Cellular Portfolio Manager - Internet of Things
Role: Cellular Portfolio Manager – Internet of Things (Consumer)
Are you bold? Innovative? Inquisitive? Great, then we can help you thrive…
The V by Vodafone team was created just 2 years ago to pioneer a new way of connecting our 500 million customers globally to the world of Internet of Things.
We’re a team of fearless, restless visionaries in a completely new technology, on a mission to create world-changing products that connect people to their homes, their smart devices, and the things they love. Using our smart V SIM card, innate objects can now be controlled and monitored from anywhere at anytime, giving people the opportunity to do things they have never done before, offering freedom, security and control on a new level.
We have already launched 15 products in 7 markets internationally …and we just can’t stop!
We are seeking like-minded intrepid explorers to join us. People that aren’t afraid to take risks. The daring ones, the trailblazers, the pioneers!
As the Cellular Portfolio Manager you will to manage scouting, discovery & onboarding of potential Consumer IoT vendors & devices from China & global device ecosystem into the cellular CIoT portfolio of products (gold & silver categories)
Source IoT companies/devices to meet the proposition requirements (from the product team)
Evaluate & review suppliers for product relevance, review company financially, connect the company to European CIoT teams
Bring to the Product team any innovative IoT products (with commercial model/USP) that might drive volume & benefit customer
Finds and onboards IoT vendors in the Gold and Silver category
Work closely with product teams in Paddington & Dusseldorf to funnel through relevant identified vendors & products from discovery through to launch
Support marketplace adoption by vendors outside gold & silver category
Provide insights into CIoT activities in the region, in order to support our CIoT strategy
Ensuring relevant CSR standards for gold products
Liaising with vendors, central teams & markets on supply/demand & go-to-market planning
Supplier relationship management
Product evaluation & discovery
English & Mandarin language proficiency
Experience of independence in driving business strategy from scratch
Quick to bring ideas to life using prototyping tools like InVision, Figma, Zeplin and turn them to high-quality designs and final assets
Familiar in designing for a wide range of devices and platforms and familiar with current web and mobile standards
- Project management
- Best practice management
- Mandarin/Chinese very desirable
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
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
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