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Contract Specialist

Aesculap Inc.
Center Valley, PA 18034
  • Job Code
    114758808
Aesculap Inc.


Contract Specialist

US-PA-Center Valley

Job ID: 2019-15384
Type: Regular Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Other
Aesculap Inc.

Overview

Aesculap, Inc., a B. Braun company, is part of a 180-year-old global organization focused on meeting the needs of an ever-changing healthcare community. Through close collaboration with its customers, Aesculap provides advanced technologies for general surgery, neurosurgery and closure technologies. Aesculap continues a proud heritage of leadership and responsiveness as we strive to deliver products and services that improve the quality of patients’ lives.



Responsibilities

Position Summary:

Responsible for preparation, coordination, and tracking of competitive bids, proposals, quotes, and requests for information meeting the requirements of the customer and according guidelines established by the company. The accuracy of the work directly affects the efficiency and credibility of the department as well as the overall organization. The work requires daily interaction with various internal departments such as sales, marketing, legal, customer support , contract coordinators, contract analysis, and finance teams.

Responsibilities: Essential Duties

  • Prepare and coordinate all competitive bid/proposal requests, to include, GPO, Service, Repair, Installment Sale, International, Inter-Company, Purchase and Sale requests, Evaluation Agreements, Contract renewals, Contract Amendments, and Courtesy Pricing requests.
  • Work with corporate accounts team, marketing dept., and legal team to properly interpret request requirements, analyze data and prepare response according to guidelines within required time frame.
  • Prepare request summary for each proposal and distribute to appropriate personnel for review, input and approval. Act as liaison between requestor and other department personnel to collect required data/information for the response.
  • Prepare components for request, review terms and conditions, product pricing, description, manufacturing data, composition of product and packaging information. Business Associate information, Supplier questionnaire, complete other required documents and submit request package.
  • Request and distribute business and usage reports relevant to business request.
  • Research competitive selling environment to assist in determining bid pricing.
  • Provide related contract pricing and cross-referencing information to the sales field for review and evaluation.
  • Compose a variety of correspondence.
  • Implement contract awards, verify pricing, GPO Affiliation, Membership, Account/Customer Listing all corresponding terms and conditions for accuracy and enter data into SAP and Contract management system.
  • Interpret and enforce contract related policies and procedures such as payment of Admin Fees and rebates and set up appropriate accruals.
  • Record and file data pertaining to the request for tracking and follow-up.
  • Research, respond to, and process contract pricing discrepancies submitted from customers or the sales field.
  • Must comply with applicable ISO and FDA regulations as stated in Quality Manual
  • Must embody the Company’s Vision, Mission and Values
  • Other duties may be assigned

Expertise: Knowledge & Skills

  • Contribute to creating a climate of trust, ethics, and accountability by effectively seeking out and accepting feedback from others.
  • Possess the ability to exceed expectations with the customer in mind and take responsibility for driving key results as well as empower others to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Demonstrate behaviors that drive efficiency by understanding and improving processes as well as sharing best practices.
  • Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.
  • Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


Qualifications

Expertise: Qualifications-Experience/Training/Education/Etc

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Requires three + years of contract experience.
  • Experience in medical industry, hospital purchasing, or surgical instruments helpful.
  • Requires advanced experience in Microsoft Office and SAP proficiency preferred.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.

B. Braun offers an excellent benefits package, which includes healthcare, a 401(k) plan, and tuition reimbursement. To learn more about B. Braun and our safety healthcare products or view a listing of our employment opportunities, please visit us on the internet at www.bbraunusa.com..

Through its “Sharing Expertise®” initiative, B. Braun promotes best practices for continuous improvement of healthcare products and services.

PI114758808

<b>Aesculap Inc.</b><br/><br/><br/><b>Contract Specialist</b><br/><br/>US-PA-Center Valley<br/><br/><b>Job ID:</b> 2019-15384<br/><b>Type:</b> Regular Full-Time<br/><b># of Openings:</b> 1<br/><b>Category:</b> Other<br/>Aesculap Inc.<br/><br/><b>Overview</b><br/><br/><p style="margin-bottom: .0001pt;"><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman','serif'; color: black;">Aesculap, Inc., a B. Braun company, is part of a 180-year-old global organization focused on meeting the needs of an ever-changing healthcare community. Through close collaboration with its customers, Aesculap provides advanced technologies for general surgery, neurosurgery and closure technologies. Aesculap continues a proud heritage of leadership and responsiveness as we strive to deliver products and services that improve the quality of patients lives.</span></p><br/><br/><b>Responsibilities</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;"><strong><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman','serif';">Position Summary:</span></strong></p><p style="margin: 0px;"> </p><p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman','serif';">Responsible for preparation, coordination, and tracking of competitive bids, proposals, quotes, and requests for information meeting the requirements of the customer and according guidelines established by the company. The accuracy of the work directly affects the efficiency and credibility of the department as well as the overall organization. The work requires daily interaction with various internal departments such as sales, marketing, legal, customer support , contract coordinators, contract analysis, and finance teams. </span></p><p style="margin: 0px;"> </p><p style="margin: 0px;"><strong><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman','serif';">Responsibilities: Essential Duties</span></strong></p><ul><li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman','serif';">Prepare and coordinate all competitive bid/proposal requests, to include, GPO, Service, Repair, Installment Sale, International, Inter-Company, Purchase and Sale requests, Evaluation Agreements, Contract renewals, Contract Amendments, and Courtesy Pricing requests.</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman','serif';">Work with corporate accounts team, marketing dept., and legal team to properly interpret request requirements, analyze data and prepare response according to guidelines within required time frame.</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman','serif';">Prepare request summary for each proposal and distribute to appropriate personnel for review, input and approval. Act as liaison between requestor and other department personnel to collect required data/information for the response.</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman','serif';">Prepare components for request, review terms and conditions, product pricing, description, manufacturing data, composition of product and packaging information. Business Associate information, Supplier questionnaire, complete other required documents and submit request package.</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman','serif';">Request and distribute business and usage reports relevant to business request.</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman','serif';">Research competitive selling environment to assist in determining bid pricing.</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman','serif';">Provide related contract pricing and cross-referencing information to the sales field for review and evaluation.</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman','serif';">Compose a variety of correspondence. </span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman','serif';">Implement contract awards, verify pricing, GPO Affiliation, Membership, Account/Customer Listing all corresponding terms and conditions for accuracy and enter data into SAP and Contract management system.</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman','serif';">Interpret and enforce contract related policies and procedures such as payment of Admin Fees and rebates and set up appropriate accruals.</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman','serif';">Record and file data pertaining to the request for tracking and follow-up.</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman','serif';">Research, respond to, and process contract pricing discrepancies submitted from customers or the sales field.</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman','serif';">Must comply with applicable ISO and FDA regulations as stated in Quality Manual</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman','serif';">Must embody the Companys Vision, Mission and Values</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman','serif';">Other duties may be assigned</span></li></ul><p style="margin: 0px;"><strong><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman','serif';">Expertise: Knowledge & Skills</span></strong></p><ul><li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman','serif';">Contribute to creating a climate of trust, ethics, and accountability by effectively seeking out and accepting feedback from others.</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman','serif';">Possess the ability to exceed expectations with the customer in mind and take responsibility for driving key results as well as empower others to achieve desired outcomes.</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman','serif';">Demonstrate behaviors that drive efficiency by understanding and improving processes as well as sharing best practices.</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman','serif';">Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors. </span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman','serif';">Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. </span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman','serif';">Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. </span></li></ul><br/><br/><b>Qualifications</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;"><strong><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman','serif';">Expertise: Qualifications-Experience/Training/Education/Etc</span></strong></p><p style="margin: 0px;"> </p><p style="margin: 0px;"><strong><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman','serif';">Required:</span></strong></p><ul><li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman','serif';">Bachelors degree from an accredited college; or equivalent combination of education and experience.</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman','serif';">Requires three + years of contract experience. </span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman','serif';">Experience in medical industry, hospital purchasing, or surgical instruments helpful. </span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman','serif';">Requires advanced experience in Microsoft Office and SAP proficiency preferred.</span></li></ul><p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman','serif';">While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.</span></p><p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman','serif';"> </span></p><p style="margin: 0px;"> </p><p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman','serif';">B. Braun offers an excellent benefits package, which includes healthcare, a 401(k) plan, and tuition reimbursement. To learn more about B. Braun and our safety healthcare products or view a listing of our employment opportunities, please visit us on the internet at www.bbraunusa.com..</span></p><p style="margin: 0px;"> </p><p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman','serif';">Through its Sharing Expertise initiative, B. Braun promotes best practices for continuous improvement of healthcare products and services.</span></p> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/Z4PKyVHyzoegCxqmIdYeK"> <p>PI114758808</p>

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Posted: 2019-10-22 Expires: 2019-11-22

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