Head of Site services Category & NWS Solution Sourcing

  • Ericsson
  • SE - AB - Stockholm
  • 2 weeks ago

Company Name: Ericsson

Location: Stockholm, AB, SE


As the tech firm that created the mobile world, and with more than 54,000 patents to our name, we’ve made it our business to make a mark. When joining our team at Ericsson you are empowered to learn, lead and perform at your best, shaping the future of technology. This is a place where you're welcomed as your own perfectly unique self, and celebrated for the skills, talent, and perspective you bring to the team. Are you in?

Come, and be where it begins.


Our Exciting Opportunity

We are now looking for a Head of Site Services Category & Network Services (NWS) Solution Sourcing!

In this position, you will be accountable for supplier and category business intelligence, benchmarking practice & category market knowledge, establishing an efficient & driven marketplace that optimizes Ericsson’s supplier business, whilst securing quality and compliance.


You will

The Head of Site services Category & NWS Solution Sourcing needs to be highly skilled in working in the two dimensions of category management and solution management and shall develop cost effective, Ericsson wide, strategies that are based on cross-functional requirements & business needs in both Market Areas and Business Areas.

Through support in early and grounded contribution in sales (pre-sales) and project engagements (post-sales) as well cost improvement programs, you shall drive higher value contribution from third party deliveries and ensure solution E2E throughout the full lifecycle.



  • Develop, implement and drive Global Category Strategy
  • Ensure E2E solution management throughout Ericsson’s business process (Develop, Sell & Deliver)
  • Ensure execution of work; Develop the sourcing business model & define standard methodologies
  • Drive Sourcing value contribution; Create cost effective, sustainable category and business solutions, with productification, Authorized Service Provider (ASP) framework and more.
  • Work in close cooperation both strategic and operational with Market Area and Business Area partners.
  • Secure Sourcing process compliance


To be successful in the role you must have

We are seeking a hardworking and proactive individual with multicounty experience in Managed Services (MS), Network Rollout (NRO) & Network Design and Optimization (NDO) businesses who is looking for a challenge to work with managing diverse & virtual teams for the Ericsson Group. The successful candidate will have to be very result oriented with proven analytical abilities, network rollout & operations background, Site services category and solution sourcing knowledge with extensive commercial and negotiation skills.


Key Qualifications:

  • Education: Master’s degree preferred, in the field of business, finance, legal or management
  • Min years of experience: At least 15 years of relevant experience
  • Ericsson portfolio Acumen with deep understanding and prior experience from Network Rollout and operations.
  • Sourcing Practice, Process & Strategy Knowledge
  • Validated leadership behaviors in line management responsibility
  • Multi-country/global experience in MS, NRO & NDO businesses


What´s in it for you?

Here at Ericsson, our culture is built on over a century of courageous decisions. With us, you will no longer be dreaming of what the future holds – you will be redefining it. You won’t develop for the status quo, but will build what replaces it. Joining us is a way to move your career in any direction you want; with hundreds of career opportunities in locations all over the world, in a place where co-creation and collaboration are embedded into the walls. You will find yourself in a speak-up environment where empathy and humanness serve as cornerstones for how we work, and where work-life balance is a priority. Welcome to an inclusive, global company where your opportunity to make an impact is endless.


What happens once you apply?

To prepare yourself for the next steps, please explore here: https://www.ericsson.com/en/careers/job-opportunities/hiring-process


If you have any specific questions about this role, please contact recruiter Karolina Grad at karolina.grad@ericsson.com

Kindly note that we cannot process applications sent via email.

Location for this role: Stockholm, Sweden
Last day to apply: October 29th


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This role will report into Head of Sourcing NWS & MS.


Do you believe that an organization fostering an environment of cooperation and collaboration to execute with speed creates better business value? Do you value a culture of humanness, where fact based decisions are important and our people are encouraged to speak up? Do you believe that diverse, inclusive teams drive performance and innovation? At Ericsson, we do. 

We provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, religion, political opinion, nationality, ethnic background, social origin, social status, indigenous status, disability, age, union membership or employee representation and any other characteristic protected by local law or Ericsson’s Code of Business Ethics.


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