Strategic Sourcing Manager IT&SP

Job Description

Date: Oct 17, 2019

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

 

Key Qualifications:

 

  • Education: Bsc or Msc in Administration, Engineering, Economics and
  • Min years of experience Min. 1 Year in Procurement of IT solutions
  • Domain experience: IT Procurement, Category Management. Project Management background is also desirable
  • Sourcing Practice, Process & Strategy Knowledge
  • Change & Improvement Management Skills
  • Commercial Acumen & Skills
  • Financial Acumen & Skills
  • Local Laws & Regulations Knowledge

 

Additional Requirements:

 

  • Demonstrated understanding of Technology, Media and Telecom
  • Sourcing Expertise, Process & Strategy Knowledge
  • Consultative and negotiation skills
  • Analytics and Business Modelling Skills
  • Change & Improvement Management Skills
  • Commercial and Financial Acumen
  • Deciding & Initiating Action
  • Proven teamwork behaviors through cross functional groups
  • Negotiation and argumentation skills
  • Excellent communications skills and ability to communicate with executives
  • Innate desire to "make things happen

 

What’s in it for you?

 

With over 90,000 employees across 180+ countries, we have a culture that respects and supports your ambitions, in alignment with our values of Respect, Professionalism and Perseverance. Ericsson is extremely focused on learning and development, supports mobility and flexible working hours. We are also committed to diversity and inclusion and to be a responsible and relevant driver of positive change. We also offer some awesome benefits, amazing career development and training programs to provide an empowered career in a connected world.

 

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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: Lebanon (LB) || || Beirut || Supply&Log

Req ID: 293004