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Senior ICT Network Build Partner Manager

Pleasanton, California
Consulting and System Integration

English (US)

Job Description

Date: Jan 7, 2019



Do you have a passion for building ICT Networks with a fierce customer focus?

Are you a connector of people with a talent for building relationships in the Northern California region?

Are you a solution finder with expertise in process improvement and project management?


We have a great opportunity for an experienced Network Build professional to be Ericsson's primary point of contact to our vendor partners in Northern California. You'll get to work with the best in the business to include customer teams, delivery teams, and our sourcing organization to ensure we maximize capabilities and utilization of our Ericsson field personnel and vendor partners to exceed our clients’ expectations.




  • Ensure our partners’ capabilities, capacities, and performance align with Ericsson’s scope and timing required. 
  • Ensure a close working relationship with the key Ericsson stakeholders and peer organization to include RVP, Program Directors, Project Managers, Customer Unit personnel and more.
  • Onboard new vendors as needed, strategize allocation of vendors among projects, and provide a unified view of the vendor and competitor landscape.
  • Create, review with leadership, and maintain quarterly strategy reporting. Forecast and track key metrics to support.
  • Lead formal Governance reviews with the key partners in your region on a regular basis. 
  • Support partners based on a strong knowledge of the tools, training, and data needed to manage the business and drive improvements. 
  • Drive vendor safety, quality, performance, and satisfaction by working closely with the vendor and Ericsson market teams and identify project improvement opportunities.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key personnel from the industry through networking and industry event participation.




  • 10 years’ experience in telecom site build construction and/or project management
  • Project management, execution and / or business development preferred
  • Knowledge of local northern CA telecom services ecosystem and existing relationships with vendors, suppliers and service providers
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience





Ericsson is the driving force behind the Networked Society where every person and every industry is empowered to reach their full potential. Mobility, broadband and the cloud are transforming the world, enabling industries and society to provide better services, capture new opportunities, improve businesses, increase efficiency, and build new user experiences.


Our services, software and infrastructure support every major telecom operator in the world. The transformation that this brings allows people, business, and society to fulfill their potential and build a more sustainable future.
With about 101,000 employees and customers in 180 countries, we combine global scale with technology and services leadership. We support networks that connect more than 2.5 billion subscribers. 40 percent of the world’s mobile traffic is carried over Ericsson networks. And our SEK 100 billion investment in research and development over the last three years ensure that our solutions – and our customers – are at the forefront of innovation.


At Ericsson, we give our employees the freedom to think big. Your ideas and innovations can turn into achievements that impact society and change the world.


Are you ready to be a change-maker? Learn what makes YOU + Ericsson a powerful combination.














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Primary country and city: United States (US) ||  || Pleasanton || Consulting&SysInt

Req ID: 257633