Global Project Manager

Job Description

Date: Sep 2, 2019

Have you ever wanted to work in an "Operator like" environment with big E2E networks utilizing almost the full Ericsson portfolio?

Then this could be the next growth opportunity for you!

 

Main focus right now is the journey towards 5G which for digital services means new functionality and products but also transforming into a Cloud Native portfolio. In this organisation main programs such as Shared Target Cloud, Shared Telecom Services, Application Development Platform and Software Delivery Pipeline are being run and spans across whole BA Digital Services and are intended to help bring the BA into the 5G future.

 

BA Digital Services

Ericsson Digital Services helps service providers prosper in the digital economy. From enhancing the way service providers engage with their customers to automating operations, we're helping service providers reach new levels of programmability, access and agility – levels that digital natives call home. We provide solutions consisting of software and services in the areas of Digital Business Support Systems (BSS), Operational Support Systems (OSS), Cloud Communication, Cloud Core, and Cloud Infrastructure. The portfolio is focused on 5G-ready, cloud-native, automated and industrialized solutions to secure a smooth digitalization journey towards 5G.

Ongoing digitalization, together with virtualization and the introduction of 5G is driving new opportunities for service providers. It gives possibilities to capitalize on the investments better by programming and slicing 4G and 5G networks for specific consumer and industry needs. It also gives possibilities to automate operations and become radically more efficient, and to serve and engage with customers digitally. 

 

Job Description

This project manager position will drive projects inside Shared Telecom Services Program which focuses on providing Telecom test environments to a variety of organizations within Ericsson. Main focus for you will be on environments providing "operator" like End-To-End testing capabilities to BDGS PDUs testing both 4G and 5G. You will be responsible for a set of stakeholders and their requirements, but you are also expected to cooperate with other project managers in the program.

 

This successful leader must have Project Management expertise and excellent communication skills that allow for cultivating confidence and trust with our stakeholders. The preferred candidate will have experience in running projects across time zones and with deliveries of a Telecom nature.

 

The role demands considerable flexibility in quickly adapting to shifting needs, and is expected to effectively cover a range of responsibilities including, but not limited to;

  • Managing multiple stakeholders, Business Units, SPOCs
  • Ensuring that projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Driving projects across programs, organisations and teams
  • Identifying automation opportunities to improve efficiency, reduce costs and mitigate risks
  • Understanding Business requirements / challenges, document scope & objectives, evaluate & identify appropriate Technology Solution to meet the requirements
  • Creating detailed project plans to track progress, manage project scope, schedule and costs
  • Reporting Project Metrics and escalate to management as needed
  • Performing risk management to minimize project risks and report in a timely manner
  • Managing multiple projects with smart prioritization of tasks and deliverable

 

Qualifications

We have high expectations of you as an individual, to bring a good combination of broad-based business, leadership, and functional experience:

  • 2-5 years of relevant professional work experience with at least 2 years of experience in project/service/program management
  • Ability to understand the needs from each stakeholder or business drivers and sponsors
  • Proven experience managing stakeholder expectations and follow commitments
  • Experience in forecasting
  • Superior influencing, presentation and communication skills

 

The following is a strong plus:

  • Experience from working with Telecom networks or products
  • Experience working with service delivery
  • Deep understanding of how a global organization works and interact between different function/units

 

 

We look forward to receiving your application in English. Please note we cannot accept applications via email.

Last day to apply: Okt 31
Primary location for this role: Göteborg, Lindholmen

Contact person: Recruiter Anna Magnusson at anna.magnusson@ericsson.com

 

Why is Ericsson a good 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 close to 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 favorite 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. Often, 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: Sweden (SE) || || Göteborg || R&D

Req ID: 286011