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Do you want to be part of shaping the future? From making connectivity more accessible to the latest IoT solutions, you have an opportunity to be where it begins.

Sourcing Services Specialist (Buyer)

Job Description

Date: May 15, 2020

Job Summary:


We are now looking for a Sourcing Services Specialist. The role of the Sourcing Services Specialist is to offer guidance to Strategic Sourcing Manager (within the Global Sourcing community) that requests support related to our sourcing online platform, e.g. review projects created by Sourcing Managers, create and carry out RFx & eAuctions, deliver eSourcing training/seminars, sorts out business and/or technical issues (level 1 support).

The position is based in Mexico City and reports to the Head of Sourcing Shared Services Americas and works in close teamwork and alignment with Sourcing Shared Services teams in Bucharest.






Runs eSourcing events (RFX, eAuctions)

Executes and concludes eSourcing projects in collaboration with Ericsson Sourcing Managers and their targeted suppliers

Delivers training, seminars, workshops and refreshers depending on needs on a local level: Basic eSourcing training, eAuctions training, eSourcing Open Days.

Acts as an advisor for E-Sourcing tool (e.g. Strategic Sourcing Suite – Sourcing module), reviews RFx/eAuctions projects created by Strategic Sourcing Managers, offers step by step guidance.

Offers support to global Sourcing organization for e-Sourcing platform

Ensures on-demand user management in the e-Sourcing platform

Works with Team Coordinator, partners and other teams to develop and improve e-Sourcing platform and processes.

Ensures platform stability / report the platform’s issues to technical teams and drive them to completion.

Collects/identifies improvement areas for the platform and report to the core team.




Key Qualifications:


Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related

3+ years’ experience in customer and/or supplier facing roles

Fluent English

Advanced Excel skills

Analytics skills

Accuracy and attention to detail

Ability to work optimally in teams as well as independently, within tight deadlines

Strong written and oral communication skills are meaningful, as communicating findings and supporting conclusions is an important part of the job

Validated experience in working with a unified platform (any support related function)

Training/ facilitation skills

Be able to get along with the 3rd parties (e-mails, phone calls) independently

Be able to handle a request end-to-end (from receiving the request until the event closure)




Why Ericsson:
We work in an industry where new opportunities are emerging every day. And as these new opportunities emerge, we see the potential to make a difference. Our business strategy is our plan, our blueprint and the clear pathway for us to deliver on our mission- to enable the full value of connectivity. We will win by creating technology that is so intuitive, flexible yet robust and reliable that it enables game-changing ideas to be adopted at speed and scale


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Primary country and city: Mexico (MX) || || Mexico City || SharedServ

Req ID: 381506