IT Enteprise Architect-Cust.&Chanel Mgmt

Newbury, Berkshire
  1. Full Time
  2. IT/Technology
Posting date:10 May, 2018

Role Title: IT Enterprise Architect - Digital

Location: Newbury

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?      

With us you will:

  • Work collaboratively with a diverse range of senior stakeholders including senior business and IT managers, architects and external parties.

  • Be able to understand and communicate the innovative approaches to complex business problems in a simple, compelling way in order to influence the outcome of strategic architectural decisions.

  • Create collaborative relationship networks across Vodafone Group and other Local and Partner Markets with relevant stakeholder communities.

  • Work with and influence our Strategic Vendors through collaborative architecture practice

  • Be a team player and contribute to the ongoing practice development of the Vodafone IT Architecture capabilities

What you can expect from us:

We’ll help you be the best you can be, with dedicated support and mentoring, plenty of 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.

As well as a generous basic salary, annual company bonus, you also have 28 day’s holiday, company pension scheme, Life Insurance, product discounts and access to voluntary benefit options including; child care vouchers, share save scheme, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle. All of this, in a professional but fun environment.

Apply if you have:

  • Capability to articulate and define complex architectures in a simple way to stakeholders underpinned by a structured analytical approach and high quality Architectural Artefacts and Deliverables.

  • Excellent communication skills (both written and spoken).  Able to gain influence at senior levels across Vodafone Local Markets, Partners and Affiliates, Suppliers putting across complex ideas in a simple way. Specific experience and demonstrable capability around the effective presentation of Architecture concepts to a diverse range of stakeholders.

  • Excellent Architecture and virtual Team Management skills backed up by appropriate industry experience in the Digital/Telecoms/Enterprise/IT Services industry with proven delivery in the Architecture space

  • Excellent interpersonal, influencing and negotiating skills and able to adjust own style to suit audience and achieve objectives

  • Demonstrable track record of delivering on projects that span multi-disciplinary areas, preferably in a large telecommunications and/or Digital organisation Enterprise Architecture, Business and IT environments.

  • Sound overall knowledge of applications, integration, and data architecture methodologies and industry best practices

  • Ability to operate effectively across a range of disciplines in enough detail to communicate effectively with both experts in those areas and with senior stakeholders

  • Ability to translate Business Strategy and needs into Enterprise Architecture blueprints; estimate the financial impact of architectural alternatives.

  • Willingness to travel in line with business needs

We’re happy if you are:

  • Academic Degree qualified

  • Aware of and capable of using Telecoms, Digital/IT Industry and Enterprise Architecture Best Practice methodologies, process, function and data maps such as those used by TM Forum, or defined by ITIL, TOGAF, BPMN, UML, Scaled Agile, DevOps Architecture, Cloud Native / Micro service Architecture patterns.

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. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us on

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