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Strategic Sourcing Manager - Ericsson HND / BA / BSc Job

2023-08-24 08:13   Transportation / Logistics   Lagos   134 views
Job Details

Location: Lagos

Employment Type: Full-time

About this Opportunity

We are now looking for a Strategic Sourcing Manager to strengthen Ericsson’s driven edge by enhancing supplier value, proactively handling 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:to be delivered to Customers as part of or as an Ericsson product or service and

for internal use within Ericsson. The SSM or the Supplier Relationship Manager is responsible for all commercial relationships with suppliers

What You Will Do

Drive, prepare & implement the RFx process.

Evaluate & select suppliers.

Drive preparation, execution & finalization of negotiations with suppliers. Award business to suppliers

Ensure implementation of supplier agreements

Develop the long-term business for the specific product/service.

You Will Bring

Education: Bachelor's Degree required, preferably in Business, Engineering, Finance, Legal, or Management

Qualified professional with at least 8 years of sourcing /procurement experience in the field of telecom and networks services (Telecom installation services, managed services, telecom civil works, network design and optimization).

Fluency in French is a must

Sourcing Practice, Process & Strategy Knowledge

Change & Improvement Management Skills

Commercial Acumen & Skills

Financial Acumen & Skills

Local Laws & Regulations Knowledge.

Behavioural Competences:

Deciding & initiating action

Persuading & influencing


Delivery results & meeting customer expectations

Ambitious & commercial thinking

Crafting & innovating.

Core Competencies:

Change & Improvement Management Skills

Commercial Acumen Skills

Communication Skills

Facilitate diversity & awareness.

Financial acumen & skills

Local laws & regulations knowledge

Negotiation & argumentation skills

Team working skills.

Preferred Qualifications & Experience Requirements

Telecom Business understanding

Leadership through cross-functional networks

Local laws & Regulation knowledge

Negotiation & argumentation skills

Proven leadership behaviours

Sourcing practice, process & strategy knowledge.

Application Closing Date

Not Specified.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click here to apply online

Company Description
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.