Project Manager I

Job Description

Date: Sep 5, 2019

Are you bold, enthusiastic, a go-getter with an ability to talk technology, business and work with large
teams to implement future-proof, scalable network architecture? Are you willing to suggest innovative
delivery approaches that help fulfill networks contracts while maintaining profitability? Do you enjoy
providing actionable insights and results ensuring that all products and/or services are delivered
according to contractual obligations and customer satisfaction? Do you get excited about being part of
the growth of a company’s business and delivery excellence to where it is engrained in every program you
lead? If so, we want you on our team!

 

As a Customer Project Manager at Ericsson, you will lead complex networks projects using your project
management expertise. You will plan requirements with customers, internal stakeholders and manage
project financials through the entire project lifecycle. You will be expected to build strong relationships
with stakeholders to set and manage expectations, create project plans, manage project finance and
regularly communicate project update and status.

 

The Opportunity:
The PM Accelerate program is a highly visible talent program within Networks Organization in Ericsson
North America. It is designed for those looking to be our future project managers. The program
emphasizes project leadership and uses a blend of project simulations, exercises, lectures and discussion
to help participants develop the necessary skills to effectively manage a project throughout its lifecycle.
Upon completion of training, the candidates will be assigned as Trainee project managers and evolve into
Customer project managers upon completion of the program.

 

Responsibilities:

  • You will establish the project plan baseline: define project scope, secure the necessary resources and plans
  • Drive project execution: track project activities, perform change management, conflicts and critical issues
  • Handle customer and partner engagement: manage customer relationship, building confidence and trust, ensure timely project governance meetings.
  • Engage and manage supplier relationship.
  • Handle project finance: accountable and responsible for project financial KPIs
  • Develop the CPM discipline: simplify processes, methods and tools with creative ideas
  • Bring a high-energy, results oriented focus to drive multiple activities in a fast-paced, high volume team environment.
  • Experience at working effectively with personnel at all levels in the organization.
  • Desire to collaborate with cross functional organizations.

 

Core Competences:

  • Excellent customer facing skills
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Excellent team work and collaboration skills
  • Clear understanding of project delivery lifecycle
  • Strong Financial and business acumen
  • Consultative selling skills
  • Customer and market insight
  • Strong technical aptitude
  • Knowledge of construction, site acquisition, and inbuilding solutions

 

Qualifications & Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s in Technology/ Engineering
  • Master’s in Business/ Project Management or major in Business/ Project Management is a plus
  • Minimum 5-8 Years’ experience in project delivery related roles
  • PMP, Agile/ Scrum or any other industrywide certification is a plus

 

Additional Requirements:

  • Must be open to relocation based on business needs
  • Able to travel based on business needs

 

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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.

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Req ID: 291381