Job description

Why work for us:

At Vodafone, we’re working hard to build a better future A more connected, more inclusive, and more sustainable world. We believe technology is only as powerful as the people using it to create a better tomorrow.


Role Purpose:

As an Margin Assurance Data scientist you will be responsible for mining Vodafone Irelands Data sets to provide insights that lead to value. You will also operate key margin assurance controls that protect Vodafone’s P&L from risks that impact the bottom line. You will use a variety of tools and applications , you will also be given the freedom to bring your own ideas to the table with space to innovate.

Who you are:

  • You always positively engage with the people you work with, constantly seeking to build and enhance the working relationships you need to effectively learn and develop within your role, as well as supporting others in their roles, with the common goal of adding value in everything you do.
  • You are continuously curious and driven to understand and increase your knowledge in the role and industry you work in, through the interpretation of real and accurate data and learning from others.
  • Your unique selling point is that you can develop real insights, taken from the data you have interpreted, and you can clearly communicate convincingly the insight “message” to the right people to act on it.
  • You are always looking to better what you do and how you do it to find the most effective and efficient path.
  • You embrace and advocate diversity, recognising daily the true value of working with colleagues from across the globe and being part of a truly global team.
  • You have a passion for learning. You are comfortable working in a hybrid working environment which is flexible to your needs.

Your team:

You will work as part of the Margin Assurance Team, delivering margin assurance services across multiple operating companies, with an initial focus on Vodafone Ireland. You will report directly to the Margin Assurance Manager for Vodafone Ireland. In addition we recognise that our people need flexibility around their working times and location which we accommodate at Vodafone through our hybrid working model.

Essence of Role – Key Accountabilities:

  • As a MA Data Scientist, we would love for you to:
  • Evolve the role with the expertise and experience you have.
  • Mine our data and controls to find insights to inform the wider business of value opportunities
  • Collaborate and innovate with your Global Colleagues
  • Live the Vodafone Spirit behaviours
  • Continuously learn and innovate
  • Communicate Clearly with Stakeholders

What you need:

  • To fulfil this role you must:
  • Be able to mine large quantities of data
  • Have an enquiring mindset
  • Be dedicated to continuous improvement and innovation
  • Be people focused and work well others to achieve a mutual understanding
  • Passion for accomplishment
  • Always open to change and diversity
  • 3+ years experiences

What else would be beneficial?

  • Also beneficial in fulfilling and being considered for this role is a knowledge of, or exposure to:
  • Having worked previously in the telecoms industry/consultancy sector.
  • Having previously held a Data Science role.
  • Having previously held an audit, revenue or margin assurance role.
  • Revenue/Margin assurance tools and techniques.
  • Accounting principles and practises.
  • Risk and Control principles and practises.
  • Having a degree and/or postgraduate qualifications in computer/data science or engineering equivalent.
  • Be expert in the use of SQL, data mining tools and techniques.
  • Be proficient in one or more programming languages e.g. Java, C, C++, C#, Python etc.
  • Have 3 years industry experience of data analytics.
  • Expertise in one or more data visualisation tools.
  • Have excellent written and oral English skills.
  • Have a proven record of accomplishment in a previous role.
  • Worked with the Google Cloud Platform and associated suite of applications/tools
  • Used MicroStrategy

Who we are:

Vodafone is pioneering Ireland's gigabit society. We are Ireland's leading total communications provider offering products and services make a real impact in the lives and communities of our customers. As part of Vodafone Group, we are part of the world's largest mobile community with a presence across all five continents.

We’re at the forefront of innovation in Ireland. From delivering Gigabit speeds which offers the fastest game play for gamers, or helping people work from anywhere in the country, the work we do is at the cutting edge of technology and is constantly evolving.
Our purpose is to connect for a better future, and this is made possible by our people. No matter what your background, career stage or interests, we have opportunities across all areas of the business, which will help you explore and unlock your full potential. You will get to work in a fantastic environment where diversity and difference is valued, flexible working is the norm and you’ll get to play a role in delivering Ireland’s Gigabit Society!
Our people are at the centre of everything we do. We employ approximately 1,300 people in Dublin and across our network of retail stores in Ireland. Our aim is to ensure each employee has the opportunity to innovate, to be challenged and to be rewarded. We are dynamic in everything we do, including our approach to training, development, performance management and flexible benefits.
Vodafone is committed to support LGBT+ people at work.
We are an equal opportunities employer where our people can be at their best.


When choosing us

When you join the Vodafone Team, you will have the chance to grow your career while also experiencing some serious benefits!

Some of the benefits that you will receive along the way are:
Competitive Salary
Flexible working (times and location) is part of our culture where your hours can facilitate your personal work-life balance
Generous Employer Pension contribution
Free Phone Bill – When you join the team, your phone bill is on us! You will also receive mobile phone purchasing discounts
Learning and Development – We provide extensive training to all of our employees so they can progress in their careers! There is also the Vodafone University where our employees can gain incredible skills!
Exclusive Family and Friends Discounts – Receive additional discounts for you, your Family and Friends on Vodafone Products!
23 days annual leave and 3 charity days off – PLUS a dedicated day off for your birthday
Free Parking
Access to our Wellness centre including free access to our Gym, health and wellness centre and external practitioners

We are passionate about our employees! Here at Vodafone we want you to bring your whole self to work and we enable this with our progressive workplace policies. We are proud supporters of the LGBTQ+ community and Vodafone is committed to support all of their employees at work. We are an equal opportunities employers where our people can be at their best.

When you combine Technology and the human spirit, anything is possible. And when you join Vodafone, we’ll help you shape a rewarding career that gives back in more ways than one. Its starts here. It starts with you.

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