Cost Engineer Supplier Management (m/f/d) for Vantage Towers (german-speaking)

Aggregate function:  Directorate
Business Area:  Vantage Towers Directorate
Posting Country:  Germany
Date Posted:  18 Nov 2023
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

At Vodafone, we’re working hard to build a better future. A more connected, inclusive and sustainable world. As a dynamic global community, it's our human spirit, together with technology, that empowers us to achieve this. 

We challenge and innovate in order to connect people, businesses, and communities across the world. Delighting our customers and earning their loyalty drive us, and we experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

With us, you can be truly be yourself and belong, share inspiration, embrace new opportunities, thrive, and make a real difference.

At Vantage Towers, we’re on a mission to power Europe’s sustainable digital transformation. As a leading tower company, we’re ushering in an era of technology-driven advances to help connect people, businesses, and internet-enabled devices like never before. We combine the scale, stability and quality of our tower network with the agility, optimism and energy of a start-up.


As a young TowerCo, we have already achieved strong results with a continued focus on accelerating growth and a special emphasis put on sustainability. As part of our team, you’ll work in a dynamic and multicultural environment that embraces open communication, collaboration and teamwork. 


If you’re ready to take responsibility and shape the future of telco infrastructure with us, then let’s level up in your career and reach the top – together.


Your contribution: 

  • You are responsible for our operational supplier target cost management, including market research, target costing, cost plausibility and operational and tactical improvements in commercial negotiations with suppliers.
  • You drive operational price optimisation with key network suppliers in Germany.
  • You ensure target cost transparency to ensure that all kross functional departments purchase the services of our suppliers/partners at the optimal price.
  • You support the supply chain management in complex and high-value negotiations and create transparency for commercial optimisation potentials.
  • You continuously scrutinise the status quo and identify opportunities to improve our profitability.

 

What makes you stand out:

  • At least 4 years of professional experience in full cost calculation and target cost calculation of supplier services, preferably in the network and technology industry
  • An university degree in engineering, business administration or a comparable degree
  • Good knowledge of procedures and working methods in the realisation of construction projects and engineering activities
  • Independent work and a high sense of responsibility
  • Fluent German (C1) and (very) good English (B2) skills written and spoken 

What we offer:

  • A diverse, multicultural setup based on our values – respect, teamwork, responsibility, and honesty – and the unique opportunity to shape the organisation
  • Maximum flexibility: With Full-Flex Office, you can freely decide how you’ll work. Choose between the regular working schedule, part-time options (at least 30 hours) and work without fixed working time. You can even work from other EU countries for up to 20 days per year
  • Free home office equipment: In addition to a laptop and mobile phone, we provide a monitor, keyboard, mouse, headset, and desk chair
  • Full-Flex credit: discount on private internet costs and mobile products
  • A total of 30 days in holidays with the option of 10 additional days against salary waiver
  • Support during parental leave to have the best work-life balance possible
  • Extensive learning opportunities and individual support for your professional and personal development
  • A subsidized company pension scheme, bike and car leasing, fitness and health offers, access to corporate benefits, international career opportunities, exchange possibilities, insurance for company conditions and many more ...

 

Interested? Send us your CV with your desired salary. Depending on the role, we generally invite you to two rounds of interviews before you receive your offer.


Not the right match? We have plenty of other opportunities to choose from in this department here.

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 and rewarded. We are committed to promoting Inclusion for All with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey.