Ericsson Strategic Sourcing Manager in Philippines

Strategic Sourcing Manager

What does your future look like?

We are on the brink of the Networked Society - a technology revolution that will change the world for good through instant global connections and expanded freedom and opportunity.

Ericsson is a world leader in the rapidly changing environment of communications technology – providing equipment, software and services to enable transformation through mobility. Headquartered in Stockholm – Sweden, Ericsson is a publically listed company with more than 115,000 employees.

More than 180 countries use Ericsson equipment and more than 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic passes through Ericsson networks. Technology is at the heart of our business. Ericsson engineers, researchers and scientists around the world are working on what’s next in information, communications and telecommunications (ICT).

A connected world is just the beginning. Your passion determines what comes next! Apply your ideas and insights to empowering people, business and society.

Come and discover what makes YOU + ERICSSON a powerful combination

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Job Summary:

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.

Responsibilities:
  • You will lead, prepare & execute the RFx process
  • You will evaluate and select suppliers
  • You will conduct supplier negotiation
  • You will ensure supplier agreement implementation
  • You will contribute to the long term business
Key Qualifications:
  • Education: Bachelors Degree in Electronics Communication Engineer or any related field
  • Min years of experience: 5 yrs.
  • Domain experience: Strong background in implementation projects in the telecommunications industry and experience handling third party vendors
  • Sourcing Practice, Process & Strategy Knowledge
  • Change & Improvement Management Skills
  • Commercial Acumen & Skills
  • Financial Acumen & Skills
  • Local Laws & Regulations Knowledge

Why Ericsson?

Ericsson offers a truly global company, with a diverse, performance-driven culture, an innovative and engaging environment and opportunities to work across borders. Our employees live our vision, core values and guiding principles – sharing a passion to win and a high responsiveness to customer needs that in turn makes us a desirable partner to our clients.

In the Philippines (PH) we are known for delivering “World-1st” projects for Philippines (PH)'s largest and most renowned telecommunications carriers. This is a chance to play a critical role in the success of the Ericsson organisation in the Philippines (PH), whilst providing you with a fantastic career development opportunity and the chance to work alongside the brightest minds in our industry.

We invite you to join our team as we work together to solve the world’s biggest challenges.

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Please Note: We are only interested in applications from individuals and are not interested in any speculative calls or submissions from Recruitment Agencies.

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