Analytics, Automation and AI Transformation Lead

Posted date: Jan 11, 2021

Location: Stockholm, AB, SE

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:


Do you thrive driving sophisticated cross-functional transformation?


Do you agree that Automation, AI and analytics technology will change (and already is changing!) the way we work?


Do you have good understanding and connections within one or more Ericsson critical business flows?


Then this might be the right position for you!


You will be an important team member of the Group IT Solution Area Data & Analytics as well as Automation & AI, driving strategy and execution in the area of automation, analytics and AI for enterprise & services workflows. The individual will be responsible for championing the transformation journey and the Group IT engagement towards key organizations like BNEW SAN, BMAS, BDGS and BTEB service delivery organizations.


Group IT is a function hosted in Business Area Managed Services with the aim to craft and execute our digital strategy, vision and to ensure cross-functional execution. Automation & AI is a key theme of Ericsson Digital Transformation and Group IT continues to build up world class competence in this area to drive business transformation, and to ensure secure and scalable development, deployment and continued operations of automations.


The role includes virtual team management of the TA engagement, bundling roles such as Solution Managers, Lead Data scientists, Analytics team leads and Innovation Drivers as well as significant delivery capabilities to deliver maximum business value to the partners. The individual occupying this role will be dedicated to working cross-functionally partnering with different units and partners on all levels, influencing strategies, objectives and targets of the unit. The ideal candidate will have proven experience in managing digital operational transformations and AAA initiatives specifically.


You will:


  • Establish Automation, Analytics and AI and Transformation vision and strategy in set scope to drive business value through automation & AI offerings
  • Lead engagements towards set partners and organizations in
  • Influence unit level priorities and roadmap to successfully manage the transformational aspects of Ericsson’s automation journey
  • Ability to persevere, have persistent and continuous engagement to drive the digitalization agenda across business areas.
  • Establish regular governance across levels to ensure partner alignment across the business area
  • Work with both BA and MA automation partners to provide the best possible automation solutions for Ericsson.
  • Manage identification, assessment and prioritization of opportunities through discovery assessments and align dedication with respective unit sponsors
  • Manage overall program steering in the unit(s), performance, benefit realization and long-term transformation agenda
  • Collaborate with partners at different levels in the units and champion change and transformation enablement
  • Provide thought leadership and craft the knowledge base within Automation & Artificial Intelligence areas.
  • Collaborate within the team to bring the best possible automation and transformation solutions across Ericsson


To be successful in the role you must have:


  • Ability to influence across the organization, effectively leading change, originating ideas, championing and gaining commitment
  • Ability to communicate and drive engagement towards c-suite partners
  • Ability to mentor and guide the business transformation leads to assess automation opportunities across the business areas.
  • Deep level of understanding and experience in technology strategy, operations transformation, technology adoption, digital transformation, one or more Automation & AI technologies (AI, RPA, Blockchain, cognitive, low code etc.)
  • Good understanding of translating business strategy to automation and work to build plans to support transformation using technology
  • Excellent senior partner management and presentation skills
  • Recognized or developing leader with vision in automation
  • Experience in managing high caliber teams and an orientation towards achieving results
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong ability to present with confidence in front of an audience
  • Management consulting or strategy & execution experience is a plus
  • Master degree in Engineering or Business Administration


What´s in it for you?


Here at Ericsson, our culture is built on over a century of courageous decisions. With us, you will no longer be dreaming of what the future holds – you will be redefining it. You won’t develop for the status quo, but will build what replaces it. Joining us is a way to move your career in any direction you want; with hundreds of career opportunities in locations all over the world, in a place where co-creation and collaboration are embedded into the walls. You will find yourself in a speak-up environment where empathy and humanness serve as cornerstones for how we work, and where work-life balance is a priority. Welcome to an inclusive, global company where your opportunity to make an impact is endless.


What happens once you apply?


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

Main location: Stockholm, Sweden

Deadline to apply: 8th of February 2021

This position reports directly to the Head Automation AI & Analytics Transf

In case of any additional questions, please contact the Recruiter – Lukasz Rokitowski: lukasz.rokitowski@ericsson.com






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: Sweden (SE) || || Stockholm || IT

Req ID: 481643 

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