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Engagement Desk (Category), GFFI FCBS Purchase to Pay Procurement Services

Bucharest, Romania
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Job Description

Date: Mar 14, 2019

About Us


We are one of the leading providers of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to service providers, with about 40% of the world’s mobile traffic carried through our networks. We enable the full value of connectivity by creating game-changing technology and services that are easy to use, adopt and scale, making our customers successful in a fully connected world.

Together, in Romania we create a culture of innovation, constantly transforming to find new ways of working. Opened in 2007, the Global Site in Bucharest is one in only four all over the world, the only one situated in Europe and a vital component in Ericsson’s global services organization. The Romanian site currently counts on a team of 1,900 strong professionals and enthusiastic young specialists and is developing constantly to meet customer needs.


Department Overview:

Procurement Services is a unit within GFFI FCBS Purchase to Pay. The mission is to build on the Group Function mandate to deliver procurement services and support globally, at the highest quality and lowest cost, contributing to supporting and controlling the lowest spend possible. Procurement Services secures a seamless and smooth centralized procurement flow with a positive impact on the overall Purchase to Pay across Ericsson.


Job Summary:

The purpose of the role is to proactively and reactively support and manage all indirect purchase requests.

Works with requisitioner to procure what is required, from the right supplier, at the right price, in alignment with category strategy. Validates properly completed request; competitively bids, and supports end user to properly raise a compliant request in alignment with strategy.


Responsibilities & Tasks:

Responsible for minimizing OTV usage by directing purchase request (Purchase Requisition and Shopping Cart) towards Preferred Supplier; ensuring the best price for the product/service.

The position implies correct matching between quotation and purchase order, correct Payment Terms usage and decreasing lead time in PO approval (catalog availability, minimized number of hand-overs in the approval flow), as well as correct category mapping, correct GL Account mapping and correct application of the  Currency of Trade policy.


Overall responsibilities are mainly referring the below:

  • Extensive professional experience in transactional (operational) procurement role;
  • Demonstrated Leadership skills in Team and End User and Stakeholder Management is necessary, as well as the ability to deliver and receive feedback;
  • Ability to analyze operational data, to identify and implement actions as an outcome;
  • Strong communication skills;
  • Bachelor’s degree;
  • Behavioral competencies:

-Persuading and influencing

-Working with people

-Leading and supervising

-Delivering results and meeting customer expectations

-Adapting and responding to change

-Planning and organizing

  • The role is intended to be delivered at the source (where the candidate sits).

Business Unit:

GFFI FCBS PtP Procurement Services


Job Locations:



Job details: Operational Procurement



To ensure professional growth, Ericsson offers a stimulating work experience that allow you to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to reach your career goals.

In the Romanian Center we are well known for providing:

  • Modern, energetic, global working environment;
  • Access to latest technology and ability to work to develop new tools and showcase your bright ideas;
  • Opportunities for continuous learning & professional growth and promotion;
  • Work in a dynamic company along with the smartest people in the industry;
  • Comprehensive benefits package: including premium healthcare & gym subscriptions;
  • Opportunity to be an active part of the community via Brand Ambassadors, CSR Activities, Sports Teams etc. which Ericsson is supporting.


Why is Ericsson a great place to work?

Ericsson is the driving force behind the Networked Society where every person and every industry is empowered to reach their full potential. Mobility, broadband and the cloud are transforming the world, enabling industries and society to provide better services, capture new opportunities, improve businesses, increase efficiency, and create new user experiences.

Our services, software and infrastructure support every major telecom operator in the world. The transformation that this brings allows people, business and society to fulfill their potential and create a more sustainable future.

With some 115,000 employees and customers in 180 countries, we combine global scale with technology and services leadership. We support networks that connect more than 2.5 billion subscribers. 40 percent of the world’s mobile traffic is carried over Ericsson networks. And our SEK 100 billion investment in research and development over the last three years ensure that our solutions – and our customers – are at the forefront of innovation.

At Ericsson, we give our employees the freedom to think big. Your ideas and innovations can turn into achievements that impact society and change the world. Are you ready to be a change-maker? Learn what makes YOU + Ericsson a powerful combination. Join us today.

Founded in 1876, Ericsson has its headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden. Net sales in 2014 were SEK 228.0 billion (USD 33.1 billion). Ericsson is listed on NASDAQ OMX stock exchange in Stockholm and the NASDAQ in New York.


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