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Abbott Manager,  Manager, Clinical Contracts & Payments in Princeton, New Jersey

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Diagnostic testing is a compass, providing information that helps in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of a range of health conditions.

Abbott’s life-changing tests and diagnostic tools give you accurate, timely information to better manage your health. We’re empowering smarter medical and economic decision making to help transform the way people manage their health at all stages of life. Every day, more than 10 million tests are run on Abbott’s diagnostics instruments, providing lab results for millions of people.

Our location in Princeton, NJ, currently has an opportunity for a Manager, Clinical Contracts & Payments

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

  • Work Independently on projects and assignments reporting progress to manager weekly. Creates, prepares, reviews and edits contracts, Master Agreements new work orders, amendments, modifications and change orders that are highly complex and high contract risk.

  • Analyzes documents to determine corporate risk; prepares and provides alternative approaches to mitigate the risk.

  • Seeks appropriate approvals from management for budget items in excess of department compliance policy with applicable justification documents.

  • Performs final accuracy review of budget and contract documents and assist in the coordination of the signature process. Prepares appropriate contractual responses to meet applicable law and regulatory requirements.

  • Networks with the Legal Team to assure compliance with laws and Abbott policy.

  • Advises manager regarding potential issues. Identifies course of action and works in conjunction with management to implement. Should have a firm understanding of the clinical protocols, including study design, procedures to be performed at each visit, duration of trial, etc.

Position Accountabilities:

  • Works in conjunction with manager to ensure contractual requirements and timelines are met; ensures adherence to those timelines; communicates milestones and commitments.

  • Works on independent projects.

  • Advises manager regarding potential issues. Identifies course of action and works in conjunction with management to implement.

Position Responsibilities :

  • Creates, prepares, reviews and edits contracts, Master Agreements new work orders, amendments, modifications and change orders of a high complexity level and contract risk type.

  • Analyzes documents to determine corporate risk; prepares and provides alternative approaches to mitigate the risk.

  • Solves unique and complex problems with broad impact on the business; requires conceptual and innovative thinking to develop solutions.

  • Leads others to solve complex problems; uses sophisticated analytical thought to exercise judgment and identify innovative solutions

  • Impacts the direction and timeline of clinical project or services; works within Abbott policies, procedures and industry guidelines

  • Complies with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, other regulatory requirements, Company policies, operating procedures, processes, and task assignments. Maintains positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendors.

  • Performs other related duties and responsibilities, on occasion, as assigned.

  • Assists manager in training of contract associates and to identify and improve department processes.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU’LL BRING

Education / Skills / Experience: Required

Bachelor’s Degree in Life sciences

  • Demonstrated knowledge of federal state and industry rules and regulations governing technical aspects of budgets and contracts.

  • Demonstrates proficient knowledge of general contract law and principles.

  • Requires comprehensive written and verbal communication, interpersonal, presentation, technical, analytical, statistical, organizational and follow up skills, the ability to meet deadlines as well as the ability to converse effectively with all levels of employees.

  • Experience working in a broader enterprise/cross-division business unit model preferred.

  • Ability to work in a highly matrixed and geographically diverse business environment.

  • Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment.

  • Ability to leverage and/or engage others to accomplish projects. Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization.

  • Multitasks, prioritizes and consistently meets deadlines in timely manner. Strong organizational and follow-up skills, as well as attention to detail.

  • Ability to travel approximately 15%, including internationally.

  • Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills when working with internal and external customers as well as colleagues.

Preferred Education:

  • Masters Preferred in Life sciences.

WHAT WE OFFER

At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:

  • Training and career development , with on-boarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance

  • Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans

  • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs

  • Paid time off

  • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match

  • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities

*Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: * www.abbottbenefits.com at http://www.abbottbenefits.com/pages/candidate.aspx

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

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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 224-667-4913 or email corpjat@abbott.com

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