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Emergency Management

Job Description

Date: Nov 18, 2019

Incident Manager 24x7 Shift pattern (days and nights)



Ericsson is one of the leading providers of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to service providers & more than 40% of the world’s mobile traffic is carried through our networks. We enable the full value of connectivity by creating game-changing technology and services that are easy to use, adopt and scale, making our customers successful in a fully connected world. For more than 140 years, our ideas, technology and people have changed the world. At Ericsson, we apply our innovation to market-based solutions that empower people & society to help shape a more sustainable world.



The Team:

You will be part of the Real Time Operations (RTO) team based out of our offices in Reading. Working as part of one of the 4 shift teams within the RTO you will provide round the clock support for customers networks and services ensuring effective incident management and communications of events affecting the availability and performance of the service.


This role will be specifically focussed around Network faults relating to the RAN mobile Network and as such candidates will be expected to have previous experience in this environment.


The team is very much at the sharp end of the delivery so the ability to deal with a rapidly changing environment and juggle multiple tasks is essential.  


Your job:

As an Incident Manager you will be responsible for managing key incidents ensuring that the right resources, actions and plans are in place to restore service as quickly as possible. Looking out for potential obstacles and finding ways to work around them or ensuring that the right escalations have made to overcome them will be part and parcel of every day activity.


Given the nature and importance of the services and networks you will need to ensure that you provide clear communication to both the external customers and internal stakeholders on the impact to service and the progress being made to restore service.


Whilst the role is very much very reactive you will you will play an important part in driving improvements in the way we deliver the service providing insight into the problem management team on things which impacted our ability to restoration the service.


This role will be shift based (12-hour shifts / 24 hour shift pattern) and encompass both day and night shift work.



  • Proven experience in managing incidents which are both time and service critical. You should be able to demonstrate the key elements and behaviours required to successfully manage the end to end life cycle of the Incident.
  • Proven experience in managing customers and stakeholders providing clear and concise information relating to the incident.
  • Proven experience in creating post incident reports capturing the key milestones and events and highlighting issues which impacted service/fault restoration.
  • Ability to prioritise your work and that of others based on the importance to the service and customer.
  • Ideally you should be Security cleared to SC level or be prepared to go through the clearance process.
  • Have relevant Telecommunications industry experience.


Why Apply:

Are you looking to take the next step in your career with a company who can offer professional progression? Are you looking to secure a role that offers the chance to positively impact the UK ESM 4G Network? Are you keen to work in a fast paced, collaborative environment with like-minded, Incident Management professionals? Are you happy working in a shift-based environment, encompassing both day and night work?

If the answer is Yes to all of the above, Ericsson offers all of this and more! Why hesitate to apply?

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Ericsson complies with applicable country, state and all local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location across the world in which the company has facilities. In addition, Ericsson supports the UN Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights and the United Nations Global Compact.


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Ericsson expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, national origin, ethnic background, age, disability, political opinion, social status, veteran status, union membership or genetic information.


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

Job details: Emergency Management Job Stage 05