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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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Business Lead Analytics, Automation & AI

Job Description

Date: Apr 30, 2020

Are you on the right side of the technology curve?

Do you have passion to learn and want to work with new disruptive Automation, AI, and Analytics technologies such as Block Chain, Low Code, Machine Learning, SW Robotics, Cognitive automation?

If the answer to those questions is yes, we should talk!

We want you to work as a Business Transformation Lead and be accountable for championing the Automation, AI and Analytics Transformation journey across the Ericsson group units also referred as “business” in this job ad.

The Business Transformation Lead will be a key member of the SA Automation & AI team, in charge for driving Automation & AI transformation agenda within selected Transformation areas across Ericsson to unlock the full potential and realize values at scale. Main responsibilities include driving the Automation, AI & Analytics Transformation plan through driving use case and discovery activities to building an automation pipeline, effectively to secure business value and long-term Transformation journey.

The Business Transformation Lead will understand, develop and maintain the business relationships along with the current automation roadmap and target state and leverage the Automation, AI & Analytics portfolio platforms to achieve transformation led by automation.


Key Responsibilities


  • Overall responsible for strategy execution impacting the transformation agenda towards business units within Ericsson
  • Establish an Automation & AI Transformation strategy including prioritized areas within the business to drive business value through Automation & AI offerings aligned with the business unit´s vision, strategy and priorities
  • Execute and drive the strategy and transformation plan impacted by Automation & AI solutions
  • Manage synergies and dependencies cross MA/BA/GF
  • Understand current business architecture, the needs and new capabilities within the business to drive Transformation and apply Automation & AI
  • Provide thought leadership and shape the knowledge base within Automation & AI areas
  • Interact with senior stakeholders to get commitment and support in their transformation journey
  • Secure understanding of the business unit and build strong network with their main stakeholders
  • Create awareness and apply Automation and AI offerings and innovations across Ericsson
  • Collaborate with stakeholders at different levels in the units and champion change and transformation enablement
  • Accountable to identify opportunities for Automation and AI pipeline building across Ericsson
  • Proactively seek and drive opportunities to deploy Automation & AI in the respective unit
  • Establish and drive governance with stakeholders
  • Accountable to agree, align and achieve the Automation & AI targets towards the business unit strategy
  • Monitor business unit planned and ongoing organizational changes and their potential impact on the Automation journey
  • Anticipate the need of the business unit and help drive solutions to ensure satisfaction, value potential and long-term Automation & AI Transformation


Candidate Prerequisites 




  • Exposure to Automation and AI technology, strategy, operations transformation, technology adoption, digital transformation, digital collaboration.
  • Possess a unique blend of business and technical savvy in the digital world; a big-picture vision and ability to effectively roadmap a desired outcome, and the delivery know-how to make that vision a reality
  • Excellent senior stakeholder management with strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Business requirement understanding with the ability to understand the needs of each business unit/ market area and/or business driver and sponsor. Ability to translate business need into Automation “language”
  • Customer oriented and business minded with a consultative approach focusing on profitability
  • Demonstrate a creative and innovative mindset with a passion and understanding of a digital first approach
  • Ability to foreseeing projects roadmap and have overview of all tasks and deliverable within the project teams in combination with a pro-active approach with the ability to identify possible opportunities in new business areas
  • Financial awareness to ensure understanding of the implications that various courses of action will have on costs and revenues
  • Performance and results oriented with good skills in leading and motivating people and conscious of responsibility and empowerment
  • Program/Project management and people skills with proven experience in managing projects, effective time management, following and meeting deadlines, as well as, managing teams
  • Provide support and direction to the team that drives action and enables achievement of performance and operational goals





  • Master’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Business Administration, Project Management or combination of equivalent experience and education
  • Extensive Ericsson experience with strong leadership track record within MA/BA/R&D/GF
  • Minimum 10+ years’ industry experience in or business-related experience, with a progressive record of successful delivery of complex solutions, systems, or services in RPA, AI, Analytics, cognitive.
  • Management consulting strategy & execution is preferred
  • Certifications in focused areas such as project management, PMP Certification, ITIL Foundation Certification, agile methodologies, life cycle processes, or any related industry certifications are desired


Should you have any additional questions, please contact the Recruiter - Lukasz Rokitowski:


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

Req ID: 383187