation of processes and eradication of pain points in line with the Digital Finance Transformation Strategy.
  • Own allocated initiatives, ensuring that they deliver in a manner which enables future capability in line with current priorities and the Finance Transformation roadmap. 
  • Responsible for sprint/delivery planning, governance and the management of cross functional delivery teams; escalating challenges in a timely manner to the Senior Manager for resolution
  • Manage the benefits realisation of initiatives in line with the Digital Finance baseline and defined KPI’s; identifying opportunities against the Finance Transformation roadmap or where prioritisation may need to be re-assessed 
  • Actively engage with the organisation wide Digital strategy, identifying opportunities for improvement which can be exploited by Digital Finance Transformation, champion the digital mind-set within Finance and continually grow personal capability 


Who are we looking for?  

  • Proven background in multi-disciplinary end to end change delivery
  • Practical experience of lean tools and approaches to drive process optimisation and continuous improvement
  • Project Management experience (waterfall/agile)
  • Familiarity with Lean and/or Six Sigma
  • Any of the following are beneficial, but not essential:  Prince2, APMP, Lean, 6 Sigma, Kaizen, Design Thinking, SAFe Practitioner, Scrum Master, AgilePM, Kanban or equivalent.


What's in it for you?

An excellent basic salary and bonus with 28 days holiday entitlement, in addition to bank holidays and paid leave for charity projects. We offer an extensive and flexible benefits package that can be tailored to suit you and your family. We’re proud to provide a Reconnect programme with flexibility for individuals returning to work after a career break. From our market-leading parental leave policies through to employee discounts, retail vouchers, pension plan and share schemes we are committed to supporting you throughout your career with Vodafone. 

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.