United Kingdom
  1. Full Time
  2. Digital
Posting date:13 Jul, 2020

Location: NEWBURY

Role: VBIT Mobile Product Owner

Vodafone Business IT (VB IT) designs, delivers and maintains the platforms and solutions that underpin the diverse range of products and services offered by our Vodafone Business division, we also deliver the back office solutions that enable our operational value streams to maintain operational excellence and support our customers.    

In keeping with the global presence of Vodafone, the VBIT team has a truly global reach.  Whilst the department itself is situated in the Vodafone Group Technology function, our platforms and solutions support not only our core Vodafone Global Enterprise market but also our Local Operating companies who benefit from the economies of scale that our centrally built IT solutions provide. 


The Role
In order to keep pace with rapid advances in technology and innovation VB IT is also changing.  As part of our new Agile First operating model, we have an exciting opportunity to join the Digital Managed Mobility team as the Product Owner for Mobile in the Multinational Business portfolio.  As the Product Owner, you will be at the forefront of an organization that helps to define and build platforms and solutions that provide a continuous flow of value to our business customers across the following portfolio:

Business mobile voice and data tariffs:
As the world's largest mobile service provider, mobile is at the heart of everything we do.
Our mobile network, connections and services are extensive, and our passion is to support our business customers wherever they are or want to be.  This part of the portfolio enables the Vodafone Red tariff for our Vodafone Business customers and is now 5G ready aimed at helping to keep our customers and their employees connected worldwide. 

As the Product Owner for Business Mobile, you will be the key link between the various business domains at Vodafone, development teams and stakeholders. With that in mind, the ability to communicate effectively to translate requirements and the vision throughout the business is be essential. You’ll play an integral part in defining our digital strategy and managing the execution of our roadmap The core outcomes of the function are:
• Own the product backlog and prioritise items in the backlog to reflect key strategic initiatives, customers and business needs in collaboration with the wider Vodafone Group Technology team.
• Documenting user stories and editing user stories in line with business needs along with leading requirement gathering and acceptance criteria
• Undertake business analysis and where appropriate re-engineer processes related to the digital channels set to help users maximise efficiencies and increase overall product adoption.
• Stakeholder Management - Liaison with the business and external stakeholders to ensure clear understanding of dependencies, deliverables and issues and to ensure that business sponsors fully understand and agree with the project analyses, conclusions and recommendations The in-year product roadmap working with Architecture, Design and Technology while being accountable for the delivery and execution of the Value Stream

Key Competencies:
• Experience on product design, implementation and rollout of mobile and/or fixed telecoms services, mobile applications, and/or cloud solutions. Preferably gained in an international environment/global context
• UX/CX design skills and knowledge, being able to articulate, compare and decide on user journeys design and development
• Good understanding of, and some experience in Technology Architecture and Agile delivery for products

MicroServices and APIs
Continuous Integration and Delivery (CI/CD)
Software Engineering
Automation and Robotics

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