• Head of Sourcing Job at Ericsson

  • Posted on: 8 February, 2017 Deadline: Not Specified
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    Ericsson is a world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment & services to mobile & fixed network operators. Over 1,000 networks in more than 180 countries use Ericsson equipment, & more than 40 percent of the world’s mobile traffic passes through Ericsson networks. Using innovation to empower people, business & society, we are working towards the Networked Society, in which everything that can benefit from a connection will have one. At Ericsson, we apply our innovation to market-based solutions that empower people & society to help shape a more sustainable world.

    Head of Sourcing


    Job Summary

    Through early contribution in Sales and project engagement, the Head Sourcing Business Partner shall drive higher value contribution from third party deliveries.

    The Head Souring Business Partner shall promote new business ideas through proactive participation in strategic Sales and project forums, including business decision meetings.

    Responsibilities & Tasks

    • Drive stakeholder engagement
    • Early proactive engagement in sales
    • Endorse Business ideas, Category strategies & Preferred Suppler List
    • Sourcing responsibility for profitable sales
    • Optimize Sourcing performance for target fulfillment

    Behavioral Competences

    Position Qualifications

    • Entrepreneurial and commercial thinking
    • Working with people
    • Persuading and influencing
    • Applying expertise and technology
    • Delivering results and meeting customer expectations
    • Creating and innovating

    Core Competences

    • Change & Improvement Management Skills
    • Commercial Acumen & Skills
    • Communication Skills
    • Ericsson portfolio knowledge

    Minimum Qualifications & Experience Requirements

    • At least 5 years of relevant experience
    • A first academic degree or equivalent qualification

    Preferred Qualifications & Experience Requirements

    • Business understanding
    • Sourcing practice, process and strategy knowledge
    • Proven leadership behaviors
    • Leadership through cross functional networks
    • Local laws and Regulation knowledge
    • Negotiation and argumentation skills

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Ericsson career website on jobs.ericsson.com to apply

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