Deputy General Manager

Pune, Maharashtra
  1. Full Time
  2. IT/Technology
Posting date:08 Apr, 2019


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This role is part of the new VSS IT team within Vodafone Shared Services (VSS). Contributing directly to one of Vodafone’s core values being &ldq uo;innovation hungry”, the Innov ation& Research Specialist explores technology trends for shared services industry and evaluates them in terms of business benefits for Vodafone Shared S ervices.

TheInnovation & Solution Design Specialist is required to be a technology major and certified in Automation technologies - the role requires certification inRPA technologies like BluePrism or Uipath and must have experience in scripting technologies. the role is a senior role and will be required to engage with senior stakeholders on engagements. the role is to define the solution design ofprocesses and build requirements for automation.

< p>For the most p romising technology trends the Innovation & Solution Design Specialist drivesan in-depth feasibility assessment together with VSS business partners and develops marketable solution prototypes (Proof of Concept). For the successful implemen tation of the Automation projects, the Innovation and Solution Design Specialist is responsible with the Technical Readiness ( in line with solution architecture for the selected technologies) delivering the Technology and Infrastructure Design documents and following up with the o perational teams to ensure infrastructure & connectivity readiness for each stage of the project. The role works together with the IT Delivery Manager thr oughout the entire project stage to ensure the Technology and Infrastructure De sign documents are strictly followed and produce the expectedefficiency increa ses documented in the project scope. The Research and Innovation Specialist is responsible with the creation of the Business Continuity Plan to ensure the max imum availability of the Process Automation Technology.

All the Architecture and Design documents produced by the Specialist, as well as Proof of Concept documents for specific technologies will be in compliance wit h the Information Security and Business Continuity policies of Vodafone.



Co re competencies, knowledge and experience [max 5]:


  • Strong knowledge of latest automation technologies including RPA - must be certified in RPA and scripting technologies
  • Must have exposure to other technologies like iOCR, Chatbot and conversational technologies
  • Must have experience as a Solutiondesign or architect
  • Passion, ambition, result s-focus and eagerness to challenge the status quo and drive change in the organ isation

  • Excellent, proven, analytical skills - both quantitative and qualita tive

  • Ability to interact with both business and technical teams and good ski lls in translation of business ideas/concepts into a clear scope document that the Technical teams can then execute on

  • Expert communications skills (verbal and in writing),ability to explain the complex ideas into simple concepts and ability to influence at Director level


Budget support - possibly not owned by the resource

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