Final application date

4 October, 2022




Suma H Venkatagiri

Reporting to the Head of Digital Pipeline Development Department and part of the Digital Pipeline Development Department Leadership Team, you will be responsible for the Digital Pipeline Development section SW4 located in Linköping.

We are creating an organization driving the Digital Pipeline for future RAN Solutions, supporting the Target Architecture 2025+, where developers and designers create customer value in end-to-end value flows. The value is built in a premier development engine which is anchored in an undisputed product and development architecture, that is continuously evolving to enable new innovations and technologies. The leadership and culture are built on customer centricity, achieved through collaboration, simplicity, and improvement of our common ways of working.

We are looking for a Digital Pipeline Development section manager.

As a manager and product development leader you will ensure Ericsson technology leadership, right scope, quality, time and cost for product development. The Product Development (PD) Leader guides, coaches, challenges and develops individuals, teams and organizations. The PD leaders secure technology leadership and further an innovative and learning culture.

What you will do

  • Manage all the operations of the Unit
  • Implement R&D strategies in daily management activities, ensure the planned progress of achieving balance score card objectives
  • Translate Ericsson Strategies into Unit relevant targets
  • Be responsible for Unit cost management
  • Responsible for recruitment activities for the unit
  • Ensure efficient workload allocation in the team
  • Secure effective processes are in place as well as the timely project work
  • Ensure the effective implementation of people management activities, such as salary review
  • Individual Performance Management (IPM), career development and competence development
  • Act as coach/mentor in certain areas upon requirement
  • Initiate and perform Management Planning, secure sufficient management resources ready in the team.

You will bring

  • Drive Operational Excellence
  • Drive & Coach Technology Leadership, Improvements and Innovations
  • Develop Teams, Individuals and Organizations
  • Product Development/Technical Knowledge
  • Product Life Cycle Management Knowledge
  • Business Understanding, Customer Insight
  • Education: M.SC, or equivalent through experience
  • Tried strong leadership skills in particularly People and Thought leadership skills, Change Management.
  • Good knowledge of R&D processes and operations, and R&D Project Management experience is an advantage.
  • Good understanding of Agile/Lean, and personal experience from its implementation is an advantages
  • Be proficient in oral and written English and have good presentation skills.
  • Knowledge Sharing and Collaboration Skills, Presentation Skills, Communication Skills.

Why join Ericsson?

At Ericsson, you´ll have an outstanding opportunity. The chance to use your skills and imagination to push the boundaries of what´s possible. To build never seen before solutions to some of the world’s toughest problems. You´ll be challenged, but you won’t be alone. You´ll be joining a team of diverse innovators, all driven to go beyond the status quo to craft what comes next.

What happens once you apply?

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Location for this role: Linköping, Sweden

Responsible recruiter: Suma H Venkatagiri (

Last date to apply: 4th October, 2022.

Kindly note that we cannot process applications sent via email!


Encouraging a diverse and inclusive organization is core to our values at Ericsson, that’s why we nurture it in everything we do. We truly believe that by collaborating with people with different experiences we drive innovation, which is essential for our future growth. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply and realize their full potential as part of our Ericsson team.

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