Head of Mobile Applications

London, Greater London
  1. Full Time
  2. Digital
Posting date:06 Dec, 2019
Head of Mobile Applications 
Location: Newbury HQ/The Speechmark Southwark,London 
£ Excellent salary and benefits 

Is this role for you?

We're looking for a talented and enthusiastic Digital Apps Development Lead to join our Mobile Apps team in London, bringing with you a broad range of experiences and a passion for modern development technologies and practices. As a Digital Apps Development Lead you'll lead our mobile apps engineering group, encompassing UX, Architecture, Development, Testing & Deployment, with the autonomy to drive agile, lean & devOps principles across your deliveries in your own way. Building great products that delight our customers and transform the way they engage with us is why we're here, but we're also building a world-class capability to build and ship high quality products, leading the way across Vodafone to transform the way we deliver our solutions - and it's here where this role is so important to us. Our My Vodafone App is currently used by millions of our customers, and is already the leading channel for customer engagement, but we have big plans for the future!

What you will be doing?

In this role you’ll be part of the Product Engineering Leadership team, reporting to the Head of Product Engineering and will lead and manage the development teams that build our My Vodafone app for Android and iOS devices, as well as our innovation teams leading our work on Amazon's Alexa and other exciting (and secret!) initiatives.
You’ll work closely with our Product Management team, who provide the direction and strategy for our Mobile Apps & innovations, and with other mobile-focused teams across the Vodafone Group, sharing our ideas and components with other teams.

What we're looking for?

•Building and leading a capable and empowered team of engineers across multiple disciplines with a shared, clear vision and a passionate drive to succeed.
•Overseeing the technical design, structure and direction of the products that you own.
•Embedding development Operating Models, valuing ownership, responsiveness, predictability and transparency.
•Ensuring we’re making best use of current mobile platform capabilities and that we’re prepared for what’s coming next.
•Managing significant budgets and capacity of your deliveries, including internal Capex/Opex and the management of supplier commercials. Ensuring users are at the heart of your process and deliveries, involving them along the way for rapid iteration & learning. Mentoring and executing Agile, Lean, and Continuous Delivery best practices, embedding DevOps behaviours and principles driving a model of continuous delivery.
•Establishing a lean delivery management governance model, and heartbeat of reviews and reporting to the Digital IT leadership.

What’s in it for you? 

In this dynamic, fast-paced team, you will be working on leading edge technologies in a constantly evolving environment. This role places a lot of emphasis on improve the journey at Vodafone for the customer. This opportunity offers huge exposure to the overall business, automation projects and genuine career progression.

Love to travel? 28 days holiday (option to buy or sell 5!) plus leading travel brand discounts.
Planning for the Future? Get a head start with our fantastic contribution matching pension scheme or our award winning maternity policy.
Are charities close to your heart? 3 paid leave days for charity projects of your choice and matched fundraising.
Looking to Learn? Develop a career on your terms with the Vodafone University.
Love to Shop? Enjoy discounts with the UK’s best-known brands, restaurants and days out with the family.
What about your phone? Great discounts available for you, your family and your friends!

If this sounds of interest, then apply today!
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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