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We are forever challenging, pushing boundaries and discovering innovative ways to connect our customers with their digital societies.
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Virtual Hiring is in place! The health and safety of our employees and candidates is our top priority.
As a technology and communications company, Vodafone is all about flexible and smart working solutions. We will continue to hire as usual and will be conducting virtual interviews as a precaution.
About the role :
Being part of an agile team, Web Product Owner’s mission is to define and deliver all necessary strategic technological Web enablers based on native cloud and Open Digital architecture.
Additionally, is responsible for creating and maintaining Web roadmap, align with Vodafone Group and other squad’s development, in order to reassure Web architecture consistency.
Key accountabilities and decision ownership :
End2End accountability for agile development of critical enablers to be used by other squads (e.g. New Digital Architecture, New CMS, New eCommerce Platform etc.)
Coordinates with the Tribe Leads and other Product Owners the web engineering strategy, roadmap and development based on market needs, competition and group directions
Prioritizes value for Digital Engineering web team and is responsible for the creation of product backlog increments (Themes, Epics, user stories)
Manage Web roadmap and understand digital strategy, presenting Web direction and features to relevant teams and stakeholders.
Works closely with Solution Architects on the analysis of features, technical feasibility and incremental delivery of product backlog items (epics, user stories)
Makes data driven decisions for backlog prioritization and works with Tribe lead and Agile Portfolio Manager to pick up and plan release dates and manage set expectation for new functionalities delivery
Ability to write highly effective user stories that are actionable by development teams.
Approves the final release plan and accepts all deliverables against defined user stories and acceptance criteria
Monitors web digital KPIs and prioritizes enablers that will ensure speed and availability thresholds are achieved
Defines and tracks Objective Key Results (OKRs) and KPIs as part of the quarterly business reviews (QBR) process
Functional skills, experience & knowledge :
MSc or BSc in Computer Science, Information Systems
Experience in developing a digital product (preferably web) and proven track record for applications launched
Strong technical background and knowledge of the web application industry and services
Experience working with internal and external business partners, driving and completing concurrent projects on time and within budget
Proven ability to read a business document and translate it into high level technical requirements.
Understanding digital operations from customer facing functions to back office
Strong communication and logical reasoning skills.
JIRA / Confluence, MS Project, or equivalent experience preferred
Core competencies and behaviours :
Strong stakeholder management, facilitation and organization skills
Experience working with agile methodologies (e.g. Kanban, Lean, Scrum, Design Thinking) and apply agile ways of working. strongly preferred
Excellent written and verbal communications skills, with both technical and business audiences
Excellent analytical, technical, and problem solving skills, with high-levels of creativity
Customer centricity and data driven decisioning
Self motivated, strong time-management skills, with the ability to juggle multiple balls
What's in it for you :
Private Health & Medical Insurance
Smart Working 1-day / week work from home
Extra days-off : We love mothers 4 months extra paid off-period!
Gym, Sports, Excursion weekends & Special events
Restaurant, entertainment areas, hairdresser, etc.
Needless to say, we cater for your communication wherever you are
Come as you are. We love when people feel they can be themselves at work.
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.