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Contracts Analyst

Location: 

US

Job Family:  Commercial Support
Country/Region:  United States
Contracts Analyst 

Are you looking to make a difference with your analytical strengths? Coloplast is offering a unique opportunity to be part of shaping the way customer contracting is done in Canada. The Contract Analyst is responsible for managing customer contracts for key customers to optimize our top and bottom line in partnership with our sales team. The responsibility covers all the steps from analyzing the initial contract proposal to following up on customer performance. As the Contract Analyst, you will work in a talented and dynamic team environment with frequent exposure to our North American leadership team.

 

Key responsibilities

Contract Management

  • Collaborate with the Sales team to establish contractual relationships with retail and acute care customers while upholding critical business initiatives. This includes RFP, RFI, RFQ, bids, and contract requests both on our templates and our customers’
  • Analyze contract terms and conditions to determine compliance and assess corporate risk, while acquiring and documenting appropriate stakeholder approvals
  • Serve as point of contact for Coloplast internal clients on contract negotiation and other contractual matters, including status of contracts in process and tracking of contracts in the Contract Lifecycle Management System
  • Build relationships with key internal clients, including but not limited to Legal, Finance, Marketing, Regulatory, and Global Operations to facilitate understanding, proactively influence timely decision-making, and streamline execution of contractual terms & conditions
  • Assist with the negotiation of customer contracts on business terms and conditions when requested by the Sales team
  • Ensure corporate requirements are met while implementing contracts: notifications, documentation, price file uploads, record management, database maintenance, systems-related updates, and other follow up items as needed

 

Contract Process Education

  • Educate internal business partners on Coloplast contract request and review process
  • Translate detailed contract language into concise, clear communications in order to help internal and external customers, external being a Distributor partner as an example, better understand contract related terms including pricing
  • Design or improve upon processes & tools to help the Contracts team facilitate accurate workflow management, contract price loading, KPI monitoring, data management, and record retention
  • Provide timely responses to internal and external inquiries

 

Ad hoc Requests

  • Develop reports for senior management on contract performance and summaries of key terms & conditions
  • Design queries from various data sources to assist in research and analysis of customer sales data, purchase commitment compliance, reconciliations, product launches, and adherence to contractual requirements
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Excellent understanding of corporate policies and procedures, coupled with ability to identify required improvements to established policies
  • Solid understanding of the business needs and an appreciation of financial contractual implications
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and complete tasks efficiently and independently with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Confidence to apply independent judgment and creativity to contract resolution issues, in partnership with legal and compliance stakeholders
  • Comfortable with communicating and influencing at all levels within the organization
  • Proven track record with consistent high performance both academically and professionally
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with managing multiple initiatives / projects
  • Technical proficiency with the following tools / systems: Excel, Access, Outlook, Enterprise One / One World, Cognos, Docusign
  • A team player with the ability to use strong verbal reasoning skills to analyse elements of contract language

 

Educational and Experience Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree in Business, Communications, Marketing, Paralegal, or equivalent
  • Minimum of two years’ experience working with contracts, negotiations, or legal department; healthcare industry preferred
  • Knowledge of healthcare compliance requirements is preferred
  • Speaking, writing, and reading fluently in French is preferred

 

Pursuing an ambitious growth agenda, Coloplast develops and markets products and services that make life easier for people with intimate healthcare needs. Employing about 12,000 people and with products available in more than 143 countries, we are one of the world´s leading medical device companies. We are constantly growing our business and always looking for new ways to move forward – we explore, learn and look for new ways of doing things.

 

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Coloplast is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) which means we employ and promote individuals based on their merits, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, status with regards to public assistance or any other protected classification.

 

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