Trainee Sourcing Intern 2021
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?
Our Exciting Opportunity
We are excited to now be looking for a Trainee Sourcing Intern to work in the UK & Ireland Sourcing team!
The Sourcing team looks after the purchasing of Telecoms Infrastructure Services (to support Ericsson’s delivery of Managed Services and Wireless Networks) from a selection of vendors and delivering to some of the biggest in-country mobile operators as our customers.
This role will impact Ericsson and our Customers optimally by actively contributing towards securing a short and long-term profitable business!
- Ensure alignment and collaboration between Sourcing and business partners (Operations, Sales, Solutions Architects, etc…)
- Understand and ultimately help to drive the effective management of supplier spend for assigned projects, specifically within the Managed Services space; with good attention to cost, supplier efficiency, and quality in line with the profitability targets of the company.
- Participate in strategic Sales and project forums.
- When engaging on projects, ensure execution as per the Ericsson Strategic Sourcing Process
- Secure business partner agreement for Supplier Selection and Costs recommendation by Sourcing through the execution of the Sourcing Decision Making Process.
Full training will be provided, to include one to one reviews of progress, mentoring, and access to a suite of learning materials and support.
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 – but be redefining it and building what replaces it. Joining us is a way to move your career in any direction; 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 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 next
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
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.
Ericsson provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, national origin, ethnic background, age, disability, political opinion, social status, veteran status, union membership or genetics.