Procurement Manager

Qvantel is a leading global provider of cloud-based Business Support Solutions (BSS). Our solutions help telecom operators to make sense of all the data available, to better understand their customers and proactively address their needs. At the same time, we guide operator customers through their own digital transformation journey from traditional operators to full Digital Service Providers.

We are playing a vital role in developing communications and helping the world to be more connected. We are growing fast, and we want our people to grow with us. Our vision is to become the industry’s most desirable BSS provider. Our mission is simple; to grow telecom operators’ business efficiency. We operate in 10 countries around the globe with annual revenue of some 100 Meur and employing some 1000 professionals.

Due to our business growth, we are strengthening our business support organization in Helsinki, Finland with a passionate

Procurement manager

The Procurement Manager will work as part of the Groups’ Business support function in the Helsinki headquarter as part of a close team consisting of compliance-, legal- and finance professionals.  The role is very multifaceted and independent allowing you to widely utilize your current skills as well as to challenge yourself to learn more and develop further as a professional. As we are a truly international company within IT business, a large portion of the duties involve correspondence across different countries.

You will be responsible for variety of vendor/partner management tasks, carry out direct and indirect sourcing related negotiations and related duties as well as managing the sourcing related contract portfolio. As a person you are energetic, highly driven, ambitious and truly interested to become a solid procurement professional with an interest to operative and hands-on duties as well. Good negotiation skills supported by strong English skills are import for you. You may already have reached a managerial level or gained experience on a specialist level with sufficient basic experience and strong willingness to grow and take the next step.

The daily duties will include:

In vendor management (both direct & indirect sourcing):

  • Handling of day-to-day topics with selected vendors and partners as well as internal business owners; orderbook, fulfilment, invoice reporting and follow up
  • Providing first contact point towards selected vendors and partners on relationship matters
  • Liaise with business owners in order to plan and facilitate the consumption of goods and/or services provided by vendors/partners
  • Provide instructions to Qvantel internal stakeholders how to efficiently consume services / products provided by the vendors/partners
  • Provide summaries of vendor/partner agreements and contract portfolio, spend structures and overall forecasts on external spend
  • Provide (monthly) status reports
  • Maintain status awareness documents of contract portfolio, amendments & other contract changes

 

Our Core Values: Competence, commitment and care lead our way and combine us. We hope you share our values on your journey to become the newest member of the Qvantelee family!

 Changing the game with us!

 We offer interesting and challenging work in a fast-growing, customer-oriented tech-driven company! There are plenty of opportunities to learn, grow and progress in your career as we are simultaneously doing the same ourselves. Check more of the scenes behind the growth from our blog .

 At Qvantel we have built a young, dynamic, international culture where people are motivated to learn and develop themselves, are used to working both independently as well as in teams, have a systematic, hands on working style and a can-do attitude. Our people are used to communicate across other cultures and time zones. A sense of humor can also come in handy. Here's a glimpse of your Finnish colleagues .

 Don’t hesitate to ask for more information from Risto Nupponen +358407670029, Finance & Business Support function.  

Please send your application in English with CV and salary request via our application form with no delay. We will be reviewing the applications as they arrive and inviting candidates to interview already during the application period so please be quick!  

Please note that Qvantel is not providing relocation support so we will prefer candidates in local presence with valid local working permits.

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