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  • Posted: Nov 2, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Strategic Sourcing Manager

    Our Exciting Opportunity!
    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.

    Your Responsibilities:

    • lead, prepare & execute the RFx process

    • evaluate and select suppliers

    • conduct supplier negotiation

    • ensure supplier agreement implementation

    • contribute to the long term business

    • establish supplier relationship management through structured governance for performance improvement at different levels of preferred supplier lists to be established.

    • establish structured and proactive market intelligence to reduce spend in the various Categories to add value to the business

    • Ensure compliance in the sourcing process adopted and also with all internal and external stakeholders interfaces

     To be successful in the role you must have

    • Qualified professional with at least 5 years commercial experience of which 5 years of professional sourcing/commercial has been the majority

    • 3 years of managerial experience and remote management skills

    • Education: Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in the field of business, finance, legal or management

    • Min years of experience: 5 years of commercial experience of which professional sourcing has been key

    • Domain experience: Indirect Sourcing experience - Travels, HR, Cars, Real Estate & Facility
      management, Professional Support Services, Marketing and Communications etc Sourcing
      Sourcing Practice, Process & Strategy Knowledge

    • Change & Improvement Management Skills

    • Commercial Acumen & Skills

    • Financial Acumen & Skills

    • Local Laws & Regulations Knowledge

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Ericsson on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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