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Product Manager, Fixed Connectivity

Posting Country:  United Kingdom
Date Posted:  12-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: UK or EU OpCo footprint
Closing Date:  Friday 30th July


The VB Lines of Business (LoBs) exist to drive profitable growth across a €12bn global Telecommunications & IT portfolio. The portfolio includes flagship products, which are central to the execution of Vodafone’s Enterprise strategy.  A key success factor for the LoB is ensuring that our portfolio strategy is effectively translated into product roadmaps and world leading products which are underpinned by robust, transparent and realistic business cases.


Leveraging skills and capabilities across the global Vodafone Business functional operating model to drive commercial performance and world leading products, this highly visible, senior role requires proven experience working effectively with a wide range of senior stakeholders across Marketing, Commercial & Operations, Group Technology as well as the Product Management, GTM and Finance teams in key OpCo markets.


As part of the Vodafone Business Product management teams, this pivotal role is accountable for one or more of the product in our Fixed Connectivity  portfolio.

You Will:

• Define highly competitive and industry leading customer-experience vision & plans.
• Define and maintain the target market and develop the 18 month Product roadmap and 12 month plan.
• Drive continuous improvement in the performance of the product/s across customer experience, profit and revenue. With particular focus on continuous improvement of product costs and allocating cost targets as necessary to other owners e.g Technology Product Owner.
• Define, track and then manage the end-to-end product targets for market share growth, product revenues, margin and customer service performance.
• Monitoring of the roadmap delivery is used effectively to identify commercial risk in NPD/in-life changes delivery and drive mitigation plans.
• Responsible for product P&L and approving CAPEX expenditure in Technology.
• Defines key new product features, ensuring these are aligned to the customer experience and outcomes. Working with Technology Product Owner to ensure technical feasibility.
• Be accountable for the compliance of their Product to Cyber & Corporate Security, business resilience policies and standards through the NPD process and throughout the lifecycle of product/solution.


We would like you to have:
• Strong background in Fixed Connectivity products.
• Experienced in customer co-creation and product design innovation to develop new products.
• Appropriate product lifecycle management experience, and the ability to triage across a product and segment mix, ensuring issues are resolved and plans stay on-track.
• Skilled in reviewing product performance end-to-end; including market perception, channel ability to sell, channel ability to deliver and service.
• Working knowledge of data privacy and security by default and by design principles and alignment to Information Security frameworks.
• The gravitas to act as the expert for their product with credibility up to customer ‘C’ level and senior leadership team (SLT) level.
• Appropriate experience in leading and motivating virtual teams and the ability to maintain the right balance between tactical and strategic activity.
• Agile product development and delivery experience (e.g. SAFe, Spotify, Scrum) and qualifications.


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’s of retail discounts, shares and salary sacrifice schemes
• Vodafone family and friends discount
• Interest free commuter loan
• Access to Vodafone University and LinkedIn Learning



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.