Business Analyst / Product Owner

Newbury, Berkshire
  1. Full Time
  2. IT/Technology
Posting date:30 Oct, 2019

Role Title: Business Analyst / Product Owner

Location: Newbury

As a bold global technology leader, our products and services touch the lives of millions, as well as lending a huge helping hand to some of the country’s most crucial organisations. 


From contactless payments to connecting emergency services, our technology delivers some truly exciting initiatives, not to mention the incredible connections we make on a global level every single day. We rely on the brightest sparks to help us deliver new innovations. So if you believe, like we do, that technology can help us imagine, create and realise a more connected future – then we need you to help us achieve that goal! 


We’re focused on building the best network, providing a knockout digital experience and giving back the very best to our business customers.  What links us all together is that we are all customer obsessed, innovation hungry and ambitious! Are you?     


With us you will:

You will be responsible for the end to end analysis activities required for the development and enhancement of products and will play a pivotal role in the delivery of the high quality, integrated end to end solutions for our Customers. 


Your role:

As part of our culture of continuous improvement, the Business Analyst will also propose and lead internal improvement activities that will enable continuous learning, growth and development.


You will have experience of both Agile and Waterfall methodologies, leading on the analysis approach, tools and techniques across both and your focus will be to:  

  • Understand and contribute to shaping the roadmap, product and customer experience vision by working closely with the Product Manager and other senior stakeholders, taking responsibility to scope and define Minimum Viable Products for delivery and contributing to the overall solution context. 

  • Understand, at a high level, our IT applications so that you can provide context when engaging with business stakeholders as well as using your knowledge to identify and propose capability gaps common across portfolios. 

  • Use your excellent communication skills and ability to influence and challenge senior stakeholders to ensure the right requirements, and customer experience aspirations, can be elicited, managed and prioritised to enable the successful delivery of world class, strategic, products and solutions.   

  • Manage traceability of the delivered business value to ensure the business impact against compliance is understood

  • Structure and articulate complex and ambiguous issues in a clear and straightforward way, identifying potential conflicts and managing different stakeholder perspectives so that the right decisions can be made. 

Apply if you have:

  • Preferably a business analyst with a product ownership background
  • Experience of Agile & Waterfall delivery methodologies
  •  Understanding of SAFe (advantageous)

  • Experience of the Business Process Framework and knowledge of business process tools, e.g. ARIS/Visio 

We’re happy if you:

  • Knowledge of ITIL
  • ISEB Diploma or similar
  • Requirements management tools, e.g. Jira/Jama   
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

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