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Head of S&OE and Supply Chain Operations

Vilnius - Telia
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Right now, we are looking for a senior and seasoned supply chain leader to lead Sales and Operational Execution (S&OE) and Supply Chain operations in Lithuania to enable Telia, its customers, suppliers and partners to take advantage of the ongoing wide-scale digitalisation in Telco and preserve our plant for coming generations.
I am Hanno Eerme heading supply chain in Telia. Our international team is responsible for supply chains of direct materials like consumer electronics (CE), customer premises equipment (CPE), NW and B2B customer solutions equipment to ensure that:

  • Telia shall meet and exceed - if and where targeted - customer expectations – creating competitive advantage and inspiring customers,
  • Telia and its partners shall move towards 2030 daring goals – especially Zero CO2 and Zero Waste - as fast as possible,
  • utilise cross border and cross company synergies and global best practises to make sure the above happens with simplified, aligned and automated processes and competitive cost efficiency levels.

In terms of priorities – adding value including ensuring customer delight and inspiration comes very naturally first while removing waste as important second.

The cherry on a cake is to participate in the completion of ongoing companywide transformation of processes and IT systems.

The physical location of the position is in Vilnius, Lithuania.

Your next challenge?

Are you determined to make the difference to our planet? Are you fascinated by the latest and greatest in supply chain? Do you believe in supply chains delivering competitive advantage and welcome the opportunity to drive those? Do you enjoy the pulse, speed and challenges in consumer electronics and telco?

Below we have listed key examples of the challenges we offer to you:

  • Contributing to the strategy and roadmaps for Telia supply chain(s) enabling Telia to inspire customers, increase revenues and contributing to save our planet according to the needs from Lithuanian core business
  • Lead, inspire and develop the individuals and team(s) of supply chain(s) reporting to you or being part of other functions in Telia or at Telia’s supply chain partners
  • Ensure targeted quality and (cost) efficiency in demand and supply planning / operational purchasing as part of S&OE and supply chain operations in tight collaboration with other units to delight customers and keep promises to partners
  • Co-create with Telia’s suppliers, supply chain service providers and other partners to find new, radically improved, simplified and automated ways of working
  • Examples of your main KPI-s: delivery and aftersales NPS, on-time delivery, equipment re-use / refurbishment rate, availability, demand forecast precision, inventory turnover, supply chain cost to serve ratio, etc.
  • Search for, work with and share business and market analysis, research, emerging (environmental) trends and customer insight to make sure Telia executes on daring environmental goals and develops and maintains competitive edge in telco and CE market
  • Contribute to business development and improvement programs/projects, support that those are progressing according to set plans in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders
  • Support and challenge operations cross Telia Lithuania with internal and external benchmark and best practice sharing for supply chain related innovation and solutions

Who are you?

We are on a journey to reinvent better connected living, which means that you need to be open-minded, enjoying change and burning for ensuring sustainable solutions. To really enjoy your job here, you need to be additionally an excellent leader and team player, forward thinking, customer obsessed and supporting creation of digital solutions that will connect people in our societies.

Your personality:

  • Daring dreamer truly caring about Telia customers, employees, stakeholders and our society creating and improving simple and sustainable supply chain solutions
  • Open minded, independent, and self-driven transformation leader enjoying teamwork and being convinced that differences of opinion are keys for finding the best joint way forward
  • Optimistic business and relationships builder focusing on seeing and building win-win both internally and externally
  • Super communicator and a team player that gets energy from collaboration with colleagues and partners internally and externally
  • Passionate for big picture with the will and ability to take a deep dive in detail when needed
  • Always happy to celebrate achieved successes while not losing hunger for achieving even more

Your experience:

  • Over 10 years of relevant business, transformation, and leadership experience from international supply chains
  • Experience from participating in complex large-scale international business or supply chain developments involving relevant IT systems with additional bonus for SAP related experience/competence
  • Experience of working with international supply chain improvements and managing relevant relationships with suppliers and partners
  • Master’s degree in relevant field or equivalent education
  • Excellent Lithuanian and English both written and spoken

What will you find at our home?

We believe that people thrive in a purpose driven and values-oriented culture. Welcome to Telia the home to your next big opportunity. You will be part of an exciting journey to shape the New Generation Telco and we promise to help you grow, both professionally and personally. We believe in self-leadership where you take responsibility for expressing yourself and achieving great results. IT & telecommunications is not just our business, it’s our passion. You will join a winning team, to work with talented people and help create ideas and solutions for efficient business and better lives.
Working in this position you will receive a monthly base salary in the range of 3400 – 5100 EUR gross (this is a reference range; exact salary will depend on your competences).

Besides for each employee Telia has additional employee benefits package which includes:

  • Annual bonus which varies depending on your performance and Telia results
  • Health insurance and pension plan
  • Various Telia and partners discounts and offers
  • Additional vacation days
  • Flexibility that enables work-life balance
  • Chance to grow both personally and professionally with our internal programs
  • Open, relaxed and fun working environment
  • 19 000 awesome colleagues across Nordic & Baltics

Interested but need a bit more details – do not hesitate to get in contact with me on +372 5025 302 or

Please notice that only applications in English shall be taken into consideration since this position is part of Telia international supply chain society.

Welcome to Telia – Home to your next big opportunity!
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Everything we do is about bringing the world closer through technology. Our 20,000 talented colleagues serve millions of customers every day in one of the world’s most connected regions. We’re empowering people, companies and societies. This is our business. Our passion. Our home. Welcome to Telia, the home of your next big opportunity and a place where everyone can be themselves with equal access to opportunities.