Infrastructure Strategy Manager

Newbury, Berkshire
  1. Full Time
  2. IT/Technology
Posting date:17 Apr, 2018
£excellent + great benefits 

Technology at Vodafone 
Millions of people interact with Vodafone Technology every day without even realising it. Our products deliver many essential services that critical to the lives of many different people. We connect all sorts of businesses including banks, shops and the media to and critical services such as the emergency services. Our technology and network is the backbone to everything we deliver and without it we wouldn’t have a business. That’s why we’re investing heavily in it and we need talented people to help us deliver the next wave of innovation.  

Role purpose 

The Infrastructure Strategy Manager’s prime responsibility is to ensure Vodafone UK has a clearly defined infrastructure roadmap that encompasses the appropriate technologies, and that the IT and wider Technology community are supportive and adhering to that roadmap.

This role will involve technical expertise, stakeholder management at all levels and leadership for our Infrastructure processes and solutions into Vodafone UK. The role will involve working with system owners, the IT leadership team, Group Technology leadership and suppliers to create & own our Infrastructure IT roadmap and direction.

Role Responsibilities
  • Implement the IT roadmap for Infrastructure, including Cloud, which includes ensuring efficient use of infrastructure.
  • With Group Technology, agree and implement a UK data centre strategy
  • Line manage Infrastructure team with duties including, but not limited to, setting objectives, regular 1:1’s, coaching and ensuring succession plans in place.
  • Manage the Public Sector Desktop estate, working collaboratively with Security teams and business stakeholders to ensure the solution is fit for purpose and meets requirements.
  • Operational support of the regional IT estate.

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