Head of Supply Chain Management

Budapest, Budapest
  1. Full Time
  2. Finance
Posting date:13 Aug, 2019

Join Vodafone Hungary and build a better tomorrow!

We are looking for a

Head of Supply Chain Management

for our SCM Team!


At Vodafone we connect everybody to live a better today and build a better tomorrow. It is the future we have in our mind when we see the speed of technology development. There is so much creativity across the technology industry that the speed of change is increasing. We embrace the opportunities of the future and work proactively to make good use of technology. 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.

Your place in the team

The Head of Supply Chain will be assigned to key internal stakeholder groups and will be responsible for building strong relationships across a number of internal functions and be the ambassador of SCM creating credibility and driving Commercial performance throughout the Supply Chain.


The Head of Supply Chain will have a number of key levers to support them from comprehensive BI tools to identify opportunities, the ability to leverage the global sourcing function at the Vodafone Procurement Company (VPC) and Best Practise cost programmes design to support sourcing and ensure maximum value is achieved through our key contracts.


The Head of SCM is embedded in the local Finance leadership team with a dotted reporting line to the CFO and operates as part of the wider OneSCM Leadership team.


You will be involved in the following tasks:

  • Exercises operational control over resources, policy formation and an accountability for end results.

  • Requires sound understanding of business challenges, including responsibility for business development.

  • Has an in-depth understanding of how Local SCM integrates within the wider business to achieve the objectives of OneSCM.

  • Requires commercial awareness and knowledge of the industry in order to contribute to the commercial objectives of Vodafone Group.

  • Full people management responsibility for a team of professionals. Defines team operating standards, sets direction and enables performance.


We are looking for you if you have

  • Third Level Degree or equivalent Procurement Qualification

  • Minimum 5 years relevant finance / business experience

  • Fluent English

  • Excellent insight into telecommunications business and market, both from a commercial and technical perspective

  • Advanced SCM Strategic & Operational knowledge and understanding

  • Strong leadership skills, people management experience and experience in managing / leading in a matrix organisation

  • Senior Stakeholder Management across functions and organisations

  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills

  • Strong analytical thinking

Get to know us

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Diversity and Inclusion

Vodafone is a company that values diversity. We believe that we can operate more successfully and effectively with diverse teams. Our aim is to build a culture where no one will be discriminated based on either their gender, age, cultural background or sexual identity, orientation. Vodafone is committed to support LGBT+ people at work.


The future is exciting. Ready?


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