Nokia – Contract Manager

Full Time Job
New Delhi/Gurgaon
Posted 3 years ago

Company: Nokia
Experience: 08 – 15 yrs
Seniority Level: Senior level
Industry: Information Technology & Services, Telecommunications
Job Functions: Contract Law – Legal Counsel

Key Responsibilities

  • The Contract Manager shall be responsible for analyzing key commercial/ contractual risks in a contract and providing appropriate responses and work and provide advice on mitigating those risks.
  • Interprets client needs, assessing the full requirements; identifies solutions to nonstandard tasks/queries. Is aware of internal/external business issues & best practices in own discipline; applies to own role.
  • Analysis of RfP and evaluation of commercial/ contractual risk from legal, commercial and services perspective.
  • Preparation of Commercial/ Contractual Statement of Compliance (SOC) in response to the RFPs
  • Support and advise stakeholders on Contractual /Commercial / Compliance aspects / critical issues of the RFP.
  • Work inline with the team’s contract management strategy
  • Ensuring respective scope/obligations/etc is contractually well defined.
  • Draft/coordinate T&Cs SoC in line with Company standards, Customer Frame Contracts and CM/bid strategy.
  • Ensure delivery is to the satisfaction of the internal stakeholders by supporting them both in quality and quantity

Job Description

  • Analysis of RFX and evaluation of contractual risk with the inputs given.
  • Support and advise the stakeholders on Contractual /Commercial / Compliance aspects / critical issues of the RFX.
  • Support and Covers standardized topics such as Company Information, Environmental aspect and Quality Management, Health & Safety.
  • Give response to clauses related to customer references, Business Continuity Management and IT Security using standard database information which are part of eligibility criteria in RFX.
  • Support Bid Manager/Opportunity Owner in completing supplier questionnaires as required.
  • Draft/coordinate T&Cs SoC in line with NSN standards, Customer Frame Contracts and CM/bid strategy.
  • Phrase the responses to specific contractual /commercial  terms.
  • Identify missing and/or insufficient contractual definitions in RfX and map them.
  • Support and advise internal stakeholders on commercial / contractual aspects and risks.
  • Map/clarify tax (duties, … ) implications with NSN taxation specialists.
  • Suggest/draft respective SoC responses from finance perspective  (RR, assets, tax, … ).
  • Interact with all stakeholders on critical issues/exclusions/risk/…  to be covered in T&Cs SoC.
  • Ensure that the respective scope/obligations/pricing/financials/… are contractually well defined.
  • Identify all risks/risk potential in the contract/T&Cs document and optimize terms.
  • Support any risk owner with determining the contractual consequence of a given problem.
  • Compile/update risk analysis.
  • Align/support to align all offer documents in regards to contractual contents and structure.
  • Vet/approve final T&Cs SoC from contractual/commercial perspective and safeguard adequate legal wording.
  • Ability to handle pressure and tight timelines.
  • Ability to negotiate with the global clients and internal stakeholders, vendors from sales and contractual perspectives to assist in closing the deals.
  • Have handled drafting/vetting of high value and highly complex global contracts.

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