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Network Optimisation and Performance Authority

Posting Country:  United Kingdom
Date Posted:  23-Feb-2021
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?

Network Optimisation Authority (64270)

Location: Newbury (Full-time remote working during COVID-19)

Permanent: Full time (37.5 hours per week)

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 Networks is the team that makes the magic happen, bringing Gigafast speed and innovation to our customers. We’re continually building and enhancing our best ever network, that connects businesses and millions of people across the country for a better future.

What will you be doing?


You’ll lead multiple technical work streams with advanced complexity. You will also be responsible for steering the multi-vendor radio roadmap & design, focussing the related optimisation strategy to target specific KPIs and customer experience improvements & supporting on UK & vendor-scale performance issues. 


You will act as a subject matter expert for Mobile Networks with responsibility for ensuring cross-vendor alignment on all aspects of performance-impacting design wherever possible and use network insights from various sources to identify the key design changes that will fulfil Network’s strategy and performance targets.   You will also be responsible for identifying, creating & promoting new customer experience KPIs, beyond our traditional methodology and communicate accordingly.


Who are we looking for? 


  • Trusted adviser, key influencer and responsible to deliver short and medium-term strategies
  • Regionally recognized SME with expert knowledge for at least 2 RAN vendors (Huawei, Ericsson, Nokia) combined with at least 2 different NW functions expertise e.g.: RAN + TX/CORE/ Deployment/Operations.
  • Strong, engineering-based performance analysis and a detailed knowledge of mobile radio, mobility, capacity & device behaviour is required (in particular for 5G).
  • Experience of working cross-functionally and driving collaboration between teams and functions.
  • Highly analytical with excellent communication skills – able to communicate confidently and effectively to all levels of the business.
  • Strong stakeholder management skills, internal and external (customer/supplier)

Our promise to you 

An excellent remuneration and bonus package 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. 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 talent. Inclusion for all is a key pillar of our purpose with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage growth and progression for all employees.

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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