At Ericsson, you can be a game changer! Because working here isn’t just a deal. It’s a big deal. This means that you get to leverage our 140+ years of experience and the expertise of more than 95,000 diverse colleagues worldwide. As part of our team, you will help solve some of society´s most complicated challenges, enabling you to be ‘the person that did that.’ We’ve never had a greater opportunity to drive change; setting the bar for technology to be inclusive and accessible; empowering an intelligent, sustainable, and connected world.

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Head of Project Management Office

Job Description

Date: Jan 31, 2020

Head of Project Management Office

As the tech firm that created the mobile world, and with over 45,000 life-enhancing technologies to our name, at Ericsson we’ve made it our business to make a mark. We are on a quest, relentlessly innovating to make technology easy to adopt, easy to use and easy to scale. As a team, we are helping to solve some of society´s most complicated challenges, enabling you to be ‘the person that did that’. We’ll help you design your future! You can choose to be an expert or a leader or both! Leveraging everything from cybersecurity to machine learning, making smart manufacturing and autonomous mines a reality. With access to hundreds of career opportunities in locations all over the world with the support to really find ‘your great’ and the ability to rediscover it, again and again.


Job Summary:

We are looking for a strong leader to lead, coach and develop a team of project managers in a global and diverse organization to support the business of our global customers; use efficient, effective and comprehensive project management solutions.  This person will provide PMO governance and performance management, portfolio/program/project management, and strategic planning.  This role will enable a culture of operational excellence, change management and innovation.



•Lead, coach and develop a team of professionals in a global, fast-paced and diverse organization.

•Empower project managers to own their roles and responsibilities, enabling a culture of operational excellence and innovation to improve internal and external customer experience.

•Leverage appropriate operational excellence analysis and standardization tools, to streamline project management processes and achieve best business solutions.

•Network and collaborate with Ericsson leaders and stakeholders to develop balanced, comprehensive, specific and executable project management objectives.

•Employ best practice project management methods to execute an efficient, transparent and straightforward process.

•Facilitate key stakeholder planning sessions through stakeholder identification, project analysis, business case development and charter creation while assuring champion and sponsor commitment.

•Lead and enable all aspects of project plan development, from key deliverables and tracking metrics identification to risk assessment and action planning – on through to schedule and resource planning.

•Lead and enable project governance process including status reporting, issue and risk identification and appropriate escalation; adjust plan and communicate status, forecasts and plan revisions as needed; maintain project dashboard.

•Lead project team to optimize performance of project solutions against chartered stakeholder needs and expectations.

•Apply advanced team development and change management methodologies for sustained progress.

•Develop and execute effective cross-functional communication plans.

•Ensure new lessons learned at existing project closeout are documented and apply historical lessons learned at new project planning.

•Key areas include PMO Governance and Performance Management, Portfolio/Program/Project Management and Strategic Planning.



Key Qualifications:

•Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Electrical/IT/Telco Engineering from reputed university

•12+ years relevant experience of Project Management

•Project management leadership responsibility across multiple complex and strategic projects, experienced in leading a team in a multinational organization

•Proven use of project management and project governance tools, including MS Project

•Business management, experience handling Financial Project, Profit and Loss

•Excellent communication skills in all media, to support cross-functional and cross-regional teams/stakeholders

•Proven leadership behavior

•Knowledge of Ericsson tools and processes

•Fluent in English written and spoken


Additional Qualifications:

•Highly motivated

•A forward-thinking and open-minded approach

•Ability to adapt to change and be innovative

•Result oriented, analytical and proactive

•Strong ability to establish collaboration across organizations

•Demonstrated ability to lead and develop a team and team members


What’s in it for you?

With over 90,000 employees across 180+ countries, we have a culture that respects and supports your ambitions, in alignment with our values of Respect, Professionalism and Perseverance. Ericsson is extremely focused on learning and development, supports mobility and flexible working hours. We are also committed to diversity and inclusion and to be a responsible and relevant driver of positive change. We also offer some awesome benefits, amazing career development and training programs to provide an empowered career in a connected world.


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Req ID: 291401