Ericsson Job Vacancy 2018 for Strategic Sourcing Manager, Application Details

Ericsson Job Vacancy 2018 for Strategic Sourcing Manager, Application Details

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Applications are invited from suitably qualified applicants for Ericsson Job Vacancy 2018 Interested applicant(s) ought to follow the details and procedures on this page to secure this opportunity.

Ericsson Job Vacancy 2018

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Job Summary:

Business Services – Strategic Sourcing manager position is 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 Business Services Strategic Sourcing Manager (BSSM) is responsible for all commercial relationship with suppliers.


  • lead, prepare & execute the RFx process
  • evaluate and select suppliers
  • Align with Global & MA Leads and develop strategy for own Customer unit area
  • 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 with all internal and external stakeholder’s interfaces

Key Qualifications:

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  • Qualified professional with at least 7 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: 7 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 Practice, Process & Strategy Knowledge
  • Change & Improvement Management Skills
  • Commercial Acumen & Skills
  • Financial Acumen & Skills
  • Local Laws & Regulations Knowledge

Additional Requirements:

  • Deciding and initiating action
  • Persuading and influencing
  • Responsive, Agile, and proactively going the extra mile.
  • Analyzing
  • Ability to deliver results & meet expectations
  • Entrepreneurial and commercial thinking (ownership)
  • Knowledge Sharing & Collaboration Skills
  • Negotiation Skills
  • OHS Knowledge & Skills

Core Competences

  • English Skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Leadership Competence
  • Excellent collaboration skills
  • Strong Interpersonal & relational Skills

This position will be based in Turkey, preferably in Istanbul; and will be responsible for the following countries primarily and any other business area that may be required from time to time.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to Ericsson career website on to apply

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