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  • Posted: Sep 22, 2020
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Ericsson is a world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment & services to mobile & fixed network operators. Over 1,000 networks in more than 180 countries use Ericsson equipment, & more than 40 percent of the world’s mobile traffic passes through Ericsson networks. Using innovation to empower people, business & society, we are ...
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    Account Manager Graduate

    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 Ericsson Kenya Graduate Program will start on 01 November 2020 and focuses on technology leadership. Our aim is to attract and guide the most talented, innovative and creative technology minds.

    We are looking for Graduates who have completed their studies in 2019 or early 2020 with Business Administration degree.

    Knowledge, Skills And Competencies In Related Area

    • Basic Network level competence
    • Database Understanding
    • Basic understanding of programming and scripting language
    • Broad Technical Acumen
    • Problem Solving Ability
    • Creative Thinking
    • Good planning organizing skills
    • Teamwork & collaboration skills
    • Presentation skills (oral and written)
    • Proficiency in Microsoft office

    What We Are Offering You

    • 12 months (plus) graduate program - we offer you a great training program before you move into an experienced job
    • Explore your passion for innovation and your desire to join a leader. You’ll enjoy an open, inspiring culture that encourages idea generation and thought exploration
    • Working in an international environment with colleagues from all over the world.
    • Continuous on the job training, in classrooms and via e-learning.
    • A mentor and buddy program.
    • An opportunity to work for the Global leader in the Telecommunications industry.
    • Mentorship programs provided by senior specialists in the industry.

    We believe in growing our graduates and giving them a chance to have the best possible start in their career. Graduates at Ericsson gain valuable work experience, skills and knowledge that will assist them in furthering their career. We therefore not only let you work with the teams on live projects, but you will be receiving training courses throughout the program and will also be assigned a dedicated mentor who will be providing formal as well as informal mentorship

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    ICT Program Director/Manager

    At Ericsson, you can be a game changer! Because working here isn’t just a deal. It’s a big deal. This means that you get to leverage our 140+ years of experience and the expertise of more than 95,000 diverse colleagues worldwide. As part of our team, you will help solve some of society´s most complicated challenges, enabling you to be ‘the person that did that.’ We’ve never had a greater opportunity to inspire change; setting the bar for technology to be inclusive and accessible; empowering an intelligent, sustainable, and connected world.

    Are you in?

    Our Exciting Opportunity

    We are looking for an Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Program Director (PD) who will lead a number of projects in the Digital Services (DGS) domain in Kenya within for a limited period of time towards its goal in terms of scope, time, costs, and quality in accordance with the agreement made with the project sponsor. You will ensure that a contract for products and/or services is delivered to the satisfaction of Customer, Program sponsor and Ericsson. In order to be successful, this role will record details and clarify the project scope, secure the vital resources and plan and supervise all vital activities. Depending on the project category and complexity, you will be active participant in the project governance group and engage Stakeholders.

    You will

    • Build a solid customer relationship, often being daily present on the customer site.
    • Drive up-sales opportunities
    • Mentor the team and support their professional growth
    • Be responsible for contract fulfillment, establish the program organization, clarify scope and secure vital resources at the right cost level.
    • Secure delivery compliance to both contractual and business case requirements
    • Drive program execution, securing delivery according to contracted scope and delivery dates
    • Actively seek to improve top and bottom lines, managing project finances and by identifying and driving add-on-sales opportunities
    • Manage project operational relationships with the customer, arranging meetings, customer events and ensuring a high level of customer satisfaction
    • Drive improvement activities related to risk assessments and risk management.
    • Work closely with the account team during presales, responsible for contract execution strategy, cost estimations, time & resource planning

    To be successful in the role you must have

    • Bachelor or Master of Science in Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent
    • More than 8 years in ICT sector
    • Proven experience of several years in project and/or program manager role; or equivalent leadership role
    • Experience in OCC (OSS, Telecom Core & Cloud) and knowledge of BSS
    • Product Knowledge: IMS, NFVi, UDM, CS & PS Core, Ericsson Orchestration, ENM, Packet Core.
    • Certification: PMI© project manager certification (PMP) or equivalent
    • Proven problem-solving skills and good in written & spoken communication
    • Customer focused and desire understand business and customer needs
    • Professional demeanor with solid ability to prioritize, manage time and deliver results
    • A standout colleague with high interpersonal skills!

    Additional Requirements

    • Project management skills acquired through training, project management experience or other experience of using project management methods.
    • Experiences in project management methodologies, techniques and tools.
    • Professional competence related to the project type and the nature of the project outcome.
    • Experience of working within the Telecom/IS/IT industry.
    • Experience working with multi-national global decentralized organizations with the ability to establish good working climate in a virtual environment using phone, mail and collaboration tools as communication vehicles.
    • Experience/knowledge in Ericsson Business Process (EBP) IT Process, ITIL, eTOM.

    What happens next once you apply?

    Read about the next steps here. For your preparation and reference, here is our overall Brand video and some insights about our innovations in 5G

    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.

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.


    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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