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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Strategic Product Manager

Job Description

Date: Jan 21, 2020

Why is Ericsson a good place to work
Ericsson enables communications service providers to capture the full value of connectivity. The company’s portfolio spans Networks, Digital Services, Managed Services, and Emerging Business and is designed to help our customers go digital, increase efficiency, find new revenue streams, and create new user experiences. Ericsson’s investments in innovation have delivered the benefits of telephony and mobile broadband to billions of people around the world ensuring our solutions – and our customers – are at the forefront of innovation.   We support networks that connect more than 2.5 billion subscribers. With close to 100,000 employees and customers in 180 countries, we combine global scale with technology and service leadership.  40 percent of the world’s mobile traffic is carried over an Ericsson network.  And, our Technology for Good and Connect to Learn programs include creating technology that makes it easier to save lives, feed societies, bring technology to emerging markets and connectivity to remote areas, and grow businesses and prosperity.

 

At Ericsson, we give our employees the freedom to think big and navigate their career, on a global scale.  We create technology that helps others, from helping people enjoy their favourite content to helping people recover from natural disasters by enabling better communications between rescue workers. Your ideas and innovations can turn into achievements that impact society and change the world, creating new connections, new possibilities, and new capabilities.  We find that Ericsson is at its best when we bring together the diverse skills of our people. Working across business areas, across cultures, across geographical borders, across technical disciplines. More often than not, across ground-breaking solutions. Next generation technology can be staggeringly complex. But the simpler it is to use; the more people benefit from it. Join us and help build technology that makes it simple to connect with information, business, societies, and each other.

 

Strategic Product Manager

The mission and scope of Group Function Technology unit Develop Practice is to Develop, Manage, Maintain and Improve capabilities, processes, information and data within the group-wide functional areas Product Management and Product Development.


This is to provide efficiency, effectiveness and quality in how we work within product management and product development as One Ericsson.
Develop and Improve is provided through the Ericsson Development strategy and Roadmaps in cooperation with the Business Areas and other Group Function Technology units using input from industry and academia practices.


Manage and Maintain is provided through the Product Lifecycle Management with its Areas of Regulation, Product Development principles and Anatomy of Excellent Development.


We drive change programs and provide global expertise for development of Software, Hardware, Service, Information and Commercial products and Solutions.
We drive change programs and provide global expertise on product quality.


Job Summary:

We now aim to extend our team in the areas Processes, Capabilities and Data on group level for Product Management and Product Development to further align and strengthen the company as One Ericsson. For the Data part it is the Information Steward role in information management for Product Management and Product Development working in close cooperation with the PLM organization in DNEW and with the Data Transformation Office in BMAS. The person on this role will work in close cooperation with the owners of Product Management and Product Development in the unit.

 

Responsibilities:
• Responsible to drive the top-level alignment of capabilities & processes for Product Management and Product Development cross the Business Areas
• Responsible to align Product Management and Product Development capabilities and processes with interfacing FA’s (e.g. Supply, Sourcing, Marketing & Communications, …) 
• Information steward for Product Management and Product Development with responsibility for their architecture, lifecycle, security classification and data usage approval
• Support information architects when developing capabilities, process flows, process components and IOG’s in ARIS or equivalent
• Establish cross-functional teams as seen relevant and necessary to align cross any functional or organizational boarder

 

Minimum Qualifications & Experience Requirements:
• Education: BSc or Equivalent
• 10+ years of work experience within Product Management & Product Development
• Hands on experience in process and information management like in Operational Development (OD) roles
• Good understanding of information architectures
• Good understanding of enterprise business processes and tools in PLM, ERP and CRM
• Ability to work cross different cultures and ways of working to identify and spread best practices
• Willingness to learn new skills, competencies and new areas
• A good team worker
• Good verbal, written English and interpersonal skills

 

Application
The selection and interview process is ongoing, so send your application in English as soon as it is ready. If you have specific questions you are welcome to email recruiter at karolina.grad@ericsson.com

 

Location: Kista, Sweden

 

Last day to apply is the 28th of January, 2020

 

We welcome the opportunity to meet you!

 

 

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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.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, training and development.

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

Req ID: 309786