Senior Innovation manager

newbury
  1. Full Time
  2. Business Improvement
87016
Posting date:30 Apr, 2021

Senior Innovation Manager

Location:  Newbury    (Full-time remote working during COVID-19)
Salary:  Excellent Salary and Benefits 
Hours:   37.5 
Safety Notice: To ensure candidate and employee safety, we are continuing with our virtual hiring and onboarding processes until further notice.

 

What will you be doing? 

 

This role presents a unique opportunity to create market leading technology solutions in a ‘start-up’ environment, with the resources and expertise of a market leading business brand. It requires an entrepreneurial collaborator who is a natural leader internally and externally.
Reporting into the Head of Innovation, this role is responsible for exploring opportunity for Innovation and acting as the focal point for innovation in Vodafone Business UK.  

This role will drive the identification, incubation and embedding of innovation opportunities across the UK, you will lead cross-functional teams of individuals across a variety of functions to bring innovative propositions to market and to secure Vodafone’s market leadership in digital solutions and future technology’s

 

Who are we looking for?  

 

  • An open and curious mind, with the ability to make connections others don’t see.
  • Understanding of the ICT market and its current and future technology trends 
  • Experience of/exposure to product management and proposition development
  • Commercial mindset and customer focus
  • The ability to create a future vision, and the drive to galvanise an organisation behind it.
  • Excellent influencing and stakeholder management skills


What’s in it for you?

An excellent remuneration and bonus package with 28 days holiday entitlement, in addition to bank holidays and paid leave for charity projects. We offer an extensive and flexible benefits package that can be tailored to suit you and your family. From our market-leading parental leave policies through to employee discounts, retail vouchers, pension plan and share schemes we are committed to supporting you throughout your career with Vodafone.

 

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