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HR Cross Functional Architecture Manager

Posting Country:  United Kingdom
Date Posted:  07-May-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.


Role: HR Cross Functional Architecture Manager
Location: Newbury

You will provide expert knowledge, designing and leading the implementation of solution and application architecture (e.g. for a particular platform/business capability/user journey) according to the overall vision and target architecture. The Cross functional Architecture Manager focusses upon conducting technical analysis enabling the translation of the technical vision into a holistic solution design of future capabilities and features, including external dependencies, cross-domain integrations (APIs), and technical enablers/stories. You will play a key role in the Future Ready HR program, coordinating and influencing colleagues in shaping the HR Systems evolution and creation of new opportunities. This journey will include to assess/initiate/solution/drive initiatives related to innovative aspect in the HR space. He will have an holistic approach and will consider several aspect of the potential solution: business and technical requirement, enterprise architecture & integrations, IT technical delivery, data migration complexities, process transformation & change, services enablement

With us you will:
-Be accountable for ensuring technical consistency across the HR functional areas (Core HR process and Integrated Talent processes) and among HR and the other areas ( FIN, SCM, Reporting and analytics)
-Assist and advise on the target architecture vision, evaluating and prioritizing roadmap items and translating them into designs, changes and non-functional requirements 
-Represent HR Architecture towards Business functions, System Integrators, HR Programme Projects and current Live Markets solutions
-Manage the cross functional review of requirements covering HR processes, touchpoints with other non HR functions, areas as reporting, analytics, security, audit and compliance
-Manage the validation process for business and technical requirements and related business case/budget definition 
-Review and approval of Global/Local Technical Enterprise Architecture, including further integrations & data migration approach
-Responsible for designing and developing state-of-the-art reusable solutions, implement new technologies to drive global scalability, revenues and cost efficiencies throughout Vodafone Group
-Key contributor for the innovation of HR systems, including deployment of “Future Ready” HR digital assistant
-Key contributor for HR Services Business transformation and change/localisation

It would be nice if you have:
-Understanding of Vodafone’s EVO System and processes across all HR functions
-Knowledge of Vodafone Cross Functional global and local technical system architecture including integrations
-Experience in Cloud projects / programmes in international & multicultural environment
-Ability to translate customer engagements needs into technical requirements
-Deep understanding of integration architecture and patterns and experience and expertise of Success Factors

What’s in it for you?
-28 days holiday (with the option to buy or sell 5 days) plus public holidays
-Flexible working
-Pension matching scheme of up to 10%
-5 paid days leave for charity projects
-MyChoices portal - cycle to work scheme, 100’sof retail discounts, shares and salary sacrifice schemes
-Vodafone family and friends discount
-Interest free commuter loan


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.

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