Automation Project Manager Trainee

Posted date:  Sep 14, 2022

Rome, Rome, Italy

Why join Ericsson?

We are a world leader in the rapidly changing environment of communications technology – by providing hardware, software, and services to enable the full value of connectivity.

You’ll play a part in using your skills and creativity to push the boundaries of what’s possible. To build never-seen-before solutions to some of the world’s toughest problems.

Join a team of like-minded innovators driven to go beyond the status quo to build what’s next.

At Ericsson, you can be an explorer, a change maker and a force for good.

Our purpose: To create connections that make the unimaginable possible.

Our vision: A world where limitless connectivity improves lives, redefines business and pioneers a sustainable future.

Our values: Our culture is built on over a century of courageous decisions, in a place where co-creation and collaboration are embedded in the walls and where our core values of professionalism, respect, perseverance and integrity shine through in everything we do.

About this opportunity

We are currently looking for an ambitious and enthusiastic trainee to join our Project management organization. An Ericsson internship will provide you with an unforgettable experience in a fast-paced, dynamic, and international environment. It will boost your resume and will provide you the opportunity to known and grow in Project Management, Information Technology, Automation, and Innovation.

You’ll get the opportunity to

  • Understand Ericsson organization, processes, procedures, and tools

  • Learn key principle of XLPM (Excellence in Project Management): the methodology used in Ericsson for managing and controlling assignments, projects, programs

  • Support Customer Project Manager for managing the Fulfillment Assignment Specification scope securing that customer business are fully met.

  • Boost automation to improve and simplifying processes and reporting

  • Identify automation opportunities to create efficiency and cost reduction

  • Define automation scope, support project managers to drive technical automation solution team, timelines, and level-of-efforts.

  • Build a deep knowledge of the project planning tools

  • Consolidate project data from different sources and produce project reports to support Governance

  • With the right support, be responsible for analyzing data, business/project needs, process gaps and, business requirements

Key skills

  • (To apply for this role you should be a recent graduate, and be studying a degree in the following subjects (or related): Engineering or Economics BSc/MSc Degree

  • Financial competence and analysis skills

  • Business modelling skills

  • Object-oriented design and programming skills, Scripting, Web Services, B2B Integrations, Database’s experience is an advantage

  • Experience working with Automation platform(s) like Robotic Process Automations (RPA) is an advantage

  • Good written and verbal communication skills in Italian and English

  • Results driven with analytical capability and the ability to innovate and simplify current process and practices

  • Evidence of leadership skills, working effectively with a team-perhaps you are president of a sporting or social club at university or took the lead in charity work or a group project

  • Personal drive and enthusiasm that makes you stand out from crowd

  • Commitment to continuous learning and adaptability

  • Fresh and creative attitude

  • Speak-up attitude!

What we offer

Interns who join us will enjoy an outstanding chance to make connections, to make change, to make a real difference. We are always looking for interns to become permanent members of our Ericsson team, so you’ll have the opportunity to discuss your future with us during your internship.

What happens once you apply?

Click here to find all you need to know about what our typical hiring process looks like. This may vary depending on the location and role.

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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.

Be where it begins

Our Culture

Welcome to an inclusive, global company where your opportunity to make an impact is endless. Share your most innovative ideas, bring your unique perspective and bring your unique perspective in a speak up environment. With us, you will no longer be dreaming of what the future holds – you will be redefining it at a company where you’re empowered to lead and perform at your very best.

Learning and Development

Being a part of our team means having the flexibility to take your career in many different directions, but it also means leveraging the supportive structure of a big organization, with clear personal and professional development opportunities. 

Benefits and Rewards

We believe that great accomplishments deserve great benefits and transparent rewards. We strive to offer competitive, unbiased, and fair rewards for all our people. We empower you to manage your own time and promote flexible working opportunities, along with family-friendly policies.

Click here to find out more about our benefits.

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