Contracts Administrator - Medical Device

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Location
Portland, OR
Salary
$70,000 - $80,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Date
Nov 08, 2018
Job ID
2638810
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Contracts Administrator

Position Summary:
Administer hospital, Integrated Delivery Network (IDN), Group Purchasing Organization (GPO), and Vascular Intervention (VI) contracts. Analyze proposed pricing and any additional fee schedules to ensure conformance to the client’s guidelines; recommend pricing adjustments as necessary. Write, revise, and review pricing agreements to ensure they are consistent with the client’s guidelines and requirements; negotiate revisions with appropriate hospital, IDN, GPO or VI contacts. Ensure accurate pricing is loaded into SAP system and provide guidance to Contracts and Customer Account Services personnel in researching and resolving pricing discrepancies.
Essential Functions:
• Develop and submit RFPs, RFIs, and other proposals ensuring pricing and terms conform
to guidelines and format is in accordance with the client and/or hospital or purchasing
group requirements.
• Administer contractual agreements with hospitals including but not limited to pricing
agreements, clinical studies, additions or deletions of products, term extensions and
other changes that are governed by the contract.
• Engage with business leadership and Corporate Accounts team to understand the target
customers and our current process for promoting and selling to key accounts; incorporate
goals into contracting tools and strategies.
• Perform intermediate contract and deal analysis including analysis of rebates and
incentive structures; provide insight to sales organization to help guide decision-making.
• Engage in initial and ongoing product education to ensure up-to-date knowledge of the client’s product offerings.
• Load and maintain pricing in SAP.
• Analyze proposed pricing and obtain appropriate management feedback and approvals.
• Interpret customer imposed terms & conditions to ensure they conform to the client’s
standards and obtain approvals where they do not.
• Maintain internal corporate reporting in regards to effort summaries, new product
releases or other defined metrics. Special projects as assigned.
• Continuously review, improve and streamline processes and procedures relating to
essential duties and responsibilities to increase efficiencies and effectiveness of
responsible area.
Competencies:
• Beginning to intermediate contract deal analysis skills
• Enjoy working in a fast-paced sales environment
• Experience using Word, Excel, and other related software programs.
• Strong written and oral communication skills
• Ability to work well under pressure; good time management, problem-prevention, and
problem-solving skills
• Ability to work accurately with close attention to detail and to maintain confidentiality of
sensitive information
• Ability to work with co-workers, customers, and outside agencies professionally and
tactfully
• Ability work independently and as part of a team.
• Ability to reach out and navigate through a hospital system to find the correct contact for
correspondence
• SAP experience preferred
Required Education and Experience:
1.) Bachelor’s degree in business administration, finance or a related field or equivalent
education, training and experience.
2.) One to two years of experience in contract administration.
Preferred Education and Experience:
1.) Master's degree in business administration, finance or a related field.
2.) Two to three years of experience in contract administration.
3.) Interventional Cardiology contracting experience.

Gateway Recruiting, INC – www.GatewayRecruiting.com – 830.237.4443 – info@GatewayRecruiting.com

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