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Agile Program Lead

Posting Country:  Turkey
Date Posted:  02-Aug-2022
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.


Join our journey as we connect for a better future. Ready?
 We are looking for an Agile Program Lead.



Our purpose at Vodafone is to connect for a better future. As a Global Communications Technology company, we put the customer at the heart of everything we do. We are forever challenging, pushing boundaries and discovering innovative ways to connect our customers with their digital societies.

We connect people, businesses, and communities across the globe to create the future. We earn customer loyalty, experiment, learn fast and get it done, together. As you can imagine, this means that we have a vibrant and diverse mix of skills and people making Vodafone a great place to work.




We are seeking an Agile Program Lead with the will and ambition to work in high performing Vodafone Team.

Job Responsibility


Your Place in the team


•    Able to analyse and perform proactive management of business demand for new services or modifications to existing service features.
•    Uses the right frameworks and approaches to manage projects and relationships in order to drive excellence and control costs, in either small scale or complex enterprise-wide initiatives.
•    Builds effective relationships with business stakeholders
•    Strong candidate to manage a portfolio of projects, program, complex or time bounded projects 
•    Understands agile methodologies (e.g. Kanban, Lean, Scrum, Design Thinking) and apply agile ways of working. Is an Agile Leader and role model of the agile  mind-set and principles.
•    Coordinate all project members and manage all project tasks 
•    Work with related teams to find MVP and facilitate the cost estimation activities for demands
•    Present and report potfolio status, progress to all stakeholders 
•    Identify improvement opportunities in the demand management and portfolio process
•    Continuously seek for ways to simplify and enhance demand management and portfolio process 
•    Anticipate risks and define and execute issue resolutions in project level
•    Resolve cross-functional issues to execute the projects 
•    Identify program /project level risks / issues  
•    Manage dependencies among projects in the program /project / portfolio 
•    Provide an integrated high level status for program /project / portfolio 


We are looking for you if you have


•    Minimum Overall 15 years work experience and 5 years in Portfolio Management, Demand Management or Project Management
•    Working knowledge of Telecom/GSM/Fixed/IT concepts and good understanding of solutions/products in telecom/IT space. 
•    Telecom domain experience with a vendor or operator will be preferred. 
•    Strong technical background of Telecom infrastructure, technologies, products and services
•    Adaptable: Able to cope with the changing needs of the business in a responsive way
•    Builds Trust: with team and customers to effectively meet capability requirements
•    Communication: Influences leadership teams and other stakeholders, communicates with enthusiasm and clarity.
•    Courage: to stand for what they believe in with people from all cultural backgrounds and at all levels in the organization 
•    Driven:  Is motivated, establishes realistic plans and proactively drives delivery 
•    Expert: Is a recognized and experienced in leadership capability development
•    Imaginative:  Thinks outside the box and encourages others to do so too
•    Judgment: Sound judgment and ability to be decisive
•    Risk Aware: Willingness to take and manage risk effectively
•    Service Orientated: Service orientated in approach and able to satisfy the often competing demands of customers
•    Proven project management and change management ability
•    Contracting and consultancy expertise
•    Facilitation, coaching and feedback expertise
•    Ability to negotiate, persuade and influence others at all levels, particularly credibility at senior level
•    Planning and knowledge management via structured tools i.e. project server, MS Project.
•    Oral and written presentation skills
•    Time management
•    Very good level of English

‘’This role has a #Hybrid  working model’’


Get to know us


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Diversity and Inclusion


At Vodafone, we embrace and welcome everyone. We believe that we can operate more successfully and effectively with diverse teams. And we can only leverage this diversity by building an inclusive culture where everyone is respected, can be themselves and strive to be their best. That way we can create a better future for our employees, our partners, the communities we work in and our customers.


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.