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Project Manager

Posting Country:  United Kingdom
Date Posted: 
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

Joining Vodafone is more than a job, what we do matters. We don’t just carry minutes, texts and data – we carry people’s lives. And that’s a huge responsibility. If you think for a minute about the people you rely on…the likelihood is they rely on us.

Customers are at the heart of everything we do and we want to make a difference to the lives of our customers, and the communities in which we live and work. We support our people to give something back to the causes that mean the most to them through helping them give time and money to the charities they love.

And what’s it like to work here? We have created an environment where you can look forward to coming to work and are empowered to be at your best. We offer flexibility in how you work that helps you do your job in a way that suits you, opportunities to help you grow and progress throughout your career and a choice of benefits to suit your lifestyle.

Project Manager - Wholesale

Project Manager - Wholesale 
Newbury 
G band 
Mike Cartwright 


The Project Manager manages end-to-end projects (e.g. a wholesale partner implementation or partner service change) and has responsibility for the planning, coordination, and deployment of the project/change into production.  They identify, manage, and mitigate project/change risks and issues in order to facilitate the on-time and on-budget delivery of capabilities and features aligned to the business outcome vision.  
The Project Manager focusses upon managing the team in the delivery of the proposed change, management of their inter-dependencies and holding project stakeholders to account for delivering their individual activities effectively. The project team may include direct reports, indirect reports, and internal and external supplier partners.


Responsibilities
•    Accountable for defining and leading the programme/project, cutting across multiple channels, products, systems and departments, to time, budget, and scope from initiation through to completion;
•    Supervises a team of change deliveryproject management professionals and ensures compliance to Standards, policies and processes; 
•    Runs a high performing, collaborative, delivery team, who may be directly managed or matrix managed;
•    Ensures overall integrity of the project and compliance to Standards;
•    Monitors performance across of projects/programmes that have either a dependency upon or are dependent on the project being managedin the portfolio to enable tracking of the strategy execution;
•    Demonstrates strong communication skills, coordinates project stakeholders and may also act as lead representative in key governance and decision meetings; 
•    Maintains strong relations and works closely with stakeholders across Vodafone and external partners in order to ensure alignment with the broader commercial objectives of the business


Skills  
•    Project & Programme Management
•    Expert Communication
•    Business Partnering- to drive increased business performance and best value outcomes.
•    Partner & Vendor Management: Drives performance and relationship management with internal and external stakeholders to support improvement of delivery standards for Vodafone and our customers.
•    Risk Assessment: Ability to identify and understand emerging risk and apply the risk management approach. Understands the process of Risk identification and assessment, response and reporting.
•    Business Acumen: Has clear understanding of industry trends, economic, financial KPIs (e.g. profit & loss) market and customer dynamics, and demonstrates business foresight and entrepreneurship to contribute to the wider digital business strategy. Can understand and interpret the impact of external factors on the function or organisation. Understands KPIS and levers to pull to drive commercial performance.
•    Delivery Methodologies: Understands and is experienced in both project delivery frameworks (e.g. Waterfall and Agile) and governance frameworks (e.g. Prince 2).

 

Our promise to you 
A strong basic, excellent rewards package and 28 days holiday + bank holidays. You will get to work with a fun, diverse and driven team who love what they do and a leadership team who listen, support and inspire you to be your very best! 
Ready? 


 

Commitment from Vodafone

Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a flexible, motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognized, developed and rewarded. We believe that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business and we are committed to creating an inclusive work environment which respects, values, celebrates and makes the most of people’s individual differences - we are not only multinational but multicultural too. At Vodafone you will have access to our excellent flexible benefits programme that you would expect from any global company.