Strategic Sourcing Manager

Posted date: Nov 12, 2020

Location: Nanjing, 32, CN

Company: Ericsson

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 Strategic Sourcing Manager to strengthen Ericsson’s competitive position by improving supplier value, proactively managing business risks and contributing to the creation of value for the Customer.

The Strategic Sourcing Manager is accountable for evaluating, qualifying and selecting suppliers for the external purchase and licensing of all products and services. We are now looking forward to your joining!

You will

  • Lead, prepare & execute the RFx process
  • Evaluate and select suppliers and conduct supplier negotiation
  • Ensure supplier agreement implementation
  • Build Partner relationships with early and proactive engagement
  • Be an advisor and dedicated to partner engagement
  • Secure alignment with Sourcing related milestones/ checklists
  • Develop and maintain an engagement plan, securing alignment/ compliance with Sourcing strategies
  • Translate business objectives to sourcing action plan across multiple category areas
  • Optimize Sourcing performance in line with business targets
  • Hold sourcing responsible for profitability

To be successful in the role you must have

  • Bachelor degree or above
  • 5 years of working experience in sourcing management area
  • Sourcing practice, process & strategy knowledge
  • Change & Improvement Management Skills
  • Commercial and Financial acumen & skills
  • Local Laws & Regulations Knowledge
  • Skills in self-motivated, initiating action, sense of accountability
  • Relating & Networking Persuading & Influencing Ambitious skills
  • Ability in thinking Delivering Results & Meeting Customer Expectations

What´s in it for you?

Here at Ericsson, our culture is built on over a century of courageous decisions. With us, you will no longer be dreaming of what the future holds – you will be redefining it. You won’t develop for the status quo, but will build what replaces it. Joining us is a way to move your career in any direction you want; with hundreds of career opportunities in locations all over the world, in a place where co-creation and collaboration are embedded into the walls. You will find yourself in a speak-up environment where empathy and humanness serve as cornerstones for how we work, and where work-life balance is a priority. Welcome to an inclusive, global company where your opportunity to make an impact is endless.

What happens once you apply?

To prepare yourself for next steps, please explore here: https://www.ericsson.com/en/careers/job-opportunities/hiring-process

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. 

We provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, religion, political opinion, nationality, ethnic background, social origin, social status, indigenous status, disability, age, union membership or employee representation and any other characteristic protected by local law or Ericsson’s Code of Business Ethics.

Primary country and city: China (CN) || || Nanjing || Supply&Log

Req ID: 461330 

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