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Vodafone

Supply Chain Business Partner

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Procurement/Supplychain
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Vodafone Group
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What you Need:


Skills:

Business Partnering
Demonstrates robust understanding of business, identifies and prioritises stakeholders, builds sustainable relationships to drive increased business performance and best value outcomes.

Category Management
Has a clear understanding of local industry trends, economic, financial and market dynamics, commercial models and demonstrates business foresight to contribute to global category strategy and / or enable delivery of effective sourcing activities

Commercial Contract Management
Protects Vodafone's interests by developing commercial contracts based on a thorough understanding of legal and ethical environments. Ensure minimal value leakage for key contracts by ensuring KPI and obligation adherence and risk monitoring.

Demand Optimisation
Analyse data and generate insights to question and influence local business requirements to optimise demand linked to local business strategy and budget.

Procurement Negotiation
Ability to support centrally led complex and high value negotiations as well as lead local tactical negotiations by applying creative models, leveraging various cost programs and using various behavioural techniques to achieve best commercial outcomes for Vodafone


Technical / Professional Expertise

Develop the business knowledge to contribute in effective ways.
Have the courage to speak up, challenge managers, and hold a mirror up to the business.
Be able to influence people, build relationships, and communicate effectively.
Have the willingness to collaborate in new ways.
Command the ability to translate numbers into actionable insights.
Persistence and resilience


The Vodafone Behaviours are key to everyone’s success:


Customer Obsessed - We are passionate about exceeding customer expectations 
Work passionately to really understand the customer
Look at decisions through the customer’s eyes
Take personal accountability for the customer experience


Innovation Hungry - We create and deliver new products, services and ways of working that delight our customers
Take risks and push what is possible
Look for improvement all the time
Do things in better ways


Ambitious & Competitive - We bring energy and passion to our work and always aim to beat the competition
Deliver best in class
Review our own performance and then improve it
Be lean and cost effective every time


One Company, Local Roots – We work across Vodafone to achieve the best outcome for customers, employees and shareholders
Value our differences and act inclusively
Make the best decision for Vodafone, not just for one part of the business Communicate and use best practice


Speed - We drive speed to market. We relentlessly prioritise and pursue the outcomes that matter to our business
Make RAPID business decisions
Deliver with urgency
Analyse fast, execute faster


Simplicity – We make things simple for our customers, partners and colleagues
Focus effort and stop ineffective activity
Communicate in a way that is easy to understand
Challenge complexity and provide simpler solutions


Trust - We are reliable and transparent to deal with. We deliver for others and trust others to do likewise
Do what you say you will do
Trust others to deliver
Support decisions once made, regardless of personal views


Who we are:
We are Ireland's leading total communications provider offering our customers a variety of solutions across mobile and fixed platforms. As part of Vodafone Group, we are part of the world's largest mobile community with a presence across all five continents.


We’re at the forefront of innovation in Ireland. We make significant investments building and maintaining our networks and to date, we have invested nearly €1bn in our network investment programme. We continue to invest to enhance our network.
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t’s not just our products and services which are innovative, our modern and innovative workspace in MountainView helps cultivate an environment of creativity and innovation through new ways of work. This has helped Vodafone make the Great Place to Work list in Ireland. All our employees are free to sit wherever they wish within our building. This inspires creativity and develops relationships which traditional style environments inhibit. You probably want to know more about new ways of working…Find out move via this link: http://www.vodafone.ie/jobs


Our people are at the centre of everything we do. We employ approximately 1,300 people in Dublin and across our network of retail stores in Ireland. Our aim is to ensure each employee has the opportunity to innovate, to be challenged and to be rewarded. We are dynamic in everything we do, including our approach to training, development, performance management and flexible benefits.
Vodafone is committed to support LGBT+ people at work.
We are an equal opportunities employer where our people can be at their best.

 

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