at Nokia Siemens Networks in Naperville, Illinois, United States
Join us in creating the technology that helps the world act together
We are a B2B technology innovation leader pioneering the future where networks meet cloud. At Nokia you will have a positive impact on people's lives and help build the capabilities needed for a more productive, sustainable, and accessible world.
Be part of a culture built on an inclusive way of working where we are open to your ideas, you are empowered to take risks and are encouraged to be fearless in bringing your authentic self to work.
The team you'll be part of
Nokia Technologies is licensing Nokia intellectual property, including patents, technologies, and the Nokia brand, building on Nokia's continued innovation and decades of R&D leadership in technologies deployed in virtually all connected devices used today. Come join us and make an impact.
You will be joining our IoT team which is licensing Nokia's essential patents related to cellular standards, as well as patents related to many other technology areas, to companies benefiting from Nokia innovations in their IoT solutions across various industry verticals.
What you will learn and contribute to
The IoT Licensing Team is now looking for a Licensing Director to strengthen presence in North America. The Licensing Director is primarily responsible for negotiating and closing licensing agreements, but also plays a role with respect to processes and business continuity to ensure that the IoT program will meet its business targets in short- and long-term.
Are you passionate about solving problems?
As part of our team, Licensing Director:
Closes patent licensing agreements as a lead negotiator, while taking into account overall strategy and broader business goals of the company;
Manages licensing projects and related customer engagement plans;
Develops and implements negotiation strategies to deliver licensing revenue efficiently;
Is responsible for high quality of processes and ways of working in his/her area and projects;
Demonstrates strategic thinking and broad business perspective in order to design and develop projects and processes in the field of IoT patent licensing;
Influences broader business strategies to address internal or external business and customer needs.
Your skills and experience
Significant relevant work experience and expertise - experience in patent out-licensing is a must
University degree: Master's degree of Laws (or other relevant field)
Proven track record in negotiations to completion (deal-making)
Ability to understand all sides of a negotiation to seek effective and creative solutions
Good negotiation, influencing, communication and presentation skills
Familiarity with patent licenses and other related legal agreements and ability to draft them
Ideally experience and expertise in out-licensing of both standard essential portfolios (under FRAND principles) as well as implementation patents
Project management skills, and determination to see things through to completion.
Analytical skills and understanding of financial analyses
Capability to think and act creatively in order to develop and apply new innovative approaches to complex problems
Capability to work with high degree of independence towards agreed targets, but in alignment with overall strategies
Willingness to travel and to work under pressure
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
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.
United States Salary Range: United States salary range: annual base salary of 141,820... For full info follow application link.
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