Graduate Bid & Proposal Manager

Job Description

Date: Oct 10, 2019

Who We Are

Ericsson is a world-leading provider of telecommunications-equipment and -services to mobile- and fixed network operators. Over 1,000 networks in more than 180 countries use Ericsson equipment and more than 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic passes through Ericsson networks. We are on the road to 5G and will create the networked society and the internet of things (IOT), will you join us?

Come and discover what makes YOU + ERICSSON a powerful combination…

 Now we are looking for an Intern as Junior Commercial Intelligence Manager for an internship of 12 months.

 What You’ll be Doing

We are now looking for a new Graduate to drive and continuously develop our commercial intelligence, as well as support the preparations and understanding of commercial impacts in the Region. You will help to develop and evolve directives and guidelines to secure profitable business, and secure effective commercial management governance and competitor understanding.

Main activities to be developed in cooperation with presales leads, pricing and contract leads and applicable teams are:

Support the drive for Commercial Management excellence within the region.

Drive commercial domain related SW programs (contract renewals and end-of-maintenance activities)

Monitor/report on domain sales funnel management and pipeline quality, with special focus in Top Deals

Data mining and subsequent analysis to provide key business insights

Prepare and present commercial trends and reports

Proactive support of sales engagements with regards to competitor information and global lessons learned

Support sales governance meetings by providing value added content

Lead competitor analysis collaboration within the sales community and domains

Working in an international and diverse team with different organizations involved


What We’re Looking For

Student or Recent Graduate in Engineering / Finance background or equivalent with good analytical skills

Ability to communicate well in English

Ability to multi-task and work without constant supervision

Technical and/or project management background

You will need excellent Presentation and Communication skills

You’re good at Planning & Organizing

Great at adapting & responding to Change

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Good knowledge of MS Office suite (specially excel and databases) and data handling (knowledge of R, Python, Tableau, SAP will be a plus although is not mandatory)

The will and ability to work in a fast-paced, ever-evolving environment and learn, learn, learn 

Creative people that can move out of the shell getting out of personal perspectives exploring other ways of thinking and make unusual connections.

Flexible candidates that can produce awesome results challenging themselves regularly and decisively.

Ethically consistent manner behavior with consistent personal standards.


Who You Are

You are to-be-graduate students or newly graduated in 2019;

You have strong interest to develop data science and analytics skills

You have a strong desire for understanding the most advanced technology in the world (IoT, 5G NR, Massive MIMO, automation, Cloud…);

You are an innovative, out-of-the-box person and you now look for a great chance to start your career path;


Why You want to Work with Us

Opportunity to be a part of an international company powered by technology and customer interaction

Industry related training, development and mentorship from our team

Practical experience in the on-going projects with the top Telecom operators

Exposure to the most recent trends of global technology such as 4G and 5G mobile radio suits

Potential to be hired on a permanent basis for the right candidates


The position is based in Reading/UK. If you are interested, don’t hesitate to apply!

You + Ericsson: a powerful combination



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

Req ID: 300273