Sourcing Business Partner

Posted date:  Sep 21, 2021
Location: 

Bellevue, WA, US

As the tech firm that created the mobile world, and with more than 54,000 patents to our name, we’ve made it our business to make a mark. When joining our team at Ericsson you are empowered to learn, lead and perform at your best, shaping the future of technology. This is a place where you're welcomed as your own perfectly unique self, and celebrated for the skills, talent, and perspective you bring to the team. Are you in?
 

Come, and be where it begins.
 

Our Exciting Opportunity!

We are now looking for a Sourcing Business Partner. Your role will make Ericsson and our Customers successful by actively contributing towards securing short and long-term profitable business!

Through your early engagement in Partner organizations, you will drive higher value contribution from third party deliveries to business. In order to drive value, relevant category strategies and preferred supplier lists shall be endorsed through active participation in strategic Sales and product/project forums, including business and product decision meetings.

The Sourcing Partner shall promote new business ideas that are based on optimized value extraction through collaboration from third parties and Ericsson supplier base, other business bench-marking and Sourcing strategies.

You will also be accountable for the Sourcing contribution of business opportunity or concept to delivering on Stakeholder expectations.
 

You will

  • Conspire to partnering with the business and be an advisor and committed for partner engagement
  • Be an advisor and dedicated partner to engagement
  • Inspire business ideas, strategies & PSL (Preferred Supplier List)
  • Hold sourcing responsible for profitability
  • Optimize Sourcing performance targets, will back & support M&A sourcing projects
     

To be successful in the role you must have

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification
  • Minimum 6 years of related business experience
  • Sourcing Practice, Process & Strategy Knowledge
  • Analytics-driven and Business Modelling skills
  • Change & Improvement Management skills
  • Commercial and Financial Acuity skills
  • Analyzing, deciding and initiating action
  • Leadership behaviours through cross functional groups
  • Local laws & regulation knowledge
  • Excellent negotiation and argumentation skills
  • Ericsson Portfolio knowledge with an innate desire to make things happen

     

 

Do you believe that an organization fostering an environment of cooperation and collaboration to execute with speed creates better business value? Do you value a culture of humanness, where fact based decisions are important and our people are encouraged to speak up? Do you believe that diverse, inclusive teams drive performance and innovation? At Ericsson, we do. 

 

DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position. Therefore employees assigned may be required to perform additional job tasks required by the manager.

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Our Culture

Welcome to an inclusive, global company where your opportunity to make an impact is endless. Share your most innovative ideas, bring your unique perspective and bring your unique perspective in a speak up environment. With us, you will no longer be dreaming of what the future holds – you will be redefining it at a company where you’re empowered to lead and perform at your very best.

Learning and Development

Being a part of our team means having the flexibility to take your career in many different directions, but it also means leveraging the supportive structure of a big organization, with clear personal and professional development opportunities. 

Benefits and Rewards

We believe that great accomplishments deserve great benefits and transparent rewards. We strive to offer competitive, unbiased, and fair rewards for all our people. We empower you to manage your own time and promote flexible working opportunities, along with family-friendly policies.

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