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Senior Portfolio Manager, Cloud and Security

Posting Country:  United Kingdom
Date Posted:  20-Nov-2020
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?

Senior Portfolio Manager, Cloud and Security

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 are revolutionising how customers use technology and connectivity, ensuring they are ready for today and the digital innovation of tomorrow. 


What will you be doing? 


As the portfolio lead for the Cloud & Security portfolio, the post holder will be responsible for setting the overall portfolio strategy, and in doing so helping to shape and define the wider UK Business Product strategy. 

Leading a wider team of product managers, the portfolio lead is accountable for end to end lifecycle management of the product portfolio, defining and delivering a roadmap of product development which supports Vodafone Business UK in our growth ambitions and, working in close collaboration with commercial and operational teams, optimising performance of our live products.  

The portfolio lead is accountable for maximising revenue from the product portfolio,  balancing the introduction of new product opportunities and lines of business with the continuous improvement or existing product and decommissioning of old.  In doing so, the portfolio lead needs to inspire and embed a culture that places the needs and experience of the customer at the forefront – identifying opportunities for co-creation and direct customer engagement wherever possible.  


Who are we looking for?  


We are looking for someone with the following: 

  • Significant experience as a senior product manager, including previous experience in Cloud & Security
  • The ability to create a future vision, and the drive to galvanise an organisation behind it.
  • Understanding of the ICT market and its  current and future technology trends 
  • Demonstrable experience of working in a large matrix organisation
  • Previous experience within the telcommunications industry
  • Proven communication and stakeholder management skills at a senior leadership level
  • Strategic mindset, proven track record of defining and implementing product strategy


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.



Posting End Date:  04/12/2020


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.