Xcenda, a business unit of AmerisourceBergen Corporation, is an integrated, world-class health care consulting organization focused on value, reimbursement and patient access. For more than 2 decades, Xcenda has helped global biopharmaceutical companies as well as emerging early-phase firms successfully commercialize innovative medical treatments and technologies in complex and cost-constrained global markets. Our broad, yet strategically connected, array of consulting services supports all phases of the product lifecycle. Our experts provide customized solutions and innovative approaches that discover and communicate the value of pharmaceuticals and other healthcare technologies.
As a member of the Xcenda team, you will be working, learning, and teaching alongside intelligent, collaborative, and experienced professionals who are inspired by what they do and highly motivated to make a difference. Whether you join us in one of our core locations: Tampa, Charlotte, San Francisco, Washington D.C. or Hanover, Germany – or work remotely like many of our Associates, you will experience what we call "Commitment that Counts" – a mindset and attitude we all share. It is the commitment that we have to our clients, to each other, and to the patients, we serve that makes Xcenda such a special and unique organization and more than just a place to work. We are a group of highly motivated people -- all dedicated experts in what they do -- - who value accountability, collaboration, customer focus, innovation, integrity, and passion. We believe life is meant to be pursued and enjoyed through creative thinking, ethics and bringing an entrepreneurial spirit to everything we do.
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Under general direction of the Assistant Director of Contracts & Compliance, this role is responsible for reviewing agreements, handling the administration and customer contact activities associated with contract execution, and processing in accordance with company policies, legal and compliance requirements, and customer specifications. This role is responsible for the accuracy and consistency of contract content through coordination and validation with internal and external stakeholders. Additionally, this role is responsible for the tracking and reporting of contract status, and for maintaining and updating systems to ensure accuracy, integrity and timeliness of data at all times. This role will also assist with compliance tracking and reporting.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Reviews, prepares, and evaluates agreements prior to signature to ensure accuracy and interpret and influence performance requirements, delivery obligations, timelines, costs, and payment schedules with the goal of minimizing Xcenda’s exposure to risk.
Works closely with Legal, Finance and other subject matter experts to validate content and context of contract to resolve inconsistencies in a timely manner.
Assesses and identifies the need for legal review and engages Corporate Counsel as needed; assists Corporate Counsel by setting and managing continuously changing priorities as well as customer expectations.
Works with process-related software to ensure the contracting process is complete, accurate and timely.
Fields inquiries from team leads, client managers, and project managers regarding contracting and compliance policies, procedures, risks, and contract status.
Assists with compliance tracking and reporting as dictated by individual client requirements.
Provides other tracking and reporting as defined and required by Supervisor, Finance, and the Leadership Team as needed.
Assists with the development and maintenance of content library of commonly used contract formats, special terms and conditions, and other client-specific requirements.
Conducts daily maintenance and troubleshooting to maintain accuracy in tracking systems.
Assists with converting proposals and bid responses to Statements of Work or other formats as may be required by clients.
Provides the "order entry" function as it relates to executed agreements and purchase orders; involves follow-up with client and processing and storing documents to include tracking, copying, scanning, filing and shipping.
Actively seeks knowledge regarding the rapidly evolving health care compliance landscape.
Must be willing to do minimal travel as required.
Performs related duties as assigned.
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
Requires training and understanding in fields such as legal, business administration, accountancy, marketing or similar vocations generally obtained through completion of a four (4) year Bachelor's Degree Program; requires direct experience in contracting environment of at least three (3) years with working knowledge of reading, writing and understanding the effect of legal terms and conditions. Previous paralegal and/or corporate contracting experience a plus. Experience in healthcare industry consulting environment also preferred.
MINIMUM SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS:
Analytical skills relative to contract information and related matters
Excellent organizational skills
Impeccable attention to detail
Strong communication skills, both orally and in writing
Ability to evaluate risk, urgency and prioritize tasks
Excellent interpersonal skills
Working knowledge of computers and software programs necessary to operate effectively with company systems and programs, especially Word and Excel
Xcenda is a strategic consultancy with 20+ years of experience applying real-world expertise in health economics and outcomes research, reimbursement, stakeholder insights, and market access consulting and communications. Biopharmaceutical companies and pre-commercialization phase firms have turned to Xcenda for help in demonstrating the value of their products. We assist manufacturers with succes...sfully commercializing innovative medical treatments and technologies in complex and cost-constrained global markets. Our broad, yet strategically connected, array of consulting services supports all phases of the product life cycle.