VimpelCom is hiring a

Manager, Procurement for Media and Marketing Services

Amsterdam, Netherlands

The overall challenge… Manage and operationalize a Global indirect procurement team for Marketing and Media   

To become best in class in organizational design and transparency , we focus on establishing a state of the art international procurement organization. For our indirect procurement team, we are looking for a Manager Category Media and Marketing Services

Group Indirect Procurement is responsible for the procurement of Marketing, Real Estate, Travel and Fleet, Professional Services and Supply Chain. With a geographical and functional spread and a focus on centralization of procurement, our department is taking huge steps in showing added value for vimpelcom.

One of our key-jobs in the department is currently vacant and it’s justified to state that this is a mature career opportunity for a Marketing and Media professional with strong knowledge of Marketing Agency strategies who wants to drive and lead our global marketing and media procurement channel!

The job in a nutshell….
In this role you will lead  our global indirect procurement strategy for one of the biggest global operating TELCO operators.  We look for a strong and  ambitious professional who has the persistent and entrepreneurial personality to engage with vendors, management and the team to make his or her mark. Communication is key in succeeding internally and externally!
·         Guides the procurement activities of the category group marketing&media
·         Works closely with the Marketing and Media teams
·         Supports and advises the management on the spend for this category is benchmarked globally, leveraging Group knowledge 
·         Steers and co-develops with management significant cost reductions and year-over-year productivity improvements while maintaining or improving product quality and vendor service levels
·         Works closely with the team to develop effective cost reduction strategies and implementation plans