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  • Posted on: 9 January, 2015 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • Ericsson is a world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment and services to mobile and fixed network operators. Over 1,000 networks in more than 180 countries use Ericsson equipment, and more than 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic passes through Ericsson networks. Using innovation to empower people, business and 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 and society to help shape a more sustainable world.


    We are truly a global company, working across borders in 175 countries, offering a diverse, performance-driven culture and an innovative and engaging environment where employees enhance their potential everyday. Our employees live our vision, core values and guiding principles. They share a passion to win and a high responsiveness to customer needs that in turn makes us a desirable partner to our clients. To ensure professional growth, Ericsson offers a stimulating work experience, continuous learning and growth opportunities that allow you to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to reach your career goals.

    Sourcing Business Partner


    Job Summary


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



    The Sourcing 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 

    Position Qualifications

    Behavioral Competences:


    • 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 qualifications 


     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 suitably qualified candidates should click here to apply online.

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