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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ICT Program Director/Manager

Job Description

Date: Mar 24, 2020

Role: ICT Programme Manager 
Company: Ericsson
Location: Reading 
Salary: 60,000 - 75,000 per annum
Posting Date:24/03/2020
Application deadline: 24/04/2020


ICT Programme Manager 


Role: Program Manager 


Ericsson is a world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment and services to mobile and fixed network operators. Over 1,000 networks in more than 180 countries use Ericsson equipment, and more than 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic passes through Ericsson networks. At Ericsson, we apply our innovation to market-based solutions that empower people and society to help shape a more sustainable world. 


Our Exciting Opportunity 

We are looking for an experienced Customer facing Program Manager, with a solid track record in managing projects (presales and execution) to join our team. The Program Manager will be empowered to take full ownership of their projects/portfolios and will be motivated to demonstrate their value at the front end of our business, with strong emphasis on business case development, planning and control, team leadership and building customer relationships.  


You will,  

  • Establish project plan baseline: define project scope, secure the necessary resources & plans & monitor all activities 

  • Drive project execution: track project activities, monitor & handle changes, conflicts & critical issues 

  • Handle customer & partner engagement: manage customer relationship, building confidence & trust, ensure project progress, arranging meetings & customer events 

  • Develop the business: participate to contract preparation & pre-sales activities plus drive additional business growth 

  • Contribute to the Network Services Build Strategy development and execution: simplify processes, methods & tools with innovative ideas and industry standard methodology 


To be successful in the role you have 

  • Track record of Senior Partners management 

  • Proven Project/Programme Management skills / Manging multiple programmes  

  • General understanding of the telecom network domain  

  • Knowledge of Telco OSS Platform with RAN OSS platform interfaces/technology 

  • Experience working in an Agile and DevOps environment 

  • Continuous Service Improvement background 


Qualifications & Experience Requirements 

  • Degree in Business or Engineering field 


What's in it for you? 

With over 90,000 employees across 180+ countries, we have a culture that respects and supports your ambitions, in alignment with our values of Respect, Professionalism and Perseverance. Ericsson is very passionate about learning and development, supports mobility and flexible working hours. We are also committed to diversity and inclusion and to be a responsible and relevant driver of positive change. We also offer some awesome benefits, amazing career development and training programs to provide an empowered career in a connected world.  


What happens next once you apply? 

Read about the next steps here. For your preparation and reference, here is our overall Brand video and some insights about our innovations in 5G  

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. 

Do you believe that an organization fostering an environment of cooperation and collaboration to execute with speed creates better business value? Do you value a culture of humanness, where fact based decisions are important and our people are encouraged to speak up? Do you believe that diverse, inclusive teams drive performance and innovation? At Ericsson, we do.  

We provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, religion, political opinion, nationality, ethnic background, social origin, social status, indigenous status, disability, age, union membership or employee representation and any other characteristic protected by local law or Ericsson’s Code of Business Ethics.  

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.


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.


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: United Kingdom (GB) || || Reading || Consulting&SysInt; IT; ProdMgt; R&D; SalesStratMkt&ComMgt; ServEng; SharedServ; Stud&YP; Supply&Log

Job details: ICT Program Director/Manager Job Stage 07