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Grant Supervisor

Req #: 170009QG_en
Location: Dublin, L IE
Job Category: Finance
Date Posted: 11/10/2017 8:13:10 AM
Baxter International


Grant  Supervisor
Our employees around the world are connected by an enduring commitment to save and sustain lives. This higher purpose binds us as a company in doing work that matters.
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The Job 
Purpose of Role:
Baxter is committed to saving and sustaining lives, and creating healthier communities. To this end, Baxter provides Donations to various organizations to support their missions, visions, goals and programming.  In addition to Donations, Baxter provides Grants to foster legitimate scientific exchange, product safety or to provide community or patient support.
Reporting to the Internal Controls Manager, the purpose of the role is to lead the Grant/Donation Administration team to process grants and donations in accordance with Baxter Policies for Europe, Middle East, and Africa. 
Key Responsibilities
Leading 6-8 direct reports, this role’s responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
  • Transform and standardize the Grants/Donation administration process that is currently decentralized into a centralized function for the Europe, Middle East, and Africa region.
  • Work with key internal customers (Research and Development, Medical Affairs, Clinical Affairs, Finance, etc.) to ensure Grants and Donations are processed timely, accurately, and in accordance with Baxter Policies.
  • Maintain Baxter’s compliance Tool (Pega), including updating user profiles, ensuring business unit/entity structures within the Tool are aligned with operations, ensuring Tool’s workflow approval is aligned with Policy, and updating exchange rates.
  • Work with IT to implement any required significant Tool changes.
  • Provide guidance and training on key Grants/Donations policies and Tool to key internal customers.
  • Compile ad-hoc reports for key internal customers.
  • Analyze Grant/Donation data to identify any trends and/or anomalies to provide insights to key internal customers and/or improve compliance to Policies.
  • Develop, mentor and maintain a team of 6 - 8 Grant administrators with skill sets, competencies and capabilities required to accomplish the team’s responsibilities.


Who you are
  • 5+ years of experience in compliance function
  • Ability to work with internal customers across EMEA with varying levels and functions
  • Professional qualification
  • Self-starter - ability to work on own initiative
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong customer service focus
  • Experience in process improvement projects
  • Knowledge on laws / acts applicable for healthcare industry
  • Experience in conducting audits and reporting audit results
  • Degree
  • Working knowledge of systems such as Pega, JD Edwards and Concur.
What we offer
It is a challenging opportunity for you and also a chance to work in a diverse team with a great mix of people. Joining Baxter means joining a team that you can truly learn from!
We encourage our employees to develop their skills to meet the demands of an ever-changing work environment, providing them with opportunities to achieve personal and professional goals that will make them valued contributors throughout their careers. If you have an interest in this great opportunity and think you can make a difference then this could well be the role for you.
If you want to learn more about career opportunities go to http://www.baxter.com/careers.page
Who we are
Baxter touches millions of lives every day. Our products and services are essential building blocks of healthcare. You’ll find Baxter’s products and therapies on nearly every floor, in almost every hospital worldwide. You’ll find us in clinics and in the home. Patients and providers rely on Baxter for lifesaving renal and medical products.
Our mission to save and sustain lives inspires our work and our commitment to expanding access to care, providing cost-effective healthcare solutions, delivering quality products and advancing innovations for the world.
Our SSC was set up in 2000 and is based in Deansgrange, Co Dublin. We support a number of Baxter’s European businesses. Operations include: ; accounts receivable; intercompany accounting; general ledger; PTP; inventory accounting and treasury accounting. Ours is a multilingual and multicultural environment and we take pride in delivering exceptional service to our customers.  We can offer a great benefits package including professional examination support and an excellent career path; we are a Platinum approved ACCA employer
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