Within the world of Communication, technology is a key enabler. A consistent part of Vodafone success is based on the implementation and delivery of advanced and innovative services to its customers. Within Vodafone Group Technology, Fin Tech & Product Enablement has the responsibility to develop, deploy and operate strategic consumer services across the markets focussing on customer engagement, 3rd party integration for consumer services and identity solutions. Vodafone ID is the central enabler across Vodafone markets and Principal Manager Vodafone ID Product Management services for Identity and Access Management (incl. Know Your Customer functionality) and biometrics. The Customer Identity and Access Management (CIAM) platform is used cross channel (mobile apps, web and IVR) by Vodafone and 3rd party services. With a Decentralized Digital Identity platform based on Distributed Ledger Technology Vodafone ID also provides a self-sovereign identity to customers and an identity to things and devices.
As the Principal Manager Vodafone ID Product Management, you will be responsible for all Vodafone ID platforms to drive the vision and execution of the product and align the roadmap and priorities for new product features, enhancements, and improvements across all stakeholders. You will lead the overall prioritisation of the back logs and need to drive the SAFe implementation across all ID agile teams. You will also provide strong functional leadership on the cross functional programmes across all Vodafone Operating companies, GC, GT, Partner Networks to ensure the delivery and the cost efficient, lean design of Vodafone ID. You will lead an international team based in Europe and several functions and roles offshored to a managed team in Vodafone TSSC (India).
? Lead a team of technical Product Managers and Technical Product Owners (this could be on-shore or off-shore). Management across different agile delivery teams
? Develop the Program Vision and drive creation and execution of the product roadmap
? Prioritise the delivery of value while enabling growth of the technical platforms
? Agile advocacy for SAFe transformation
? 2m? revenue accountability
? Supplier and Partner Management securing the alignment with the products strategy and ensuring cost efficient and scalable solutions
? Vodafone Spirit values advocate, promoting inclusiveness and collaboration
What we are looking for:
? Experience in leading technology teams who produce large digital products for mobile/web technology with an ability to create high levels of engagement and performance. Ability to drive collaboration and align to a common goal
? Experience in defining and supporting the building of desirable, feasible, viable, and sustainable products that meet customer needs over the product-market lifecycle
? Excellent communication skills, experienced in presenting to large/public audiences, and social media communication.
? Ability to form strategic partnerships, own contract negotiations and roadmaps, securing sustainability.
? Agile and SAFe framework knowledge and leadership experience
? Ideally, advanced level in a second European language (Spanish or German)