Alcatel-Lucent Procurement Analyst - Oracle Power User in United States


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.

  • General Purpose *

The analyst supports the sourcing of transportation services and works with the category team in tenders and negotiations with service providers to ensure best cost and service levels for Nokia Solutions and Networks .

  • Main Responsibility Area *

You will be responsible for ensuring that we have up to date and competitive market rates in place for transportation. You will be working with the global cross-functional category team in tenders and negotiations with service providers. You will be responsible together with the Category Managers to build up and maintain the Oracle database on logistics market intelligence. You will also support the day to day execution of the services and be a counterpart to the stakeholders in service development.

  • Position Description *

Your key responsibilities include:

  • Supporting the tendering process and rate negotiations with analysis of offers and market data;

  • Support rate negotiations based on business requirements and procurement guidelines;

  • Ensuring that we have up to date and competitive rates in place for transportation and warehousing services and that those rate agreements are properly recorded in our Oracle Transportation Management (OTM) systems;

  • Working on various commercial issues that arise during the execution of the contracts;

  • Participate in OTM enhancement projects as Procurement Power User to maintaining and developing the transportation sourcing tools, leading the development of transportation e-sourcing;

  • Supporting the development of global sourcing processes and tools;

  • Working closely with the rest of the procurement team in supplier selection to ensure a balanced portfolio with best-in-class cost and quality performance;

  • Pro-actively search and follow-up on transportation market development building and maintaining a market intelligence database;

  • Prepare regular updates and present the result of analysis to the Procurement Team, Stakeholders and Service Providers


  • Position Requirements *

In order to be successful in this role you have a strong analytical mind and a good understanding of transportation pricing.

Asia Pacific logistics experience is an asset.

You are a disciplined self-starter and take accountability for your own results.

Your interpersonal skills make you a good team-player and an effective negotiator. University level education and 3-5 years of professional experience are expected.

Working for a logistics service provider and in an international organization would be an advantage.

You must be a master of the MS Office package, especially MS Excel, Power Point and Oracle Transportation Management expereince.

The working language at Nokia is English, so good command of English is needed.

Job: fNokia Logistics

Primary Location: Europe South

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: 17000006VI