Senior Manager

Newbury, Berkshire
  1. Full Time
  2. IT/Technology
Posting date:01 Aug, 2019

Senior Manager – Technology Operations 


Newbury Based

UK Vodafone Business Technology Solutions is the function of Vodafone UK accountable for delivering fixed and converged communication solutions for Enterprise customers. We play a critical role in enabling customers to do business in an increasingly connected world.

Working within Vodafone Business Technology Solutions the Fixed Data Services (FDS) function support the provisioning of Vodafone core IP & Data products, whilst also providing associated Remote Access, Transmission Build, Layer 1, 2 & 3 Testing and Customer Reporting requirements.  

The Senior Manager sets out the vision and future direction for the FDS function, effectively manages and controls the operational performance and owns all financial budgetary elements.

Key accountabilities and decision ownership: 

  • Drive fast paced change while ensuring day to day decisions made in context of strategic direction /ambition

  • Responsible for ensuring that all activities are carried out to departmental standards and cost effectively 

  • Drive Continuous Improvement Program to increase efficiencies and productivity improvements

  • Successful delivery of all Projects to time, cost and quality

  • Ensure the team are trained and capable of delivering against business requirements making best use of available resource

What’s important to us?

  • Experience of running a large scale technical operation  

  • Highly developed influencing skills, leadership capability, and the ability to achieve through others

  • Good balance between strategic and operational experience - ability to remove complexity and determine core strategic deliverables

  • A dynamic, agile and strategic approach

  • Ability to lead and motivate a team of experienced individuals focused on delivering to customer satisfaction

  • Transformation experience; large scale change programmes, cultural change, automation etc

What’s in it for you? 

  • Great reward with a competitive basic.  You will get to work with a fun, diverse and driven team who love what they do and a leadership team who listen, support and inspire you to be your very best! 

  • Love to travel? 28 days holiday (with the option to buy or sell an extra 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!

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Commitment from Vodafone

Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a flexible, 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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