Virgin Media O2 • United Kingdom

Senior Commercial Manager

Employment type:  Full time

4 days/week at home

A little flex time

Job Description

Join us as a key player in the expansion of the Wholesale Fixed business division at Virgin Media O2! We're building new capabilities to own the commercialisation of VMO2's fixed network assets with partners offering direct-to-consumer services (ISP's). This is an exciting opportunity to join us at the forefront of innovation as we develop new capabilities and craft the future of our team.

As a vital member of the team, your role will focus on developing sophisticated economic models. These models will play a meaningful role in making complex pricing and economic decisions across all fixed network B2B2C Products and Services. Working closely with the wider business, you'll be responsible for supporting key decisions on the strategy to improve the value of the fixed network, both holistically and across individual partner cases. With individual partner revenues exceeding £100 million annually, your contributions will have a significant impact on our success in the market. If you're ready to be part of an exciting journey and make a meaningful impact, we want you on our team!

Who we are

The UK’s fastest broadband network. The nation’s best-loved mobile brand. And, one of the UK's biggest companies too.

Diverse, impactful teams - jam packed with serious talent. Together, we offer the UK more choice and better value, through our boundary-pushing, customer-championing values and ambitions.

Together, we are Virgin Media O2, and we can't wait to see what you can do.

Accessible, inclusive and equitable for all

Virgin Media O2 is an equal opportunities employer, and we're working hard to remove bias and barriers for our people and candidates. So, we build equity and inclusion into everything we do, from the policies we craft to the relationships we shape. We support and encourage you to be your authentic self throughout your application journey with us.

The must haves

In order to be considered, you must have the following experience;

  • Strong advanced financial experience is essential
  • Experience of building complex economic return on capital investment models and what-if scenarios, including preparing and presenting cases.
  • An understanding of the Telecoms industry and its products is essential
  • Ideally, a high-level understanding of fixed network technologies such as DOCSIS and XGS-PON, able to communicate confidently across these topics. You are not expected to be a deep technical expert.
  • Proven track record to manage senior partners across a variety of functions and areas of expertise
  • Good communication and presentation skills for developing written documentation (Powerpoint), able to distil complex problems into easy to digest information

The other stuff we are looking for

We'd also love you to bring;

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, with demonstrated experience using them in a business setting.
  • Strong analytical and numerical skills, capable of developing advanced business models.
  • Ability to effectively communicate proposals and their impact in a clear and concise manner.
  • Proficiency in understanding and interpreting data.
  • Skilled in documenting processes and policies with clarity.
  • Ability to navigate ambiguity and produce credible output by filling in gaps.
  • Capacity to comprehend systems and convey risks and opportunities in a straightforward manner.
  • Confidence in presenting complex technical solutions clearly to non-technical audiences.

What's in it for you

Our goal is to celebrate our people, their lives and everything in-between. We aim to create a culture that empowers everyone to bring the best versions of themselves to work each and every day. We believe the most inclusive and diverse culture makes for a better business and a brighter world.

Working at Virgin Media O2, you get a bumper reward package bursting with benefits, and loads of extras you can add if you’d like to. These are designed to support both you and your loved ones, making sure that you’re covered no matter what life throws your way.

Next steps

If we feel like a place where you can belong, we'd love to learn more about you as a person and your experience to date. Once you've submitted an application the next steps of the process, if successful, are likely to include two stage interview process.

When you apply, you'll be asked about any adjustments you might need to support the recruitment process. Let us know, and we'll be sure to discuss it with you.

Please note: Applications will be reviewed, and interviews conducted throughout the duration of this advert, therefore we may bring the closing date forward. We encourage all interested applicants to apply as soon as possible. Thanks for your patience and for showing a curiosity about joining the Virgin Media O2 family.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.


Company benefits

Enhanced maternity leave – 26 weeks at full pay
Enhanced paternity leave – 14 weeks at full pay
Adoption leave – 26 weeks at full pay
Shared parental leave
25 days annual leave + bank holidays
Enhanced sick pay
Pregnancy loss leave
Teambuilding days
Open to part time work for some roles
Mental health platform access
Birthday off
Carer’s leave
Meditation space
Faith rooms
In office catering
Volunteer days
Employee discounts
Open to job sharing
Buy or sell annual leave
Cycle to work scheme
Life assurance
Financial coaching
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that most people work flexibly
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Working at Virgin Media O2

Company employees


Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations

Flexible; Primary Locations Hammersmith & Reading

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

Awards & Achievements

3rd – Large companies

3rd – Large companies

Flexa100 2024
Consumer Goods

Consumer Goods

Industry awards 2023
2nd – Large companies

2nd – Large companies

Flexa100 2023

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