Strategic Partnership Manager (Cost & Efficiencies)

Newbury, Berkshire
  1. Full Time
  2. IT/Technology
Posting date:Thu 04, 2018

Driving value with our Strategic Partners – come and join the team!  

Vendor Management / Cost review & Planning / Forecasting

Technology at Vodafone 
Millions of people interact with Vodafone Technology every day without even realising it. Our products deliver many essential services that are critical to the lives of many different people. We connect all sorts of businesses including banks, shops, the media, and critical services such as the emergency services. Our technology and network is the backbone to everything we deliver and without it we wouldn’t have a business. That’s why we’re investing heavily in it and we need talented people to help us deliver the next wave of innovation.  

About the role

New opportunities have arisen in the Strategic Partnership team to proactively contribute to the delivery of key priorities in line with the Strategic Partnerships plan. This role is accountable for supporting the implementation of Vodafone’s agreed Strategic Partners approach into operation through collaboration with Corporate & External Affairs, Finance, Supply Chain, Strategy & Wholesale and Technology, as well as Enterprise and Consumer Business Units. 

As a Strategic Technology Partnership Manager, your main responsibilities will include:

Working with the Strategic Technology Partnerships Senior Manager you will carry out a cross functional, end-to-end strategic review of Vodafone’s Strategic Partner relationships and contribute recommendations for the overall Strategic Partnerships plan.

You will assist with building a clear, long-term Vodafone Demand Roadmap, as well as supporting and driving the Regulatory and Legal strategy. You will also work with key stakeholders to drive improvements with Vodafone’s Strategic Partners through the establishment of a clear governance framework, and own cross functional reporting and BI.

A key element of your role will be to support the optimisation of Vodafone’s cost base, including long-range cost planning, investment decisions, reporting, and coherent reviews. 

It’s a role where you really can make a difference!

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