Purchasing Specialist– Italian Speaking

Budapest, Budapest
  1. Full Time
  2. Procurement/Supplychain
Posting date:13 Sep, 2019



Would you like to be a member of a fast growing organization?

In Vodafone Shared Services Budapest, we maximize value with everything we do, from Operational Excellence to Next Generation Services.

We operate with 1.600+ colleagues in Budapest, coming from 32 different nationalities, supporting 22 countries globally. 


Join our team as:


Purchasing Specialist– Italian Speaking


Role purpose:  As the very first person in the role, you will manage the end-to-end purchasing process working closely with our marketing, legal and sales support teams locally and in Italy. You will have a say in defining ways of working and identifying potential growth opportunities.


What you will do: 

  • Perform quote and purchase order processing activities
  • Ensure timely Purchase request issue, prepare and send necessary briefs to obtain directorial approval
  • Act as interface with SCM and Marketing to ensure timely PO request issue and timely Goods Receipt
  • Track and log all PR/GR/P and share weekly reports on them
  • Perform process analysis on service level trends in order to identify process improvement areas and determine process improvement goals
  • Review, design and amend internal process documentations
  • Define process gaps and address them as new demands to the technical support team
  • Create, build up and drive projects to lean and streamline processes
  • Provide support to business partners in finding the best ways of solving process issues, and sharing best practices
  • Provide tailor-made training to various stakeholders 


This position is for you if you have: 

  • Supply chain/sourcing and SSC experience is an advantage
  • Fluency in Italian and English
  • Outstanding communication and negotiation skills
  • Good presentation and relationship building skills
  • Business acumen
  • Good analytical skills
  • Experience in process documentation
  • SAP knowledge is an advantage
  • Ability to work in a foreign environment from a remote location 
Why should you join us: 
  • We provide working assets as laptop and mobile phone with Vodafone RED subscription
  • Unravel your continuous process improvement mindset – new ideas are always listened to
  • Internal coaching/mentoring culture
  • Internal career opportunities
  • Possibility to work from home


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