Operational Product Owner

Job Description

Date: Jan 28, 2019

Job Summary:

We are now looking for a Portfolio Manager.  ICT is transforming the way billions of people work, play and communicate. Consumer lifestyles are changing rapidly, with mobile devices using more data as they access more products and services. Do you want to take the opportunity to shape the future of technology with us at Ericsson? 

The purpose of the Portfolio Manager job role is to handle an overall product portfolio, no single products. Including strategy, positioning and business development for the in-house developed products as well as third party products to secure a profitable portfolio. You will have a span over global and regional or local level.


  • You will be responsible to drive competence and business readiness 
  •  Handle requirements and assignments
  • Secure and optimize End to End feature development flow based on Lean/Agile principle.
  • Overall control program KPI status of feature flow.
  • Plan and control program budget.
  • Support your SCRUM teams to identify and remove feature development impediments.
  • Drive continuous improvement of feature development flow.
  • Facilitate external interfaces and dependencies.
  • Report overall  status to program manager/ project manager.


Key Qualifications:

  • A university degree or equivalent.
  • At least 5 years of RD project management experience.
  • Strong project management competence and excellent communication skills.
  • Proactive, self-motivated and able to work under pressure, and quick self-learning.
  • Technical background in GSM BTS, WCDMA RBS or LTE eNodeB software is prefered.
  • Interest or experienced in Lean/Agile.
  • Excellent in written and spoken English
  • Extensive knowledge of business and product management


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: China (CN) || || Nanjing || R&D

Req ID: 270107