Strategic Sourcing Manager

Job Description

Date: Jun 13, 2019


Job Summary:

We are now looking for a Strategic Sourcing Manager, within IT Products and Services Sourcing. In this role, your contributions will be to source and drive Ericsson´s supplierbase within Cloud. You should be used to work against high targets and key performance indicators (KPIs) and working with a Supplier base, consisting of large IT companies, that supports Ericsson current & future business needs. You will be part a small virtual sourcing team. By doing so, you will steer business awards, regulate risk, cost and demands, whilst securing quality and compliance. Through efficient sourcing of products, services and solutions, the Strategic Sourcing Manager shall strengthen Ericsson's competitive position by maximizing supplier value and proactively managing business risks. The Strategic Sourcing Manager is repsonsible for all commercial relationships 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

     

  Key Qualifications:

  • Education: Msc, MBA
  • Min years of experience 5 years 
  • Domain experience: IT, Cloud,
  • Sourcing Practice, Process & Strategy Knowledge
  • Change & Improvement Management Skills
  • Commercial Acumen & Skills
  • Financial Acumen & Skills
  • Local Laws & Regulations Knowledge

    Additional Requirements:

  • Working with IT services implies a new way of working, why this position requires a capability to adapt, enforce and teach others
  • We are looking for a person who can work in a proactive way and actively contribute to success for Ericsson in a world with changing business models.
  • Contracting services from our suppliers requires knowledge about sales & commercial management in order to reduce risk and increase margins
  • We are looking for a person who also will work closely together with the Stakeholders to secure their success
  • This position might also, depending on the person and in addition to regular sourcing manager work, have a task as project manager

     

Please submit your application no later than by 27th of June 2019.

 

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Primary country and city: Sweden (SE) || || Stockholm || SharedServ

Req ID: 283245