At Ericsson, you can be a game changer! Because working here isn’t just a deal. It’s a big deal. This means that you get to leverage our 140+ years of experience and the expertise of more than 95,000 diverse colleagues worldwide. As part of our team, you will help solve some of society´s most complicated challenges, enabling you to be ‘the person that did that.’ We’ve never had a greater opportunity to drive change; setting the bar for technology to be inclusive and accessible; empowering an intelligent, sustainable, and connected world.

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Strategic Sourcing Manager

Job Description

Date: Mar 6, 2020

Our vision and purpose: “Our purpose is to empower an intelligent, sustainable and connected world. For more than a century, we have been putting smart tools in the hands of people in every sector of our society, creating intelligent technologies that drive positive change. We remain committed to this effort, leaving no one behind.” - Börje Ekholm, President and CEO, Ericsson

 

 

So..who is Ericsson today and, how it supports you and the community?

In a world that is increasingly complex, we are on a quest for easy. We are creating game changing technology that is easy to use, adapt and scale, enabling our customers to capture the full value of connectivity.
Find out how our IoT, 5G and automation technology stands ready to unlock a wave of new value

 

 

The impact of your role at Ericsson:

 

We are now looking for a self-driven 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 will be accountable for evaluating, qualifying and selecting suppliers for the external purchase and licensing of all products and services to be delivered to customers as part of or as an Ericsson product or service and  for internal use within Ericsson.

 

You will also:

 

  • Evaluate and select suppliers and build and maintain relationships with them
  • Conduct supplier negotiation
  • Be responsible for all commercial relationship with suppliers
  • Develop and manage the budgets' sourcing department
  • Design and implement an effective sourcing strategy
  • Manage all communication with global sourcing team 

 

How your expertise will make the difference (Qualifications needed):

  • Univesity degree
  • +5 years experience in sourcing area, preferably in Network Rollout Services
  • Availability to travel up to 40% 
  • Commercial Acumen & Skills
  • Financial Acumen & Skills
  • Outstanding negotiation abilities
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Change & Improvement Management Skills

 

 

Benefits to suit your dreams (What’s in it for you?)

 

  • Contract type: full time;
  • 25 vacation days/year (yes, we give you 4 days more, because you deserve it!);
  • WFH & Flexible Working Hours;
  • Medical & life insurance;
  • Gym subscription;
  • Career plan mentoring;
  • Flexible benefits from your favorite brands available on flexible benefits portal;
  • Internal learning platform to develop your knowledge, skills and competencies & curated external content -- articles, videos, courses, podcasts, and books from external libraries such as Skillsoft, Pluralsight, Big Think, EdX, TED Talks, Khan Academy, YouTube, and the open web itself (learning platform mobile enabled);
  • Part of an active community via Brand Ambassadors, CSR Activities, Sports Teams;
  • Competitive referral bonuses for recommending your friends to work at Ericsson;
  • In case of travel, daily allowance, transport, and accommodation will be paid by the company;
  • & more other benefits that the recruiting colleagues are looking forward to present them to you, once applied.

 
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