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Purchasing Specialist for Apple Operations

Posting Country:  Hungary
Date Posted:  17-Nov-2021
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

At Vodafone, we’re working hard to build a better future. A more connected, inclusive and sustainable world. As a dynamic global community, it's our human spirit, together with technology, that empowers us to achieve this. 

We challenge and innovate in order to connect people, businesses, and communities across the world. Delighting our customers and earning their loyalty drive us, and we experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

With us, you can be truly be yourself and belong, share inspiration, embrace new opportunities, thrive, and make a real difference.

Hello, there! We are _VOIS
Our name might be new to you, but our work impacts millions of people around the globe every day. We evolved from a shared services organization to become a global TechCo with over 24 thousand employees operating from Hungary, Romania, Egypt and India. Together, we are the engine that powers Vodafone around the world. 
Innovation is our main tool to deliver talent, technology and transformation to our Vodafone partners, while our people are our top priority. Through our 100% Human initiative, we help our people to develop their careers with unique learning and development opportunities while supporting their wellbeing with programs that focus on a healthy work-life balance. 
At _VOIS, we are constantly looking for disruptive ideas and new ways to work. If you want to experiment and learn fast, integrated into an international, multicultural and inclusive team, then _VOIS is the place for you.
Come and help us create the future together. Join us as a

Purchasing Specialist for Apple Operations


Your role in a nutshell: 

In this role you will perform professional purchase order processing and support activities in commercial supply chain area for Apple, which is one of the largest suppliers of Vodafone. You will be managing complex supplier queries to enable timely payment of supplier invoices. You will play a crucial role in providing end-to-end transactional and process improvement support in our procurement process to both internal and external stakeholders. You will help your team to identify issues, improvement areas and drive their resolution with project mindset. You will be able to participate in projects that are crucial to the department and have great impact on the processes. 

Why you will love your job:

•    Manages and monitors purchase orders of Apple devices raised in supported local markets 
•    Ensures accurate and timely data flow across systems, within set KPI timeframe to the most important supplier accounts 
•    Processes Purchase Order changes / cancellations 
•    Processes and reconciles goods receipt notifications across systems to ensure timely payment of supplier invoices 
•    Handle incoming complex supplier/internal queries, take ownership of end-to-end issue resolution 
•    Organise regular / ad-hoc conference calls and workshops with suppliers 
•    Actively suggest corrective actions 
•    Prevent queries pro-actively, investigate issues’ root causes focusing on improvement ideas to avoid reoccurrence 

•    Actively participate in process improvement projects to improve our ways of working 


What you will bring to the team:
•    Fluency in English
•    2+ years of supply chain / finance experience
•    Advanced Computer skills (Word, advanced Excel and Access, databases)
•    SAP knowledge
•    Analytical skills
•    Problem solving skills
•    Excellent communication skills

In return we provide you with:
•    A dynamic environment where innovative ideas are always welcome;
•    A collaborative community where your professional goals and work are supported by a diverse team;
•    Access to internal trainings through Vodafone University and external trainings via other providers;
•    A supportive internal coaching and mentoring culture;
•    Opportunities to participate in company activities and Vodafone Foundation events;
•    Corporate assets including a laptop and mobile phone with Vodafone RED subscription (unlimited talk, text message, and data within the EU)
•    Vodafone HOME discounted fleet services for employees and their friends & family
•    Cafeteria package;
•    Private Medical Services;
•    Employee Assistant Program to support your wellbeing and mental health;
•    To ensure our colleagues’ health & safety we are working from home until the end of the pandemic. In the long run we will be meeting each other max 2 times/week in our fully refurbished, digital office.


#movewithus #_VOIS

Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised and rewarded. We are committed to promoting Inclusion for All with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey.