VimpelCom is hiring a

Strategic Procurement Expert


The overall challenge… redefine strategic purchasing within TELCO and bring vimpelcom to the top of the industry
Vimpelcom is on the move and is aiming to become the best telco provider in the world. Therefore we focus on innovation and efficiency. To become best in class in organizational design and transparency , we focus on a state of the art international procurement organization. For our indirect procurement team, we are looking for a Strategic Procurement Expert – Hub Lead.
Group Indirect Procurement is part of the Headquarters and BUs and is responsible for the procurement of the following areas: Marketing, Real Estate, Travel and Fleet, Professional Services and Logistics. With such a wide geographical and functional spread, we offer excellent career opportunity in procurement.

The job….
In this role you will draft the guidelines for our procurement strategy; this is an unique opportunity for a seasoned and ambitious professional who likes a greenfield approach and has the persistent personality to engage with all the vendors and senior management. Communication is key in succeeding internally and externally!
Our new colleague will be responsible for planning and execution of Strategic Procurement initiatives in the Professional Services Category at VimpelCom Group and in Italy Hub. Herby you will engage in purchasing and sourcing processes for all professional services Vimpelcom uses. (e.g. strategic/management consulting, recruitment, temp labor, legal, etc.). You will decide and advice senior management which vendor or service to choose!
·         Contract management, Service Order drafting (coordination with legal department and supplier, negotiations with supplier), contract finalization for all projects in the scope
·         Negotiation of Service Orders, Framework Agreements, Terms and Conditions in cooperation with Functional and Legal department
·         Steering saving initiatives, Savings calculation, uploading to Saving Tracking Tool/PMT