Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Chennai


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.                 
Market Procurement Services, Support Specialist position - Job description
Primary purpose of the position:
To provide general Market Procurement Services support, tools & process support with assigned tasks with a key focus on supplier qualification, selection, e-sourcing, contracting, supplier management and vendor data management processes, where required. Market Procurement Services, Support Specialist works with various internals and externals to get the best tender and contract results for market businesses, builds strong relationships with internal professionals, works collaboratively with all internal groups.
Main responsibilities:
Being responsible for supporting procurement activities from bid phase until project closing in alignment with Market Procurement Community (MPPM/SMPM/MCP/CPPM)
Supporting supplier selection, negotiation, contracting for the market categories in alignment with the Market Procurement Community (MPPM/SMPM/MCP/CPPM)
Acting as a support and a challenger in the Market Procurement organization to achieve the targets
Supporting the RFX and negotiation processes where required 
Supporting the execution of tactical or strategic sourcing activities
Supporting the performing of e-sourcing events, up to auction (e.g. including running the training/info sessions for users inside and outside of the company)
Assisting with administering any changes in the procurement systems, tools
Work closely with the Market Community, GBS PS and Technology groups to understand their requirements
Facilitating and coaching market categories on problem solving, definition, and follow-up of mitigation actions
Regular tracking and reporting of the service support progress and status
Supporting market procurement related reporting needs
Ensuring compliances with all corporate policies and procedures relating to the sourcing and contracting of Market services 
Ensuring that activities meet all relevant regulations and legal requirements including Category Area Work Instructions
Updating job knowledge by completing role required trainings, participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations
Providing support/input in assigned complex and broad tasks/initiatives
Job Grade/Level:
Skills, position requirements:
Professional experience in procurement
End-to-end process understanding of Nokia’s purchasing processes
Experienced in sourcing, contracting, quality management and cost analysis and management
Continuous self-development
Excellent command of English
Good communication and networking skills
Encouraging and influencing skills
Problem solving
Good knowledge with Ariba e-sourcing platform, CLM APTTUS, SBM, SAP
Multicultural environment compliant
Good team player

About the company

As the world’s specialist in mobile broadband, we’ll help you enable your end users to do more than ever before with the world’s most efficient mobile networks, the intelligence to maximize their value and the services to make it all work together.

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