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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Technical Project Manager

Job Description

Date: Feb 12, 2020

Are you passionate about technology?

 

5G is happening now and disclosing every day new opportunities and challenges such as the journey to Cloud Native. 

Take the challenge and join our team!

 

BA Digital Services

 

Focus right now is the journey of 5G which for digital services means new functionality and products but also transforming into cloud native applications. With us at BDGS you’ll be part of the next step in development of our products. We enable millions of simultaneous connected mobile users while handling traffic from IoT to 4K video in Gbit speeds. Ericsson BDGS will become the partner of choice of Telecom operators using the latest technologies in cloud and automation to manage complexity so the ambitious can differentiate with TCO efficient solutions for programmable 4G and 5G networks, automated operations and digital engagements. 

 

We are currently looking for a Technical Project Manager mainly in the area of Packet Core

 

The Technical Project Manager must have a big interest in technology as well as being team leader and drive projects. You will work in a diverse team with members from multiple time zones consisting of Telecom Integrators, Network Engineers and Solution Architects to deliver highly technical Telecom environments that range from smaller standalone deliveries to full operator like end-to-end networks. Work visualisation and backlog handling is primarily done in Jira. You will be a part of a bigger program called Shared Telecom Services that provides telecom environments to many different parts of Ericsson typically used for demos, events and learning business.

 

Job description

This successful leader must have Project Management expertise and excellent communication skills that allow for cultivating confidence and trust with our stakeholders but also with the team. The preferred candidate will have experience in running projects across time zones with deliveries of a Telecom nature.

 

The role demands considerable flexibility in quickly adapting to shifting needs, and is expected to effectively cover a range of responsibilities including, but not limited to:

  • Ensuring that projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Backlog handling for the team
  • Managing multiple stakeholders
  • Developing a detailed project plan to track progress, manage project scopes, schedule and costs
  • Identifying improvement opportunities
  • Performing risk management to minimize project risks and report in a timely manner
  • Managing multiple projects with smart prioritization of tasks and deliverable
  • Identifying possible operational issues and work to avoid them before they happen

 

 

Qualifications:

We have high expectations on you as an individual, to bring a good combination of broad-based business, leadership, and functional experience:

  • Several years of relevant professional work experience with at least 2 years of experience in project management
  • Experience from working with Telecom products and solutions
  • Ability to understand the needs from each business units and/or business drivers and sponsors
  • Proven experience managing projects, effective time management, following and meeting deadlines
  • Experience in creating, managing, and following budgets
  • Superior influencing, presentation and communication skills

 

 

The following is a strong plus:

  • Experience from working in a service and support organization
  • Deep understanding of how a global organization works and interact between different function/units
  • Understanding of security aspects in Telecom and IT environments

 

We look forward to receiving your application in English. Please note we cannot accept applications via email.

Last day to apply: March 31
Primary location for this role: Göteborg, Lindholmen
Contact person: Recruiter Anna Magnusson at
anna.magnusson@ericsson.com

 

 

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 favorite 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. Often, 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.

 

Ericsson provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to 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 genetics.

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: Sweden (SE) || || Göteborg || R&D

Req ID: 321129