Abbott Contracts Coordinator - 6 month Contract in Mississauga, Canada

JOB DESCRIPTION:

SUMMARY

Work with internal SJM employees including the Contracts Manager to collaborate on the entire contract/RFP process. Primarily working independently to provide financial and business analytical support related to pricing and contract/RFPs.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Contract Administration

  • Contributes to the compilation of contract and RFP responses from standard and customer templates ensuring all information and requirements relating to contract are complete, accurate, appropriate and on time (pricing, terms)

  • In collaboration with marketing, enters list pricing information in SAP

  • Maintaining contracts database/calendar to include expiration and renewals. Notify field personnel of pending expirations on a timely basis to ensure pricing management.

  • Maintaining the quote log.

  • Dealing with unresolved issues, delays and unexpected events, while effectively communicating and maintaining rapport with marketing, sales and management

  • Solves moderate problems, exercising sound judgement to make recommendations based on analysis of multiple sources of information

  • Providing regular sales reports as per contract requirements.

  • Perform other administrative and compliance related duties as required

RFPs

  • Searching for Request for Proposal (RFPs)

  • Notifying Contracts Manager about potential RFPs Maintaining the RFP win/loss tracker.

  • Provide support for profitability analysis to assess the value of proposals

  • Compilation of final submission with product literature for customer under the guidance of the Contracts Manager

PREFERRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent.

  • Three to five years related work experience, such as business/financial/analytical experience.

  • Bilingual French/English an asset

  • SAP knowledge an asset

  • High level of computer skills - Microsoft with an emphasis on Word and Excel

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the practices and procedures of the contract management, provincial healthcare bidding requirements

  • Knowledge of the Canadian Healthcare landscape an asset.

  • Demonstrated analytical ability

  • Accounting/Book keeping skills an asset, ability to understand financials (discounts, rebates, pricing)

  • Demonstrated organizational skills

  • Very high attention to detail

  • Ability to work under general supervision and within tight deadlines

  • Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to listen and resolve moderately complex problems.

JOB FAMILY:

Sales Support & Administration

DIVISION:

ASJM Abbott St. Jude Medical

LOCATION:

Canada > Mississauga > S4387 : 6975 Creditview Rd #4

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

WORK SHIFT:

Standard

TRAVEL:

No

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:

Not Applicable

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:

Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday)

Abbott is about the power of health. For more than 125 years, Abbott has been helping people reach their potential — because better health allows people and communities to achieve more. With a diverse, global network serving customers in more than 150 countries, we create new solutions — across the spectrum of health, around the world, for all stages of life. Whether it’s next-generation diagnostics, life-changing devices, science-based nutrition, or novel reformulations, we are advancing some of the most innovative and revolutionary technologies in healthcare, helping people live their best lives through better health.

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