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Framework Agreement Expert

Posting Country:  Italy
Date Posted:  06-Oct-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.

 

Role profile
The Framework Agreements Expert is accountable for the coordination of activities related to the participation in Public Tenders for the awarding of National Framework Agreements, as well as for the management of the Framework Agreements awarded in terms of commercial development and relations with the contracting entity.
He/she will act as a leader for all the teams directly involved in building the proposal (i.e. enterprise solution, deal approval management, marketing, etc.), guaranteeing the compliance with tender requirements, in line with the project deadlines and timelines. For existing framework contracts, he/she will act as a reference point for all the parties (i.e. marketing, sales, enterprise solution, customers, subcontractors, company involved in partnership, etc.) involved in the commercial development of the services covered by the contracts, as well as in the developing new opportunities in the market.

 

Key accountabilities:

  • Scouting for new public tender initiative involving services of strategic interest for Vodafone;
  • Respond to pre-competitive consultations by coordinating and collecting contributions from the competent teams (i.e. marketing, pre sales, …);
  • Identify potential partners for participation in new public tender initiatives;
  • Analyze tender requisites, both from an economic and technical point of view, in order to identify the possible participation scenarios and assure compliance with policies and applicable laws;
  • Prepare the documents and reports required for the chosen participation scenario;
  • Efficiently drive and coordinate tender process preparation, submission and follow-up processes with stakeholders;
  • Liaise with internal staff and external stakeholders to ensure ‘zero mistakes’ in tender preparation and submission, that is, plan and get agreement on milestones of the deal governance from each stakeholder to meet requirements and tenders deadlines;
  • Review tender & contract documentation;
  • Develop knowledge and effectiveness of the sale of Vodafone services, through evangelization of the sales structure, sharing of best practices and the promotion of new solutions and services.

 

Core competences

  • Precise, reliable, proactive, time-sensitive approach, detail and quality oriented;
  • Good communication and relationship skills;
  • Demonstrated integrity, independent thinking, judgment, and respect for others;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team;
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines in a rapidly changing environment;
  • Ability to effectively priorities and multitask in a project driven and pressurized, structured environment;
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing.


Knowledge and experience

  • Deep knowledge of public procurement policies;
  • Deep knowledge of Public Sectors and good knowledge of Large Enterprise market;
  • Deep knowledge of TLC services, good knowledge of ICT services;
  • Good communication and relationship skills;
  • Problem solving;
  • Business skills appropriate to the size and complexity of customers;
  • General and specific tender knowledge (contract terms and language) related to Italian legislation;
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office applications.

 

Rome, IT

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