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Contract Development Manager

Req # JR - 066634 Location United States (Remote) Job Category Administrative Date posted 05/02/2022

This is where you save and sustain lives

At Baxter, we are deeply connected by our mission. No matter your role at Baxter, your work makes a positive impact on people around the world. You’ll feel a sense of purpose throughout the organization, as we know our work improves outcomes for millions of patients. 

Baxter’s products and therapies are found in almost every hospital worldwide, in clinics and in the home. For over 85 years, we have pioneered significant medical innovations that transform healthcare.

Together, we create a place where we are happy, successful and inspire each other. This is where you can do your best work. 

Join us at the intersection of saving and sustaining lives— where your purpose accelerates our mission. 

Your role:

The Contract Development Manager is an individual contributor responsible for reviewing, redlining, and supporting the National and Enterprise Accounts teams during negotiations of a portfolio of GPO, Top 100 IDNs, and Vendor commercial contracts from the initial contract development phase through contract execution and all required contract amendments during the life of the contract. The Contract Development Manager will also assist the organization in reviewing related terms and conditions for orders, bids and related contracts and coordinates with Legal, Finance, Marketing, Sales and other business units as appropriate for key commercial contracts in support of  the U.S commercial contract portfolios.

This position can be located remotely within the US, except for Colorado.

What you'll be doing:


Responsibilities include:

  • Review all Contract Terms and Conditions related to the assigned contract portfolio

  • Participate in strategy calls and incorporate requirements into contract language

  • Provide contract support to the National and Enterprise Accounts teams

  • Occasional direct customer communication to discuss terms and conditions on behalf of the company during negotiations

  • Work closely with Legal to ensure all contracts are acceptable to our company's terms and conditions. Assist Legal in drafting and developing language as it pertains to contracts and bids.

  • Work closely with Finance, HR, Risk Management, Marketing, Sales, Sales Management, Credit, etc. to ensure all contracts are in compliance with our company's contracting guidelines.

  • Responsible for maintenance of contracts to include updates and amendments to reflect changes in our company's contract offerings and contract extensions.

  • Work directly with the Compliance and Analytics Teams to respond to internal and external audits as they pertain to assigned contracts.

  • Work directly with the Contract Management Teams to ensure pricing and other key terms are implemented per the terms of the contract.

  • Maintain Finance contract tracking logs and loading contracts in document retention software

  • Utilize the SAP Aribia software alerts to report contract status and notify the appropriate business leads of upcoming contract expirations, compliance requirements, and other key contract dates.

  • Communicate finalized contracts/amendments for contract implementation/maintenance.


What you'll bring:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business or related field required

  • A minimum of 5 years of related experience, or 3 years and a Masters Degree

  • Knowledge of contracting and negotiation

  • Experience in Med Device/ Pharmaceutical Industry, strongly preferred

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and excellent personal organization skills

  • Experience in problem identification and ability to solve problems creatively

  • Ability to work with and communicate with multiple levels in the organization including executives

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office especially MS Word and Excel

The successful candidate for this job may be required to verify that he or she has been vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to reasonable accommodations for individuals with medical conditions or religious beliefs that prevent vaccination, and in accordance with applicable law.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Baxter is an equal opportunity employer. Baxter evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic.

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