Ericsson Product Development Leader in Karlskrona, Sweden

Job Summary:

We are now looking for a Product Development Leader to secure Ericsson technology leadership and make sure we have the right scope, quality, time and cost for product development. As a Product Development Leader you will teach, coach, challenge and develop individuals, teams and organizations. You will foster a creative and learning culture.

PDU Service Management, DC Karlskrona has the responsibility for PDG EDA (former EMA), including program and portfolio roles. In addition to that, DC KA teams are working within the areas of Ericsson Cloud Manager and Dynamic Orchestration, all products belonging to the OSS area.

The DC consist of four units in Karlskrona and two units in Shanghai (CBC), all with a mix of SM, developers, test, UMI etc. In total the organization consist of 130 own employees, working in agile teams also including external work force. The teams are staffed with a well-functioning mix of experienced team members and newer graduates with latest influences from Universities.

You will be a part of the PDG EMA/DC KA LT, together with three Karlskrona based line managers and two Shanghai based Managers. We value our open minded, creative culture having a small company approach.

We take pride in being active in the innovation area, as well as continuously ongoing student projects, in close cooperation with University.


  • You will be required to drive technology and product leadership
  • Flow optimization
  • Innovation and improvements
  • Knowledge sharing and learning

Key Qualifications:

  • Education: Bachelor of Science or equivalent
  • Min years of experience: 5 years
  • Domain experience: Expertise within OSS area is valuable
  • Customer Insight
  • Business Understanding
  • You will need excellent Project and Program Management Skills
  • Coaching & Mentoring Skills
  • Negotiation Skill
  • Formulating strategies and concepts

Additional Requirements:

For this role as Product Development Leader within area Service Management in Karlskrona we are looking for:

  • A leader with recognized experience within the early phases of the development; Requirement handling and market/product management interaction
  • Strong knowledge and drive in terms of processes, tools and improvements
  • You are driving, coaching and motivating our teams, creating an autonomous working environment and removing obstacles.
  • An evangelist in creating a high performing culture!
  • You have a strong self-drive, and are driving your actions inspiring others to follow!
  • You challenge the way ”it has always been” – inspiring our technical leaders and teams to capture new opportunities and enable the organization to streamline and work more efficient with our responsibilities.

Why is Ericsson a great place to work?

Ericsson is the driving force behind the Networked Society where every person and every industry is empowered to reach their full potential. Mobility, broadband and the cloud are transforming the world, enabling industries and society to provide better services, capture new opportunities, improve businesses, increase efficiency, and create new user experiences.

Our services, software and infrastructure support every major telecom operator in the world. The transformation that this brings allows people, business and society to fulfill their potential and build a more sustainable future.

With some 115,000 employees and customers in 180 countries, we combine global scale with technology and services leadership. We support networks that connect more than 2.5 billion subscribers. 40 percent of the world’s mobile traffic is carried over Ericsson networks. And our SEK 100 billion investment in research and development over the last three years ensure that our solutions – and our customers – are at the forefront of innovation.

At Ericsson, we give our employees the freedom to think big. Your ideas and innovations can turn into achievements that impact society and change the world. Are you ready to be a change-maker? Learn what makes YOU + Ericsson a powerful combination. Join us today.

Founded in 1876, Ericsson has its headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden. Net sales in 2014 were SEK 228.0 billion (USD 33.1 billion). Ericsson is listed on NASDAQ OMX stock exchange in Stockholm and the NASDAQ in New York.

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Primary country and city: Sweden (SE) || No Selection || Karlskrona || ProdMgt

Job details: Product Development Leader Job Stage 07