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Strategic Sourcing Manager

Göteborg, Sweden
Information Technology Research & Development

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Job Description

Date: Mar 4, 2019

Who we are:

The strategic sourcing organization in Gothenburg is a small team of sourcing professionals of various backgrounds and we are all focused on the success of Ericsson and our customers. We cover different areas spanning from mechanics to advance ASICs and working with us means a lot of team work as well as individual work in an international environment.

 

Job Summary:

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.

 

Responsibilities:

  • 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

 

Qualifications:

You are a responsive, curious person who has no problems working independently. You take your own initiative and working on multiple assignments is something that motivates you. You are comfortable with changes and likes to work in team. Communicating and making contact with other people is something you think is fun and Business thinking is a natural part of your daily work.

It is also desirable that you have:

  • BSc degree
  • Min years of experience: 2-3 years.
  • Experience in IT and/or sales or project management
  • Sourcing Practice, Process & Strategy Knowledge
  • Change & Improvement Management Skills
  • Commercial Acumen & Skills
  • Financial Acumen & Skills

 

 

Why is Ericsson a great place to work?

Ericsson enables communications service providers to capture the full value of connectivity. The company’s portfolio spans Networks, Digital Services, Managed Services, and Emerging Business and is designed to help our customers go digital, increase efficiency, find new revenue streams, and create new user experiences. Ericsson’s investments in innovation have delivered the benefits of telephony and mobile broadband to billions of people around the world ensuring our solutions – and our customers – are at the forefront of innovation.   We support networks that connect more than 2.5 billion subscribers. With close to 100,000 employees and customers in 180 countries, we combine global scale with technology and service leadership.  40 percent of the world’s mobile traffic is carried over an Ericsson network.  And, our Technology for Good and Connect to Learn programs include creating technology that makes it easier to save lives, feed societies, bring technology to emerging markets and connectivity to remote areas, and grow businesses and prosperity.

At Ericsson, we give our employees the freedom to think big and navigate their career, on a global scale.  We create technology that helps others, from helping people enjoy their favourite content to helping people recover from natural disasters by enabling better communications between rescue workers. Your ideas and innovations can turn into achievements that impact society and change the world, creating new connections, new possibilities, and new capabilities.  We find that Ericsson is at its best when we bring together the diverse skills of our people. Working across business areas, across cultures, across geographical borders, across technical disciplines. More often than not, across ground-breaking solutions. Next generation technology can be staggeringly complex. But the simpler it is to use; the more people benefit from it. Join us and help build technology that makes it simple to connect with information, business, societies, and each other.

 

Ericsson provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, national origin, ethnic background, age, disability, political opinion, social status, veteran status, union membership or genetics.

Ericsson complies with applicable country, state and all local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location across the world in which the company has facilities. In addition, Ericsson supports the UN Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights and the United Nations Global Compact.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, training and development.

Ericsson expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, national origin, ethnic background, age, disability, political opinion, social status, veteran status, union membership or genetic information.

 

Primary country and city: Sweden (SE) || || Göteborg || IT; R&D

Req ID: 272563