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Specialist Supply Chain Management (m/f/d) for Vantage Towers

Posting Country:  Germany
Date Posted:  23-Sep-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.

Vantage Towers is one of Europe’s leading tower companies, and our infrastructure and technologies are helping to connect people, businesses, and internet-enabled devices like never before. We combine the scale, stability and quality of our leading tower network with the agility, optimism and energy of a start-up. We’re inspired by our past successes and excited by the opportunities in front of us. Join our journey as together we accelerate a sustainably connected Europe.

Specialist Supply Chain Management (m/f/d) for Vantage Towers 

You have a good understanding of general finance and controlling topics that are related to procurement? You enjoy negotiations and never lose sight of the customer in the process? Are you ready for the next step in your career? Join our team as Specialist Supply Chain Management (m/f/d). In your role, you will support our Principal Business Partner with the classic sourcing activities such as tendering, negotiations and contract closure and on an operational level in our processes and tools.     

Your challenges: 

  • You support the Principal Business Partner on complex and high value negotiations and lead local tactical negotiations yourself.
  • You know the Vantage Towers targets, KPIs and how to achieve the targets as part of the SCM team by developing commercial contracts and managing contract related KPIs.
  • You keep track and close all actions required to complete purchasing related contracts, corresponding documents, and activities.
  • You build sustainable relationships with stakeholders in the Vantage Towers Group as well as Vantage markets across Europe and advise them on sourcing questions and purchasing processes.
  • You question the status quo and identify opportunities to improve our purchasing processes and governance continuously.

Your qualification: 

  • A successful university degree in business management, engineering, or other relevant areas
  • At least 2 years of professional experience in supply chain management and solid experience in an international environment
  • Very good understanding of procedures, categories, ways of working within SCM, including stakeholder mapping, category strategy and tools
  • Extensive negotiation skills, strong customer orientation and a high sense of responsibility
  • Very good written and spoken English and German skills (C1 according to CEFR)

You have the opportunity to either work full-time or part-time with at least 30 hours per week.
We advertise this position for our subsidiary Vantage Towers AG at our location in Düsseldorf.

That's what we're offering you:

  • Attractive remuneration and above-average additional benefits
  • Company pension scheme
  • Comprehensive further training
  • Individual promotion of your talents
  • Flexible working time models with part-time and home office
  • Active support in childcare and care of relatives
  • Diverse health offers and programmes
  • International career opportunities and exchange possibilities 

Ready for the new, the unexpected, the impressive? Then apply online now with details of your earliest possible starting date and your salary expectations.

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.