We are now looking for a Network Services 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.
*You will lead pre-sales and contracting activities for network services, including validation of scope and cost estimates. *You will lead, prepare & execute the RFx process *You will evaluate supplier capabilities, crew levels, and copetences in order to staff projects, leading to supplier selection *You will conduct supplier negotiation, and must be able to discuss network services project scope in depth and negotiate them face to face with contractors. *You will ensure supplier agreement implementation *You will contribute to the long term business
*Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience *Min 3-5 years of strategic sourcing experience and / or extensive experience negotiation telecom construction projects with subcontractors. *Domain experience: Network services, civil construction, EF&I, tower work, small cells or inbuilding. *Sourcing Practice, Process & Strategy Knowledge *Change & Improvement Management Skills *Commercial Acumen & Skills *Financial Acumen & Skills *Local Laws & Regulations Knowledge
*Must be experienced with large telecom network rollouts. *Construction management experience and / or construction estimating techniques and costs
WHY IS ERICSSON A GREAT PLACE TO WORK?
Ericsson is the driving force behind the Networked Society where every person and every industry is empowered to reach their full potential. Mobility, broadband and the cloud are transforming the world, enabling industries and society to provide better services, capture new opportunities, improve businesses, increase efficiency, and create new user experiences.
Our services, software and infrastructure support every major telecom operator in the world. The transformation that this brings allows people, business and society to fulfill their potential and create a more sustainable future.
With about 101,000 employees and customers in 180 countries, we combine global scale with technology and services leadership. We support networks that connect more than 2.5 billion subscribers. 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic is carried over Ericsson networks. And our SEK 100 billion investment in research and development over the last three years ensure that our solutions - and our customers - are at the forefront of innovation.
At Ericsson, we give our employees the freedom to think big. Your ideas and innovations can turn into achievements that impact society and change the world. Are you ready to be a change-maker? Learn what makes YOU + Ericsson a powerful combination. Join us today.
Founded in 1876, Ericsson has its headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden. Net sales in 2014 were SEK 228.0 billion (USD 33.1 billion). Ericsson is listed on NASDAQ OMX stock exchange in Stockholm and the NASDAQ in New York.
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