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POST DATE 8/18/2016
END DATE 11/17/2016

Nokia Siemens Networks Naperville, IL

Naperville, IL
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)


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.

Job Position Summary Description:

A&A BG Portfolio Management/Strategy

Key Responsibilities/Functions (The candidate will be expected to perform one or more of the following):


Focus on overall A&A portfolio strategy including expansion (build/buy/partner), vision, solutions, etc

Facilitate and orchestrate collaboration across all A&A Business Group for input into the portfolio strategy (incl CTO, Business Unit leaders, Business Unit Strategy/PLM)

Maintain a single cohesive portfolio strategy for A&A

Evangelize A&As Technology & Portfolio Strategy

Take new investment/divestment ideas before the A&A executive staff (including facilitating business case development when appropriate)

Manage the process, tools, discussion for A&A for M&A activity, including quick evaluations of Inbounds, target list and status.

Act as central point to align partnerships for white space and technology for A&A

Facilitate the execution of NDAs, and Partnership/Exploration meetings

Work closely with A&A Corporate Strategy to get research and corporate alignment on new expansion opportunities

Act as primary interface to the A&A Corporate Strategy, Business Development teams, and Innovation teams

Work closely with Corporate and the Business Unit teams to brainstorm, identify, and prioritize early stage Innovation ideas

In summary, the candidate will help govern over the A&A portfolio and ensure that we are achieving the best returns on our investments


Required Qualifications:

* Experience in developing and driving strategic initiatives

* Critical thinker who can synthesize vast amounts of info/data into simple frameworks and actionable recommendations

* Knowledge of the A&A Portfolio and OSS/BSS Markets and segments

* Ability to perform Market Analysis, Competitor Analysis, Financial/Business case analysis

* Ability to analyze Technology and End User Trends, and track nascent markets and players

* Strong Technology background

* Well versed in PowerPoint and Excel (mandatory). The majority of deliverables will be in this format

* Ability to be open minded and value the opinions and contributions of others

* 3-5 Yrs experience in a Strategy or PLM role

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.


Nokia invests in technologies important in a world where billions of devices are connected.

Through Networks, Nokia is the world's specialist in mobile broadband. From the first ever call on GSM, to the first call on LTE, we operate at the forefront of each generation of mobile technology. Our global experts invent the new capabilities our customers need in their networks. We provide the world's most efficient mobile networks, the intelligence to maximize the value of those networks, and the services to make it all work seamlessly.

Our vision is to expand the human possibilities of the connected world. Through our technology, we help create and enable new opportunities, new experiences and help people to thrive. We are excited to invite you to join us to shape the new revolution in connectivity.

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