Senior OE Manager

London, Greater London
  1. Full Time
  2. HR/ Human Resources
Posting date:12 Aug, 2019

Role: Senior OE Manager

Location: Paddington


At Vodafone Business, 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 Business, you will be part of evolving our digital world of total communications. Now is the time to get on board.


As we evolve into a truly digital company, Vodafone Business supports our customers to do ‘more with less’ by empowering their people to work flexibly, simply, and more efficiently. Across our global fixed and mobile networks, cloud-based hosting platforms, Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, technical expertise and professional services offerings, we can connect organisations in a fast-changing world to ensure they stay agile and ambitious – wherever in the world they do business. Are you ready to connect your career with us?


Role Profile


As a Senior OE Manager, you will act as a collaborative and innovative subject matter expert within the Vodafone Business HR Centre of Excellence leading strategic HR projects and programmes of activity.  This role will ensure optimum organisation effectiveness and performance across Vodafone business through:

• Design & development of Vodafone Business op model

• Identification and delivery of OE projects in relation to key business opportunities or problems

• Leading agile workforce planning/budgeting process in conjunction with Business Partners & Finance.


We are offering a fantastic opportunity to join Vodafone in a forward thinking department with a talented team possessing a variety of skills.. Our team strives to regularly improve and this is a fantastic time to join and establish yourself for future opportunities.


In return you will enjoy a competitive salary and benefits, and a central office with fantastic transport links. Within Vodafone we have a positive culture and positive culture of acceptance and promote equality and individuality across the business.


Key accountabilities and decision ownership  

  • Collaborate with the business to develop operating model and organisational designs that align to corporate strategy underpinned by world-class tool kits and frameworks.

  • Develop operating model to align with corporate strategy, ensuring this is embedded as a visible change tool across the business

  • Assure the delivery of operating model and organisational designs across Vodafone regions and markets

  • Lead organisational effectiveness projects to improve the simplicity and effectiveness of Vodafone (e.g. process improvement or behaviour change)

  • Lead Vodafone Business workforce planning & budgeting cycles

  • Drive all activity related to headcount management & workforce planning, including managing the annual & monthly processes

  • Develop world-class toolkits and frameworks for delivering organisational effectiveness

  • Support the Head of in developing a community of Heads of Local Business HR and OE leads  and Regional OE leads



  • Management consulting experience – significant organisational and change practice experience preferred

  • Impact and influence – ability to influence senior level managers and directors

  • Commercial – ability to translate organisational efficiency into business value

  • Strong analytical skills and strategic thinking
  • Very strong communication skills – verbal and written – simple style

  • HR Professional Qualifications desirable but not essential

  • Significant understanding of org functioning, op models, design thinking and the systemic nature of OE 

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. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us on

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