Commercial Contract Manager

at Nokia Siemens Networks in Naperville, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Come create the technology that helps the world act together
Nokia is committed to innovation and technology leadership across mobile, fixed and cloud networks. Your career here will have a positive impact on people's lives and will help us build the capabilities needed for a more productive, sustainable, and inclusive world.
We challenge ourselves to create an inclusive way of working where we are open to new ideas, empowered to take risks and fearless to bring our authentic selves to work.
The team you'll be part of
You will be part of a diverse and international team of Legal & Compliance professionals located in over 100 countries. As part of the North America Contracts Management team, you will also benefit from access to the broad knowledge contract management expertise of your colleagues.
What you will learn and contribute to
In this role, you will primarily be focused on Nokia's customers in the North America market which includes the U.S. and Canada.
You will have
Proficiency in English, both written and oral
Proven experience as a contract manager or similar role with experience in negotiating and dealing with customers and management at all levels
Substantial knowledge of contractual and business law
Experience working end-to-end with a Contract Lifecycle Management (CLM) system, preferably Apttus or Conga
As part of our team, you will:
Build strong relationships internally across our functions and externally with customers
Engage early with the sales team to provide commercial advice on the structuring of deals and negotiation tactics
Be responsible for establishing contract documents for inclusion within commercial offers, ensuring alignment with applicable Nokia policies and mitigation of all identified risks
Managing our customer contracts through leading complex negotiations on agreements Nokia's entire product and services portfolio while ensuring compliance Nokia's practices and processes are followed including approvals
Provide guidance and assistance on the interpretation of contractual clauses and obligations as required by the business with reference to Group Legal when necessary
Committed to continuous learning
Your skills and experience
You have:
An understanding of techno-commercial contract terms and conditions including their meaning and associated risks
2-3 years of technology company experience in the contract management or legal environment
Good appreciation of operational and financial issues including revenue recognition
Creative, innovative mindset to spot opportunities and synergies
The ability to work independently and know when to leverage the expertise of others
It would be nice if you also had:
IACCM certification or equivalent
University degree in Business/Law (or similar/equivalent)
What we offer
Nokia offers flexible and hybrid working schemes, continuous learning opportunities, well-being programs to support you mentally and physically, opportunities to join and get supported by employee resource groups, mentoring programs and highly diverse teams with an inclusive culture where people thrive and are empowered. Nokia is committed to inclusion and is an equal opportunity employer
Nokia has received the following recognitions for its commitment to inclusion & equality:
One of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere
Gender-Equality Index by Bloomberg
Workplace Pride Global Benchmark
LGBT+ equality & best place to work by HRC Foundation
At Nokia, we act inclusively and respect the uniqueness of people.
Nokia's employment decisions are made regardless of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. We are committed to a culture of inclusion built upon our core value of respect.
Join us and be part of a company where you will feel included and empowered to succeed.

Additional Information
United States Salary Range: Salary Range*: $82437 to $153097
*Nokia Maintains broad annual base salary ranges for its roles in order to account for variations in knowledge, skills, experience and market conditions, and with consideration to internal peer equity
United States Benefits: "Nokia offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes the following: 
Pension Plan - Cash Account Program
Medical and dental coverage 
Short term disability and long-term disability 
Life insurance and AD&D - Company paid 2 x base pay
Supplemental life and AD&D insurance (Employee/Spouse/Child) 
Health care and dependent care Flexible... For full info follow application link.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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Job Posting: 11239054

Posted On: Aug 31, 2023

Updated On: Sep 30, 2023

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