ICT Project Manager

Posted date: Jun 6, 2021

Location: Yokohama, 14, JP

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 now looking for an Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Project Manager (PM).

You will

  • lead a temporary organization for a limited period of time towards its goal in terms of scope, time, costs, and quality in accordance with the agreement made with the project sponsor
  • ensure that a contract for products and/or services is delivered to the happiness of Program sponsor and Ericsson
  • record details and clarify the project scope, secure the vital resources and plan and supervise all necessary activities
  • be active participant in the project governance group and engage Partners, depending on the project category and complexity
  • Establish project plan baseline, drive project Execution, handle internal/external customer and stakeholder engagement
  • Manage project finance and develop the business and ICT PM field

To be successful in the role you must have

  • Min years of PM experience or Engineer leadership experience: 3-5 years
  • Telecom or IT industry background related to Network (Routing, Switching, Firewall), Server (DELL, HP), Windows / Linux system, virtual environment (VMware vSphere), etc.
  • Japanese proficiency test N1 or higher (speak directly with customers)
  • PM or facilitation experience toward Japanese customer in IT/Telecom industry.
  • Logical thinking skill in root cause analysis toward Japanese customer in IT/Telecom industry.

Additional Requirements:

  • Project management skills acquired through training, project management experience or other experience of using project management methods.
  • Experiences related to project management methodologies, techniques and tools.
  • Professional competence related to the project type and the nature of the project outcome.
  • Experience of working within the Telecom/IS/IT industry.
  • Experience working with multi-national global decentralized organizations with the ability to establish good working climate in a virtual environment using phone, mail and collaboration tools as communication vehicles.
  • Experience/knowledge in EBP IT Process, ITIL.
  • PMP Certification, ITIL Foundation Certification and/or Master’s degree are an asset.

We welcome the opportunity to meet you!


What’s in it for you?

With over 90,000 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 extremely focused on 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, amazing career development and training programs to provide an empowered career in a connected world.


Next Steps:

What happens next once you apply? Read about the next steps here  

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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: Japan (JP) || || Yokohama || [[mfield2]]

Req ID: 506962 

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