Purchasing Analyst

Newbury, Berkshire
  1. Full Time
  2. IT/Technology
Posting date:01 Mar, 2019
Purchasing Analyst
Location – Newbury 

What’s the role?

The team is a small function within Technology Operations that works across and on behalf of all the other towers in the department. You’ll be raising and tracking of our external orders, and as such the key element to this role will be to enforce appropriate governance around ordering, and then ensuring orders are raised and paid in a timely manner. This will involve managing demand through on and offshore finance teams, as well as management within operations. 
The role will also be responsible for managing any escalations made by suppliers around payments, and manipulating SAP to provide reporting to hold stakeholders to account. This is key to Technology Operations, who depend on these suppliers for expert support in the event of an outage.

What will you be doing?

- Driving quality and timely raising and payment of purchase orders on major suppliers
- Resolution of supplier escalations relating to payment.
- Support with SAP reporting for Opex and Capex leads
- Governance of offshore finance teams through established process
- Continuous review and improvement of Technology Operations purchasing process.

Most of the work will be standard office hours

What’s needed?
- Delivery through a wide stakeholder base
- Attention to detail
- Reasonable numerical competency
- Able to adapt under time pressure
- Problem solving ability

What’s in it for you? 

Great reward with a competitive basic.  You will get to work with a fun, diverse and driven team who love what they do and a leadership team who listen, support and inspire you to be your very best! 

Love to travel? 28 days holiday + bank holidays (option to buy or sell 5!) plus leading travel brand discounts.
Planning for the Future? Get a head start with our fantastic contribution matching pension scheme or our award winning maternity policy.
Are charities close to your heart? 3 paid leave days for charity projects of your choice and matched fundraising.
Looking to Learn? Develop a career on your terms with the Vodafone University.
Love to Shop? Enjoy discounts with the UK’s best-known brands, restaurants and days out with the family.
What about your phone? Great discounts available for you, your family and your friends!
Want more me time? Thrive at Vodafone, a tool to help you find a balance for your health and wellbeing. 

If this sounds of interest, then apply today!!

Commitment from Vodafone

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, 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 flexible benefits programme that you would expect from any global company. 


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