ICT Program Director/Manager

Job Description

Date: Apr 30, 2019

ICT Programme Director:

 

Job Summary

Role: ICT Programme Director

Location: Reading

Salary: Competitive 

Posting Date: 20/05/2019

Application deadline: 28/06/2019

Company: Ericsson
 

 

Purpose of Job Role

The ICT Program Director drives large and complex Professional Services engagements towards Ericsson’s customers. The ICT Program Director supports the KAM with extensive technical knowledge. By taking on both the CSR and CFR role, the ICT Program Director is the overall responsible for the Core 3 team, especially for: - The overall solution - The overall cost estimation - The delivery model (mix of on-shore, near-shore and off-shore resources) . Once the deal is won, the ICT Program Director is the head of the delivery, until the complete fulfillment of the contract, ensuring the continuity from presales to delivery, actively seeking to improve top and bottom lines with due consideration to customer satisfaction and Ericsson’s business objectives since these programs often have visible impact on the Business Unit and corporate results.

 

In addition to the pre-sales and delivery activities, there are more tasks assigned to the ICT Program Director, such as:

 

 Building a strong Customer Relationship at C-Level (IT, Engineering, Marketing, Finance etc.). Daily presence at customer site, becoming a sort of Ericsson “agent” at the customer premise to increase the customer’s trust in Ericsson as a system integrator.

 Driving up-sales opportunities

 Coaching the team, to interact with them and to support them in their professional growth, and to identify and recognize talents.  Supporting asset and organizational set-up and growth; a main contributor to the Professional Service culture growth, delivery methodology fine-tuning as well as harvesting the best practices from the programs driven.

 

Behavioral Competencies and experience:

  • Entrepreneurial & Commercial Thinking
  • Persuading & Influencing
  • Relating & Networking
  • Delivering Results & Meeting Customer Expectations
  • Planning & Organising
  • Leading & Supervising
  • Candidates must demonstrate a very good understanding of NFVi, Orchestration, Inventory and Order and calatolg management systems.
  • Experience with Automation including Agile and dev/ops delivery models.
  • Demonstrable Programme Delivery experience 
  • Understanding of OSS/BSS Sytems 

 

Candidates will need to demonstrate:

  • Handling of budgets in excess of $30 million
  • Management of programmes with multiple streams (Over 5 )
  • OSS/BSS Domain exposure
  • Masters/MBA Degree (Business Management or related field)
  • PMP certified
  • Experience of Contract and Multiple Vendor Management within large scale programmes
  • Ericsson tools and processes experience

 

 

 

Ericsson provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, national origin, ethnic background, age, disability, political opinion, social status, veteran status, union membership or genetics.

 

Ericsson complies with applicable country, state and all local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location across the world in which the company has facilities. In addition, Ericsson supports the UN Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights and the United Nations Global Compact.

 

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, training and development.

 

Ericsson expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, national origin, ethnic background, age, disability, political opinion, social status, veteran status, union membership or genetic information.

 

Primary country and city: United Kingdom (GB) || || Reading || Consulting&SysInt; IT; ProdMgt; R&D; SalesStratMkt&ComMgt; ServEng; SharedServ; Stud&YP; Supply&Log

Job details: ICT Program Director/Manager Job Stage 08