NW Portfolio Manager

Aggregate function:  Technology
Business Area:  VT Netw. Strategy Archit. Eng.
Posting Country:  Romania
Date Posted:  11 Jul 2024
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

At Vodafone, we’re working hard to build a better future. A more connected, inclusive and sustainable world. As a dynamic global community, it's our human spirit, together with technology, that empowers us to achieve this. 

We challenge and innovate in order to connect people, businesses, and communities across the world. Delighting our customers and earning their loyalty drive us, and we experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

With us, you can be truly be yourself and belong, share inspiration, embrace new opportunities, thrive, and make a real difference.

Your day to day:

Manages German Network Portfolio with stakeholders from Business, Networks and IT. Creates DE Market reports focusing on planned and inflight project portfolio including imminent escalations. Drives alignment with other portfolio managers and automation / harmonization of reporting.

With these activities you will have a great impact on our business:

•    Driving the monthly Project Portfolio Review Meetings with main Stakeholders (Business, Networks, IT) to prevent escalations and foster a close relationship.
•    Support project set-up discussion and risk and issue escalation processes.
•    Create and contribute to reports for the DE market – focusing on planned and inflight project portfolio including imminent escalations, call for actions etc.
•    Definition and monitoring of portfolio KPIs as well as preparing in depth data analysis regarding Portfolio Data in the portfolio tool.
•    Driving automation and harmonization of reports to create synergies and consistent status of programs and project.
•    Support the lean processes to estimate the ability to deliver and effort of the different Network areas as well as supporting prioritization discussions. 
•    Harmonizing and optimizing the portfolio function.

With these skills you are a great candidate:

•    Demand and delivery experience: Understanding its processes and governance.
•    Strategic Thinking: The ability to think strategically and align portfolio decisions with the company's long-term goals.
•    Risk Management: Skill in identifying and mitigating risks and issues associated with portfolio initiatives.
•    Cross-Functional Collaboration: Effective collaboration with various departments to ensure the successful execution of portfolio initiatives.
•    Data Analysis and Reporting: Proficiency in data analytics and reporting tools to monitor portfolio performance and make data-driven decisions.
•    Communication: Excellent skills in communication to convey complex information to various stakeholders.
•    Technology and products Knowledge: Industry-specific knowledge and understanding of the different network areas, products, and services.

Sounds like the perfect job? We’ve got even more to offer:

•    Work from Home – hybrid approach  
•    Medical and dental services 
•    Life and hospitalization insurance 
•    Dedicated employee phone subscription 
•    Special discounts for gyms and retailers 
•    Annual Company Bonus 
•    Ongoing Education – we continuously invest in you to ensure you have everything needed to excel on the job and enhance your skills  
•    You get to work with tried and trusted web-technology 
•    Getting in on the ground floor of a technology changing company 
•    Flexible Vacation – Take time off when you need it, we trust you  
•    Special Paternal Program - 4 months of paid paternity leave


We recognize and celebrate the importance of diversity and inclusivity in our workplace so that we are as diverse as the customers and communities we serve. We do not tolerate any form of discrimination especially related to but not limited to race, color, age, veteran status, gender identification, sexual orientation, pregnancy, ethnicity, disability, religion, political affiliation, trade union membership, nationality, indigenous status, medical condition, HIV status, social origin, cultural background, social or marital status. 

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

Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised and rewarded. We are committed to promoting Inclusion for All with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey.