Contract Specialist

Job Summary – Responsible for negotiating industry leading national agreements for HealthTrust Europe. Objective is to ensure best in class industry pricing and contract terms and conditions.

Supervisor – Contract Director

Supervises – N/A

Key Interactions – HealthTrust Europe’s Managers/Directors, AVP’s Contract Administration, Finance, HealthTrust Europe Contracting and Acquisition Management (Directors/Managers), Member Solutions & Quality Assurance, Clinical, Due Diligence, Contract Loading, Member Services, Sales & Marketing, Regional CEO’s, Supplier National Account personnel and other Shareholder specific senior and operational leaders

Duties (included but not limited to):

  • Oversee the supplier relationship during the sourcing process
  • Participate in Supplier Business reviews and contract management
  • Review new Products and Technologies within the categories that they manage
  • Liaison with suppliers for contract documentation amendments.
  • Interface with legal team. Evaluate and determine appropriateness of contract terms and conditions. Identify and correct contract discrepancies.
  • Work with the team in preparing, editing and updating specifications while ensuring consistency in presentations and communications across the team.
  • Project management disciplines and timely delivery of assignments. Prepare or assist in the preparation of reports and work on special projects.
  • Facilitate the development, coordination, and implementation of contracts.
  • Coordinate project support staff including buyers and administrators.
  • Write and submit communications for internal and external publication, including contract updates and Framework briefing documents.
  • Identify inefficiencies and implement improvements for existing contracting process
  • Perform duties in accordance with internal policies and procedures. Regular visits to client sites and suppliers will be essential
  • Standard working hours will be 37.5 hours per week, however it may be necessary to vary or extend those hours as the nature of the job agenda.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • General knowledge of healthcare operations and device industry issues
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively
  • Possesses good organisational and task oriented capabilities
  • Excellent oral, written skills and presentation skills
  • Demonstrates leadership presence and maintains confidentiality
  • Possesses developed interpersonal skills to work in a high profile and fast paced team environment

EDUCATION
Bachelor’s Degree strongly preferred.

EXPERIENCE
At least 3 years’ experience with a preferred concentration in the purchasing area preferred. Experience in the healthcare industry helpful.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS – Requires prolonged sitting, some bending, stooping and stretching. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator and other office equipment. Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare and communicate appropriate reports. Requires lifting papers or boxes up to 10 pounds occasionally. Work is performed in an office environment. Work may be stressful at times. Contact may involve dealing with angry or upset people. Staff must remain flexible and available to provide staffing assistance for any/all disaster or emergency situations.

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Please note, due to the large number of applications we receive, if you do not hear back from us within 14 days, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please do not let that deter you from applying for further roles at HealthTrust Europe.

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