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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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Project Manager - RAN Demo and Trials

Job Description

Date: Apr 27, 2020

Ericsson Functional Area: Networks

Location: Sydney, Australia

Work Rights: AU/NZ Citizen or Australian Permanent Resident

Travel: less than 10%

Applications Close: 17 January 2020

Background Checks: All employment offers to join Ericsson are subject to satisfactory completion of our global pre-employment check


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.


Our Exciting Opportunity:

Due to business growth, we have a newly created role for a customer facing Test Demo Project Manager to organize and run demos and trials for mobile 5G. You will have project budget responsibility and work in a matrix environment with a team including Solution Architects and System Integrators. In this role will work with project teams and the Product Development Unit (PDU) on new and emerging technologies. You will need to be able to effectively prioritise your time and leverage relationships to establish multiple projects and hardware/solution trials while demonstrating business value to the customer.


About You:

To be successful in this role you will have experience delivering on-time and on-budget and will be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment. You will have a demonstrated a track record for establishing very good stakeholder relationships and managing short lead times. You will have also established high performing projects teams in a matrix environment.



  • Organising and running demo trials on mobile 5G
  • Have a focus on continuous learning across a cutting edge product range
  • Establish strong relationships with the customer, internal stakeholders and the Product Development Unit (PDU)
  • Work with the PDU and a team of Solution Architects and System Integrators.
  • Work collaboratively and efficiently with other Project Managers and teams in the new product introduction space
  • Handle project finances, reporting and milestones
  • Have a keen understanding of customer and stakeholder requirements
  • Demonstrate business value through effective presentation to the customer


Key Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a PM or equivalent role
  • Experience project managing multiple test demo’s and presenting to customers
  • Domain experience in Telco with a solid understanding of Mobile
  • Customer facing PM experience
  • Involvement in new product development
  • Experience leading project teams in a matrixed organization
  • Financial acumen & analysis skills


Additional Requirements:

We are looking for a fast learner with a positive attitude who is independent and able to drive outcomes.

Outstanding verbal and written communication skills is a must.


Why Ericsson?

In Australia, we are known for delivering “World-First” projects for Australia's largest and most renowned telecommunications carriers. This is a chance to play a critical role in the success of the Ericsson organisation in Australia, whilst providing you with a fantastic career development opportunity and the chance to work alongside the brightest minds in our industry.


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.


Ericsson is a WORK180 Endorsed Employer for Women! See our benefits and policies here:


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