Supply Chain Manager - IT

Newbury, Berkshire
  1. Full Time
  2. Procurement/Supplychain
Posting date:07 Nov, 2018
Supply Chain Manager – IT 

Are you ready to join our UK Supply Chain Management team?
This is a critical role which will provide commercial support to Vodafone UK through end to end management of the procurement process for high/medium risk, high/medium value procurement activities across the IT category (hardware, software and professional services).

Can you?
  • Develop and deliver procurement strategies which seeks out business opportunities and capitalise on current market conditions.
  • Manage the procurement process for key projects ensuring the selection of suppliers with the capability to meet our needs, high service standards, efficient execution and competitive costs.
  • Drive value creation and efficiency opportunities, understand total cost of ownership and work with key suppliers to implement value-add initiatives.


What’s important to us?

You’ll need to be highly commercial with a background in IT Procurement with the ability to understand the complexity of the businesses within which we operate. We want someone who can work with pace and energy who will challenge whatever is not simple, efficient or cost effective. An experienced contracts negotiator, you’ll challenge the business requirements making us more competitive, leaner and a more agile business.  
What’s in it for you? 

Great reward with a competitive basic and generous bonus scheme. We will also throw in 28 days’ holiday (plus public holidays!) and a flexible work environment. 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!  
If all of the above sounds good to you - apply now! 
Our commitment
Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a flexible, 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. 
Vodafone is committed to making reasonable adjustments for all candidates considered to have a disability during the recruitment assessment process. Should you meet the minimum criteria for the role you are applying to, we will contact you to discuss the reasonable adjustments that you may need.

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