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Technology Strategy Analyst

Posting Country:  United Kingdom
Date Posted:  27-Apr-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.

Location: Flexible

 

Role Purpose

The purpose of the Technology Strategy Analyst role is to support the development and review of Vodafone's end-to-end Technology Strategy (Tech2025) to be implemented across the whole of the Technology organization,  our One Tech team,  ensuring that Networks and Digital IT Systems evolve to deliver best customer experience, cost efficiency, enable new services and meet future operational targets supporting our journey as a Tech comms. company. 

 

Accountabilities

  • Delivery of assigned elements/ components of the Vodafone end-to-end Technology Strategy and Technology Strategy Priorities (Guidance), including delivery of Tech2025 strategy
  • Provide support as Technology point of contact to other Group functions and local markets on Technology strategy in cross domain topics
  • Has a shared responsibility for the delivery of end results and contributes to planning, finances/budget and policy formulation, including support to overall Technology planning, capital allocation reviews (CAR), etc
  • Develop data insight and economics analysis aligned with Group Commercial and Finance to enable steering of overall Vodafone technology 
  • Understand and assess technology trends and evaluate impact on Vodafone Technology and business, internally and externally, suggesting improvements
  • Project management support on ad-hoc strategic projects like Technology Risks assessments
  • Support Group CTO during Technology Conferences

Competencies

  • Strategic thinking, bigger picture, problem solving and structuring capabilities
  • Fast learner with the ability to enter into new topics and identify key drivers of business trends and technologies
  • Background of working within Technology with good understanding of broad set of technologies within Networks and IT (including products and solutions and cyber security) space
  • Has in depth understanding of the concepts, procedures and processes, expected outputs and objectives within own technology discipline / work area;
  • Proficient at engaging with people across department and different units to collaborate towards meeting deadlines and achieving joint objectives. Demonstrates strong communication and diplomacy skills to persuade and influence; Ability to prioritise workload effectively when working to tight deadlines

 

Qualifications

  • University degree or equivalent
  • Technology domain expert in a variety of subjects including networks engineering, infrastructure deployments, digitalization, Digital and IT services/applications, and data science & analytics.
  • Previous experience in strategy and planning in an Tech Comms/Technology company preferred
  • Strategy development and business modelling skills highly desirable

 

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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.