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Technical Assurance Authority

Posting Country:  United Kingdom
Date Posted:  20-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.

Technical Assurance Authority

Location: Newbury HQ *(Blended)
Salary:  £Competitive
Hours:   37.5hrs (Mon to Fri)
Safety Notice: To ensure candidate and employee safety, we are continuing with our virtual hiring and onboarding processes 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? 

The Technical Assurance Authority (TAA) is accountable for ensuring that customer deals that transit Deals Assurance are assessed within VF formal assurance framework, the operational risks associated with the same are represented at governance and that they accurately reflect UK-TES activities and costs with resource requirements and delivery planning accurately forecasted, for input to commercial bid modelling and contract negotiations.


The TAA works with pre-sales Solutions and Programme Design and Commercial Managers to lead non standard propositions through the assurance and governance processes to de-risk them and ensure appropriate and effective focus for these bids, unblocking any issues in the operational teams and so supporting sales growth activities.


Who are we looking for?  


  • You will be recognised as SME on Assurance and Governance frameworks and operations.
  • You will have a significant understanding of the technical and information needs of operational areas served via Deals Assurance including fixed and mobile/mobility.
  • You will have strong Influencing skills with experience of sales processes and sales and design methodologies. 
  • You will have good understanding of bid commercials and bid modelling.
  • You will have experience of forecasting, estimating and resource management.
  • You will have strong communication and influencing skills.

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 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.


Posting End Date: 30/09/2021


Vodafone UK’s blended working approach means you’ll come to your contracted hub location office as and when needed to get things done for your role and for tasks that require it, otherwise you will be able to work from home. Our ‘Office in a Box’ home-working kit will be available for all who need it during your onboarding journey.

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.