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Strategic Sourcing Manager For Logistics Category

Job Description

Date: Nov 28, 2019


Job Summary:

 

We are now looking for a Strategic Sourcing Manager (SSM) for Logistics Category 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 service providers & suppliers for the logistics category for services of Warehousing, Transportation, Customs duty etc. handling. 

 

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: BS or MS Degree in Engineering and/or Business administration or Economics.
  • Min years of experience: Minimum 6-7 years of experience in the same field.
  • Domain experience: The candidate must have supply chain competence and experience on top of logistics services purchasing experience. 
  • Sourcing Practice, Process & Strategy Knowledge
  • Change & Improvement Management Skills
  • Commercial Acumen & Skills
  • Financial Acumen & Skills
  • Local Laws & Regulations Knowledge
  • Advanced consultative and negotiation skills
  • Analytics driven engagement and Business Modelling Skills
  •  Change & Improvement Management Skills
  • Commercial and Financial Acumen & Skills
  • Deciding & Initiating Action
  • Proven Leadership behaviors through cross functional groups
  • Negotiation and argumentation skills
  • Excellent communications skills and ability to communicate with senior executive
  • Must have strong and solid market knowledge.

 

 

Additional Requirements:

 

 

  • The candidate must have multi geography experience as the role will be responsible from logistics services purchasing for more than 20 countries in MEA.
  • Ready to travel in case local interaction is needed.

 

 

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Lebanon, Turkey, Bahrain, Pakistan or Egypt can be location for position

 

 

 

 

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Primary country and city: Lebanon (LB) || || Beirut || SalesStratMkt&ComMgt

Req ID: 306133