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Senior project manager

Beijing, China
Research & Development

English (US)

Job Description

Date: Jan 11, 2019

Senior Project Manager


Position Summary:


To implement the PDG infra charter and strategy, we are looking for dynamic and result oriented R&D (Research & Development) Project Managers.

You will be responsible to develop, execute and control project plans for technical projects in a complex and challenging R&D and business environment. We are also expecting you to be able to drive and manage change programs and projects on PDU level; Agile/lean transformation program as being one example.


You will define the project scope together with Product and System Management, secure the necessary resources with Line Management, and be responsible for project time plan, budget planning/costs, quality and risks by planning, monitoring and controlling all activities to get your project successfully executed within time, scope and budget.




  • Develop Teams, Individuals and Organizations
  • Definition of project goals, objectives, strategies and priorities
  • Setting up the project organization and securing resources
  • Project Planning, Monitoring and Controlling Project Performance as well as subsequent reporting on progress and cost in the most efficient way to achieve the project objectives
  • Executing the project, seeing to it that the goals are met and the requirements are fulfilled to the correct quality
  • Manage new or changed requirements as well as risks.
  • Delivering project on-time, quality and to customer commitments
  • Securing and maintaining adequate and sufficient information distribution.
  • Building up an efficient project team and related forums as chairman, as well as for dissolving it with lessons
    learned for organizational learning.
  • Driving for Operational Excellence in all areas, ensuring optimal utilization of drafted resources and applied



Core Competences

  • Product Development/Technical Knowledge
  • Product Life Cycle Management Knowledge
  • Business Understanding
  • Customer Insight
  • Coaching and Mentoring Skills
  • Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations
  • Formulating Strategies and Concepts
  • Working with People
  • Relating and Networking
  • Persuading and Influencing
  • Communication Skills
  • Presentation Skills

Minimum Qualification & Experience Requirements

  • BSc level in a technical discipline or the equivalent level of knowledge
  • You are an experienced (>5 years) Project Manager/line mgr/Technical lead who is willing to take on big responsibility for managing and leading complex projects
  • Proven and documented leadership skills
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills in English

Preferred Qualification & Experience Requirements

Additional Requirements, Physical Demands, Region/Local Specification

  • Knowledge Sharing and Collaboration Skills
  • You are self-motivated, with the drive to solve problems and expand your knowledge
  • Strong technical knowledge and experience of R&D SW and HW processes in large global organizations
  • Project Management in large matrix global organization is big plus
  • We expect you to be an excellent communicator, decisive, results-driven, people-oriented person with good networking skills along with the ability to motivate employees in the organization.
  • You have a strong ability to see the whole picture and to focus on the important details in a pragmatic and result
    oriented way with ability to challenge when needed.
  • Team player with outstanding skills in cooperation amongst key stake-holders
  • Large scale Agile projects experience is a major plus




Why Ericsson?

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 favorite 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: China (CN) || || Beijing || R&D

Req ID: 268174