Closing Date:

Apr 28, 2017



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Job Description:

Job Title: Senior Sustainability Business Manager, Transparency

Location: Paddington


To manage the delivery of Vodafone’s Sustainable Business transparency strategy, through our non- financial reporting programme, in order to ensure the business remains at the forefront of transparency and successfully meets changing expectations and regulatory and legal frameworks.

This role is key in helping Vodafone maintain its strong reputation in an environment of ever-increasing scrutiny. Vodafone’s transparency strategy is a critical tool used to directly address the most toxic areas of public concern associated with our business, while clearly demonstrating our commitment to responsible behaviour.

It will also drive the further development of strategic cross-functional and cross-market relationships in order to influence a broad range of internal partners to help them understand the value of greater and deliver premier disclosures, while building successful alliances with external partners.


Key performance indicators:

•             Success in the delivery of timely, compelling, accurate and engaging core transparency disclosures.

•             Success in building awareness, credibility and support for Vodafone’s transparency strategy with internal and external partners.

•             Works closely with the Sustainable Business team to help deliver against the strategy and creates engagement around its potential and successes.


Core competencies, knowledge and experience:

•Extensive experience of working within the sustainability sector is essential, with experience in the delivery against statutory reporting requirements strongly desirable.

•Significant experience of developing and delivering complex and compelling communications through a wide range of channels, supported by a thorough knowledge of sustainability issues and reporting frameworks.

•Extensive prior experience of stakeholder management is essential, including working closely with senior teams internally and managing external agencies.

Written and spoken fluency in English is essential along with proven writing ability, strong analytical skills, attention to detail, excellent judgment and the ability to collate and manage a wide variety of source material.

•In summary, a highly skilled communicator with enough gravitas to engage credibly with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders, along with excellent listening and influencing skills. An adaptable, versatile team player who can take the initiative as well as actively support the overarching team.


Must have technical / professional qualifications:

•             Degree level or equivalent

•             Extensive and relevant sustainability expertise with a focus on delivering sustainability reporting programmes

•             Expertise in communications.


What is the key to our success? It’s simple – our people. Across a Global footprint, we believe we’re at our best when you’re at yours. From our diverse workforce, our flexible working policies to our creative work spaces, we embrace a culture of learning and sharing to develop our next stage growth. It’s in our hearts to push forward, to create a better future, to never rest and find new ways that help people communicate.

We are committed to developing the very best people by offering a flexible, motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised and rewarded. We respect, value and celebrate our people’s individual differences - we are not only multinational but multicultural too.  Our excellent flexible benefits programme allows you to choose what’s right for you.  Our Vodafone Foundation gives the ability for our people to give something back. We embrace empowering our people to shape their world.

That’s what we mean when we say Power to you.

To discover more about how Vodafone Group leads the way in Diversity & Inclusion and hear our CEO Vittorio Colao talk about how he is listed as one of the top 10 men fighting for gender diversity, please click here.

How to apply:

Closing Date: 2017-04-28