Strategic Product Manager

Posted date:  May 13, 2022

Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania

About this opportunity

At Solution Area Enterprise Systems within Ericsson’s Group IT, we run IT like a business which means focusing on the value we deliver; on top of costs we generate! We make the step from consuming technology to actively identify, nurture, and develop new technology – but only that which deliver value to our customers.

We are accountable for management and transformation of End-to-End business process in the flow dimension covering Sales, Marketing, Supply, Sourcing Finance, HR, Resource Management, R&D etc. The application landscape spans across PLM, CRM, SRM (Supplier Relationship Management), ERP, SCM, MES (Manufacturing Execution Systems), HRMS etc. to deliver Digital Ericsson.

We are now looking for a Strategic Product Manager to manage our Portfolio & Commerce solution (based on SAP Hybris)!

The Portfolio & Commerce (P&C) digital offering is a key part of our Digitalization Transformation. It starts with online browsing of our Products & Bundles, checking technical specifications and stock levels. Customers can then create Price requests and RFQ/Quotes and do online Ordering. They follow Order status, Track & Trace and receive the Invoices automatically. One vital part is the Configure-Price-Quote-(CPQ)-possibility – were customers can do both bundling or online configuration of our flexible solutions to fit each customers’ individual needs.


What you will do

  • Define the P&C strategy and roadmap – in close collaboration with the business – to support for our Digitalization Transformation and eCommerce business
  • Support the roll out of the P&C-solution to onboard different types of customers around the world
  • Support the business Product managers to enable their product Portfolios in the P&C solution
  • Manage and lead the IT team for the P&C solution. The team consists of Ericsson employees and several resources from different vendors. In total + 80 people.
  • Work with enterprise architects, IT Leadership and other partners to define a strategic plan for delivering new business capabilities to the enterprise.
  • Manage all involved vendors, including everything from contract negotiations to daily work
  • Optimize the P&C Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)
  • Prepare portfolio/product decisions and establish safeguard execution plans
  • Manage the complete budget including engagement planning, budgeting, regular follow ups, Purchase Order-handling etc.

You will bring

  • Experience from large, complex, global and group wide/cross-functional programs
  • Experience of working with eCommerce and digital business development, preferably in B2B sales
  • Experience from implementing business critical solutions
  • Experience working with multinational global decentralized organizations with the ability to establish good working climate in a virtual environment using phone, mail and collaboration tools as communication vehicles.
  • Knowledge of assigned products and the business environment in which they exist (business models and players)
  • Knowledge within IT processes, tools and infrastructure.


Why join Ericsson?

At Ericsson, you´ll have an outstanding opportunity. The chance to use your skills and imagination to push the boundaries of what´s possible. To build never seen before solutions to some of the world’s toughest problems. You´ll be challenged, but you won’t be alone. You´ll be joining a team of diverse innovators, all driven to go beyond the status quo to craft what comes next.


We offer you competitive benefits!


  • 25 vacation days/year;
  • Medical & life insurance;
  • Career plan mentoring;
  • Competitive referral bonuses for recommending your friends to work at Ericsson;
  • Flexible benefits from your favorite brands available on flexible benefits portal;
  • Gym subscription (available in flex benefits together with a series of other options);
  • Internal learning platform to develop your knowledge, skills, and proficiencies & curated external content -- articles, videos, courses, podcasts, and books from external libraries;
  • In the case of travel, daily allowance, transport, and accommodation will be paid by the company;


Encouraging a diverse and inclusive organization is core to our values at Ericsson, that's why we nurture it in everything we do. We truly believe that by collaborating with people with different experiences we drive innovation, which is essential for our future growth. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply and realize their full potential as part of our Ericsson team.

Ericsson is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, learn more.

Primary country and city: Romania (RO)  || Romania : Bucharest : Bucharest || Romania : Timisoara : Timisoara     
Job details: ICT Strategic Product Manager   
Primary Recruiter: Kanwaljit Kaur

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