Ericsson Solution manager EPC and 5G transformation in JP 37 YO Yokohama, Japan

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Job Summary

  • The EPC and 5G transformation solution Manager is responsible to execute the strategy and achieve the objectives for EPC transformation Solutions to secure business success for in the EPC transformation towards 5G, cloud and Networked society.
  • Owner of customer solutions covering EPC Core products (EPC, ECEE&NFV;), including Ericsson and 3PP products, services and customizations.
  • Drives solution discussions from a business and technical point of view.
  • Should be a team player with excellent communications skills and the desire to take diverse challenges.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Pro-actively seeks out and pursue new business opportunities, drives short and long term initiatives based on customer dialogue and establish trust and business partnership with KA and customers.
  • Through a customer-centric approach, develop and deliver high quality, competitive and attractive proposals which address customer's business challenges and issues.
  • Responsible and accountable for proper solution scoping and accurate costing of services to be offered.
  • Act as CSR in pre-sales, demonstrating professionalism, competence, market insight and strong business mindset.
  • Be close to the customer from initial engagement to final acceptance.
  • Develop and maintain a strong relationship Network with key stakeholders in customers, CU Japan, RNEA and global organizations.
  • Achieve financial performance targets for the solution area and secure key deals.
  • Responsible for customer solutions ownership and evolution, covering requirements management, roadmap management, new product introduction planning, localization of product marketing and value creation arguments.
  • Drive market and customer requirements towards Product Areas (product, services & solutions) in co-operation and through the RNEA ICT Domain organization.
  • Drive innovation to simplify processes and ways of working, and establish a culture of continuous improvements to achieve business operational excellence.
  • Active knowledge sharing within Customer Solutions and contribute to global and regional best practice and reuse.
  • Own, throughout the entire lifecycle, customer solutions covering Ericsson EPC products, services and customizations.
  • Responsible for managing the relationship of third part products, solutions and services suppliers whose offerings are part of our customer solution.
  • Seek, evaluate and select suitable partners or suppliers together with Sourcing for both short-term and long-term engagements.
  • Works actively with, and use, Business Intelligence and Competitor Analysis when promoting Solutions to our potential customers.

Position Qualifications

Core Competences:

  • Technical Sales Support Expertise
  • Presentation & communication skills
  • Consultative Selling Skills

Preferred Skills:

  • Market Insight
  • Customer Insight
  • Japanese Language
  • English language



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Primary country and city: Japan (JP) || Kanagawa || JP-37-YO Yokohama || Consulting&SysInt;

Job details: Technical Subject Matter Expert Job Stage 06