Implementation Management - Acquisition Lead

Posted date: Nov 21, 2020

Location: Reading, RDG, GB

Company: Ericsson

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?


Come, and be where it begins.


Our Exciting Opportunity

We are looking for an Acquisition and Design Lead who will lead and coordinate delivery requirements with respect to the A&D phase of new build and upgrade projects and 3rd party providers applications. You will be in charge of setting up and reviewing processes, tools and systems for potential or proposed acquisitions ensuring they are aligned with the clients property and local authority planning policies.

The role holder will ensure work is executed as per the project requirements and will act as a point of contact for delivery activities towards the Customer Delivery Organisation, Third Parties assigned by Ericsson, and Ericsson Project Organisation and internal Partners.

The role is primarily to provide services relating to the Acquisition, Design and Construction of Ericsson LTE & 5G RAN solutions but may also include In Building, Infrastructure and Antenna line solutions. This role is suited to candidates with a proficient background in NRO RAN swap projects with experience and awareness of acquisition of cell sites, cell site design or construction management.


Join us!


You will:

Be accountable for A&D service delivery of the project deliverables through from start to finish to ensure all tasks are completed as per SLA’s and forecasts.

Run a small internal A&D team with both onshore and offshore presence, defining Customer forecasts and setting results-oriented targets.

Update Customer and Internal tools and collaborating with the Customer

Be responsible for the review of all designs issued via the effective management of 3rd party Design suppliers.

Attend Customer and Supplier meetings and handle all finance requirements relating to A&D services.


To be successful in the role you must have

  • 5 years proven experience in Acquisition & Design within the Telecoms sector
  • Previous acquisition experience and good eye for detail
  • Experience of effective supplier and partner management.
  • Good working knowledge and understanding of site design guidelines and specifications
  • Able to identify potential risks and issues related to rollout and raise or proactively handle accordingly.
  • Excellent IT and database skills, in particular MS Excel
  • Effective communication and facilitation skills.
  • Flexible with the ability to adapt to change and ambiguity
  • Experience in tackling challenges with perseverance to overcome multiple obstacles.
  • Prepared to travel throughout the UK to customer offices and site

Academic Background

  • Degree Level or equivalent in Technical Field or Relevant Technical Experience


What's in it for you:

We work in an industry where new opportunities are emerging every day. And as these new opportunities emerge, we see the potential to make a difference. With over 95,000 employees across 180+ countries, we have a culture that respects and supports your ambitions, in alignment with our values of Respect, Professionalism and Perseverance. Ericsson is very passionate about learning and development, supports mobility and flexible working hours. We are also committed to diversity and inclusion and to be a responsible and relevant driver of positive change. We also offer some awesome benefits, outstanding career development and training programs to provide an empowered career in a connected world!


What happens once you apply:

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





Do you believe that an organization fostering an environment of cooperation and collaboration to execute with speed creates better business value? Do you value a culture of humanness, where fact based decisions are important and our people are encouraged to speak up? Do you believe that diverse, inclusive teams drive performance and innovation? At Ericsson, we do. 

We provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, religion, political opinion, nationality, ethnic background, social origin, social status, indigenous status, disability, age, union membership or employee representation and any other characteristic protected by local law or Ericsson’s Code of Business Ethics.

Primary country and city: United Kingdom (GB) || || Reading || Consulting&SysInt; IT; ProdMgt; R&D; SalesStratMkt&ComMgt; ServEng; SharedServ; Stud&YP; Supply&Log

Req ID: 417682 

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