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Location: UK (Slough)
Start date:  Various, dependent on role. Apply asap
Opportunity: Supported hiring into 12 month fixed term contract roles

Looking for more than just a job? A place with more perks, support and possibilities? Then get ready to enjoy more of what you need, want and love. You’ll find things personally rewarding and you’ll be generously rewarded.

O2 is offering a selection of supported hiring opportunities for professionals who are ready to re-start their careers. As an organisation they are flexible in their working patterns.

What are they offering?

Successful returner candidates will receive a 12 month fixed term contract role and a competitive salary package, together with bespoke coaching sessions from Women Returners to support your transition back to the corporate workforce. You’ll also be given opportunities to network with other returners.

What are they looking for?

  • You’re highly motivated with a successful track record in a relevant field
  • You love to network and build strong relationships with stakeholders at all levels
  • You’re a great communicator and work collaboratively to achieve a common goal

1) Security Programme Manager – Business Operations

In this role you will be the technical cyber security subject matter expert within the Security Strategy department. You will be the interface between senior management and the business objectives and security risks, capabilities, and controls.

This role has a large influence on the O2’s security strategy and on the continuous improvement of its cyber security maturity. This will involve engaging stakeholders across different levels in O2 and within Telefonica in Spain. A wide knowledge of all aspects of security including security regulatory standards like ISO27001, PCI-DSS and the Telecoms Security Requirements is needed for this role. 

To find out more and to apply click here: Security Programme Manager

2) Project Manager – Networks

The Networks Project and Programme team are responsible for management and delivery of all projects and programmes affecting O2’s Mobile Network. This network delivers services to all of O2’s direct customers as well as supporting O2’s partners customers, giffgaff, Lycamobile, Sky Mobile and Tesco Mobile. They’ve been voted Uswitch’s Best Network for Coverage three years running, Best Network Performance by Mobile News and Best Network for Reliability by GWS.

You’ll work under broad direction and be accountable for project delivery of agreed benefit and scope to time, cost and quality. It is key that the role holder effectively controls and governs projects through industry best practice including effective management of the risks, issues and dependencies that influence successful delivery. You’ll expected to build relationships with key stakeholders, plan and execute effective communications plans.

To find out more and to apply click here: Project Manager

3) Online Analytics Implementation Manager – Sales, Service and Retention

The Online Analytics Implementation Manager’s purpose is to maintain and improve the digital analytics implementation ensuring strong data quality, the capture of useful data and legal compliance. In this role you will build and maintain relationships with IT teams and Product owner teams and improve processes for major change implementation.

In this role strong experience of implementing, maintaining and testing the implementation of web analytics tools and experience of coding across CSS, HTML, Javascript and Jquery is needed. The ideal candidate will be passionate about digital and making insight driven change and have the ability to tell stories using data

To find out more and to apply click here: Online Analytics Implementation Manager

4)  Design Assurance Manager – Sales, Service and Retention

The Transformation Programme (Accelerate O2) has been given the role of delivering a major transformation across O2 over the next two years.  The Design Authority team has recently been established in order to support total quality; to ensure the business understands and agrees to the expected end to end experience underpinned by the components of design, e.g. technology, process etc.

The purpose is to reduce or eliminate any gaps or omissions linked to design and ensure business design integrity and robustness within the given timelines.  This is a fundamental part of the programme and is critical to ensuring that the business is equipped to achieve the company’s strategy over the next several years.

The Design Assurance Manager will support the Design Assurance Lead in delivering key assurance activities for the AO2 programme.  The assurance approach covers a broad range of subjects such as Legal and Compliance, Customer Experience, Quality Management, Service Design, Testing, and Business Readiness

To find out more and to apply click here: Design Assurance Manager

About O2

O2 is more than just a network; they’re a way to live better with technology. They give their customers the best new tech on our award-winning network and it’s those very customers that shape the organisation. They get to know them, how they use their mobile and listen to their feedback to give them more of what they want; and then some. And it’s the same with their employees. Because their people are their greatest asset, they’ll ensure you have all the knowledge, tools and support you need to excel, as well as rewards, perks and personal development opportunities. With over 6,700 employees at O2, they have a very unique and diverse employee base. They’re all different but at the core, they all love what they do – whether they’re surprising their customers, offering the best support, or coming up with ideas for ‘the next big thing’. With all kinds of career routes, maybe you’re exactly the talent they’re after.

To Apply

Please click the relevant link below each role description to read more about the position and apply. Applications will operate on a rolling basis with varying closing and start dates so please apply asap.

Once you have submitted your application, let the O2 Returners Team know your name and email and which role you have applied for by contacting them at

This will allow O2 to add you to their returner network and support your application.

O2 is open to applications from returners, so if these opportunities are not up your street have a look at the other roles on the O2 careers site. If you would like to apply for any other opportunities, please apply and let the O2 Returners Team know your name and email and which role you have applied for by contacting