Portfolio Manager

Posted date:  Mar 13, 2023

Lewisville, Texas, United States

Location: Lewisville, TX


About this opportunity

As the tech firm that created the mobile world, and with more than 54,000 patents to our name, we’ve made it our business to make a mark. When joining our team at Ericsson you are empowered to learn, lead and perform at your best, shaping the future of technology. This is a place where you're welcomed as your own perfectly unique self, and celebrated for the skills, talent, and perspective you bring to the team. Are you in?

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We are now looking for an experienced, detailed oriented and business savvy Portfolio Manager to lead Smart Factory product introduction portfolio. Portfolio Manager will report directly to Head of Project Office and works in conjunction with Project, Program & Line Managers to align the projects with the stated priorities by leadership. The portfolio is managed by analyzing and assessing the site capability and facilitating the process to accept or reject new projects and making changes in timeline or scope transparent to sponsors. Project and portfolio financial health is also monitored by Portfolio Manager.

If this sounds like something you are passionate about, we want you on our team!


What you will do

  • Evaluate and report USA 5G Smart Factory ability to complete tasks, plan and present portfolio scenarios to support overall strategy
  • Enhance portfolio value and ensure right balance and mix of projects
  • Secure accurate reporting on people capability analysis to secure resources for portfolio execution. Organize and chair the internal resource capability meeting to support program and line managers
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders and colleagues across Ericsson global organization and external partners to the effective and efficient management of people to gain and maintain competitive advantage
  • Support Project Managers and Program Managers during the analysis and planning stages to estimate costs, resource, and time requirements.
  • Project portfolio controlling: monitoring and evaluating project progress from portfolio health standpoint and support milestone decisions.
  • Responsible for aggregating project finances, forecast estimations and the monthly analysis and reporting
  • Responsible for coordination of change management process of project scope, timeplan and budget changes
  • Own and admin the Project and Resource planning tool: maintain with active information, organize regular trainings for the project, program and line managers, support with use
  • (Required) Promote, understand, and strictly adhere to all safety, environmental, and quality guidelines without deviation.


You will bring

  • Innovative and open mentality to adapt to the ever-changing environment
  • Experience in the telecommunication industry
  • An entrepreneur-like attitude, constantly driving for efficiency and positive change, but more importantly, consistently deliver outstanding results
  • Good understanding of project and program management methods and principles, including experience using project and resource planning tools
  • Excellent analytical skills; good understanding of cost and budget management
  • Exceptional communication skills in all media, to support cross-functional and cross-regional teams/stakeholders
  • Result oriented, analytical and proactive
  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in finance, economics, or engineering


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.


What happens once you apply?

To prepare yourself for the next steps, please explore here: https://www.ericsson.com/en/careers/job-opportunities/hiring-process



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. If you need assistance or to request an accommodation due to a disability, please contact Ericsson at hr.direct.mana@ericsson.com


DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this position. They are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for this position, and you may be required to perform additional job tasks as assigned.


Primary country and city:   United States (US)  || United States : Texas : Lewisville  

Req ID: 718481  

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