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Product Manager

Posting Country:  United Kingdom
Date Posted:  01-Oct-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.

IP-VPN and SD-WAN In-life Product Manager
Location:   Newbury   (Full-time remote working during COVID-19)
Salary:  Excellent Salary and Benefits 
Hours:   37.5
Safety Notice: To ensure candidate and employee safety, we are continuing with our virtual hiring and onboarding processes until further notice.

 
Vodafone UK Business is 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 want to make buying and using our business products simple and easy for customers. To make this happen, our products need to address Our Customer changing business and technology needs. In the wide area networking domain this includes significant change in migrating to software defined networking and adoption of associated cloud and security solutions.

The IP-VPN and SD-WAN In life Product Manager is responsible for defining and executing against the strategy, roadmap and goals for Vodafone in the WAN solutions domain. You will actively look at customer and market trends, as well as portfolio metrics to optimise performance including market share and drive high levels of customer satisfaction. Your strong cross-functional, enterprise, mid-market and channel experience means you will bring a wealth of knowledge to the role, which you can use to constructively challenge the status quo.

You are results driven and will pull together and lead cross-functional groups including Product Development, Commercial, Marketing, Operations, Sales and back-office teams to deliver successfully together. You are entrepreneurial and adaptable but can also deal with process and controls to ensure your broad set of goals are achieved on time and to budget. Understanding Customer needs and support Sales teams is a key aspect if the role and you will be used to interacting and consulting with Customers across UK businesses.

 

Who are we looking for?  

  • Understand and can articulate business value and how your vision, roadmap and deliveries will achieve this
  • You have experience delivering results in a fast-paced and complex environment
  • Quick to acquire product/technical expertise in order to understand current and desired product experience as well as underlying technology and dependencies
  • Can analyse and interpret data to provide insight-driven direction and to understand and address root cause issues
  • Experience in Product Management within WAN, LAN, Cloud, Security and or LAN domains

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. We’re proud to provide a Reconnect programme with flexibility for individuals returning to work after a career break. 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.
 
Together we can

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.