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Contract Manager

Basking Ridge, New Jersey
Consulting and System Integration Sales, Strategy, Marketing, and Commercial Management Corporate Shared Services

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Job Description

Date: Oct 23, 2018

 

About Ericsson

 

Ericsson is a world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment and services to mobile and fixed network operators. Over 1,000 networks in more than 180 countries use Ericsson equipment, & more than 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic passes through Ericsson networks. Using innovation to empower people, business & society, we are working towards the Networked Society, in which everything that can benefit from a connection will have one. At Ericsson, we apply our innovation to market-based solutions that empower people & society to help shape a more sustainable world.

We are truly a global company offering a diverse, performance-driven culture & an innovative & engaging environment where employees enhance their potential every day. Our employees live our vision, core values & guiding principles. They share a passion to win & a high responsiveness to customer needs that in turn makes us a desirable partner to our clients. To ensure professional growth, Ericsson offers a stimulating work experience, continuous learning & growth opportunities that allow you to acquire the knowledge & skills necessary to reach your career goals.

 

Job Summary

 

Industry experts developing commercial strategies & executing them through (1) creation and positioning of commercial value;(2) improvement in terms & conditions from a commercial, legal perspective; & (3) creation & protection of up-sell opportunities; Risk Management across the contractual lifecycle; Monitoring & working with the Core 3, for improved financial (margins, cash, working capital & upsell) performance of contracts, from the prior SDP baseline; Ensuring governance, through adherence to Sales Directives & applicable RSI & obtaining requisite approvals; Relationship management for enduring customer relationships & satisfaction, both internally & externally.

 

 

Responsibilities & Tasks

 

  • Drive the creation of the commercial strategy
  • Ensure conversion of the commercial strategy, into the proposal
  • Drive the drafting, negotiation and finalization of the contract
  • Ensure Contract Sign off and Handover
  • Develop & drive the planning and execution of Contract Governance Preparation & its Execution
  • Ensure Contract Completion Verification
  • Drive Contract Finalization & closure
  • Drive Contract management excellence

 

 

Position Qualifications

 

Core Competences:

 

  • Problem Solving & Strategic Thinking
  • Creative & Analytical Skills
  • Change Management Skills
  • Leadership & Managerial Skills
  • Negotiation & Argumentation
  • Presentation & Communication skills
  • Risk Analysis & Management skills
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Customer & Market Insight
  • Knowledge Sharing (Tools & Methods)
  • Planning & Organizing Skills
  • Result Oriented
  • Sales & Business Development Skills
  • Team Work & Collaboration
  • Drafting Skills
  • Commercial & Financial Understanding
  • Legal & Regulatory Understanding

 

 

Behavioral Competences:

 

  • Commercial Thinking
  • Formulating Strategies & Concepts
  • Persuading & Influencing
  • Creating & Innovating
  • Deciding & Initiating Action
  • Delivering Results & Meeting Customer Expectations

 

 

Minimum Qualifications & Experience Requirements:

 

  • 4 Year university degree. MBA or Legal Degree preferred
  • 2-5 years’ experience in contract management in a commercial/project environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and Negotiation skills
  • Well developed level of commercial awareness skills
  • High level of legal and regulatory awareness

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position. Therefore employees assigned may be required to perform additional job tasks required by the manager.

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Primary country and city: United States (US) ||  || Basking Ridge || Consulting&SysInt; SalesStratMkt&ComMgt; SharedServ

Req ID: 260533