Network Sourcing Executive

Full time Full day


Islamabad 44000 , Pakistan


Corporate functions


Full Time

About the position

Last Date to Apply: 21st November, 2023

Employment Type: This is a full-time position.
Grade: This is a contract based position.
Location: This role is based in Islamabad, Pakistan. (Hybrid)

About the role:

This role will be responsible to deliver on Network Sourcing ambitions, ensuring sourcing process is being followed in line with Company policies within the assigned categories while managing tasks efficiently. Candidate will have an opportunity to work in a challenging and exciting domain with exposure towards a diverse profile of stakeholders.

Your Impactful Goals will include:

  • Efficiently manage the Sourcing function including wide range of responsibilities to achieve financial targets

  • Devising and executing on category strategy ambitions

  • Carry out negotiations with supplier

  • Deliver on effective contract management mechanisms

  • Ensure that spend data in Sievo (Planning & reporting tool) is correctly mapped and use analytical capabilities to initiate discussions and identification of sourcing initiatives

Your Typical day at work

  • Support the development of Network Sourcing Strategy in line with Company and TPC category strategies and execute the strategy resulting in contracted savings and other departmental KPIs

  • Regular and coherent interaction with Users to understand requirements and be able to develop and execute an action plan to achieve financial objectives

  • Maintaining a professional relation with vendors and getting insight into latest market trends and practices and applying those insights for the best interest of Telenor

  • Be able to gauge the financial worth of vendors and propose risk mitigation plans, prepare and analyze TCO calculations to ensure informed decision making

  • Negotiating with vendors to achieve desired results and recommending award based on lowest TCO

  • Post contract management, executing VRM program with key vendors and resolving disputes

  • Provide input into Forecasting (FC) process by timely verifying that FC has been built based on contractual information and budgetary figures

  • Reporting of savings in Reporting Tool (Sievo) based on savings principles and liaise with Business Planning & Governance teams to ensure sourcing savings are updated/adjusted in a timely manner

  • Actively support efficiency and automation initiatives such that sourcing timelines are reduced to the extent possible

  • Responsible for overall sourcing & supply chain for Network Sourcing and support internal & external stakeholders in day to day operations

What we are looking for?

Education: Minimum Degree: Bachelor’s Degree, Masters equivalent/MBA preferred (From a recognized university)

Work experience: 5 years of overall experience and prior Network Sourcing experience (Preferred)

Potential Career Path:

This role will give you an exposure to the entire Network sourcing domain. Potential move could be into any Sourcing department, Telenor Procurement Company or Finance division.

Functional Skills:

  • Strong Analytical and negotiation capabilities

  • Intermediate legal knowledge, contract drafting

  • Stakeholder management

Why should you join us at Telenor?

At Telenor Pakistan, we provide you the platform to work in a challenging and rewarding environment to become a skilled professional in your chosen field of interest. As one of the top employers of the country, we enable you to realize your dreams in a collaborative environment of diversity and openness to new mindsets.

As an equal employment opportunity provider, Telenor Pakistan makes all decisions of employment purely based on merit irrespective of race, caste, gender, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, or disability.

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