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Data Product Owner

Vodafone

Vodafone

Product
London, UK
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Data Product Owner

Aggregate function: Commercial
Business Area: Group Marketing & Brand
Posting Country: United Kingdom
Date Posted: 24 Jun 2024
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.

Role Purpose

The Data Product Owner will be at the forefront of using Generative AI methods to extract valuable insights from extensive customer datasets. This will boost customer contentment and fuel strategic choices throughout CX Strategy & CVM. They will drive the delivery of data products and the advancement of data-informed decision-making processes. The individual will ensure projects are executed efficiently, meet stakeholder requirements, and align with the business's strategic objectives. The role involves managing data product evolution and ensuring alignment between technical capabilities and business objectives.

The successful candidate will drive a culture of AI product delivery at speed and at scale, fostering trusted collaborations and clear communications with stakeholders in Group and the Local Markets.

What you’ll do

• Supports senior Product Managers in gathering and documenting product requirements
• Works closely with the senior Product Manager and Technical Leads to understand technical feasibility,
delivery and quality of the work and contributes to consensus-driven decision making amongst the whole team
• Prioritises project tasks and resources, managing risks and changes in project scope, schedule, and costs
• Creates and refines user stories and acceptance criteria for the product development
• Organises sprint planning sessions to help prioritize tasks
• Ensures the product iterations are delivered on time, within scope, and within budget
• Manages and prioritises multiple backlogs with key stakeholders as part of cross-functional agile teams
• Refines our agile methodology based on results and local market feedback
• Creates product documentation and communication packages for local markets and senior stakeholders
• Contributes to C-Level presentations

Who you are


• 3+ years of experience as Product Owner or similar relevant experience
• Business acumen and experience in global, matrix organisations, ideally in the Telco industry
• In-depth knowledge and experience of agile methodologies and ways of working
• Ability to translate business needs to product solutions and to communicate requirements
and limitations of a use case.
• Being comfortable to work in a fast-paced, complex international environment
• Sharp analytical and problem-solving skills
• Exceptional project management skills
• Experience in Telco and in AI/Generative AI products


What's in it for you

We want you to feel happy and fulfilled at work, without compromising the other things in life that matter to you. There are lots of ways we support this, including hybrid working and generous parental leave. You'll also get four Spirit Days a year to focus on your personal development and wellbeing, plus a host of other great benefits too.

• Yearly bonus: 10%
• Annual leave: 28 days + bank holidays + the opportunity to buy/sell/carry over 5 days/year
• Charity days: 5 days/year
• Maternity leave: 52 weeks, the first 13 weeks are fully paid, followed by 26 weeks of half pay
• Private pension: You can contribute up to 5% of your basic pay with 2:1 matching from Vodafone up to 10%.
• Access to: private medical, private dental, free health assessments, share save scheme
• Additional discounts: Vodafone retail, gym, cinema, cycle to work, season ticket loan
• Hybrid working - twice a week in the office

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.

Who we are

You may have already heard of Vodafone - We're a leading Telecommunications company in Europe and Africa. But what you might not know is that we are continuously investing in new technologies to improve the lives of millions of customers, businesses and people around the world, creating a better future for everyone.

As part of our global family, whether that's Vodafone, Vodacom or _VOIS, you'll feel a sense of pride and purpose as you contribute to our culture of innovation. We pursue equality of opportunity and inclusion for all candidates through our employment policies and practices. We recognise and celebrate the importance of diversity and inclusivity in our workspace and 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.

Together we can.

#GroupTA #Groupresourcing #LI-Hybrid

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.