Project Manager

Göteborg, SE
den 14 april 2021
den 6 juni 2021
Why is Ericsson a good place to work?

Ericsson enables communications service providers to capture the full value of connectivity. The company's portfolio spans Networks, Digital Services, Managed Services, and Emerging Business and is designed to help our customers go digital, increase efficiency, find new revenue streams, and create new user experiences. Ericsson's investments in innovation have delivered the benefits of telephony and mobile broadband to billions of people around the world ensuring our solutions - and our customers - are at the forefront of innovation. We support networks that connect more than 2.5 billion subscribers. With over 100,000 employees and customers in 180 countries, we combine global scale with technology and service leadership. 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic is carried over an Ericsson network. And, our Technology for Good and Connect to Learn programs include creating technology that makes it easier to save lives, feed societies, bring technology to emerging markets and connectivity to remote areas, and grow businesses and prosperity.

At Ericsson, we give our employees the freedom to think big and navigate their career, on a global scale. We create technology that helps others, from helping people enjoy their favourite content to helping people recover from natural disasters by enabling better communications between rescue workers. Your ideas and innovations can turn into achievements that impact society and change the world, creating new connections, new possibilities, and new capabilities. We find that Ericsson is at its best when we bring together the diverse skills of our people. Working across business areas, across cultures, across geographical borders, across technical disciplines. More often than not, across ground-breaking solutions. Next generation technology can be staggeringly complex. But the simpler it is to use; the more people benefit from it. Join us and help build technology that makes it simple to connect with information, business, societies, and each other.

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

Have you ever wanted to work with Telecom networks utilizing almost the full Ericsson portfolio? Then this could be the next growth opportunity for you!

Main focus right now is the journey towards 5G which for our business area means new functionality and products but also transforming into a Cloud Native portfolio. Our organization provides various test and development environment services that will chip in to making 5G a success story.

This project manager position will drive projects in the Shared Telecom Services Program which focuses on providing Telecom test environments to a variety of organizations within Ericsson. Main focus for you are on environments providing training for Ericsson customers in our products for 4G and 5G.

This successful leader must have Project Management expertise and excellent communication skills that allow for cultivating confidence and trust with our partners. The preferred candidate have experience in running projects across time zones and with deliveries of a Telecom nature.

The role demands considerable flexibility in quickly adapting to shifting needs, and is expected to effectively cover a range of responsibilities including, but not limited to.

You will

  • Manage multiple partners, Business Units, SPOCs
  • Ensure that projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Lead projects across programs, organisations and teams
  • Assisting customers with using our services throughout projects
  • Create Statements of Work and be responsible for their successful execution, control project scope and issue Work Change Orders appropriately
  • Identify automation opportunities to improve efficiency, reduce costs and mitigate risks
  • Understand Business requirements and challenges
  • Create detailed project plans to supervise progress, handle project scope, planning and costs
  • Report Project Metrics and raise risks to management as needed
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks and report in a timely manner
  • Manage multiple projects

To be successful in the role you must have

We have high expectations on you as an individual, to bring a good combination of broad-based business, leadership, and functional experience:
  • 2-5 years of relevant professional work experience with at least 2 years of experience in project/service/program management
  • Ability to understand the needs from each partner or business drivers and sponsors
  • Experience managing partner expectations and follow commitments
  • Experience in forecasting
  • Superior influencing, presentation and communication skills

The following is beneficial

  • Experience from working with Telecom networks or products
  • Experience working with service delivery
  • Deep understanding on how a global organization works and interact between different function/units

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.

What happens once you apply?

To prepare yourself for next steps, please explore here:

Location for this role: Göteborg, Sweden

Recruiter: Anna Magnusson (

This position reports to: Head of DevOps LN

Selection is ongoing please apply as soon as possible, but at the latest 2021-04-24.

Kindly note that we cannot process applications sent via email.

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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 || R&D

Req ID: 536871

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