Alcatel-Lucent Legal Counsel - GSS in Shanghai, United States


Nokia is a global leader in the technologies that connect people and things. With state-of-the-art software, hardware and services for any type of network, Nokia is uniquely positioned to help communication service providers, governments, and large enterprises deliver on the promise of 5G, the Cloud and the Internet of Things.

Serving customers in over 100 countries, our research scientists and engineers continue to invent and accelerate new technologies that will increasingly transform the way people and things communicate and connect.

Nokia is an equal opportunity employer that is commited to diversity and inclusion.

At Nokia, 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.


General Purpose

Contract Management Specialist will be responsible for vetting of RfP s (through of Statement of Compliances), drafting and rating of Global Framework Agreements, Care/Managed Services Contracts, Non-Disclosure Agreements and back to back alignment of contracts with subcontractors for different markets and regions based on the inputs shared by internal stakeholders.

Job Description Main Responsibility Area & requirements: -

The resource 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/ stakeholder needs, assessing the full requirements; identifies solutions to nonstandard tasks/queries. Is aware of internal/external business issues & best practice in own discipline; applies to own role.

Analysis of RfP and evaluation of commercial/ contractual risk from legal & commercial perspective.

Preparation of Commercial/ Contractual Statement of Compliance (SOC) in response to the RFPs

Support and advise the CT/ Market team on Contractual /Commercial / Compliance aspects / critical issues of the RfP.

Suggest contract management strategy based on the overall bid strategy and taking inputs from relevant stakeholders.

Responsible for contract filling, proof-reading, collecting of hard copy, verifying, scanning, contract research and borrowing as well as maintenance of contract management system.

Handle and review various contract (e.g. procurement contract) and/or other legal documents; Interact with all relevant stakeholders on critical issues covered in the contractual documents.

Ensuring the respective scope/obligations is contractually well defined.

Draft/coordinate T&Cs SoC in line with Company standards, Customer Frame Contracts and CM/bid strategy.

Administration of legal entities and maintain a global database.

Coordinate legal activities such as AOA, change matters (e.g. change of board director).

Ability to handle pressure and tight timelines.

Ability to preempt and compose negotiation points with the global clients and internal stakeholders, vendors from sales and contractual perspectives to assist in closing the deals.

Ability to handle drafting/vetting of high value highly complex global contracts.

Ability to work with using excellent knowledge of corporate policies and procedures, coupled with ability to identify required improvement to established policies.

Ability to understand and seamlessly weave contracting concepts, Inco terms, applicable international contract law.

Use of independent judgment and creativity applied to resolution of contractual issues.

Great interpersonal skills and ability to preempt the requirement matrix of the stakeholders requirements and deliver with consistency in terms of quality and timeliness.

Work in a team on various special and ad hoc assignments.

/ Additional Requirements: /

Business understanding in order to achieve contractual transparency and accountability for risks as well as driving the Change Management Process to protect the Company s interests.

Telecommunication working experiences will be an add-on.

Willingness to learn and sensitive to the dynamic nature of the business and the customer expectations.

Strong to excellent analytical and communication skills.

Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative.

Job: fNokia Contract Management

Primary Location: China & NSB-China-Shanghai-Shanghai

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: 1700000F8Y