Intelligent Automation & AI Business Transformation Lead

Stockholm, SE
den 20 oktober 2021
den 6 november 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 Excellent Opportunity

Are you on the right side of the technology curve?

Do you have passion to learn and want to work with new ground-breaking 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 dedicated Automation and AI Business Transformation Lead and be accountable for championing the Automation and AI 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 and AI Transformation plan through driving use case and discovery activities to building a pipeline, optimally 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 use the Automation, AI & Analytics portfolio platforms to achieve transformation led by automation.

You will

  • Overall responsible for strategy execution impacting the transformation agenda towards business units within Ericsson
  • Implement and drive the strategy and transformation plan impacted by Automation & AI solutions
  • Understand current business architecture, the needs, and new capabilities within the business to drive Transformation and apply Automation & AI
  • 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
  • See 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
  • Supervise 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.

Additional competencies

  • 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 optimally roadmap a desired outcome, and the delivery know-how to make that vision a reality
  • Excellent senior stakeholder management with good 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 attitude 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
  • Provide support and direction to the team that drives action and enables achievement of performance and operational goals

To be successful in the role you must have

  • Master's Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Business Administration, Project Management or equivalent experience
  • 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 an advantage

What´s in it for you?

Here at Ericsson, our culture is built on over a century of outstanding 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?

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The selection and interview process is ongoing. Therefore, send in your application as soon as possible.

Location: Stockholm, Sweden

If you have any further questions, you are welcome to contact us.

Recruiter: Isha Vashishtha(

Kindly note we do not accept application send via e-mail.

We encourage the opportunity to meet you!

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) || || Stockholm || [[mfield2]]

Req ID: 610900

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