Job description


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


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.
Position Description: Market Execution Europe - Distribution Manager

General Purpose

Ensure customer specific requirements are understood and met
Market management of outbound transportation execution, local country warehouse (Drop Off Point - DOP) and last mile (LM) transportation activities across multiple countries by following the guidelines and governance provided by global functions
Each distribution Manager has responsibility for multiple countries
Europe is c.60 countries managed by a team of 6 Distribution Managers
Create visibility and understanding of the Logistics process & costs in the market;
Relationship & Operational management with regional LSPs
Manage the evolution and execution of the Distribution network to deliver operational KPI’s

Main Responsibility Area

Co-ownership of Logistics Cost % of CoS with Market Operations (MO) and Business Group (BG) -Taking necessary actions to meet targets
Implementation of Distribution strategy and act as single point of contact for escalations
Understand the country / Customer Team (CT) requirements and define the country level distribution model to meet these at optimal costs to serve, based on defined delivery models.
Communicate special customer requirements and significant changes to demand forecasts to outbound (OB), DOP and LM LSP’s.
Ensure capacity (hub/ Regional Distribution Centre, DOP, OB and LM transportation via LSP) is in place to meet market demand.
Accountable for the visibility and tracking of shipments within allocated countries in the Market;
Work directly with LSP’s based in the markets (countries) and Transport Operational Control Tower (TOCT Budapest) to ensure data accuracy and timeliness into reporting tools;
Address reasons for deviations and trends during BG and Market reviews
Visibility and operational performance monitoring of DOP’s e.g.  Inventory ageing reports / operational data (DRI / Snowdon) ownership / quality / timeliness)
Continuous Improvement – Process performance and quality control as member of Daily Kaizen Teams - Implementing initiatives in countries to deliver improvements/savings
Bring understanding of the Logistics process & costs in the countries for which DM is responsible
Manage OB, DOP and LM LSP performance in market; Receive and address escalations; Further escalate issues with global LSPs to Transportation team as needed; Support global LSP management governance
Address customer complaints related to Distribution


Position Description

Understand the MO, BG and CT requirements and define the distribution model with MO to meet Customer / project requirements at optimal costs to serve aligned to logistics strategy
Manage the visibility and tracking of shipments within responsible countries
Create visibility and operational performance monitoring of stocking locations e.g. Inventory Aging Reports / LSP DRI Reporting
Process performance and Quality control including continuous improvement (Daily Kaizen) projects
Bring understanding of the Logistics process & costs in the market unit by using global reporting processes and LSP operational reports; manage regional LSP performance and support the Global LSP vendor management governance.
Collect & Communicate new requirements to global supply chain design team for further development

Position Requirements

Skill Profile

Understanding of Customer / project business of Telco’s
Supply Chain Process knowledge and experience
Understanding of own Process area & e2e processes of Nokia (Mode of Operations)
Understand and apply Operating model
Ability to self-motivate

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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