Location: UK-wide (Flexible, Slough, London, Reading)

Start date: February / March 2023

Programme: Supported Hiring into Permanent Roles

Apply by: 31 December 2022

***Applications have now closed***

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. Virgin Media O2 (VMO2) has exciting times ahead, and it’s a brilliant time to join them.

VMO2 is partnering with Women Returners to launch O2 Career Returners 2023, with a supported hiring programme, joining directly into a permanent role. You will be supported by bespoke coaching sessions from Women Returners and by a buddy from the alumni of O2 returners to help you navigate the business. O2 launched their Career Returners Programme in 2016 and has brought in over 35 returners.

VMO2 is committed to flexible working and considers requests for part time and flexible working hours.

Who is VMO2 looking for?

They are looking for candidates with the right skills and experience for the current roles listed below. You will have been on a career break for at least 18 months and are ready to step back in. During this time, you may have worked on a small-scale or self-employed basis to fit around your other commitments, or have not done any paid work of a number of years.

Service Transition Manager (UK-wide Flexible location / hybrid working)

VMO2 is looking for someone with an Operational background to join the team! In this role you will be managing project and programme delivery in the UK.

Senior Project Manager (Reading, Hammersmith or Slough, hybrid working)

VMO2 is looking for someone with Project Management experience and strong communication skills. Experience in telecommunications is not essential.

Network Economics Manager (Reading/Slough, hybrid working)

This is an analytical role requiring a keen interest in and curiosity about technology. The position supports the decision making process and developing sophisticated economic models that support network investment decisions, reduce cost and improve customer experience.

Business Analyst (UK-wide Flexible location / hybrid working)

As a Business Analyst, this role works independently to deliver business analysis activities and deliverables for all sizes of Business Change projects or programmes.  The role will work closely with business stakeholders in order to understand strategic business objectives and to support the delivery of new product developments and business changes to meet their customers’ business needs.

Solution Architect (Reading, London or Slough, hybrid working)

VMO2 is looking for a Solution Architect in the Smart Metering Team. The Smart Metering team is responsible for delivering a multi-billion, multi-year programme, which is not only the largest National Critical Infrastructure project supported by Government in the UK, but also the world’s largest m2m implementation bringing significant benefit to the UK economy.

Solution Architect (Reading, London or Slough, hybrid working)

VM02 is looking for a Solution Architect to join their Smart Metering Team. This role will cover all aspects of Data, integration, security, cloud, reporting systems and tools and their integration.

Problem Improvement Manager (Reading/Slough, 2 days per week in the office)

The team is responsible for incident and process performance, resilience testing & merging of operating models. VM02 is looking for someone who is proactive in problem management and enjoys analysing data and trends, who is self motivated and who enjoys solving issues.

Service Experience Manager – Smart Metering (Flexible location – preference North/Leeds/Preston Brook)

VMO2 are looking for someone who is ambitious, has strong communication, experience in managing customers/ service excellence/delivery and is looking to take a next step – someone to make their mark.

General – Register Interest

And if these roles do not match what you are looking for, you can register your interest in joining VMO2.

About VMO2

As of 1 June 2021, Virgin Media and O2 have joined forces to create Virgin Media O2 (VMO2), the UK’s largest and most reliable mobile network, with the fastest widely-available broadband speeds. VMO2 is the corporate brand of a 50:50 joint venture between Liberty Global and Telefónica SA, and is now one of the UK’s largest businesses. VMO2 is a major investor in the UK. They employ around 18,000 people, have more than 425 retail stores and have committed to invest at least £10 billion over the next five years. They’re committed to building a company that represents the diverse communities they serve, while creating an environment where people genuinely feel they can bring their whole selves to work. See here for more information.

How to Apply

Click on each role for more information and to apply:

Service Transition Manager

Senior Project Manager

Network Economics Manager

Business Analyst

Solution Architect

Solution Architect

Problem Improvement Manager

Service Experience Manager

General – Register Interest

The application deadline for these roles is 31 December 2022. You can apply for multiple roles if relevant.

Interviews will start from week commencing 9 January 2023. However, please apply as soon as possible as VMO2 will commence processing CVs straight away.

With any questions please contact ResourceTUK@o2.com with Career Returners in the subject line

VMO2 is going All In, to remove bias and barriers for their people and their candidates. They’re working hard to achieve bold ambitions, to help them to better represent the diverse communities they serve across the UK. As an equal opportunities employer, they support and encourage you to be your authentic self throughout your application journey.