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Strategic Operations Programmes Lead

Posting Country:  Hungary
Date Posted:  19-Mar-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.

Hello there! We’re Vodafone Intelligent Solutions (also known as _VOIS) and we’re looking for a


Strategic Operations Programmes Lead



Role purpose: 

Within Device Operations Supply Chain function, the Lead for Strategic Operations Programmes is accountable for the set-up, delivery and performance measurement of cross-functional, complex and strategic to SLT level projects in the area of Device Operations, projects with financial impact on the company (such as: working capital improvement, efficiency gains, automation and process rationalisation). Moreover, the role holder will play a key role in implementation and monitoring of Commercial Ops & Enablement governance and act as vertical facilitator of Agile Ways of Working across Operations teams in VPC, VOIS and Local Markets.



What you’ll do:

•    Successfully engage in multiple cross-functional Commercial Ops & Enablement projects simultaneously (such as Working Capital improvement initiative or roll out self-billing initiative across suppliers)
•    Ensure proper project setup, carefully involves necessary stakeholders (internal and external) and ensure compliance with the Kanban & Agile methodology 
•    Ensure proper and regular usage of tools, like project charter, meeting minutes, risk management tool, project timing, workshops, etc.
•    Drive and challenge project team on their assumptions of how the project will be successfully executed
•    Deep understanding of business need, business case (both benefits, expenses, investments) operational requirements and technical solutions
•    Ensure project transparency via visible leadership and proactive communication
•    Make decision regarding issue categorization and necessary escalation
•    Provide e2e project reporting (documentation according to internal rules, progress reports and status updates, project status senior management team)
•    Support Operations Team governance and internal communication (team meetings, team presentations, regular management reporting, etc.)
•    Support other functions in project management


What you will bring to the team:

•    Fluent English knowledge 
•    Experienced in methods and concepts of complex transformation programmes, as well as in programme and project management 
•    Acting in a flexible, agile way, with changing priorities and multiple relevant topics at the same time
•    Capable to define roadmaps, express complex circumstances in simple language
•    Confident to discussions with senior leaders, with good communication skills and proficient ways of expressing
•    Able to work independently, quickly understand the core of the subject and driving the necessary actions / resolution


In return we provide you with:

•    A dynamic environment where innovative ideas are always welcome;
•    A collaborative community where your professional goals and work are supported by a diverse team;
•    Access to internal trainings through Vodafone University and external trainings via other providers;
•    A supportive internal coaching and mentoring culture;
•    Opportunities to participate in company activities and Vodafone Foundation events;
•    Corporate assets including a laptop and mobile phone with Vodafone RED subscription (unlimited talk, text message, and data within the EU)
•    Vodafone HOME discounted fleet services for employees and their friends & family
•    Cafeteria package;
•    Private Medical Services;
•    Employee Assistant Program to support your wellbeing and mental health;
•    Currently, we are trialling a flexible and hybrid way of working to ensure our colleagues’ wellbeing and health & safety; we combine working from home with meeting max 2 times/week in our fully refurbished, digital office in Budapest.


What you need to know about us


We are the engine that powers Vodafone around the world: our work impacts millions of people around the globe every day. If you want to experiment and learn fast, integrated into an international, multicultural and inclusive team, then _VOIS is the place for you.


#movewithus #_VOIS #VOISHU #LI-Hybrid

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.

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.