Bid Manager

Bid Manager

Nokia | Bellevue, WA, 98009, US
Salary Range:$94,000 – $119,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 10 days ago

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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.

The team you'll be part of

The pandemic has highlighted how important telecoms networks are to society. Nokia's Network Infrastructure group is at the heart of a revolution to bring more and faster network capacity to people worldwide through our ambition, innovation, and technical expertise.

The Customer Experience organization provides a common interface to customers including account and relationship management, acting as the voice of the customer internally and creating demand across our business groups. While bringing deep understanding of local markets for our customer, the CX organization ensures strong alignment between sales and delivery teams.

What you will learn and contribute to

We are looking for a Bid Manager who will provide a high-quality level of technologies to our customers & partners. In this job, you will:

* Drives early engagement with customer teams in offer development.
* Guide the offer team on commercial aspects of the bid during offer preparation stage and beyond
* Partner closely with Account Managers to project manage bids cost effectively at highest quality and at scale.
* Build successful teams, structure processes, define and execute strategies, manage complex projects in the offer phase
* Ensures timely delivery of a high-quality offer through managing offer creation across involved teams and during negotiation phase and handover to delivery.

Your skills and experience

You have

* Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
* At least 5 years' experience in project management, sales operations, or bid and proposal/tendering).
* Strong leadership skills and executing those in the bid process

It would be nice if you also had:

* Bid management experience in the Telecom industry
* Awareness of the major technologies & applications used in the industry as well as of the Nokia Portfolio offering (products, solutions, and services)
* Be able to make sure our customers feel listened to and help them with their needs
* Proficient in MS Office/MS teams tools, OneNote, and SharePoint

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

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.

Additional Information

* Vaccination Requirements : FOR US ONLY: Nokia employees, wherever required by law or contractual obligation, must receive a COVID-19 vaccination or an otherwise approved accommodation based upon applicable law.