Contracts Specialist

Job Description:

The Contract Specialist will be responsible for working in a fast-paced, team oriented environment and will support Sales, Marketing, Finance, Contracts, and Market Access team in all aspects of pricing, price negotiations, and market access.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain strong, internal working relationships across ConforMIS.
  • Understand the objectives, responsibilities, and mission of the Contracts and Market Access department and works towards those goals.
  • Prioritize and plan work activities; adapt for changing conditions.
  • Responsible for supporting the Contracts, Market Access, and Legal departments. with all aspect of contract life-cycle.
  • Acts as the liaison to the Sales department and Corporate Contracts departments.
  • Ensures Sales department compliance with Contract administration requirements.
  • Manages and ensures compliance with all active contracts with regard to vendor reporting, rebates, and administrative fees.
  • Coordinates and tracks committee approvals, and maintains master list of approved pricing for all customers; works with Customer Service to ensure all new and changed pricing is updated in Oracle.
  • Prepares draft pricing agreements, responses to proposals, and manages communication with customers during the RFP and contracting process.
  • Analyzes pricing trends and prepares monthly pricing reports for Senior Management and the Sales Management team.
  • Responsible for identifying opportunities to streamline processes and touch points between Customer Service, Contracts, and Market Access.
  • Supports Customer Service in providing pricing and account information; resolves pricing discrepancies with Accounts Receivable and Customer Service.
  • Inbound/outbound phone call support for the sales team, requesting/receiving critical information relevant to rep’ and other departments’ needs.
  • Maintains filing for the Contracts and Market Access departments.
  • Manages special projects as needed.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in sales, business administration or related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 7+ years’ professional experience in a sales support role e.g. operations and/or marketing.
  • 3+ years’ professional experience in contracts management.
  • Advanced computer skills using MS Office (Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Advanced MS Excel skills including Pivot tables and V Lookups.
  • Experience in database entry, CRM or other prospect tracking systems strongly desired.

Skills, Abilities, Competencies Required:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Able to work accurately in a fast-paced, hectic, ever-changing environment with strong attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to monitor own work to ensure quality, accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Strong organizational, analytical and time-management skills.
  • Strong organizational,  analytical and time management skills.
  • Able to self motivate and work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to travel up to 10%, both domestically and internationally as needed.
  • Self-Starter: seeks out information, training, and other resources needed to facilitate continual professional development necessary to be successful in this position.
  • Demonstrated ability to assume greater responsibility as circumstances dictate.
  • Superior organizational and administrative skills, with the ability to multitask and prioritize work, as demonstrated by previous corporate office experience.
  • Strong writing and proof reading skills.
  • Proven experience building relationships with diverse individuals and groups and creating a welcoming and productive business environment.

ConforMIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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