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Date: Sep 29, 2017

Location: Budapest, BU, HU

Company: Ericsson

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Ericsson Hungary is looking for Project Manager.


Job Summary:

Business Unit IT & Cloud (BICP) develops software-based solutions to support Ericsson's customers to transform their network, enable and deliver multi-services to their customer's customers.

Within the Product Development Unit CEM & Analytics, the Customer Deployment and Support Unit (CDS, formerly NSI) is focused on delivering Solution Implementation Services and Customer Support.

CDS is seeking Program Managers to work in Program Management Office within CDS.  This person will be assigned to Program Manage one or multiple network transformation projects simultaneously for CDS. Projects can include First Feature Implementation (FFI) and First Network Implementation (FNI) as well as other external customer projects where the CDS Program Manager will serve as PM managing the BICP solution deliverables, working in collaboration with the Customer Project Manager.  The Program Manager will manage a matrixed organization responsible for delivery on the specific projects and may also have a number of CDS Project Managers reporting as well.


Program Managers within the Program Office will interface with the Product Development Units (PDU), the Regions, the Deal Desk, the SAs/Business lines, as well as BDGS CSI COE/GCD organizations.


The nature of the programs managed are complex solutions that are “new” in terms of solution/release level.  They are not only an IT Transformation for the end customer but also a Business transformation as well. Simplification of product and processes are expected outcome as part of the program/solution being implemented. Since most of the projects involve displacing an incumbent, complex data migrations are part of the program and typically feature parity at some level is expected which can lead to a high degree of customization.


The Program Manager and their team will be accountable for all aspects of the program delivery to ensure we deliver the value of our BICP products and solutions to the end user:


This includes:

  • Contractual
    • Ensuring delivery on all commitments
  • Financial
    • Achieve revenue object and project profitability; No material financial variances, risk management, receivables
  • Technical Scope
    • Managing technical scope within Commercial scope boundaries
  • Schedule
    • Baselined Plan with the customer and internal stakeholders; active management both internally and with the customer – including risk anticipation and mitigation
  • Overall Customer Satisfaction
    • Program execution remains a positive influence on the customer’s future utilization of CDS services and Ericsson BICP products and solutions


The CDS Program Manager will establish a Governance and Escalation process to facilitate the above objectives.  The Program Manager will manage conflicts across tasks and project teams. Jeopardies and escalations occur to ensure that deliverables are completed on time with quality and the Customer’s satisfaction




University degree or equivalent.

PMI certification is not a requirement but considered favorably.
In order to be a successful candidate for this position you should have:

  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience managing Global deployments in the telecom space with proven track record.
  • Proven track record of successfully implementing large scale IT Transformation and Business Transformation projects.
  • Proven track record of successfully implementing large scale customer migration projects
  • Minimum 5 years’ consulting experience in telecom sector with a major Telecom Consulting firm
  • Strong Customer mindset and drive. Customer satisfaction should be considered the number one priority. Candidate should have proven track record of putting “customer first”. 
  • Strong negotiation skills and ability to negotiate with both internal and external organizations and customers.
  • Strong Customer mindset and drive
  • Proven ability to balance constant conflicting priorities and manage Customer Escalations.
  • Demonstrated strong leadership skills, ability to motivate highly talented teams and ability to inspire others
  • Excellent communication and presentations skills, used to dealing with customers at a senior level
  • High level of self-esteem and self-drive and ability to take tough decisions
  • Have the passion to win and a positive attitude

We value high personal energy, drive for excellence, strong people and organizational leadership with a constant team focus.


What we offer:

  • Flexible working hours
  • High standard working environment (recreation room, sauna, bicycle storage, parking lots…)
  • Easily accessible location
  • Competitive compensation package, wide range of cafeteria elements, annual bonus
  • International career opportunities
  • Great team spirit, fun events
  • Professional communities
  • Extensive professional development opportunities
  • Subsidized language courses
  • Mobile with 4G, laptop
  • Local medical service
  • Relocation support



1117 Budapest, Irinyi József utca 4-20.



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Primary country and city: Hungary (HU) || || Budapest || R&D

Req ID: 208953

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