Head of Automation CU MYSLBD

Job Description

Date: Sep 20, 2019

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 now looking for a Head of Automation, are you interested?  

In this role, you will be required to accelerate service delivery, efficiency, and performance within and between operations in the Regions, Global Service Centers and Global Competence Hubs to build an environment that supports global efficiency and profitable growth.

In this role, you will drive the delivery effort to make their work more efficient through adequate delivery tools, processes, ways of working, measurements & KPIs, job roles, competence models. You will support, deployment programs and common structures. You will also identify and execute improvements within the global service delivery organization.

Additionally, you will secure close partnership within the Regions, Global Service Centers and Global Competence Hubs and Business Units, to upgrade competence and Knowledge Management practices. 


 You Will


  • This function will drive and own – Development, Qualification, Implementation and Executions - Initiatives across Service Lines in Networks to secure competitiveness on Service Delivery Execution
  • Ownership and accountability for the establishment and operations of the Innovation Garage across the different CU accounts
  • Define the strategy and roadmap with MA (Market Area) /BA (Business Area) of the Automation journey, Definition and Implementation of the Proof of Concepts (PoC) in the CU’s, loop back towards MA/BA on key demand/requirements for Industrialization/Automation
  • CU Main Point of Contact for the BA. Qualification and prioritization of key initiatives, such as: Serviceability, Deployment Industrialization, Operations Assurance and Customer Support
  • Understand market trend, other MA/CU plan and make the best use of it for our customer needs
  • Keep and evaluate clear portfolio of global and local tools
  • Collect requirements from all SLs and from CU and handshake and prioritize with MA/BA/Serviceability program
  • Secure MOAI automation, following the standard IT cloud & architecture
  • Facilitate environment in the automation garages and in the CU to nurture automation and innovation culture, make possible to contribute with idea.
  • Shortcut global and local speeding up the chain of decision
  • Transform quality requirement into serviceability requirement (example: advance diagnostic)
  • Work on simplification to make automation and innovation a driver for easy way to operate and deliver our service
  • Align with BA portfolio to make sure our priority are respected within all MAs
  • Maintain CU automation plan and handshake with MA during MBR
  • Prepare ROI in collaboration with MA/SL/Accounts to have clear monetization of automation
  • Partner with sourcing for proper value extraction of innovation during ASP contract renegotiation



Key Qualifications:




  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree.



Domain experience:


  • Automation experience e.g., AI , RPA, Analytics tools like Tableau etc.
  • Network Operations, Network Rollout, Network Customer Support, RAN, Cloud
  • Managed Services



Additional requirements:


  • You need to have past Service Delivery experience.
  • Prior Knowledge of Sales Processes
  • Change and improvement management skills
  • Negotiation and argumentation skills
  • Project Management skills
  • Brand Knowledge and skills
  • Fundamental Leadership Competence
  • Financial acumen and skills
  • Inventing and innovating experience
  • You are capable of formulating strategies and concepts
  • Presenting and communicating information
  • Social, communication and negotiation skills
  • You excel in adapting and responding to change


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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Primary country and city: Malaysia (MY) || || Subang Jaya || ServEng

Req ID: 292152