Sourcing Business Partner

Job Description

Date: May 13, 2019

Job Summary:

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 and commit to Partnering with the business
  • You will be an advisor and dedicated to partner engagement
  • You will inspire business ideas, strategies & PSL
  • Hold sourcing responsible for profitability
  • You will optimize Sourcing performance targets
  • And you will back & support M&A sourcing projects 

Key Qualifications:

  • Education: (Recruiter to supply) 
  • Min years of experience: (Recruiter to supply) 
  • Domain experience: ((Recruiter to supply) area of expertise – e.g.: Cloud, BSS, OSS etc.) 
  • Sourcing Practice, Process & Strategy Knowledge
  • Business Modelling Skills
  • Business Understanding
  • Change & Improvement Management Skills
  • Commercial Acumen & Skills
  • Deciding & Initiating Action