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Productive and fun workplace
Geographic Technician (Former Employee), Fargo, NDJune 29, 2014
Pros: activity room; good work culture; timely pay
Cons: low pay rate
Activity room
Good work culture
Timely pay
Friendly environment
Proper overtime pay
Low pay rate
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A Company in Transition Owned by a Company in Transition
Technical Writer (Former Employee), ChicagoJune 1, 2014
A company in transition (NAVTEQ) owned by a company in transition (NOKIA)
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Contracts Business Analyst a; Global Sourcing
Contracts Business Analyst (Former Employee), Chicago, ILMay 25, 2014
Contracts Business Analyst a; Global Sourcing
Developed a comprehensive Contract Management Process for the Digital Mapping Organization (DMO) to support the Offshore Outsourcing Strategy Development. Managed the business relationship by negotiating business agreements and establishing contracts to ensure contract deliverables and requirements were – more... met.

Drafted and approved all Work for Hire and Statement of Work agreements (Consulting) for the Program Management Office (PMO) and DMO.

Analyzed vendor performance metrics, risks and controls and made recommendations based on compliance.

Reported cost, budget management and financial analysis through the month end accrual process.

Represented Subcontract Management on cross a;functional negotiations team for Offshore Master Services Agreements, including creation of Request For Proposal (RFP) management / documentation of bidding process and drafting of agreement.

Generated status reports of outstanding issues; liaised with counsel (internal, external and/or counterparty) regarding negotiation strategy and maintained version control and distribution of drafts.

Documented Interdepartmental processes and successfully aligned Legal, Finance and Purchasing between North America and Europe. Conducted pilot and staff training; successful transfer of these best practice processes capitalized on utilizing company euro based revenue to fund Offshore Program.

WHITEHALL JEWELLERS, INC. Chicago, IL 12/05 - 1/06

Contractor - Business Analyst - IT Finance
Implemented the standardized process of daily corporate reporting and analysis to enhance revenue by partnering with senior management to analyze and format reports. Performed detailed analysis to provide documentation and support of accounting and financial statements.

Managed multiple end-user (i.e., Merchandising, IT, Store Ops) expectations to set long-term priorities by ensuring data integrity and providing analytical insight in strategic design and implementation of standardized reports.

OFFICEMAX Itasca, IL 10/05 - 12/05

Contractor - Contracts Manager - IT Finance, PMO
Conducted legal review of Statements of Work and Professional Service Agreements, checking for corporate and legal compliance.

Transitioned management of IT vendor contracts from closing office to Chicago corporate office.

Documented the current Contractor Approval Process and made recommendations for future state.

Analyzed and recommended the transition of running current process parallel to the cutover implementation of a new IT Governance tool (IT Finance/Project Accountability). – less
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Leading global provider of digital map
SharePoint developer (Former Employee), Malvern, PAOctober 1, 2013
NAVTEQ is the leading global provider of digital map, traffic and location data that enables navigation and location-based platforms around the world.
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Excellent position if you wish to travel the world
NA/APAC Traffic Administrator and Trainer (Current Employee), Chicago, ILMay 17, 2013
Pros: hotels, airfare, food, cars are all paid for.
Cons: no health care, being away from family for longs periods of time
my typical day consist of making route preparations and all travel arrangements for upcoming trips for our dept. Travel to different parts of the world collect GPS data for traffic dept. We mostly work by ourselves from home when not traveling. The hardest part of this job would is being away from home and family on a weekly basis. This job has a lot – more... of perks, including company car, traveling the world etc. – less
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it is cool place to work
Sr. Architect Location Content Services (LCS) Team (Current Employee), ChicagoMay 7, 2013
Pros: good benefits, gym
Cons: long commute
it is very good company to work
All cutting edge technologies are used here
Management is okay
good people
Hardest part of job is production support
most enjoyable part of the job is every day
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Great leaders
Corporate Strategy (Former Employee), Chicago, ILApril 18, 2013
Pros: benefits, 401k matching, fitness center
Cons: most leaders are good, with that there are some very poor leaders
Good corporate culture and work amenities. C Level Management are top notch. Great advancement within but parent company's market share erosion depleted the morale
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Navteq Inc., Malvern, PA Jan 2009 – Dec 2010 Share Point Developer Nav
Share Point Developer (Former Employee), Malvern, PAApril 4, 2013
Environment
Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 , SharePoint Portal Server, Windows SharePoint Services 3.0, SharePoint Designer 2007 , IIS 7.0,C#, SQL server 2005/2000,NT server, Visual Studio 2008, HTML,XML, JavaScript and CSS.
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Great learning experience.
Overseas Production Center Responsible (Former Employee), Fargo, NDMarch 26, 2013
Pros: solid benefits, workable scheduling, friendly people
Cons: lack of communication, poor management in some departments
Navteq provides an individual the opportunity to experience and learn in an ever increasing demand for up to date maps pertaining to GPS systems. It affords people the chance to work in a IT driven, multicultural environment. Navteq offers the chance to work within databases, learn brand new software, while maintaining a work friendly environment. The – more... best part of the job, the experience you will learn from working with new technology and the training offered. The pros and cons like many organizations are the people you work with. Navteq has a great number of amazing individuals who make working for this company a pleasure most of the time. The negative benefits being: the lack of advancement and communication with the management teams which is the significant factor one should consider before looking for work with such a company. – less
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A great experience
Advanced Geographic Analyst (Current Employee), St. Louis, MONovember 14, 2012
Pros: the mapping software is state of the art and as a result, the final products are a joy to customers.
Cons: long commute to work on a daily basis.
Following all new construction across western Illinois and northern Missouri is a task in itself, followed by field data collection to implement quarterly database upgrades. Creating new products in the navigation industry was a challenge, as our company continued to grow and lead in many navigational aspects across the globe. Travel could be long in – more... duration at times, but I remain readily available to complete all company goals and objectives. I value all contributions and relationships from co-workers across the US, Mexico and Europe during the creation of project specific builds. – less
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working hard
Director (Current Employee), NetherlandsJuly 24, 2012
a great company to work for! rewards hard work and is interesting and constantly changing
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Good and Bad
Traffic Operations Supervisor (Current Employee), Malvern, paJune 27, 2012
Pros: benefits, environment, co-workers
Cons: changing hands 3 times in 5 years, disorganization, communication, salary leadership
The company became more disorganized and poorly managed as it grew and got sold back and forth. The people I worked with directly were amazing. The job itself was a good job. It was fun and served an important purpose. Without working here I would not have been able to gain valuable experience to help me in my career path.
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Fun place to work but no job security!
PC (Current Employee), Fargo, NDJune 19, 2012
I have worked here for 5 years and now there is no job security.
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Flexible culture, work hard and play hard
Sr. Global Operations Analyst (Former Employee), Chicago, ILJune 7, 2012
Great culture, highly technical and entrepreneurial culture
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Absolutely No Job Security
Traffic Editor (Former Employee), Houston, TXMay 11, 2012
After being acquired by Nokia, NAVTEQ experienced a massive layoff.
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Flexible hours, great learning experience for managing and learning about global markets.
Project Responsible - OPCR (Former Employee), Fargo, NDApril 20, 2012
Pros: flexible hours, training, casual attire, world travel
Cons: low wages, excessive expectations, poor communication
A typical day working at Navteq/Nokia requires extensive communication between internal and external departments involving database closure windows, project management, planning with project managers, field teams, vendors, and Overseas Production Centers (OPC's). Navteq affords a laid back approach from the traditional standards of 8-5 by allowing employee's – more... to dictate their own work schedule with some exceptions. If I've learned anything through my experience within this company. It is the chance to have been given responsibility over managing multiple projects/teams and how to handle ever changing situations. I was fortunate in working with many fine men and women throughout my years at this company. If I have any negative things to say about this company, it is simply to state that those that truly strive to make this company the best in the market, often times are overshadowed, or tasked with too much responsibility and low wages for the work involved. – less
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good
Data warehouse /SOA/Java/Hadoop Analyst (Former Employee), Chicago, ILApril 12, 2012
Pros: ok
Cons: lot of deadlines
fast paced and lot of things and meetings and completing work
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part time only, not enough
driver (Former Employee), silver springFebruary 24, 2012
this company do not offer more than 15 hours a week ,you have to drive all day in the beltway and it can be dangerous
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Fun place for work
Geographic Analyst II (Former Employee), Delhi, DLApril 10, 2014
Pros: team work
- All days were fun over there
- Lots of travel, freedom of work
- Lots of training, hands on experience
- Worldwide travel
- Use of Latest technology
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Good Environment
Gis Engineer (Former Employee), HyderabadMarch 15, 2014
Good Co-ordination in work with colleagues,learned how to involve in work seriously in depth with maintaining good relations with colleagues and management.

About NAVTEQ

NAVTEQ helps people get where they're going. Car and navigation system manufacturers incorporate the company's digital mapping – Read more