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Sourcing Manager Software

About the position

ABOUT THE ROLE
This is great opportunity to join one of Sweden’s fastest growing businesses and to be part of a multidisciplinary organization where we create magic together. Since we released our first pair of headphones a decade ago, the technical complexity of our disruptive product range has increased rapidly and it’s set to become even more complex in the future. Strong partnership agreements with industry leading suppliers is fundamental to us continuing to drive our success. 

We are now looking for a Sourcing Manager within the software and professional services category to join our global sourcing team. You will be responsible for developing and managing suppliers and 3rd party providers such as Google, Amazon, and Spotify that deliver industry-specific software or provide services related to software development. As a Sourcing Manager, you will also be part of the development of our new products, driving all sourcing activities from early cost estimate through to product launch.      

You will also work with the sourcing team to contribute to the continuous development of Zound’s sourcing department in terms of methodology and work processes.

You will report to Zound’s Sourcing Director. 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

Strategy and planning  
- Develop and execute sourcing strategies within software and professional services category together with relevant business stakeholders
- Develop deep understanding of sourcing area, technology trends, market forces, cost structure, vendor base and supplier road maps. 

Supplier relationship and development
- Developing suppliers by setting goals, assessing performance and conducting business reviews.
- Managing agreements and negotiating commercial terms and conditions. 
- Driving sourcing projects from issuing RFX’s to negotiations and signed agreements.

Drive change 
- Setting up processes and best practice to structure how the department works 
- Contribute to Zound’s growth and development, including sourcing’s transformation and ensuring we act as one Zound regardless of what country we do business in

ABOUT YOU
We’re looking for a proactive, pragmatic and skilled Sourcing Manager. You have 5+ years of sourcing experience, ideally with software and 3rd party service providers, plus knowledge of new product development from a FMCG/consumer electronics perspective. 

We are looking for somebody with an open, cooperative mindset who is business-oriented and can provide practical and actionable advice in a user-friendly way. 

As Zound Industries is a diverse and global company, you will have excellent oral and written communication skills in English.

DOES THIS SOUND LIKE YOU? 
So, if you are up to the task of working for Sweden’s most dynamic company, this job is a perfect match for you. Please send us your resume and cover letter as soon as possible as we are reviewing candidates continuously. 

We´re looking forward to your application! 

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For the right candidate the position holds great professional challenges and career opportunities. If you believe the position matches your qualification and ambitions, please send us your application as soon as possible as we are reviewing candidates continuously. We´re looking forward to your application!

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