Associate Principal - Strategic Programs Practice (Internal strategy consulting unit)

Job Description

Date: Apr 4, 2019


Stockholm, Sweden


Seniority level: Mid-Senior level

Industry: Management Consulting

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Functions: Consulting


Job description


About Ericsson

Ericsson is a leading provider of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to telecom operators and service providers. We enable the full value of connectivity by creating game-changing technology and services that are easy to use, adopt and scale, making our customers successful in a fully connected world. Our comprehensive portfolio ranges across:

  • Networks, e.g. 5G radio infrastructure and massive IoT networks
  • Digital Services, e.g. cloud infrastructure and communication services
  • Managed Services, e.g. managed operations and network optimization
  • IoT and emerging business, e.g. device connection platforms and connected vehicle


About the Strategic Programs Practice (SPP)

SPP is Ericsson’s internal management consultancy. We work closely with Ericsson’s Executive Team to deliver break-through impact through engagements on strategy, organization, corporate finance, sales, operations, and change. We are based in Stockholm but serve Ericsson globally.


SPP offers highly-motivated and result-oriented management consultants:

  • Relationships with and visibility to Ericsson’s global Executive Team
  • A strong team culture and learning curve combined with a sustainable work-life balance
  • Opportunity to build an edge within the high-tech and ICT industry on topics like 5G, IoT and cloud
  • The satisfaction to see your recommendations get implemented and generate business value
  • Professional development and rotation opportunities across Ericsson
  • Access to a high-potential talent pool for global management roles within the Ericsson group
  • Living in Stockholm, a city considered to be amongst the best in the world from a family-life and environmental standpoint
  • Proximity to Stockholm’s thriving high-tech and entrepreneurial ecosystem


Who you are

You are an experienced management consultant with following qualifications:

  • 8-12 years of full-time work experience from top-tier management consulting firms (e.g. McKinsey, BCG, Bain) or similar experience (e.g. from investment banking, private equity, or corporate strategy)
  • Experience in leading and delivering management consulting projects, including project planning, problem structuring, and team and client management
  • Excellent academic track record from globally recognized business and/or engineering schools, typically with an advanced degree (M.Sc., Ph.D. or MBA)
  • Excellent command of business English
  • Prior strategy consulting experience in Telecom, Media and Technology (TMT) is highly valued but not a requirement


Who you will work with

The SPP team is highly diverse and international. Most of our consultants have a background in top-tier strategy consulting, private equity, or corporate finance, and have studied at leading business schools and technical universities.


How you will deliver impact


As an Associate Principal, you will:

  • Engage with senior client executives to understand and advise on their business problems
  • Define projects and approaches for solving client problems and arrive at actionable recommendations
  • Take full responsibility for delivering complex projects from start to end
  • Lead teams of both SPP consultants and client stakeholders
  • Be the day-to-day manager of project activities
  • Be an inspiration role model for your SPP colleagues
  • Leverage your consulting experience to bring best practices and methodologies
  • Contribute as a subject matter expert within one or several areas relevant for SPP


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

Req ID: 273196