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Technical Assurance Authority

Job Title: Technical Assurance Authority
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Newbury
Salary: Not Specified
Reference: 72565
Job Published: February 25, 2021 11:55

Job Description

Job Description

COVID-19 Notice: We are continuing recruitment and have implemented new processes that promote candidate and employee safety. As part of this we have moved to a virtual hiring and on-boarding process until further notice.

Be part of the Business Technology Solutions for Vodafone UK, the team that design and develop our converged communications solutions, drive efficiency through automation and AI, whilst implement the solutions directly with our customers. We help thousands of businesses across the country with our connectivity solutions.

What will you be doing?

Delivery Assurance has overall accountability for ensuring that products are deliverable and VBTS UK can fulfil its delivery obligations for the Enterprise business. In this role you will be accountable for ensuring that the customer deals that transit Deals Assurance are assessed within Vodafone formal assurance framework. The operational risks associated with the same are represented at governance and that they accurately reflect VBTS UK activities and costs with resource requirements and delivery planning accurately forecasted, for input to commercial bid modelling and contract negotiations.

You will work with pre-sales Solutions and Programme Design, and Commercial Managers to lead non-standard propositions through the assurance and governance processes to de-risk them and ensure appropriate and effective focus for these bids, unblocking any issues in the operational teams and so supporting sales growth activities.

Some of your key responsibilities will include, driving impact assessments and commercial analysis and to ensure timely bid submission, providing 'technical authority' for proposals, validating content of high level designs. You will Peer review designs from pre-sales architects providing critical/positive appraisal and ensure continuity for the customer by providing an effective handover from pre-sales into the solution delivery team.

Candidate Description

  • Strong Technical background - Unified Communications and Contact Centre solutions, enterprise LAN, WAN, wireless, firewall technologies, next generation firewall technologies, SD-WAN

  • A Critical Thinker with the ability to use Initiative - willing to move things forward by taking action without needing to be asked and without due escalation

  • Experience of completing high-level designs within a pre-sales environment preferred.

  • Exceptional communication and stakeholder management skills will be essential

    Note that candidates will be required to undergo vetting to obtain MoD SC clearance in order to hold this post. (5 years minimum UK residency)

Employer Description

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.

Join our journey as we connect for a better future. Ready?