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Product Architecture Lead

Posting Country:  United Kingdom
Date Posted: 
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?

Product Architecture Lead

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

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 Business are revolutionising how customers use technology and connectivity, ensuring they are ready for today and the digital innovation of tomorrow. 
What will you be doing? 
We have an exciting position for a Product Architect to join our Product & Transformation team in UK Business. 
In this role you will be responsible for creating and maintaining our UK Enterprise Product Architecture making it simple and easy for our customers to purchase additional products by ensuing all our products work together as modular components. 


  • Work with the portfolio leads to develop a current state view of individual product components across all portfolios, identifying any interfaces between them where relevant. This should include service elements and operating models. 
  • Work with the Product leadership team, and counterparts in UK Technology, Commercial and Group Product in order to define the target architecture state. 
  • Define the transition plan from Current State to Target architecture, in alignment with all key stakeholders. 
  • Maintain a centralised view of the UK Product Taxonomy and Target Operating Model in line with this. 
  • Role of advisor for the UK Product function when reviewing New Product Development and investment decisions. 



Who are we looking for?  

  • You will be an experienced Product Architect who has working within a Telecoms Product environment. 
  • Strong exposure to and understanding of IT and Enterprise Architecture
  • You will be an excellent commutator with strong influencing and stakeholder management skills
  • Good knowledge of technology platforms
  • Business Partnership / Advisory skills
  • ITIL certified
  • ETOM



What’s in it for 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. 


The future is exciting. 

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.