Ericsson Jobs in South Africa : NDO Program Manager

Job Summary:

We are now looking for a NDO Program Manager (Network Design Optimization), to lead assigned customer projects securing that project goals are met, customer’s expectations are fulfilled and that the customer relation is handled in the best possible way within the scope of the contract.

Job Responsibilities:

You will establish the project plan baseline: define project scope, secure the necessary resources and plans and monitor all activities

Drive project execution: track project activities, monitor and handle changes, conflicts and critical issues

Handle customer and partner engagement: manage customer relationship building confidence and trust, ensure project progress arranging meetings and customer events

Handle project finance: ensure financial system monitoring

Develop the business: participate to contract preparation and to pre-sales meeting

Develop the CPM discipline: simplify processes, methods and tools with creative ideas

Key Qualifications:

Education: Bachelor’s degree is a Must (Engineering or similar)

Min years of experience: 5-8 in a similar role

Domain experience: Design and Optimization, Project Management, PMP preferred

Financial Acumen & Analysis Skills

Business Understanding

Consultative Selling Skills

Customer and Market Insight

Negotiation, Persuading & influencing Skills

Project Management Skills

Occupational Health & Safety (OHS)

Leading & supervising

Planning & organizing

Proficiency with the English Language

Additional Requirements:

PMI certifications – The CPM is expected to be certified on the job stage that she/he holds

Project sales process

Contract management

3rd pp supplier’s management experience

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Primary country and city: South Africa (ZA) || || Johannesburg || Consulting&SysInt; IT; ProdMgt; R&D; SalesStratMkt&ComMgt; ServEng; SharedServ; Stud&YP; Supply&Log;

Req ID: 247012

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