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Graduate Customer Project Manager - 2020 Intake

Job Description

Date: Nov 28, 2019

Graduate Customer Project Manager


Based in Reading, Berkshire


Our Ericsson

Here at Ericsson, we create transformational technology, conceived, designed and delivered to make people’s lives easier, more fulfilling and more connected. But we don’t simply transform technology. We transform people too, by giving them support, and learning and career development opportunities.  We encourage innovation and experimentation and we want our people to be brave, take ownership of their performance and dare to do more.  This means that freedom, autonomy and personal responsibility are corner stones of the Ericsson culture.


You’ll only get to start your career once. Let’s make it a good one.


What are we looking for?

As part of our 2020 programme, we have a number of roles that require individuals either graduating this year or with a recent degree in either a technical or business focused degree.

Initially you will support senior Project Managers in all aspects of project delivery however after a short time, you will pick up your own projects and deliver these within a project environment to our customers, these will be both internal and external projects.

We are looking for customer focused individuals who want to become part of an organisation who are committed to developing those with talent and a passion for all things project related. We can offer a very real opportunity for you to grow your knowledge and make your mark on some exciting projects.

Our Customer Project Managers will be interacting with our customers on a daily basis, whereas our Project Managers will be working on internal projects across the company


Essential Skills:

  • Recent Graduate with a 2:1 in any discipline, preferably Project Management experience
  • Building relationships & Networking
  • Coping with Pressures & Setbacks
  • Deciding & Initiating actions
  • Delivering Results & Meeting Customer Expectations
  • Persuading & Influencing
  • Presenting & Communicating information



  • Business/Sales Background
  • Knowledge of telecoms
  • Previous CustomerFacing Experience


Perks of Working with us

  • Dynamic and modern workplace, in an ideal city centre location, opposite to the mainline station
  • Access to global learning & development tools & programs and the latest technology
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Strong employee perks and discounts on everyday items (50% off Cinema tickets, phone contract discounts, broadband deals)
  • Monthly socials events & sports clubs
  • A fun, friendly, inclusive & supportive environment
  • Fun, friendly, and supportive environment



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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: 307233