Head of PDU Packet Core

Göteborg, SE
den 30 mars 2021
den 12 april 2021
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As the tech firm that created the mobile world, and with more than 54,000 patents to our name, we've made it our business to make a mark. When joining our team at Ericsson you are empowered to learn, lead and perform at your best, shaping the future of technology. This is a place where you're welcomed as your own perfectly unique self, and celebrated for the skills, talent, and perspective you bring to the team. Are you in?

Come, and be where it begins.

Our Exciting Opportunity!

Are you our new Head of PDU Packet Core?

Do you like positive challenges and have a drive for transformation changes? Would you like to be leading and empowering people in making a significant impact on Ericsson's core business? Are you ready to tackle the challenge of leading the evolution of the R&D unit that is "the core of 5G Core", have multiple stakeholder interactions and high leader exposure?

Then you could be the leader we are looking for!

We are now looking for a Head of PDU (Product Development Unit) Packet Core to continue to secure Ericsson technology leadership within Packet Core. We work in a fast-paced, ever changing industry, so you will need to have a disruptive attitude, be courageous and have the perseverance to lead the PDU into our future with our customers.

You will

  • Foster a creative and learning culture that secures our competitiveness over time
  • Perform product development for SA PC (Solution Area Packet Core), to position Packet Core for future growth
  • Drive an evolved product development Ways of Working towards cutting edge software development principles that secures competitiveness over time
  • Manage and maintain good relationships with all global partners, other product domains, services and Market Areas
  • Secure high customer focus and seek customer delight in everything we do
  • Develop excellent talent (e.g. leaders and engineers) to prepare SA PC and Ericsson for future opportunities

Key Qualifications

  • Significant experience in leading large R&D organization
  • Domain experience: Knowledge of Packet Core is an advantage but not a requirement
  • Ability to operate at the level required for Ericsson's core business
  • R&D transformation
  • A challenge mindset
  • Business understanding
  • Strong leadership skills, high ethical standards and an ability to engage people and interest in developing talents
  • Formulating strategies and concepts and taking strategy into action
  • Education: BSc in Engineering/Computer Science or similar, MBA desirable

Leadership skills

  • Make timely, clear decisions, even if they involve tough choices or considered risks
  • Encourage Courageous Leadership: Provide clear direction, set appropriate standards on behavior, motivate and empower
  • Agile leadership: Change direction and focus on the organization effectively, based on business & customer requirements
  • Enabling people: Excellence in running large organizations and managing large matrix organizations, across multiple sites
  • Leadership Competencies: Excelling Execution, Driving Innovation, Enabling People, Customer Excellence, Courageous Leadership

Market skills

  • Ability to build trust from our customers globally
  • High responsiveness to customer needs and issues
  • Understand and take ownership for the full TCO (total cost of ownership) perspective of developing and delivering software to our customers

Functional/Technical Background

  • High interest and capability to understand technical trends to capitalize on opportunities and to understand where the industry is going
  • Experienced in creating learning organizations striving for continuous improvement e2e based on trust and transparency
  • Experience in developing Cloud native software and good understanding of Cloud deployments for telco applications

What´s in it for you?

Here at Ericsson, our culture is built on over a century of courageous decisions. With us, you will no longer be dreaming of what the future holds - you will be redefining it. You won't develop for the status quo, but will build what replaces it. Joining us is a way to move your career in any direction you want; with hundreds of career opportunities in locations all over the world, in a place where co-creation and collaboration are embedded into the walls. You will find yourself in a speak-up environment where empathy and humanness serve as cornerstones for how we work, and where work-life balance is a priority. Welcome to an inclusive, global company where your opportunity to make an impact is endless.

Application Process

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You are very welcome with your application in English. The selection process will start in parallel to the job posting period, please do not wait with submitting your application.

Please note that we cannot process applications sent via email.

This role reports to Head of Solution Area Packet Core, monica.zethzon@ericsson.se

If you have any specific questions about this role, please contact recruiter Nina Juthage, nina.juthage@ericsson.com or Cecilia Sjöberg, People Business Partner, cecilia.sjoberg@ericsson.com

Location for this role: Lindholmen, Gothenburg, Sweden. 25% travel to other sites.

Last day to apply: 11th of April 2021

Security clearance including references and relevant background screening will be conducted for final candidates.

Curious to know more about the life at Ericsson? Meet some of your future colleagues and watch our People film

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.

Primary country and city: Sweden (SE) || || Göteborg || ProdMgt

Req ID: 537859

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