Programme Manager

Programme Manager London, England

Full Time London, England 72000 - 91074 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description

Programme Manager

Location: UK Hub location (*Blended working)
Hours: 37.5 – Monday to Friday

  • Blended working - Vodafone UK’s blended working approach means you’ll come to your contracted hub location office as and when needed to get things done for your role and for tasks that require it, otherwise you will be able to work from home. Our ‘Office in a Box’ home-working kit will be available for all who need it during your onboarding journey.

Be part of the Business Technology Solutions for Vodafone UK, the team that design and develop our converged communications solutions, drive efficiency through automation and AI, whilst implement the solutions directly with our customers. We help thousands of businesses across the country with our connectivity solutions.

What will you be doing?

The Programme Manager is responsible for leading large customer facing programmes across multiple domains on behalf of Vodafone for our Enterprise Customers, leading complex multi-party teams, taking responsibility at board level.
The key responsibilities are:

Engaging through contract negotiations and be responsible for translating, often ambiguous requirements, into operational plans, engaging buy-in across all stakeholder groups.
Setting the governance controls for the programme, ensuring these align to corporate, customer and local standards, with strong emphasis on assurance and gate reviews, defining the programme costs, operational budgets, staffing requirements, programme resources and programme risk & change strategy.
Accountable for ensuing that the programme and all interrelated projects, dependencies, assumptions and risks are identified, stakeholder buy in achieved, stage plans created, managed and reported though the lifecycle of the programme, emphasis on alignment to time, cost and quality.
Who are we looking for?

  • MSP Practitioner
  • Gravitas, with the ability to operate at senior stakeholder level both internally and externally, demonstrating leadership and presenting at Executive & Steering board level
  • Experience of delivering large transition & transformational programmes, understanding the operational impacts of bringing a large complex customer into the organisation maintaining service continuity
  • Engagement in contractual and commercial negotiations with both customer and partner suppliers
  • Revenue and margin focused
  • Ability to manage a large team of project managers

What’s in it for you?

An excellent remuneration and bonus package with 28 days holiday entitlement, in addition to bank holidays and paid leave for charity projects. We offer an extensive benefits package that can be tailored to suit you and your family, including employee discounts, retail vouchers, pension plan and share schemes. We’re also proud to provide a Reconnect programme with flexibility to support individuals returning to work after a career break and our market-leading parental leave policies. We’re committed to supporting you throughout every step of your career at Vodafone.

Together we can


Not a perfect fit?

Worried that you don’t meet all the desired criteria exactly? At Vodafone we are passionate about Inclusion for All and creating a workplace where everyone can thrive, whatever their personal or professional background. If you’re excited about this role but your experience doesn’t align exactly with every part of the job description, we encourage you to apply as you may be the right candidate for this role or another role, and our recruitment team can help you see how your skills fit in.

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