Category Manager HR 1 Year FTC

  1. Full Time
  2. Finance
Posting date:11 Jul, 2019
Role Title Category Manager HR

Location:  Luxembourg 1 Year Contract


Vodafone Procurement Company Sarl (VPC) is incorporated in Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and is an integral part of our global Supply Chain Management function. With our 200+ employees coming from 32+ different countries, we are the global procurement entity of the Vodafone Group with responsibility for all strategic activities related to supply chain management.

Our Team:

There are 4 Category Managers and a Principal Category Manger in HR SCM team who are in charge of all HR spending at Vodafone across its footprint. This team is supported by admin resources located in our Indian shared service center. Main categories include External (contingent) workforce, Recruitment, Learning and HR Services. The team’s focus is strategy development and execution. Our team values are: we win or lose as a team, we help each other, we provide instant feedback and we learn. We use extensively digital tools to action on data (iView, Cellonis, SAP, Fieldglass) and to collaborate effectively cross-functionally (MS Teams, Ariba, etc).

Meet our team by watching this video:

With us you will:
  • Work in close cooperation with HR, Finance and SCM teams at Group and the Local Operating Companies.
  • Drive cost saving initiatives and TCO reduction in the category.
  • Build sustainable partnerships with suppliers to deliver targeted value.
  • Be accountable for industry knowledge to maintain category expertise.
  • Be responsible for spend scope across a number of markets across expertise areas in HR.
  • Lead and support sourcing activities, launch e-auction/RFPs / RFIs/ RFQs.
  • Follow up contractual processes, ensure accuracy in execution.
  • Work agile: lead scrums, contribute cross-category, move actions fast and involve people cross-company.
  • Actively scout for digital solutions and new, better ways of doing things.
What you can expect from us:
  • Further your career within a multinational company within HR category or many other.
  • Gain knowledge of global procurement and award winning strategies.
  • Learn new ways of working. Be part of change management projects.
  • Develop strong negotiation and communication skills.
Commitment from Vodafone

Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised, developed and rewarded. We believe that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business and we are committed to creating an inclusive work environment which respects, values, celebrates and makes the most of people’s individual differences - we are not only multinational but multicultural too. At Vodafone you will have access to our excellent benefits programme that you would expect from any global company. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us on

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