Head of Personal devices strategic sourcing

Head of Personal devices strategic sourcing

Personal devices such as smartphones are important part of our offering and enable Telia customers to use and access Telia services. Right now, we are looking for a Head of Personal devices strategic sourcing category
. There are team members located in all Telia countries and for this role Solna, Stockholm is preferred location.

Is this your next opportunity?
Strategic sourcing at Telia exists to manage our supplier base and the purpose of this role is to manage suppliers in devices category, for example smartphones, other consumer electronics, related accessories and IoT devices. To excel in this role, you need to have experience from consumer electronics business and capability of leading team in a multinational matrix organization. Strategic sourcing background is preferred while sales key account management is also potential. Experience in consumer retail and operator businesses would also serve as a strong asset.

In this role, you will be leading our Personal devices strategic sourcing category and be responsible for:
  • Strategic sourcing of devices and accessories
  • Leading a team of experienced sourcing managers
  • Supplier relationship management in your category area
  • Supplier performance and risk management and needed supplier development
  • Efficient communication internally and externally
  • Driving operational efficiency in collaboration with commercial device portfolio management and supply chain management
  • Contributing to overall strategic sourcing performance and strategy
In our ever-changing environment, we need leaders and teams who dare to challenge the current, simplify the complex and care for our co-workers, customers, and our society. We don't believe in rigid hierarchies, rather in people who thrive within a self-leadership culture.

We set high goals for our business and ourselves. Through constant feedback and regular coaching, our leaders ensure we are on the right path. That is why we want driven and skilled people like you to join us in continuing to make our goals a reality.

Is this you?
Your personal competencies:
  • Drive and interest in people and in business
  • Capability and flexibility to work with overall category strategy view and specific deep dives where needed
  • Business mindset with analytics intelligence
  • Drive in negotiation, influencing and selling ideas
  • Clarity in communication, both written and verbal communication in English
  • Ability to interact in global environment with all levels of organizations
  • Sensitivity for change management in both people and operations context
  • Ability to build trusted relationships both inside the company and with external partners
Your Experience:
  • M.Sc. from relevant field
  • Already demonstrated skills in similar large strategic sourcing/account leadership role
  • Experience from working in international organizations with complex business models and matrix organization
  • Experience from consumer electronics strategic sourcing and supplier relationship management
  • Experience from key account management
  • Understanding of electronics supply chain and retail operations
It's more than just a job!
Regardless of the position you are looking for, we will give you the tools and support you need to grow both as a professional and as a person, with us. We can offer you your next big opportunity in a creative, motivating, and welcoming company where everyone can be themselves, with equal access to opportunities. We respect and value the diversity of people. In addition to an attractive and inclusive work environment, we also enable flexibility and offer a wide variety of employee benefits.

If you think this is the job for you and would like to join the team, apply for the role! Would you need to know more, please call me on +358403021090, send email to heikki.liimatta@teliacompany.com or connect with me in LinkedIn.

We look forward to receiving your application and to make sure that your personal data is kept safely, we kindly ask you to apply through our recruitment system. We are not able to handle resumes via e-mail or equivalent. Selection will take place on an ongoing basis and this position might be filled before the application deadline. Last day to apply is 2022-08-15

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Mer info
Område Solna
Yrkesroll Organisation & ledning, Data & IT
Typ av anställning Heltid, Tillsvidareanställd
Sista ansökningsdag 15 aug 2022 (7 dagar kvar)

Om arbetsgivaren

Everything we do is reflected in our purpose: To reinvent better connected living. That's how we make a difference for our customers in the big and in the small. That's how we contribute to the lives and livelihoods where we are present. Our skilled people and partners, innovative technologies and powerful networks are there to make daily life smoother and richer for our customers and help societies and business become more efficient and sustainable. Welcome to Telia, the home of your next big opportunity and a place where everyone can be themselves with equal access to opportunities.