Field Service Operations Delivery Line Manager

Job Type:Full Time

Date: Jan 13, 2020

Functional Area: Field Service Operations

Location: Brisbane, Australia

Work Rights: AU/NZ Citizen or Australian Permanent Resident

Travel: up to 10%

Closing Date: 14th February 2020

Background Checks: All successful offers are subject to successful completion of Ericsson Global Background Checks

As the tech firm that created the mobile world, and with over 45,000 life-enhancing technologies to our name, at Ericsson we’ve made it our business to make a mark. We are on a quest, relentlessly innovating to make technology easy to adopt, easy to use and easy to scale. As a team, we are helping to solve some of society´s most complicated challenges, enabling you to be ‘the person that did that’.

We’ll help you design your future! You can choose to be an expert or a leader or both! Leveraging everything from cybersecurity to machine learning, making smart manufacturing and autonomous mines a reality. With access to hundreds of career opportunities in locations all over the world with the support to really find ‘your great’ and the ability to rediscover it, again and again.

Ericsson is the world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment and services to mobile and fixed network operators. Our Field Services Technicians are influential in delivering our vision into reality through planning and optional use of technology.

Job Summary:

We are now looking for an experienced Field Operations Service Delivery Manager to build and lead teams of predominantly riggers and field technicians. This position is accountable for driving business outcomes, securing successful delivery and maximising customer satisfaction on our Network and contracts.

The role reports to the Australia and New Zealand Head of Field Service Operations & ASP Manager.

Outline of Key Skills and Experience Required:

  • Background experience working in a Telecommunications leadership role across Field Delivery
  • Hands on Technical or Operational knowledge managing build teams (preferably across a RAN rollout)
  • Proven ability to understand key concepts when liaising with build teams, business stakeholders and senior management
  • Outcome focused when working with people – ability to coach, develop and build the team’s performance
  • Financial acumen and business forecast abilities
  • Innovation skills – ability to push ideas and create differentiators
  • Management of change projects to implement new ways of working
  • Ability to work in a matrix organisation and a complex operating environment
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.

Outline of Key Responsibilities:

  • Build and train Field teams (e.g. Riggers, Field Service Technicians, Implementation Coordinators) to fulfil resource demand
  • Ensure service delivery execution by build teams as per the agreed contracts and standards
  • Accountable to drive team to delivery as needed
  • Create a productive work environment for their team and functional area
  • Manage unit finances, tools and equipment requirements and full administrative tasks as required
  • Apply service delivery process and models
  • Ensure OHS policy and process are managed
  • Contribute and support services sales with a focus on accurate scope, cost definition and risk management
  • Ensure the capability forecast dimensioning is according to the business requirements
  • Create a productive work environment for their team and functional area
  • Drive performance and competence management

This Role Offers:

  • An opportunity to be part of a successful Telecommunications company and work in an exciting and fast paced environment
  • A collaborative, high performance team environment that operates under a strong, supportive local leadership
  • An organisation that values diversity, empowerment, and people development
  • Opportunity to challenge and further grow in your career
  • Work life balance through flexible working arrangements.

**Only candidates with existing Australian Work Rights will be considered**

Why Ericsson?

In Australia, we are known for delivering “World-First” projects for Australia's largest and most renowned telecommunications carriers. This is a chance to play a critical role in the success of the Ericsson organisation in Australia, whilst providing you with a fantastic career development opportunity and the chance to work alongside the brightest minds in our industry.

What’s in it for you?

With over 90,000 employees across 180+ countries, we have a culture that respects and supports your ambitions, in alignment with our values of Respect, Professionalism and Perseverance. Ericsson is extremely focused on learning and development, supports mobility and flexible working hours. We are also committed to diversity and inclusion and to be a responsible and relevant driver of positive change. We also offer some awesome benefits, amazing career development and training programs to provide an empowered career in a connected world.

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