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Senior Pre-Sales Programme Manager

Posting Country:  United Kingdom
Date Posted:  13-Nov-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: Newbury / Blended home working 
Hours: 37.5 Monday – Friday 

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. 
Be part of the Business Technology Solutions for Vodafone UK, the team that design and develop our converged communications solutions, drive efficiency through automation and AI, whilst implement the solutions directly with our customers. We help thousands of businesses across the country with our connectivity solutions. 
What will you be doing?  
You will be responsible for all pre-sales project or programme elements of any technology enabled complex projects and programme.   Projects will vary in size and degree of complexity and value, across any sector.   

This will require the definition of all aspects of an enterprise delivery or implementation opportunity across all Vodafone’s UK “Fixed” and “Digital” Enterprise products and custom developed solutions, complex integrations and migrations.  

You will be responsible for representing Vodafone Business Solutions within a bid team, preparing and assuring delivery models / approaches, costing and time parameters, writing bid responses and pulling together proposals and ensure safe handover of all pre-sales into the delivery organisation. 
Who are we looking for?   

  • Pre-sales experience; having worked with bid teams on multiple complex RFP / RFI’s
  • An individual with experience of project and programme delivery within a client facing environment, preferably within a Telecoms or System Integration environment 
  • Experience of large-scale Technology delivery projects, including large custom builds, ideally including WAN, LAN, UC, Digital and Cloud technologies
  • Proven experience of managing projects up to circa 10,000 man-days and £2m to £8m direct delivery budget responsibility
  • Proven ability to shape propositions and projects that deliver effective business outcomes for clients whilst managing internal commercial and delivery risk
  • Excellent people management and leadership experience, with a proven ability to motivate and lead multi-disciplined teams
  • Project Management qualification / certification in PRINCE desirable 


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. 

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 UK are regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and all offers of employment for this role are subject to background checks, including criminal (DBS) and financial checks to meet the regulators standards.


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.