Strategy & Commercial Planning

Our Strategy & Commercial Planning team is responsible for identifying and assessing key industry & market trends, competitor analysis and new growth opportunities to support our global strategy formulation. They push Vodafone’s innovation agenda and pursue opportunities for Vodafone to participate in emerging or disruptive technologies such as Big data, augmented reality, AI & blockchain as well as business models that will drive Vodafone’s entry into future revenue streams which will deliver for both our consumer and business customers. Leading an Innovation community across core business functions including technology, business to business, our foundation and more, ensures innovation is at the heart of everything we do.

As well as leading the coordination, guidance and leadership of strategic projects and thinking, the teams closely monitor and review the planning and delivery of core initiatives across Vodafone, partnering with business directors and updating and influencing board strategy reviews.

Typical roles within the Strategy & Commercial Planning teams

Commercial Planning Manager

To work within the Commercial Planning & Programmes team to ensure effective commercial planning and performance management across commercial functions and local markets. Responsible for ensuring effective delivery of specific commercial initiatives across markets. Review specific commercial programmes strategy, plans and performance as well as support running of the programme office for specific transformational commercial projects.

Strategy Manager

To develop, communicate and implement Vodafone’s strategy for the Vodafone Group in tight coordination with commercial, technology and market teams. Responsible for project managing key strategy projects providing strategic, analytical and research support for Group Strategy formulation and global projects

Innovation Manager

Executes on Vodafone’s innovation agenda and pursues various opportunities for Vodafone to participate in new technologies and business models by engaging, partnering and collaborating with innovative external parties such as Private Equity/ Venture Capitalists, Start-Ups and Silicon Valley players (large and small).