• Contracts Administration Supervisor (2 openings)

    AbbottWaukegan, IL 60079

    Job #1303064053

  • Contracts AdministrationSupervisor Lake Forest, IL Abbott Rapid Diagnostics is part of Abbott'sDiagnostics family of businesses, bringing together exceptional teams ofexperts and industry leading technologies to support diagnostic testing whichprovides important information for treatment and management of diseases andother conditions. The position of Contracts AdministrationSupervisor is within our Cardiometabolic Business Unit located atAbbott Rapid Diagnostics Lake Forest, IL This position will supervise, provideguidance and training to contract administrators and participate inpreparation, negotiation and administration of high-profile contracts, inaddition to administrative and procedural support to internal and external customerson behalf of the Contracts & Pricing Department. This role acts as aliaison between account executives, regional sales directors, directors ofnational accounts, and others in processing and administration of salescontracts. The Role + Supervise contract administrators and contractcoordinators' day-to-day productivity and provide constructive feedback andcoaching + Track performance of contract administrators andcontract coordinators and provide performance evaluations + Validate and coordinate work of contractadministrators and contract coordinators + Negotiate and draft high-value complex contractterms and conditions in accordance with corporate policies + Analyze potential risks that contract changes maypose to the organization and provide solution + Present and explain contract conditions and detailsto customers, business partners, and management + Work with different levels of personnel within anorganization to analyze and solidify an overall contract strategy + Acts as a knowledge resource to the contractadministrators, contract coordinators and sales organization in regard tocurrent policies, processes and programs + Provide training to onboarding personnel incontract administration group and inSales (as it relates to contract administration process) + Deploy analytical approach to problem solving, riskassessment and strategy. + Oversee current contract administration process,identify opportunities, and develop and implement enhancements to improveoverall contract administration process. + Meet deadlines and update clients with status + Develop, maintain and foster highly effectiveinternal and external client relationship + Be one of the company's CRM system super-user togenerate reports, analyze data, and track product and ordering patterns + Interface with internal fulfilment group anddistributors to establish working relationships, assure proper end-user pricingand contract effective dates are loaded RequiredEducation and Experience: + Requires a Bachelor's degree in a business relateddiscipline + At least 7 years' experience contract managementexperience is required; must be able to draft and negotiate high-value complexcontract terms and conditions + 1 year or more of supervisory experience incontracts administration department. + 2+ years' experience working with distributor,group purchasing organization and/or government contracts is required + Intermediate to expert level experience with MSOffice, with a heavy emphasis on Excel is required + Previous CRM experience required AboutAbbott At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their best possiblelife through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new productsand technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices andbranded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for morepeople at all stages of life. Today, 99,000 of us are working to help peoplelive not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve. Anequal opportunity employer, Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in ourworkforce. We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals withdisabilities. To request an accommodation, please send an email to ~~~ An Equal Opportunity Employer Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce. We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request accommodation, please call ~~~ or email ~~~

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