Program Director - Head of Mobile Money East Operation- Uganda
Head of Mobile Money Operations 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 one or more customer accounts. The role shall ensure that the portfolio is managed and that projects within that portfolio are progressing according to schedule. Ensuring ADM and LCM is planned and executed for Mobile Money in an optimal set up.
The role, with the insight of the ongoing portfolio, is key to ensure communication to the KAMs and Delivery and Operations organizations for specific progress and escalation support as well as towards engagement practices for providing input into opportunities towards the customer.
The role also includes supporting pre-sales activities.
Responsibilities & Tasks
Secure and establish customer focused and efficient way of working for the M-Commerce in the areas: Customer Project Execution, Operations, Support and Manage services
Work actively with optimizing work force set up
Setting goals and follow up performance
Secure resource allocation
Active part in creating Mobile Money delivery and operation organization
Close cooperation with DU/R&D
Support customer in preparation and delivery of services quarterly roadmap
Own Regular governance with customer business and technology units
Strong leadership skills with focus on team performance 8+ years
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: Uganda (UG) || || Kampala || Consulting&SysInt; IT; ProdMgt; R&D; SalesStratMkt&ComMgt; ServEng; SharedServ; Stud&YP; Supply&Log
Req ID: 271396