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Strategic Sourcing Manager

UBConnect Slovakia s.r.o.

Information about the position

  • Place of work: Remote work
  • Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards: From 1 800 EUR/monthBase Salary is minimum possible at this position and may be higher depending on the applicant´s experience and skills
  • Start date: October 2021
  • Contract type: full-time

Job description, responsibilities and duties

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 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 subcontractors 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:
o Analyze and calculate costs of procurement and suggest methods to decrease expenditure
o Develop forecasting model with main suppliers
• Establishing frame agreements and project agreements

• Proven work experience as a Sourcing Manager or Procurement Manager
• Prior experience in working with mobile installation services providers
• Technical knowledge and good understanding of installation process of mobile base stations
• Understanding of market dynamics and sound business judgement
• 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 judgement with ability to make good decisions
• BSc degree in supply chain management, logistics or business administration

Employee perks, benefits

UBConnect offers:
• Attractive position in a fast-growing mobile networks industry
• An international, innovative, and professional working environment
• Ability to work with highly skilled team of telecommunication engineers
• Occasional travels to Scandinavia and other key markets
• Hybrid work model (mix of office and home office)

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

Secondary with school-leaving examination
Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
University student
University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Educational Specialization


Language skills

English - Advanced (C1)

Other knowledge

Microsoft Excel - Advanced

Experience in the position/sector


Number of years of experience


Personality requirements and skills

• 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


Brief description of the company

We are very excited to announce the arrival of UBConnect to Slovakia!

Join our team and be part of this exciting journey!

UBConnect is a market-leading provider of digital infrastructure for mobile networks in Norway. 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 rapidly growing development of 5G networks and our continuous growth for our new office in Slovakia we are looking for new colleagues who will join our team.

You will be part of the international organization that is constantly seeking to improve and grow in efficiency and strive to produce consistent and reliable results.
Together with us you will build next generation mobile networks, enabling new and innovative solutions that contribute to a better society.

Number of employees

150-199 employees

Company address

UBConnect Slovakia s.r.o.
Nová 8
031 01 Liptovský Mikuláš


Kontaktná osoba: Zuzana Habaj
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