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Procurement Business Partner - Commercial and Services

Posting Country:  Hungary
Date Posted:  05-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.

Join Vodafone Hungary and build a better tomorrow!
We are looking for a
Procurement Business Partner  - Commercial and Services
for our Finance Department

 

#Vodafonelife
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.

 

Your place in the team
The Procurement Business Partner will be assigned to internal stakeholder groups and VPC (Vodafone Procurement Company) Category Managers and will be responsible for building strong relationships across a number of internal functions and be the ambassador of Procurement creating credibility and driving commercial savings throughout the Supply Chain.

 

You will be involved in the following tasks
•    Interactions with stakeholders across the business to build strong and credible relationships in order to maximize overall delivery. 
•    Use BI tools (Iview, Celonis, etc.) to identify opportunities, with ability to leverage the global sourcing function at the Vodafone Procurement Company (VPC). Utilising Design to Cost methodology to support sourcing and to ensure maximum value is achieved through our key contracts.  
•    Uses judgement based on analysis of demand management and is expected to resolve problems by identifying and selecting solutions through the application of acquired technical experience. 
•    Understands the Business Partner context within Procurement and the impact of its performance on all other teams within the local market, by driving and tracking KPIs. (saving, CMS and operational KPIs)
•    Supports overall governance of demand management, to ensure the quality of end to end demand management process for the local market.  
•    Helps to define best practices. 

We are looking for you if you have
•    Professional background in purchasing with cross cultural/cross functional experience, preferably 3+ years 
•    Experience of end-to-end Procurement and preferably knowledge of mobile communications industry (or other relevant industry) 
•    Understands the business and Procurement strategies and uses them to contribute to Vodafone goals and objectives 
•    Commercial thinker with influencing abilities, experienced in operative positions  
•    A self-starter who is results-driven with high levels of self-motivation, mobility, reliability and initiative 
•    Embraces and drives the change agenda and does not shy away from challenging situations 
•    Ability to adapt and comfortable to work in a changing environment 
•    Understands organisational structure and systems, and the impact of decisions
•    Excellent interpersonal skills
•    Excellent negotiation skills (face to face, email, telephone)
•    Ability to professionally interact with a diverse project team, managers, VF group 
•    Capable of resolving conflicts, good influencing skills
•    Good analytical and strategic skills and focus
•    Excellent presentation, written and verbal communications skills
•    Proactive, can work individually but very good team player
•    Fluent English

 

What we offer
•    Cafeteria package & annual bonus 
•    Laptop & mobile phone (with RED unlimited voice and data tariff package) 
•    100% home office opportunity, which will remain high even after the epidemiological circumstances 
•    Wellbeing program in the topics of sport, nutrition, relax and help (spiritual support) 
•    4 paid days leave/year for charity projects 
•    Other discounts (e.g. sport opportunities, eye-glass allowance) 
•    Parental policy: we offer 16 weeks fully paid leave and upon returning to work, new parents can work part-time hours for 6 months whilst being paid their full-time salary. 
•    Learning opportunities with Vodafone University and LinkedIn Learning 
•    From autumn 2022 – new green, digital headquarter that has almost zero emissions thanks to its solar panels installed to supply the building with renewable energy (11th district) 

 

Get to know us
If you want to know more about us and what we do, then
•    visit our website: https://careers.vodafone.com/
•    follow our career page on Facebook: www.facebook.com/VodafoneKarrier

 

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.

 

Together we can

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.