Global Project Manager

Newbury, Berkshire
  1. Full Time
  2. IT/Technology
259911
Posting date:14 Aug, 2019

 

Role Title: Global Project Manager
Location: Newbury / Birmingham / Manchester
 

At Vodafone Group we build connections to all our Global operations, acting as an advisory board to drive consistency and customer excellence across 30 countries and for over 420 million customers. We are constantly uncovering tactics to innovate the way we operate, set our global standards or lead our strategic performance. By joining Vodafone Group, you will be part of evolving our digital world of total communications. Now is the time to get on board.

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?  

 
Our Team:
 

The team is responsible for end-to-end global Vodafone Business customer projects. As a Global Project Manager you will lead and take ownership of large complex programmes in Northern Europe.  The Future is exciting. Ready?”

With us you will:
 
  • Act as advisor to the Bid Team on all Project elements as required and agreed for proposal submission; delivering the needed governance documentation (High Level Plan, Project Definition Document-PDD) and provide guidance to Solution Architect regarding creation Statement of Work.

  • Ensure that Customer projects and programme work streams are planned, coordinated and communicated in a professional manner, keeping customer stakeholders regularly informed of progress, and ensuring that all stakeholder expectations are managed and that customer commitments are consistently met.

  • Manage projects with contract values of £20m+ with the responsibility of managing large virtual teams and reporting to C level executives.

  • Deliver a range of standard and non-standard solutions including; Unified Communication, mobility, LAN, WAN, IPT, Security and managed solutions.

  • Ensure a clean hand-over to the Customer & Service Management team at the close of each project is facilitated.

 
What you can expect from us:
 
  • The opportunity to have visible impact on the delivery of major customer projects and programmes.

 
 
Apply if you have:
 
  • Extensive Project Management skills and experience ideally delivering mobility, LAN, WAN, IPT, Security and managed solutions

  • Exceptional interpersonal, organizational and communication skills, integrity, respect for confidentiality, sound judgment and decision making skills.

  • The ability to lead and motivate high profile project teams to successfully deliver the program within agreed time scales, assigned budget and to high quality standards. Be effective in crossing the country specific cultural divides

  • Have the ability to manage virtual teams and external resources

  • PRINCE2 Practitioner or PMI-PMP and ITILv3 required 
We’re happy if you:
 
  • Knowledge of Agile methodologies/Agile (SaFE)
 
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. For any technical difficulties with submitting your application, please contact group.resourcing@vodafone.com

 
 
If you have any questions left
 

Check out the application process and get to know us better here: https://careers.vodafone.co.uk/technology

https://careers.vodafone.co.uk/working-at-vodafone

Read more stories here: https://careers.vodafone.co.uk/posts

 
 

The future is exciting. Ready?

 

 

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