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Supply Chain BP Executive - Commercial & Services

Posting Country:  Turkey
Date Posted: 
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

Our purpose at Vodafone is to connect for a better future. As a Global Communications Technology company, we put the customer at the heart of everything we do. We are forever challenging, pushing boundaries and discovering innovative ways to connect our customers with their digital societies.

We connect people, businesses, and communities across the globe to create the future. We earn customer loyalty, experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

Join our journey as we connect for a better future. Ready?

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Join our journey as we connect for a better future. Ready?

We are looking for a Supply Chain BP Executive - Commercial & Services


#Vodafonespirit

Our purpose at Vodafone is to connect for a better future. As a Global Communications Technology company, we put the customer at the heart of everything we do. We are forever challenging, pushing boundaries and discovering innovative ways to connect our customers with their digital societies.

We connect people, businesses, and communities across the globe to create the future. We earn customer loyalty, experiment, learn fast and get it done, together. As you can imagine, this means that we have a vibrant and diverse mix of skills and people making Vodafone a great place to work.

 

ROLE PURPOSE


•    Responsible for driving execution of key projects and procurement of Marketing & Content categories and other various projects in Commercial & Services team. The role requires excellent business partnering skills in order to manage critical vendors/partners and stakeholders, which directly touches to employees and customers. 

•    Expertise in the Marketing & Content categories and manage the procurement activities in line with VF Spirit, SCM Strategies, technical specifications and project requirements/timelines.
 
•    Co-responsible for managing budget with relevant stakeholders by analysing the necessity of required products and services, procuring these items from reliable suppliers with high in quality, fair price and on proper time. Collaborating with Vodafone Group Procurement Company (VPC) – Central procurement organization for all Vodafone Group Companies -based in Luxembourg in order to achieve aforementioned purposes. 

•    This category has an environment of strategic partnership management, representing Vodafone brand is very critical in an environment where competing with other competitors in terms of expanding related business teams strength and effectiveness. Also in internal stakeholder management, this role requires excellent business partnering and communications in all management levels.

•    In internal perspective, stakeholder management, understanding their needs, speaking their language and managing cross functional teams and projects is very important. 

•    Has a clear understanding of local industry trends, economic, financial and market dynamics, commercial models and demonstrates business foresight to contribute to global category strategy and / or enable delivery of effective sourcing activities.

•    Protects Vodafone's interests by developing commercial contracts based on thorough understanding of legal and ethical environments and manages contract related KPIs and ensure minimal value leakage.

•    Analyze data and generate insights to question and influence local business requirements to optimize demand linked to local business strategy and budget.

•    Ability to support centrally led complex and high value negotiations as well as lead local tactical negotiations by applying creative models, leveraging various cost programs and using various behavioral techniques to achieve best commercial outcome for Vodafone.

 

Your place in the team


Demand Management & Project Management
•    Accountable for management of mainly procurement processes of Marketing and Content Business Unit requirements.
•    Leads and owns Local relationship with VPC&Global Key Category Suppliers 
•    Accountable for inputting into and delivering savings targets 
•    Accountable for inputting into 5 years category strategy to optimise total cost of ownership for Vodafone, and support Marketing & Content and other responsible businesses. 
•    Management of relations with VPC in Marketing & Content Category 
•    Manage tendering process (RFI/RFP/RFQ) in line with Vodafone commercial principles and VPC strategies.
•    Support the stakeholders with recommendations on supplier selection, definition of the appropriate commercial framework, and sourcing approach for related categories.
•    Conduct commercial negotiations to provide premium level in terms of pricing, quality, max. Customer satisfaction.
•    Ensure the processes in line with the Procurement Policy 
•    Execute PO management in Vodafone’s EVO system
•    Perform benchmarking activities using internal and external data with local and global studies.
•    Analyse internal costs, perform make or buy analysis and work closely with financial decision support team
•    Track order status and manage claims
•    Initiate and manage cost reduction activities and projects with an overall vision and cross functional communication on Vodafone Business related area. 
•    Manage all the coordination between Supplier, stakeholders and VPC (commercial, technical, legal) during the tender process in local and global tenders.
•    Supporting VPC for B2B PO processes and execute the related orders on time

 

Budget Responsibility 
•    Manage and analyse yearly budget under responsible categories, provide support on budget preparation and regular review  

Contract Management & Supplier Performance Management
•    Initiate contract drafting activities before RFQ phase working with Legal Team for local contracts and Vodafone Procurement Agreement’s (VPA) for global contracts.
•    Manage the communication regarding to the VPA contracts between internal stakeholders, VFTR legal team, finance team and behave as a single point of contact to VPC. 
•    Negotiate as a single point of contact in contractual negotiations with suppliers in local area.
•    Support VPC in contractual negotiations with Supplier 
•    Assume responsibility for agreeing the final contract phrasing with Legal

 

Health & Safety;
•    Initiate, track and support implementation of H&S local and group requirements in SCM processes
•    Ensure to work safely and in good health, and provide a safe place of work
•    Work in compliance with health & safety rules and policies, and to identify the risks related to the works/job
•    Prevent/stop any unsafe works or acts
•    Report all the accidents and occupational health problems of own, staff,  team members or contractors, to HSE&W department
•    Attend and make sure staff attends to the relevant health & safety trainings provided by Vodafone HSE&W department


We are looking for you if you have


•    Excellent Business Partnering skills
•    Min. 5 years experience in Supply Chain 
•    Prioritise and pro-actively manage not only personal but also team workload with required supervise and in an effective way of working
•    Leverage Category intelligence to improve Vodafone’s commercial position and become the recognised expert within Vodafone
•    Develop an effective way of working by having an overall vision SCM strategies. 
•    Build positive working relationships inside and outside the department, locally and globally.
•    Highly customer obsessed, excellent business partnering skills, good communication skills both in Turkish and English.

 

Get to know us

If you want to know more about us and what we do, then visit our website: www.vodafone.com.tr
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/vodafonekariyer/
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/VFTurkiye

 

Diversity and Inclusion

At Vodafone, we embrace and welcome everyone. We believe that we can operate more successfully and effectively with diverse teams. And we can only leverage this diversity by building an inclusive culture where everyone is respected, can be themselves and strive to be their best. That way we can create a better future for our employees, our partners, the communities we work in and our customers.
 

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.