Product Manager: Consumer IoT

London, Greater London
  1. Full Time
  2. Strategy
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Posting date:05 Feb, 2019
Role Title: Product Manager – Consumer IoT
Location: London 
 
The Internet of Things team play a key part in the success of V by Vodafone. We are the fearless and restless pioneers in our field, and now we’re looking for people who aren’t afraid to take risks, for the brave ones, the trailblazers. Our team are proud product managers, UX designers, developers, and marketers. At heart, we are proud artists. We are seeking like-minded audacious individuals to join our mission and create extraordinary connections to the people and the things we love.
 
We launched V by Vodafone in November 2017, bringing 5 products to life across four of our largest European markets. Since then we’ve grown, and now we are across nine markets with 15 fantastic products, but we’ve only just started. We need great people to help us keep growing, developing new ideas, new services, and delivering true value to our customers. Here is where you step in. We will challenge you and we expect you to challenge us. We will learn together, build new things, break them and rebuild them again.
 
At V by Vodafone, every day is guaranteed to be different. The future is exciting, Ready?
 
The role:
 
Working on the exciting new Consumer IoT initiative the IoT Product Manager is responsible for driving the product definition and requirements specification for our innovative Consumer IoT offerings, playing a key role in launching them across the globe.  We want you to bring your creativity, your agile ways of working, and together we’ll create something completely new.
 
The successful candidate must have a passion for championing the customer throughout the process.  You’ll have experience with mobile app development and ideally, IoT devices and commercial models behind them, however, this is not mandatory. 
 
With us you will:
 
  • Drive the requirements definition and UE/UX design process to develop the signature Consumer IoT product app
  • Steer & challenge the delivery team, Group Technology teams, User Experience teams and external vendors to deliver the defined services according to specifications in time and quality
  • Work in cross-functional team with other Product Managers, Finance, Brand, Commercial Management and local markets to define business cases, propositions, GTM
  • Creation of documents for the services as required (MRS, specification, requirements etc)
  • Support the proposition development process including helping Vodafone markets with Go To Market planning & ongoing activities
  • Bring innovative differentiating product ideas leveraging vendors & Vodafone capabilities for consideration for the roadmap
  • Plans branding and distribution strategies as well as demand models and KPIs.
 
Apply if you have:
 
  • Strong understanding of mobile and internet technologies as well as knowledge of mobile applications for the major mobile platforms (Android & iOS).
  • Background in product management for consumer services in the mobile or software industry with a track record of delivering products
  • Strong understanding of IoT products both in OTT and for TelCo competition including underlying consumer trends
  • High customer focus and ability to communicate effectively, inspire and influence.
  • Experience in a complex, multi-national environment 
  • Defined/specified feature or app for iOS/Android
 
What you can expect from us:
 
  • Dedicated support and mentoring
  • Opportunity to develop and progress – plus a solid dedication to work-life balance. It all means you’ll have everything you need to advance your career, and achieve your full potential.
  • Annual company bonus
  • 28 day’s holiday
  • Contributory company pension scheme
 
Commitment from Vodafone
 
Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised, 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 benefits programme that you would expect from any global company. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us on careers@vodafone.co.uk
 
If you have any questions left
 
Check out the application process and get to know us better here: https://careers.vodafone.co.uk/consumer-internet-of-things
 
Read more stories here: https://careers.vodafone.co.uk/posts
 
For any technical difficulties with submitting your application, please contact group.resourcing@vodafone.com
 
The future is exciting. Ready?
 

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