Sourcing Manager

We are expanding and strengthening now in order to prepare for upcoming massive 5G projects in Scandinavia and are calling you to join our team!
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About UBConnect:

UBConnect is a market-leading provider of digital infrastructure for mobile networks in Norway. The Norwegian telco companies are rolling out new 5G networks on a large scale and UBConnect has a key part in this. We are also an increasingly important participant in the expansion of 5G networks in the European market.

By creating the foundations for next-generation networks, we are connecting people and the world. We are proud of being a facilitator for a more intelligent, efficient, and sustainable society.

Due to the rapidly growing development of 5G networks and our continuous growth for our new offices, we are looking for new colleagues who will join our team of Sourcing Manager.

As a Sourcing Manager, you will be responsible for handling the company’s end-to-end supply and sourcing strategy and operations with the main focus on sourcing of field teams installing mobile base stations from existing and new suppliers. 

 

Your scope of duties:

  • Cooperation with service suppliers developing and expanding existing relationships
  • Supplier management: negotiating existing contracts, monitor and review suppliers’ performance
  • Plan, implement and manage the company's overall supply and sourcing strategy
  • Lead the development of an overall field team sourcing strategy:
    • Capacity needs short and long term (no of teams)
    • Mix between internal and external field resources
    • Competence profiles
  • Grow existing field team subcons and increase their capacity
  • Conduct active search, selection, and contract negotiation with new service suppliers
  • Establish processes and conduct onboarding process of new suppliers
  • Build relationships with key suppliers and develop partner models where applicable
  • Other key sourcing activities:
    • Analyze and calculate costs of procurement and suggest methods to decrease expenditure
    • Develop forecasting model with main suppliers
  • Implement frame agreements and project agreements with the suppliers


Expectations:

  • Proven work experience as a Sourcing Manager or Procurement Manager
  • Prior experience in working with mobile installation services providers
  • Technical knowledge and understanding of installation process of mobile base stations
  • Understanding of market dynamics and sound business judgment
  • Strong project management and leadership skills
  • Ability to negotiate and sustain networking relationships
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize and work with a project team environment
  • Computer proficient – MS Excel, MS Word
  • Fluent in English, both verbal and written
  • Familiarity with sourcing and vendor management and relevant software
  • Comfortable with figures and in collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data
  • Solid judgment with the ability to make good decisions


Personality:

  • Initiator, proactive, and see yourself in leading roles
  • Positive, cooperative, and with a can-do attitude
  • Fast learner, independent, and responsible
  • Analytical thinker and detail-oriented
  • Ability to manage multiple competing priorities


UBConnect offers:

  • An attractive position in a fast-growing mobile networks industry
  • An international, innovative, and professional working environment 
  • Ability to work with a highly skilled team of telecommunication engineers
  • Occasional travels to Scandinavia and other key markets
  • Hybrid work model (mix of office and home office) 
We usually respond within 2 hours

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Department

Slovakia

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Workplace and Culture

At UBConnect you will find a genuine interest in infrastructure and technology. Our ambition is to spread a positive attitude to all we meet. By having the right knowledge, a lot of energy and a great commitment, we serve our customers with the right know-how and facilitate competitiveness. 

These are also the features that makes UBConnect so fun to work with. We are a team that takes care of and raises each other, we always want to be the best of what we do.

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