TL Fixed Network, E2E Regional Harmonization

Aggregate function:  Technology
Business Area:  VT Netw. Strategy Archit. Eng.
Posting Country:  Romania
Date Posted:  21 Nov 2023
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:


  • Promote Technical harmonization initiatives among Countries within fixed Networks, in order to push synergies, save CAPEX and OPEX and simplify processes.
  • Drive the integration of potential acquired networks and sharing/partnership agreements across European markets, entailing network evolution plans, organization, processes, tools, 3rd party agreements and business case alignment.
  • Stimulate the identification of engineering efficiency initiatives (among which Energy Efficiency) across markets and ensure delivery of committed savings.
  • Promote legacy networks renewal and migration to approved solutions/vendors by implementing a consistent Lifecycle Management process based on feasibility analysis and business case assessment.
  • Drive the implementation of all project-related Vodafone processes as well as the Vodafone project management methodology
  • Build the required environment to create an ambitious and high performance team gradually increasing performance and capabilities while harmonising, and simplifying the NW landscape across the countries
  • Drive team resources to truly support Company strategy, support Customer needs and develop their professional skills.

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


  • Drive the integration of acquired networks across European markets, entailing network evolution, 3rd party agreements, processes, tools, and business case alignment.
  • Manage all the relevant relationships with the local stakeholders in the countries (Heads of Network Deployment, IT, Operations) and in NSE (D-OSS, CCE, Capacity Management) among others, as well as the Integration of future Company integrations.
  • Build and implement an ambitious plan to drive harmonization across countries within Fixed Access Engineering, identifying synergy and consolidation opportunities and boosting the implementation of projects, in line with NSE best practices and NGA strategy in all OPCOs.
  • Stimulate the identification of engineering efficiency initiatives, and assure execution of committed  savings
  • Promote legacy networks renewal and migration to approved solutions/vendors, through feasibility analysis and business case assessment.


With these skills you are a great candidate:


  • Knowledge of the European Telecommunication business and Telco Network Architecture
  • Strategical view of Next Generation Access networks and services, future directions of these technologies and how they add value to our customers
  • Persuasive communicator able to manage many stakeholders in Group Commercial, Local Markets and Technology up to Director levels in high demanding business impacting
  • Leadership and teamwork, experienced people manager able to manage deep technology teams delivering demanding programs 


Must have technical / professional qualifications: 

  • Career degree (IT, Engineering, Management)
  • Knowledge of telecoms technologies
  • Strong experience leading multi-country teams.
  • Fluent in English 


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, colour, 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.