Posted: Wednesday, February 14, 2018 10:24 PM
Ericsson is looking for senior managers and program directors in the area of Consulting and Systems Integration in the North America Region. These leaders will be accountable for managing complex and/or large programs, leading its program teams and interfacing with key customer contacts from its early pre:sales to delivery conclusion phases.
:Develop and execute on delivery strategy/processes from pre:sales to realization.
:Driveplanning, forecasting, dimensioning and optimization of delivery based on business needs for particular programs.
:Accountable for the delivery of services (scope, cost, quality, time and customer satisfaction) within CSI from sales to delivery phase. Leading project and program activities in the analysis, planning, establishment (execution), realization (execution), handover (execution) and conclusion phases.
:Assist and provide CSI SME knowledge for engagement and sales teams with regards to delivery methodology, cost, scope, and risks of CSI activities and proper alignment of customer requirements.
:Manage and motivate people in diverse teams and geography, both in a line and matrix capacity : including definition of teams, interviewing and selecting process.
:Flexibility and ability to play different technical, project management and business roles as needed to ensure success of the program
:Evaluate and manage third party relationships to ensure that margin levels are met and that the business case is being realized
:Responsibility to capture add:on sales into client environments and develop and maintain strong and positive customer relationships
:Identify and address the end to end implications of changes either in IT, network, operations, services or business models and creative corrective actions to preserve or improve program goals.
Responsibilities (additional if PD on leadership role):
:Strategic and tactical planning as well as organizational alignment across CSI unit;
:Competence, Resource and Performance Management;
:Drive knowledge sharing and certification programs;
Minimum Education and Requirements
:15 + years of experience, from within the Telco/Systems Integration Industry (Consulting or Systems Integration) on driving IT SI transformation programs or projects of high complexity
:Must have proven track record in leading IT / Telco type of Integration Engagements, at least 8 years of experience leading complex SI:Projects/Programs;
:Well proven ability to transform customer requirements and expectations at a high level into a solution that Ericsson can realize as a customer engagement.
:Strong financial knowledge/training.
:Highly developed working knowledge of Sales and change control processes
:Excellent Consulting skills with a proven track record as a customer focused Senior Consultant.
:In depth knowledge of the telecom industry, including a thorough understanding of economic/ commercial/political issues affecting the industry.
:Excellent Leadership abilities proven through line manager or other comparable positions.
:Proven ability to drive team engagements in a tough and time sensitive environment.
:Results oriented. Able to work independently and take a logical and orderly approach to analyzing problems, organizing work and planning actions.
:Strong ability to interact at the senior level; must have superior communication skills to influence others and meet deadlines while building strong relationships both internally and externally.
:Ability to multi:task, meet deadlines and problem solve in stressful situations.
:Bachelors degree, preferably in a science, business or telecommunications discipline.
:MBA, from a top university, preferred
:Current PMP certification or is actively pursuing professional project management certification (PMP), recommended to be complete within 1 year
:Demonstrate working knowledge of any specific equipment and/or materials used in the performance of the essential fu
• Location: Seattle
• Post ID: 62404047 seattle