IT Operations Authority

Newbury, Berkshire
  1. Full Time
  2. IT/Technology
Posting date:13 Jun, 2019

IT Operation Authority - VET000245917
Location –

Salary- £Competitive + 10% Bonus and Benefits

What’s the role?


As an IT Operation Authority you will work within one of the most progressive areas of Vodafone. In this role you will work within a dynamic team of 9 Operations Authorities based in Newbury.  As an IT Operation Authority you will be responsible for the overall reliability and availability of the fixed Business Support Systems – applications and The entire Cable and Wireless technology stack.


In this role you will be the owner of the IT solutions for this complex business area, covering many areas of responsibility. Due to the nature of this role you will be required to work as part of an ‘on-call’ rota of 1 week in 6, this is suitability compensated. 


In addition, you will be required to:

  • Take full responsibility the solution including – Cost, Strategy, operational stability, governance and continuous improvement.
  • Drive forward Automation and Digitisation.
  • Capacity planning.
  • Recognise and the impact on the customer and the Vodafone Brand in the event of system failures and negate this.
  • Act as a leader for vendor engagement (over 100 vendors). 

What’s needed?

  • Experience working in a fast paced environment.
  • Experience with high level stakeholders and off site agents.
  • Telecoms experience – you must have a high level understanding of how the technology fits together.
  • Experience working with and managing off-shore teams.
    Ability to engage with clients, stakeholder and customers and developer relationships.
  • Educated to a Degree level or equivalent experience. 

What’s in it for you?

This an opportunity to work as part of a senior team, fulfilling a business relation orientated role. You will be able to nurture your business experience while continuously improving a critical business area of Vodafone.


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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