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Product Owner

Posting Country:  United Kingdom
Date Posted:  29-Jan-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?

Role Title: Product Owner
Location: Newbury


Our purpose at Vodafone is to connect for a better future. At Vodafone Group, we partner with our local markets to drive consistencyand earn customer loyalty across 20 countries for over 600 million customers. We are restless and passionate about creating a better future for all. We are always open to new things, and curious to create solutions that our customers will love. We are constantly learning to innovate the way we operate, set our global standards and to deliver on our strategy. Our ambition is to improve 1 billion lives and half our environmental impact by 2025. It’s up to each of us to make this happen. Ready?


Today, we connect one in 16 people worldwide. The technology function is fundamental in building a Digital Society. Our Gigabit networks, the Internet of Things and mobile financial services enable incredible innovations that will make our lives easier, healthier, smarter and more fulfilling. We want to make sure that our technology creates a better future for people, communities, businesses and society. We get it done, together. We think big, take risks, keep the best and learn from the rest. Do you?



Role Purpose:


We have a number of fantastic opportunities for a Product Owner to join our innovative Product Teams in Vodafone Group. Vodafone Business has invested heavily in its connectivity solutions over recent years, none more so than IoT, being recognised for 6 years' running as a leader by market analysts.


In this role, you will be responsible for the entire E2E product life-cycle from new feature development, continuous improvement, product life-cycle management and decommissioning across all our mid-market, wholesale & large enterprise customers.


With us, you will:


• Lead the new product development projects and the continuous improvement of their features and services.
• Work closely with key stakeholders and ensure that they are ready to support new features and improvements 
• Drive the uptake and manage against performance targets, in order to exceed expectations.
• Monitor the market and adjust our offering accordingly so we can provide best in class services.
• Use agile principles (eg SAFe, Spotify, Scrum) to translate the user stories into buildable products.



The roles are in the following sectors, experience in any of these is preferable:

• IoT or Connectivity Experience
• Technical Product Owner

• Network Services

• Technical / IT Business Analyst (BA)

What we’re looking for:

• You will be an experienced Product Owner/Manager with the proven ability to manage an entire product life-cycle from concept to launch.
• You will be commercially minded with the proven ability to build a business case, track competitor markets & liaise with senior stakeholders.
• You will be an analytical thinker capable of managing complex detail without losing sight of the big picture



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.