Consumer Product Manager

Newbury, Berkshire
Posting date:09 Apr, 2018
Consumer Product Manager- £excellent + great benefits 

About the role

This is an exciting and unique role allowing you to develop and own the mobile and fixed network investment strategy on behalf of UK Consumer. 

As Networks Product Manager you are responsible for the performance and development of this product set, including trading performance, the end-to-end life cycle management of Consumer network proposition roadmap. 

You will collaborate closely with colleagues in the Technology function, and more broadly across Consumer segment, Commercial, Insight, UK Strategy and Enterprise; to develop the most effective network plans in order to achieve both commercial and customer experience targets.


  • Working closely with Consumer, Insight, & the wider Commercial Management function; develop a deep understanding of customer needs from, and future demand into, the fixed & mobile networks – including against customer segment, geography & technology
  • Own the fixed & mobile network planning & governance processes for the business (to include capex prioritisation) in accordance with wider commercial priorities
  • Develop a clear roadmap of network based activities that drives differentiation – including in home coverage, 4G roll out, Carrier Aggregation, Festivals and events coverage, Fixed Access developments, Internet of things etc – and act as subject matter expert for the Consumer 
  • Provide insight into product performance, as well as analysis of relevant technology evolution, competition, market dynamics and major developments 
  • Own and lead continuous improvement activities for their product to exploit revenue and Net Promoter Score (NPS) opportunities

Essential Key Skills/Experience:

  • Educated to Degree Level or equivalent 
  • Strong commercial business understanding
  • Product management experience
  • Customer obsessed with excellent insight into market and customer needs and the drivers of customer experience 
  • Ability to build relationships, manage & influence diverse stakeholder groups, right across the organisation, & at a senior level
  • Willingness to challenge the status quo, & (working on own initiative) be a strong advocate for change, driving innovation to ensure Vodafone is differentiated in the market
  • Technical acumen (subject matter expertise but not required to be the technical expert) in the relevant product area

We would rate you even higher if you have the following Skills/ Experience

  • Strong commercial acumen & analytical skills, with knowledge of key value drivers across the Vodafone UK Consumer business
  • Telco experience


Consumer at Vodafone

Our consumer business is all about how we sell Vodafone to home customers, deliver a great experience and provide the best network in the future. It’s also about helping and giving customers the confidence to use our products and services. As technology advances and the demands of our customers change, we’re now offering a new converged service to allow customers to be confidently connected to their professional and personal worlds; and it takes a wide range of talents, skills and expertise to deliver this. 
Joining Vodafone is more than a job, what we do matters. We don’t just carry minutes, texts and data – we carry people’s lives. And that’s a huge responsibility. If you think for a minute about the people you rely on…the likelihood is they rely on us.

Customers are at the heart of everything we do and we want to make a difference to the lives of our customers, and the communities in which we live and work. We support our people to give something back to the causes that mean the most to them through helping them give time and money to the charities they love.

And what’s it like to work here? We have created an environment where you can look forward to coming to work and are empowered to be at your best. We offer flexibility in how you work that helps you do your job in a way that suits you, opportunities to help you grow and progress throughout your career, and a choice of benefits to suit your lifestyle.

Commitment from Vodafone
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, 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 flexible benefits programme that you would expect from any global company. 

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