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Product Owner - Ciot

Posting Country:  United Kingdom
Date Posted: 
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?

About the role:

We are looking for a seasoned Product Owner to join our team here at Vodafone CIOT in London.
This role is a unique opportunity to have a tremendous impact on the Vodafone CIOT mission and your chance to grow into an unstoppable product leader.
You’ll be helping us build market leading IOT devices that solve real customer problems on a global scale. You will own every part of the product development, from Industrial design, Mobile app UX/UI right through to manufacturing, launch and beyond.
You’ll be working within a team of inspirational Product Leaders, in a newly built office space in Paddington where we want you to do your best work and enjoy every moment.


What you'll do:

• You will kickstart your own squad of multiskilled Rockstar’s. You will choose your path to impact - we’re not here to tell you what to do. You’ll get your team to a vision of its own.
• You will be responsible for the whole lifecycle of your products from ideation stage, discovery and framing of hardware, functionality and features
• You’ll work autonomously through the backlog while making sure that features get delivered quickly and efficiently, following lean MVP experimental work
• You’ll prioritise the biggest customer problems to solve and design the best ways to solve them within your team.
• You’ll collaborate with teams across the wider Vodafone business to align plans, unblock development and communicate changes with customers and colleagues
• You’ll get direct feedback from smart people across the company, but you will keep the freedom to make your own calls, take risks and learn.
• You will track and monitor your products performance and functionality after launch to iterate and improve on them.
• You will work in ways that suits you best within your team - enjoy flexibility in how you work. It’s all about your impact on the mission.
• You will to travel to other offices and suppliers when required to solve the problems at hand.

A bit about you:

• A seasoned Product Owner (4+ years)
• Customer obsessed
• Have an extensive track record of delivering amazing user experience on iOS and / or Android.
• Must have experience developing and delivering hardware and software products
• Experience in working in and leading a product squad
• You have worked closely with manufacturers and understand the manufacturing process
• Able to get the team to dream big, align on a commonly agreed vision and draw a clear a path to get there.
• You can get the team to set its own performance target. You do not waste your time with vanity metrics.
• Strong in UX and UI with a strict attention to design detail
• You have a track record of moving KPIs significantly.
• You can measure your impact smartly and get down to why things have moved.
• You have experience running complex A/B tests to improve the conversion funnel.
• You have a good technical understanding so that you can help your team prioritise technological investments, tech debt reduction, bugs and new features.
• You’re not afraid of being a true leader
• You don’t stick to a “by the book” product manager role definition.
• You get it done.


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.