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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Customer Project Manager (f/m/d) Device & Network Verification - Düsseldorf

Job Description

Date: Mar 11, 2020

Ericsson is one of the leading providers of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to service providers, with about 40% of the world’s mobile traffic 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: real turning points that have transformed lives, industries and society as a whole.

As Digital Service Providers, operators enable the digital economy and this means that you should also operate according to this shift. Ericsson enhances the way service providers digitally engage with their customers. Entirely automate operations and create the levels of programmability, access and agility that digital natives call home.

Customer Project Manager (f/m/d) Device & Network Verification

Req. ID 342167

Location: Düsseldorf


We are now looking for a Customer Project Manager, to lead assigned customer projects securing that project goals are met, customer’s expectations are fulfilled and that the customer relation is handled in the best possible way within the scope of the contract.


Responsibilities & Tasks

  • Manage the internal/external customer relation within the scope of the request/agreement
  • Establish project plan baseline: define project scope, secure the necessary resources and plans and monitor all activities
  • Drive project execution: track project activities, monitor and handle changes, conflicts and escalations
  • Handling of incoming service orders using appropriate tools & methods
  • Manage Project Finance and develop the business: ensure financial system monitoring, participate to contract preparation and to pre-sales meeting
  • Handle internal/external customer & stakeholder engagement: manage customer relationship building confidence and trust, ensure project progress arranging meetings and customer events
  • Develop the CPM discipline: simplify processes, methods and tools with innovative ideas
  • Close cooperation with internal Product Development and Test Equipment Provisioning Units
  • International travel up to 25% is required



Your Profile 

  • MSc, Dipl.-Ing., BSc in Telecommunications or equivalent experience
  • Highly developed standardization knowledge, i.e. 3GPP is a must, especially in Core & IMS architectures
  • PMP Certification, PRINCE2 or Scrum Master and experience with project management tools / applications will be an advantage
  • Very strong knowledge with multi-vendor networks and experience in technical reporting
  • Self-driven negotiator with analyzing and problem-solving skills
  • Ability and motivation to quickly learn about new products and technologies
  • Enjoys working closely with customers (often at customer’s premises), service oriented with a consultative way of working
  • Great communication and presentation skills
  • International and Social competence will complete your profile
  • Fluency in English is a must, German and / or Spanish will be an asset


We Offer

  • An international working environment with cooperative teams
  • Good learning and personal development opportunities within Ericsson Corporation
  • Global projects and international customers
  • Flexible work hours


For questions, please feel free to get in touch with Lina (


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Primary country and city: Germany (DE) || || Düsseldorf || Consulting&SysInt; SalesStratMkt&ComMgt

Req ID: 342167