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Assistant position

Job Description

Date: Mar 25, 2020

Job Summary: 

We are now looking for an Assistant to provide a high degree of administrative support and service to managers, unit leadership teams and where applicable to unit members. Assistants may in some cases take decisions on behalf of his/her manager and represent the unit if delegated. Further, contribute to and coordinate activities in different projects in the administrative area, act as expert for the administrative support systems whenever needed and authorize e.g. orders, invoices in line with authorization policies and routines. Support and inform about Ericsson internal administrative processes, systems and tools. The tasks performed can be on an ad-hoc basis. All above to optimize administrative efficiency, meet business needs and enable the line organization to focus on the core business.
As Assistant, you will be responsible for a high level of administrative support to Head of PDU and LT-members of the PDU Cloud. The ideal candidate will have a strong business mind-set, have excellent organizational skills and aptitude in problem-solving. Since you will be acting as a point of contact, solid interpersonal and mediation skills will be very useful.

Job Description:

Responsibilities & Tasks:

  • Provide a very high degree of administrative support and service to Head of the PDU
  • Proactively plan ahead and support Head of PDU
  • Good knowledge in Ericsson ways of working and structure set-up.
  • Lead the area of administration and drive efficiency and effectiveness in administrative solutions.
  • Act as an expert in administrative task like calendar handling, travel arrangements, administrative IT systems as well orders and invoices in line with authorization policies and routines
  • Producing briefing material, background material on current topics within the field
  • Participate in and support Leadership Team meetings.
  • Coordinating administrative processes within the PDU
  • Plan and organize internal and external events like meetings and workshops.
  • Network and communicate with other assistants within and outside the organization.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Deep experience as Assistant or equivalent managerial experience
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of discretion and diplomacy in all aspects of the job, displaying courtesy and professionalism in all contacts and managing difficult or sensitive situations effectively
  • Experience of working in a dynamic global environment with international travels and planning across multiple time zones
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize daily workload
  • Proven excellent in planning and organizing skills
  • Strong ability to collaborate and interact with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication
  • Expert proficiency in Microsoft product

Behavior Competencies:

  • Passionate about service and support and bringing best-in-class thinking and solutions
  • High integrity and good judgment
  • Juggling many initiatives and actions
  • Persuading and influencing
  • Ability to adapt and respond to change with a flexible approach 

Application details:

Location: Stockholm

For any enquires and for application details, please contact the responsible Recruiter, Suma Haregoppa Venkatagiri at Please note that, you need to submit the application in English, and we do not accept any applications via email. 
Last application date: 15th April 2020



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

Req ID: 363662