Commercial Contract Manager

Dallas, TX

At Nokia Federal Solutions (NFS), we are committed to building scalable, secure, and resilient networks that enhance government operations. Our team helps solve complex challenges for U.S. civil, defense, and intelligence sectors by providing leading end-to-end mission-critical network solutions. With a legacy backed by over 100 years of technology innovation, we are pioneers in the field. NFS is a dedicated Nokia US entity focused on delivering mission-critical solutions to the US Government. Join us today and contribute to helping to support the mission!

 

We are looking for a Commercial Contract Manager to join our team.

 

HOW YOU WILL CONTRIBUTE AND WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

As part of our team, you will: 

  • Build 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 

 

Note: Due to the requirements of the National Security Agreement, only US Citizens are eligible for this position.

 

KEY SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

You have: 

  • A law degree from an accredited law school 
  • 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 
  • An understanding of techno-commercial contract terms and conditions including their meaning and associated risks 
  • At least 6 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 
  • Familiarity with large, multi-national company policies, processes and tools 
  • Experience with Fortune 500 customer base and global transactions 

 

It would be nice if you also had: IACCM certification or equivalent 

 

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


What we offer

Nokia offers 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.


Additional Information

US/Canada Nokia Offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes but is not limited to:

  • Corporate Retirement Savings Plan
  • Health and dental benefits
  • Short-term disability, and long-term disability
  • Life insurance, and AD&D – Company paid 2x base pay
  • Optional or Supplemental life and AD&D insurance (Employee/Spouse/Child)
  • Paid time off for holidays and Vacation
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Tuition Assistance Plan
  • Adoption assistance
  • Employee Assistance Program/Work Life Resource Program


The above benefits exclude students. All North America job posts will post for a minimum of 7 calendar days and up to 180 days or until candidate/s identified.


Our Business Group is a leader in wireless mobility networks and associated services. With more than 3.500 patent families essential for 5G we have a strong 5G portfolio and are a front runner in open and virtualized radio access networks (O-RAN and vRAN). 


Degree Level: Bachelor's Degree

Job Schedule: Full time

Role Type: Individual contributor


US/Canada Salary Range | US Annual Base Salary Range: $122,055 - $226,673 USD * Plus, potential incentive/variable compensation for eligible roles.


Disclaimer: 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.

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