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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Transformation Director

Job Description

Date: Dec 4, 2019

Ericsson is world’s leading provider of communications technology and services. Our offerings include services, consulting, software and infrastructure within Information and Communications Technology. 

Using innovation to empower people, business and society, Ericsson is working towards the Networked Society: a world connected in real time that will open opportunities to create freedom, transform society and drive solutions to some of our planet’s greatest challenges. 

We are truly a global company, operating across borders in over 180 countries, offering a diverse, performance-driven culture and an innovative and engaging environment. As an Ericsson employee, you will have freedom to think big and the support to turn ideas into achievements. We invite you to join our team.


Job Summary:

Do you have the passion to learn and work with new disruptive Automation and AI technologies? Do you have excellent track record and networking within Ericsson?


We are then looking for you!


We want you to work as a senior Transformation Director and be accountable for championing the Automation & AI Transformation journey across the units within Ericsson also referred as “business” in this job ad.


You as a Transformation Director will be a key member of the SA Automation & AI. You will be in charge for driving Automation & AI transformation agenda within selected units or business across Ericsson to unlock the full potential and realize values at scale.


You as a Transformation Director will interact with senior stakeholders within the business to create awareness of Automation & AI offerings, how it can be used within the business to create value and agree on areas within the business to transform. 

The ideal candidate will have deep knowledge on Ericsson operations with wide network across Ericsson effectively leading change and gaining commitment from several units within Ericsson.  



•    Drive Transformation agenda and identify Automation and AI potential together with the business within Ericsson
•    Establish a strategy and execution plan to drive business value through Automation & AI offerings and innovations
•    Collaborate with stakeholders at different levels in the units and champion change and transformation 
•    Interact with senior stakeholders to get commitment and support in executing their Automation and AI transformation journey 
•    Identify and agree on areas to focus within the business to transform using Automation and AI offerings
•    Identify and execute on cross-business i.e. cross MA/BA/GF synergies
•    Support, coach and lead team members within the team and unit


Core competencies:

  • Strong leadership experience and understanding of operations of various units across Ericsson
  • Exposure to technology, strategy, operations transformation, technology adoption, digital transformation, digital collaboration.
  • Excellent senior stakeholder management with strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Performance and results oriented with good skills in leading and motivating people and conscious of responsibility and empowerment
  • Program/Project management and people skills with proven experience in managing projects and managing teams
  • Experience working with onshore and offshore staff/vendor/partners including virtual teams


Minimum qualification and experience requirements: 

  • Minimum 10+ years’ industry experience in or business-related experience, with a progressive record of successful delivery of complex solutions, systems, or services.
  • Extensive Ericsson experience with strong leadership track record
  • Master’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Business Administration, Project Management or combination of equivalent experience
  • Automation & AI competence is an advantage


Position also available in Plano, TX


In case of additional questions, please reach out to the Recruiter, Lukasz Rokitowski:


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Primary country and city: Sweden (SE) || || Stockholm || IT

Req ID: 306005