The Vodafone Business Internet of Things (IoT) Line of Business (LoBs) exists to drive profitable growth across a €1bn global IoT portfolio. The portfolio includes flagship products, which are central to the execution of Vodafone’s Enterprise strategy. A key success factor for the LoB is ensuring that our portfolio strategy is effectively translated into product roadmaps and world leading products, which are underpinned by robust, transparent and realistic business cases.
As part of the Vodafone IoT Portfolio & Product Management team, our Manager for the IoT Product Management Office is a valubale part of a team that supports Product Managers across the 8 Vodafone IoT product families, managing the governance through NPD process, in-life stages and to rationalisation in collaboration with other teams. You will be involved with ensuring the effective tracking of delivery of new products across the various NPD & Agile development milestones, managing Product Management governance, e.g. investments decision meetings and managing timely and regular updates to product roadmap and providing Product Management reports – e.g. for budget and delivery KPIS
Providing in-life product management support through efficient KPI reporting of the performance of the product, dashboards, in-life service issues that arise, generating request for new KPIs/ reports, generating and publishing all KPIs/ reports for portfolio analysis
Monitoring and initiating continuous improvement on the product (technology / operations / marketing / commercial), ensuring customers are fully supported throughout the lifecycle of the product.
Tracking product delivery across every gate/ increment- including delays, go to market readiness, governance in collaboration with Product Managers and Technology team.
Ensuring regular updates to, publishing and communication of product roadmap
Reporting of tracking and other KPIs for detailed analysis as well as for management/ executive reporting
Experience and proven track record in Product Management
Expertise in process management, management reporting
Experience of Portfolio and Product Management process, frameworks and activities, e.g. NPD process, SAFe, agile
Understanding of the IoT industry landscape (competitors and customers) and IoT products
Strong communicator, able to influence, manage and work with external and internal stakeholders at various organisational levels
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