SCM Operations Lead for Vantage Towers

Vantage Towers • Athens

Athens

from today

The opportunity

About this role

Vantage Towers is one of Europe's leading tower companies, and our infrastructure and technologies are helping to connect people, businesses, and internet-enabled devices like never before. We combine the scale, stability and quality of our leading tower network with the agility, optimism and energy of a start-up. We’re inspired by our past successes and excited by the opportunities in front of us. Join our journey as together we accelerate a sustainably connected Europe.

 

As a Supply Chain Management (SCM) Operations Lead, based in Athens - Greece, you will be responsible for leading the SCM operations in the Greek market, as well as, driving the central strategy, engagements, business objectives in a standardized manner. Goal is to be the single point of contact for the Greek market's requirements, WRT projects, governance, suppliers, internal stakeholders, LM senior management expectations and to ensure control and timeliness of all the projects in a homogenous manner across the company.

Your main responsibilities
  • Be the central business partner for the Greek entity's local SCM related topics
  • Effectively manage supply chain activities in the local market in close cooperation with central category management team
  • Responsible for operationally managing all the Network related spend for all categories
  • Ensure cost effective coverage of demand and sufficient local supply 
  • Manage supplier landscape & drive organizations goals by help implementing category specific strategy plans every year
  • Ensure all the market - stakeholders are regularly interacted with, their requirements closed timely
  • Drive Supplier Relationship Management with key 40 Network suppliers in Greece 
  • Support the central Vantage SCM & VPC SCM teams in complex and high value negotiations as well as lead local tactical negotiations
  • Keep track and close all actions required to complete purchasing related contracts, corresponding documents and activities
  • Build sustainable relationship within the Vantage Tower Group as well as markets, advise them on sourcing questions and purchasing processes
  • Continuous question the status quo and identify opportunities how to improve our purchasing processes and governance
  • Identify opportunities to increase capacities of existing suppliers along with identifying new relevant suppliers
Your qualifications
  • University degree in business management, engineering or other relevant areas
  • At least 8+ years of professional experience in Supply Chain Management, preferably in Network / Technology sectors
  • Good understanding of procedures, categories and ways of working within SCM, including stakeholder mapping, category strategy and tools
  • Strong customer orientation, contracting & negotiation skills
  • Stakeholder management abilities (relationship management and consultancy skills)
  • Very good communication, interpersonal and team working skills
  • Knowledge of SAP – MM, FI modules and ARIBA
  • Fluent English skills, written and spoken
Our Benefits
  • Attractive salary and bonus plan
  • Private medical insurance, including dependents 
  • Mobile plan with unlimited talk time and data 
  • Food allowance
  • Parking slot
  • Flexible working arrangements, actively supporting caring for family members 
  • International career opportunities in a fast-growing company 
     
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Attractive remuneration and additional benefits

At Vantage Towers, you’ll not only get a great position with an attractive remuneration package, but you’ll also get a range of additional benefits based on your working location.

Hybrid working models

The world has changed – so too have our working models. From flexitime to remote work, we know it’s a new world out there. So, depending on job type and location, we’re able to offer a modern range of full-time and part-time positions.

Excellent healthcare and fitness benefits

We offer a variety of healthcare packages to help you tackle life with peace-of-mind. In some locations we also provide on-site facilities to help keep you fresh, including healthcare services, fitness centres, and workout classes.

Comprehensive continuing education

Education is a life-long journey! Enrol in our online university courses or available training sessions and take practical steps towards advancing your professional development!

International career and exchange opportunities

With our internal skill mobility program, you have the opportunity to get involved with an exciting array of international projects from across our European markets. Where will Vantage Towers take you next?

Sustainability

It’s our mission to build a sustainable digital future for the people of Europe – and we want you to be a part of it! All employees are encouraged to have their say on how we advance our green ways of working and living.

Employee testimonials
Lena Bettermann
Lena Bettermann
Head of Supply Chain, Vantage Towers Group

“We live the start-up mentality for sure, but in an environment that differs from most start-ups. We re-define ourselves, our job roles, and scopes quite regularly – this is what I like a lot."

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