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Operation Assurance Manager- Mobile Money - -South Africa

Johannesburg, South Africa
Sales, Strategy, Marketing, and Commercial Management Supply Chain & Logistics Information Technology Students and Young Professionals Corporate Shared Services Product Management Research & Development Services Engineering Consulting and System Integration

English (US)

Job Description

Date: Jan 7, 2019

Job Summary


Operations Assurance Manager ensures that all contractual deliveries are fulfilled towards Contract. The role is responsible for ensuring end to end operational performance towards the account and MFS Delivery and operations according to agreed targets. The role is acting on behalf of Operations, typically for Group or more customer accounts. The role shall ensure that Ericsson Converged Wallet operates according to MSTOP/ITIL best practices.


The role will be working closely with customer Group and OPCO technology teams as well as Mobile Financial Services Unit. Internally it will be required to work closely with program stakeholders as CPM, Business Analyst, Mobile Money SMEs and M-Commerce Stakeholders.


You will be reporting to Head of Mobile Money Operations and functionally belong to Group and South Africa Hub for Mobile Money.


Responsibilities & Tasks


  • Own and execute Ericsson Converged Wallet Platform operational plans

  • Support in resolution of Operations issues related to platform and customer queries.

  • Drive Weekly/Monthly Governance with MTN Group and South Africa

  • Customer management during emergency situations

  • Secure SLA/KPI fulfillment

  • CAB Management Ericsson

  • CAB Management Customer

  • Team management located onsite as well as GSCs.

  • Festive & event platform planning & presentation

  • Responsible for Planning & Capacity management

  • Audit Management (External & Internal)

  • Weekly/Monthly Governance with GSC


Key Qualifications


  • 3+ Years’ experience in Managed Services in Operational assurance or SME areas.

  • Proven knowledge of MSTOP, ITIL

  • Experience in operating Managed Services tools. Primarily MSDP.

  • Understanding of Ericsson Wallet Platform or adjacent BSS domains products as Charging System

  • BSS Experience should be 3+ years

  • Strong leadership skills with focus on team performance

  • Result oriented with customer first attitude

  • Can handle stressful and ambiguous situations

  • Excellent communication skills in written and spoken English

  • Self-motivated with strong drive and initiative, collaborative, relating and networking

  • Track record as a leader and the ability to work independently preferably with a well-established contact network within Ericsson

  • Outgoing personality that finds it easy to cooperate and establish relationships across organizational boundaries and in a global environment

  • Good at handling resource planning and competence development

  • University degree in Technology or Economics, preferably MSC, MBA or equivalent



Why is Ericsson a great place to work?


Ericsson enables communications service providers to capture the full value of connectivity. The company’s portfolio spans Networks, Digital Services, Managed Services, and Emerging Business and is designed to help our customers go digital, increase efficiency, find new revenue streams, and create new user experiences. Ericsson’s investments in innovation have delivered the benefits of telephony and mobile broadband to billions of people around the world ensuring our solutions – and our customers – are at the forefront of innovation.   We support networks that connect more than 2.5 billion subscribers. With over 100,000 employees and customers in 180 countries, we combine global scale with technology and service leadership.  40 percent of the world’s mobile traffic is carried over an Ericsson network.  And, our Technology for Good and Connect to Learn programs include creating technology that makes it easier to save lives, feed societies, bring technology to emerging markets and connectivity to remote areas, and grow businesses and prosperity.


At Ericsson, we give our employees the freedom to think big and navigate their career, on a global scale.  We create technology that helps others, from helping people enjoy their favourite content to helping people recover from natural disasters by enabling better communications between rescue workers. Your ideas and innovations can turn into achievements that impact society and change the world, creating new connections, new possibilities, and new capabilities.  We find that Ericsson is at its best when we bring together the diverse skills of our people. Working across business areas, across cultures, across geographical borders, across technical disciplines. More often than not, across ground-breaking solutions. Next generation technology can be staggeringly complex. But the simpler it is to use; the more people benefit from it. Join us and help build technology that makes it simple to connect with information, business, societies, and each other.





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Primary country and city: South Africa (ZA) || || Johannesburg || Consulting&SysInt; IT; ProdMgt; R&D; SalesStratMkt&ComMgt; ServEng; SharedServ; Stud&YP; Supply&Log

Req ID: 265926