Deputy Manager



Deputy Manager(Job Number:


External Role Title: Design Consultant
Primary Skills: Enterprise Network Design, Low Level Design, LAN, WAN
• Demonstrated experience in designing and delivering connectivity / LAN& WAN / Global IP VPN solutions, preferably gained in a large enterprise, multi-country and multi-product environment
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills – confidence and professionalism both in working with multinational project teams and with clients on various levels of the organization, from technical audiences to senior management
• Analytical and critical thinking; innovative problem solving capability for complex customer requirements
Self-starter with a clear can-do mentality, ability to work under pressure from both customersand internal stakeholders and produces solution designs thatare deliverable, strong commercial acumen.

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· Delivery of complex solution design to time, costand quality

· Performance of approved solution

· Customer satisfaction

· Provide technical advice & support for complex customer requirements during (Pre and Post) Sales Phase

o Engage withcustomers to understand technical requirements and underlying business drivers, supporting the Sales team and High-Level Solution designers

o Undertake feasibility checks and design activity to validate solution delivery

o Recommend innovative, optimum solutions with a maximum level of simplicity thatmeet customer requirements

o Consolidate resource and cost estimates for technical solution design

o Sign-off High-Level Design developed by Solution Architects in Enterprise Sales / VGE

· Developdetailed technical design that will deliver optimum solution for complex customer requirements and produce appropriate design documents

o Lead detailed design and system integration workshops

o Produce design statement of work, incl. third party deliverables

o Complete the detailed solution design in accordance with Vodafone’s design methodology, ensuring compliance of third party design deliverables; coordinating local technical solution architects, network engineers, operations and external partners across various markets

o Develop implementation and migration concept

o Ensure E2E solution design incl. ability to manage solution in lifecycle (moves, changes, e.g. capacity increases)

o Develop operating concept for final approval and execution by responsible departments

· Coordinate technical implementation and take full responsibility for the success of technical componentsof international delivery projects, delivering a differentiated customer experience

o Providedemos and proof of concepts for customers, as required

o Configure & manage test environments

o Manage the configuration, installation and testing of data services

o Closely work with third parties as well as local Technical Solution Architects (from localTES) and local Network Engineers from various markets

o Manage external interfaces during build phase, e.g., with solution providers (Cisco, Alcatel, NCR, Dimension Data, etc.) for resolutionof technical issues

o Take Readyfor Integration (RfI) decision

o Gain technical sign-off from customer

· Establish professional relationships with key stakeholders and manage interfaces effectively

o Build professional working relationships with customers, third parties and within Vodafone on various levelsof the organisation

o Coach and support team members

o Regularly report design / delivery status into Project Manager and effectively manage design risks and issues

· Maintainrequired technical knowledge up-to-date and drive innovation

o Maintains industry-recognised certification for networking and/or security technologies (e.g. Cisco)

o Keeps current on industry best practices

o Maintain working knowledge ofall technologies used within Vodafone and ensure ability to clearly articulate the business benefits of solution portfolio

o Maintain in-depth technical knowledge of core technologies embedded within solution (e.g. IP networking, SSLVPN, firewalls, anti-virus, encryption, etc.)

Identify new opportunities that can be taken to market based on observations during customer engagements



Engineering Graduate or Equivalent

CCNP/CCDP level certification prefered


Bengaluru, Karnataka


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