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Supply Chain Lead

Posting Country:  Italy
Date Posted:  18-Jun-2022
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.


The Supply Chain Business Partner will be assigned to internal stakeholder groups and will be responsible for building strong relationships across a number of internal functions as an ambassador of Supply Chain Management (SCM) creating credibility and delivering activities which drive commercial savings throughout the Supply Chain. Typically reports to the Senior Supply Chain Business Partner or Head of Supply Chain.

Job Responsibility

* Interacts with stakeholders across the business to build strong and credible relationships in order to maximize the team�s overall delivery;

* Implements strategic objectives and ensures activities are executed in a professional way in line with Vodafone standards and local targets;

* Defines team operating standards, sets direction and enables performance;

* Uses and promotes use of BI tools (iview, Celonis, etc.) to identify opportunities, with ability to leverage the global sourcing function at the Vodafone Procurement Company (VPC);

* Implements Design to Cost (D2C) methodology to support sourcing and to ensure maximum value is achieved through key contracts;

* Uses judgement based on analysis of demand management and resolve problems by identifying and selecting solutions through the application of acquired technical experience;

* Understands the Business Partner context within SCM and the impact of its performance on all other teams within the local market, by tracking KPIs;

* Supports overall governance of demand management, to ensure the quality of end to end demand management process for the market;

* Helps to define best practices with SCM;

* May mentor more junior members of the team.

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.