C. R. Bard, Inc.

Contracts Administrator

1 week ago(1/8/2018 4:08 PM)
Industry / Category
Medical Device/Contracts
Job ID
2018-11019
Career Level
entry level
Division
Tempe/BPV
Relocation
No
US-AZ-Tempe

Overview

Bard Peripheral Vascular, located in Tempe, AZ – where a tradition of vascular innovation spans decades of focusing on improving the quality of patients’ lives. From C. R. Bard’s first arterial prosthesis developed in 1954, Bard and the division of Bard Peripheral Vascular have demonstrated commitment to innovative medical technology by introducing surgical and interventional devices for peripheral vascular patency, while providing exceptional service and support to surgeons, interventionalists and radiologists. Bard Peripheral Vascular is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that values and actively seeks diversity in the workforce.

Summary of Position with General Responsibilities

Responsible for (a) the development of financially viable agreements in support of divisional sales and profit goals; (b) evaluating and processing field transactions and; (c) maintaining the contracts files and the associated systems; (d) manage high level process(es) for the contracts department to support business initiatives.

Essential Job Functions

  • Manages high level contract processes such as product analysis/support, bundling agreements, other business agreements, and/or month end close activities.
  • Assemble contracts, bids and proposals for individual accounts, Integrated Delivery Networks (IDNs), and regional and national group organizations.
  • Submit price requests to Management based on Price Approval Matrices, which includes pulling sales data, calculating gross profit and reviewing justification provided by the field for appropriateness.
  • Support the Sales Force with field transactions such as pricing requests, quotations, trade-outs and other various ad-hoc requests.
  • Accurately create and maintain individual/group pricing contracts to ensure customers are billed correctly.
  • Maintain group membership in contract management system to ensure customers are billed correctly.
  • Organize and maintain files, both electronic and hard copies.
  • Coordinate with Corporate Law Department personnel to prepare various types of contract agreements.
  • Issue, process and follow-up on contract expiration notices.
  • Consolidate department data, number of contracts, field transactions and sales value of specific groups.
  • Assist with researching price discrepancies and issuance of invoice credits.
  • Ad hoc projects, as needed.
  • Coordinate with the Sales Force (including TMs, DMs and RMs), the National Accounts team, Corporate Regional Vice Presidents and Corporate Law Department personnel on the development, distribution and compliance with bids, proposals and contracts.

 

Basic Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of business operations, supply chain or customer service or related field
  • Proven time and process management capabilities
  • Must be detail oriented with good organizational skills.
  • Strong analytical aptitude with the proven ability to analyze and interpret data.
  • Effective communicator with the ability to work professionally in person, via email and over the phone.
  • Multi-tasked, detail oriented, analytical, self-motivated and a team player
  • Must be able to handle a high volume of work in a fast paced environment while performing work accurately under time constraints
  • Experience in Microsoft Office programs and basic enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems.

Education and/or Experience

  • BS in Business or equivalent business experience preferred
  • 1 year contracts experience
  • 1 year finance and/or customer service experience preferred
  • Knowledge of i5 and JD Edwards software preferred.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit and use hands to manipulate, handle or feel objects, tools, controls and office equipment. The employee frequently is required to talk and hear.The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel or crouch. 

Work Environment

  • Bard Peripheral Vascular is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that values and actively seeks diversity in the workforce.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be in an open cubicle environment. Candidate must be able to work in a team-oriented, fast-paced environment.
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