Customer Project Manager

Job Description

Date: May 3, 2019

Job Summary:

 

We are now looking for a Customer Project Manager, to lead assigned customer projects securing that project goals are met, customer’s expectations are fulfilled and that the customer relation is handled in the best possible way within the scope of the contract.

 

Responsibilities:  

 

  • You will establish the project plan baseline: define project scope, secure the necessary resources and plans and monitor all activities
  • Drive project execution: track project activities, monitor and handle changes, conflicts and critical issues
  • Handle customer and partner engagement: manage customer relationship building confidence and trust, ensure project progress arranging meetings and customer events
  • Handle project finance: ensure financial system monitoring
  • Develop the business: participate to contract preparation and to pre-sales meeting
  • Develop the CPM discipline: simplify processes, methods and tools with creative ideas

 

Key Qualifications:

 

  • Education: Bachelors in technical field
  • 7-10 yrs experience in a Customer Facing Project Role
  • Domain experience: OSS and network operations (knowledge of network inventory systems, network elements, and network services an asset)
  • Ability to forecast and track all project related costs
  • Basic knowledge of how Services businesses operate and key metrics to manage for profitability
  • Knowledge of Service Provider customers and their challenges in implementing OSS and network operations projects
  • Ability to negotiate and influence a broad stakeholder base including customer and internal Ericsson participants
  • Strong Project Management skills, including use of Microsoft Project, JIRA, Confluence and Sharepoint tools
  • Leading & supervising diverse teams from around the globe
  • Ability to plan a project from initiation through to customer acceptance
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • PMI certifications - The CPM is expected to be certified on the job stage that she/he holds
  • Project sales process
  • Contract management 
  • 3rd pp suppliers management experience

 

Our Company:

 

Our services, software and infrastructure support every major telecom operator in the world. The transformation that this brings allows people, business and society to fulfill their potential and craft a more balanced future. With about 101,000 employees and customers in 180 countries, we combine global scale with technology and services leadership. We support networks that connect more than 2.5 billion subscribers. 40 percent of the world’s mobile traffic is carried over Ericsson networks. And our SEK 100 billion investment in research and development over the last three years ensure that our solutions – and our customers – are at the forefront of innovation.

 

At Ericsson, we give our employees the freedom to think big. Your ideas and innovations can turn into achievements that impact society and change the world.

Are you ready to be a change-maker? Learn what makes YOU + Ericsson a powerful combination. Join us today.

 

Founded in 1876, Ericsson has its headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden. Ericsson is listed on NASDAQ OMX stock exchange in Stockholm and the NASDAQ in New York.

 

 

 

 

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DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position. Therefore employees assigned may be required to perform additional job tasks required by the manager.

Primary country and city: Canada (CA) || || Ottawa || ServEng

Req ID: 279069