Jeni Rajbhandari

Head of Services Procurement, NAM Global Operations

Nokia

 

Jeni Rajbhandari is the Head of Services Procurement for the North America market with Nokia Global Operations. She is based in Dallas, Texas.

Since joining Nokia in 1997, Jeni has acquired strong international experience in the Telecom Industry and knowledge across various areas of services execution, network deployment, operations and procurement while holding several engineering and managerial positions in Asia and North America.  

In her current role, Jeni leads the team accountable for procurement in North America. The scope of this role covers end-to-end supplier base management including category strategy, supplier relationship management, cost management, full accountability for savings performance and stakeholder management.

Jeni holds her Bachelors of Engineering (B.E.) in Electronics and Electrical Communication from Punjab Engineering College (India) and Masters of Engineering (M.E.) in Telecommunications from Asian Institute of Technology (Thailand). She is a PMI certified Project Management Professional (PMP).

Jeni is a recognized procurement executive in the North America telecommunications industry and active in industry forums, such as board member of the National Minority Supplier Development Council since 2016.