Contract Specialist- Abbott Diagnostics (Mississauga) Job in Mississauga, ON at Abbott Laboratories
Contract Specialist- Permanent, Full Time (Abbott Diagnostics)
Work with the sales organization of four divisions to provide support for all contracts and pricing related activities to help execute on primary business goals. Reporting to the National Contracts Manager, the Contract Specialist will work with the sales organization to complete contract requests, respond to RFPs, and support all pricing related activities. Individual will be required to compose internal and external customer communications on a regular basis.
Request For Proposals
Search for Request for Proposals.
Liaise with departments for approvals and feedback for responses.
Work with the division to draft, compile and review responses, ensuring the response is completed accurately as per divisional approvals and guidelines, and received prior to the deadline.
Draft proposals, renew and amend contracts according to approvals and guidelines.
Manage contract implementation process, including: signatures, distribution, pricing, filing and tracking.
Execute contract management activities throughout the life of the contracts: value adds, contract compliance, contracted price actions, amendments, tracking and reconciliation, renewals, rebates, etc.
Liaise and work with other departments to answer questions and provide support
Interact with customers to clearly represent contract and associated parameters
Resolve price or contract related issues
Maintain contract information (database/calendar/files)
Update key operating systems as required:
Add/update contract information in pricing system
Update products in material master application
Add/update prices in SAP, including shipping charges and list price
Perform other administrative duties as required
Excellent reading, written and verbal skills in English; French communication skills is a strong asset
Strong understanding of written terms with the ability to transcribe communications and actions
Able to articulate key actions and summarize conclusions
Must be able to work under pressure with strict deadlines
Must be able to effectively prioritize and juggle responsibilities
Easily adapts to change
Able to multi-task
Very high attention to detail
Ability to understand financials (rebates, credits, pricing, value)
Intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Word and Excel
High level of organizational skills to retrieve information quickly
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Completed bachelor degree is required
Master’s degree is preferred
1- 2 years of work experience related to contracts, pricing, procurement or customer service is preferred
Knowledge of the Canadian healthcare system, provincial bidding requirements is an asset
Abbott Canada is committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of individuals without discrimination based on factors such as race, sex, colour, ethnic or national origin, religion, disability, age, citizenship, family or marital status, political beliefs, sexual preference or other factors included in human rights legislation.
Our diversity goals for recruitment, hiring, and retention are embedded in our corporate goals, and our diversity initiatives are supported by the highest level of the organization.
We strongly believe that a diverse workforce fosters more creative and innovative thinking throughout the organization. Creating an inclusive environment, where everyone is respected and valued, enables us to leverage our diversity as a business driver and strengthens our position as a global leader.
Abbott strives to promote and maintain an inclusive, high-performing culture that allows all employees to reach their full potential and contribute to Abbott’s success.
About the Company
Company: Abbott Laboratories
Company Location: Mississauga, ON