Customer Delivery Manager at Nokia

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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.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Customer Delivery Manager

Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Level: Mid-Senior

Overview

  • 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.
  • 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).

Job Role

  • Customer Delivery Manager (CDM) is responsible for delivery of services for the new accounts where we will need rapid start for delivery, primary focus being Nigeria, but can be any other countries within CEWA (Central East Africa) region.

Mission:

  • Owns the delivery of the entire Customer contract execution scope – products and services – for his/her BG
  • Accountable for revenue and profit in line with Nokia MoO for his/her perimeter within the BG
  • Represents Nokia as primary contact for the assigned scope for planning and execution, resource allocation, prioritization and escalation topics for the entire services and delivery process.
  • Responsible for the contract execution performance with respect to financial and operational (non-financial) KPIs (e.g. cost, timelines, revenue recognition, project assets, and Customer satisfaction) and requisite planning to enable successful execution.
  • Responsible for E2E planning and management of financial and operational performance.
  • Ensures Customer contract execution management based on PMI/PBM principles in full alignment with Nokia Mode of Operations and applicable BG guidelines

Summary of Key Activities:

  • Prepare projects for new country entries, where a rapid startup is needed. This includes creation of entire organization, managing customer interface and other stakeholders, and execution of the delivery,.
  • Change Management
  • Risk Management
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Leading the Customer Program Management Team
  • Closure and handovers
  • Customer Interface, Expectations, and Relationship Management
  • Managing financial and operational (non-financial) Performance
  • Contribution to Service Business/Solution Creation
  • Customer Contract Execution Management Planning
  • Monitoring and Controlling Customer Contract Execution

Your Skills and Experience
Key Performance Indicators:

  • e2e Demand Planning Accuracy (Equipment + Services)
  • Operational non-financial KPIs
  • Revenue (contribute to efforts of services business creation)
  • Forecast accuracy (revenue volume, margin evolution, resources, …)
  • Gate 6 – Project Target Agreement (PTA) implemented
  • Gross Margin GM
  • Cost Baseline Adherence +/- 3% (incl. change management)
  • Project Asset Rotation Days (PARD)
  • Customer Perceived Value (CPV)

It would be nice if you also had:

  • Strong Radio Deployment & Managed Services background
  • Technical understanding to a level allowing him/her discussing matters with the customer
  • Very strong communications and leadership skills

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

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Note

  • 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.

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