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Corporate Responsibility Expert

Stockholm, Sweden
Sales, Strategy, Marketing, and Commercial Management

English (US)

Job Description

Date: Dec 6, 2018

The Corporate Responsibility Expert shall achieve and maintain a high level of competence within the field of human rights and drive strategies and activities related to Ericsson´s commitment to United Nations Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights.

Conducting business responsibly is the foundation of our approach to sustainability and corporate responsibility. We work continuously to improve and strengthen our responsible business practices in the areas of human rights, anti-corruption, responsible sourcing and health and safety.  This role is to lead the CR elements of the strategy and ensure that Ericsson is in a leading position to minimize and mitigate CR risks.



  • Drive the business and human rights program within the Ericsson group
  • Support Group Functions, Market Areas and Business Areas with human rights expertise and other responsible business matters
  • Drive cross functional engagement with other units such as responsible sourcing, OHS and compliance
  • Drive strategy and identification of human rights and CR related risks, implement processes and policies to reduce/mitigate such risks as well as measure and follow up on progress
  • Drive awareness about human rights implications of that may be associated with new technologies 
  • Develop, implement, and follow up human rights impact assessments in accordance with UNGP
  • Work proactively by providing working tools, trainings etc. to establish and maintain awareness within the area of human rights
  • Be the main contact point for external commitments such Global Network Initiative and Shift Business Learning Program and lead stakeholder consultation when needed
  • Act as Ericsson spokesperson for human rights issues and represent Ericsson in external forums and engage with investors, customers, industry associations and civil society
  • Proactively monitor and follow up on relevant new human rights related legislation such as for example the UK Modern Slavery Act



  • Master of Law, political science or equivalent, preferable with a focus on human rights
  • At least ten to fifteen years working experience with human rights issues and risk management, preferable from another multinational company
  • Demonstrated knowledge of ICT/telecom sector, including Ericsson´s salient human rights issues- right to privacy, freedom of expression and labor standards
  • Good business awareness/understanding
  • Very good Ericsson business knowledge/understanding
  • Proven understanding of what human rights impacts new technologies have
  • Fluent in English
  • Driven team player who initiates and drives changes
  • Very good ability to handle and stand stress
  • Good networking ability and social skills including the ability to engage with internal and external stakeholders
  • International experience and cultural awareness
  • Very high integrity and commitment to business ethics
  • Ability to make the right prioritizations



We are continuously reviewing the applications, so please provide your details in English as soon as possible.

Recruiter: Paul Lejonmark-Haynes

Last day of application: 20th December


Why is Ericsson a good 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 close to 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. 

At Ericsson, we give our employees the freedom to think big and navigate their career, on a global scale.  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. 



Ericsson provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, national origin, ethnic background, age, disability, political opinion, social status, veteran status, union membership or genetics.

Ericsson complies with applicable country, state and all local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location across the world in which the company has facilities. In addition, Ericsson supports the UN Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights and the United Nations Global Compact.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, training and development.

Ericsson expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, national origin, ethnic background, age, disability, political opinion, social status, veteran status, union membership or genetic information.


Primary country and city: Sweden (SE) || || Stockholm || SalesStratMkt&ComMgt

Req ID: 267369