Npd Engagement Manager

Newbury, Berkshire
  1. Full Time
  2. Sales
Posting date:01 May, 2019
Role Title: New Product Design Engagement Manager
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.

Vodafone Group Business partners with large multi-national organisations to find better ways of working through our total communications solutions. We enable them do ‘more with less’ by empowering their people to work more flexibly, simply and efficiently to ensure their business is built on firm connectivity foundations. Across our global fixed and mobile networks, cloud-based hosting platforms, Internet of Things solutions, technical expertise and professional services offerings, we can connect global organisations in a rapid changing world to ensure they stay agile and competitive – wherever in the world they do business. What links us all together is that we are all customer obsessed, innovation hungry and ambitious! Are you?

Our Team:
Group Business Commercial Operations

Vodafone Group Business Operations delivers consistent, excellent service to all our 1700 multi-national clients. From designing to delivering extraordinary service that exceeds our customer’s expectations, we lead excellence across all our global markets and customer lifecycle Joining us as a NPD Engagement Manager you can be part of our empowering our Group Business Commercial Operations function. The Future is exciting. Ready?

This role is accountable for facilitating and enabling the transformation of the VBC&O NPD Engagement Framework from creation into operationalisation and then the ongoing running of the engagement model. In the first stages the role will be heavily involved in developing the NPD Framework and associated enabling infrastructure such as demand & resource management models, with the Principal NPD Engagement Manager and cross functional stakeholders.


The NPD Engagement manager is the first port of call for all NPD demand into VBC&O, they will manage the initial impact assessments against the VBC&O standard proposition, interacting with the VBP&S Project managers to ensure the standard requirements are adhered to and underlying principles met. They will engage and manage any extra and new standards that need to be created deciding when these are appropriate and making sure the correct approval is apparent. They will be accountable for ensuring the right methodology is being resourced Agile/Waterfall.

With us you will:
  • Working with the NPD Engagement Lead to facilitate VBC&O standard product requirement sets & Agile way of working models

  • Designing, deploying and maintaining demand and resource management mechanisms for all NPD activity

  • Carrying out impact assessments on NPD demand into VBC&O – defining correct route for the demand

  • Maintenance of VBC&O proposition requirements library – owning and running the updating processes with specified VBC&O functions.

  • Represent VBC&O on NPD boards as and when required

Apply if you have:
  • Business Analysis preferably in a product field
  • Agile product design and project deployment
  • Previous experience in Agile coaching
  • ITIL V3 experience or qualification
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. For any technical difficulties with submitting your application, please contact

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