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Strategic Sourcing Manager

Beijing, China
Sales, Strategy, Marketing, and Commercial Management

English (US)

Job Description

Date: Sep 27, 2018

We are now looking for a Strategic Sourcing Manager to strengthen Ericsson’s competitive position by maximizing supplier value, proactively managing business risks and contributing to the creation of value for the Customer. 

The SSM is accountable for evaluating, qualifying and selecting suppliers for the external purchase and licensing of all products and services: 1) to be delivered to Customers as part of or as an Ericsson product or service and 2) for internal use within Ericsson.

The SSM and/or the Supplier Relationship Manager are responsible for all commercial relationship with suppliers.



You will lead, prepare & execute the RFx process

You will evaluate and select suppliers

You will conduct supplier negotiation

You will ensure supplier agreement implementation

You will contribute to the long term business

You will be working for specific project leading with cooperation from internal stakeholders.

You will be supporting for operating support in case of suppliers’ quality, delivery improvement.




College degree or above, preferred major in mechanical engineering, electrical, telecommunications, and material science, etc.

Working experience: at least 5 years experience in sourcing at MNC or telecommunication field

Strategic mindset, self-motivated, team player, able to  independently under pressure

Acumen & knowledge on finance & law will be a plus.