Supplier Relationship Manager

Job Description

Date: Aug 8, 2019

Ericsson Overview

Ericsson is a world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment & services to mobile & fixed network operators. Over 1,000 networks in more than 180 countries use Ericsson equipment, & more than 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic passes through Ericsson networks. Using innovation to empower people, business & society, we are working towards the Networked Society, in which everything that can benefit from a connection will have one. At Ericsson, we apply our innovation to market-based solutions that empower people & society to help shape a more sustainable world.

We are truly a global company, working across borders in 175 countries, offering a diverse, performance-driven culture & an innovative & engaging environment where employees enhance their potential every day. Our employees live our vision & core values. They share a passion to win & a high responsiveness to customer needs that in turn makes us a desirable partner to our clients. To ensure professional growth, Ericsson offers a stimulating work experience, continuous learning & growth opportunities that allow you to acquire the knowledge & skills necessary to reach your career goals.

We are on the brink of the Networked Society, a technology revolution that will change the world for good through instant global connections and expanded freedom and opportunity. A connected world is just the beginning. Your passion determines what comes next!

Apply your ideas and insights to empowering people, business and society. Come and discover what makes You + Ericsson a powerful combination.


About Us:

The IT Products and Services Sourcing Unit is responsible for sourcing the IT products and services that are the building blocks of the commercial offerings we sell to our customers (telecommunication service providers) and for the internal operation of the company. Our daily work environment is global as we interact with our suppliers and internal stakeholders.


Job Summary:

We are now looking for a Supplier Relationship Manager within the platform software area. Platform software includes databases, virtualization SW, operating systems, redundancy software, data pipes, and other building blocks that are necessary for building fast, reliable products.  

In this role, you will be challenged to ensure efficient management of suppliers, governing and developing supplier relationships in accordance with the Supplier Relationship Management framework and supplier segmentation.

You are responsible for supplier Partnership and Supplier Agreements, acting as the Sourcing Agreement Owner (SAO).

And you will also be responsible for partnering and leading all commercial relationship with suppliers. 



  • You will collaborate and commit to Partnering with the business
  • Perform contract management and negotiations
  • You will monitor and mitigate supplier risks
  • Monitor and drive supplier performance
  • You will perform business intelligence
  • Identify and develop supplier value
  • You will lead settlement negotiations
  • Secure intelligence reports
  • And, you will secure data quality performance



  • Understanding of Ericsson business model
  • Ericsson cloud portfolio knowledge
  • Min years of experience 5 years in Sourcing
  • Experience from sales and product management would be an asset



     Recruiter: Kamila Zych (

     Application deadline: August 22nd









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

Req ID: 288207