Product Manager - Sell the Network m/f/d

Vodafone • Düsseldorf


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Recruiter: Jules Held 

Vodafone Networks is embarking on a digital transformation journey to radically transform the way we operate across Europe. Vodafone is setting up a new network digital product office to help define and lead this transformation. This new team will help create world class digital products on new digital platforms to meet our ambitions. Vodafone is looking for talented people who experiment, fail fast, and innovate at pace to define our future and create a cultural transformation.

About the role:
Vodafone is transforming into a TechCom organisation where decisions are data driven and supported by best in class digital tools. This role will help create, manage, and build a series of digital products that ensure our commercial teams can effectively and accurately sell the Network. This will mean leveraging our huge volumes of data and data scientists to create data driven opportunities and highlight potential areas of risk. Working with our other product managers you will ensure that commercial insights and thinking are baked into decision making throughout the European Networks organisations to make sure we build the right network for our customers.

We are seeking a product manager to help us land this mission. The ideal candidate will have a strategic vision with big ideas that fosters and environment of collaboration and creativity. This role is looking for someone with an entrepreneurial mindset and real-world experience distilling business value and goals into roadmaps and a refined value stream. 

You will be creating and managing a valuestream product backlog ensuring that business KPIs and outcomes are achieved through the value stream actions. 

This is a brand new function and set of value streams. We are looking for someone to analyse the current product set and future product pipeline to create a flow of value throughout the organisation. A successful candidate will growth their value stream, by building a valuable product/feature catalogue, increasing the need for product owners and developers to unlock value. 

A critical element of this role is therefore effectively communicating and prioritising your value stream with the technical executive teams across Europe who will directly benefit from your products.

You will have excellent stakeholder management skills which will enable you to execute your accountability for partnering with senior business leaders and customers across Europe to create manage the valuestream. You will also be comfortable presenting and testing your ideas with senior management and challenging the status quo. 

Ultimately, the value stream is yours to shape to ensure the business outcomes are achieved each quarter/year. Working with the product owners to direct the internal development teams to build world class products to create a world class Network.


Job Responsibility

With us you will: 

  • Collaborate with senior stakeholders to define and agree value stream KPIs and targets
  • Take lead of product owners to prioritse features and releases to achieve value stream outcomes
  • Work with internal and external contacts to analyze needs and align value stream to strategic goals
  • Perform market scanning 
  • Work closely with product management/business teams to create and maintain a feature backlog according to business value or ROI (weightest shortest job first)
  • Accountable for the success of the value stream and the achievement of the business outcomes


Must have technical / professional qualifications: 

  • 5+ years product management experience. 
  • Experience with Agile tools such as JIRA and Azure DevOps
  • An understanding of Mobile &/or Fixed Line Products and Services
  • Ideally a relevant Degree in Engineering, computer science, or equivalent experience.

Ready to join us?

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