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Abbott

Contract Coordinator

Pharmaceuticals

All

Full Time

On Site

No

Lake Forest, Illinois, United States

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 113,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

About Abbott

The key to successful treatment and full recovery is often fast, accurate diagnosis. Abbott’s life-changing tests and diagnostic tools provide insights that enable smarter, faster decisions and transform the way the world is managing health.

Our pioneering technology spans the world of healthcare operations — with medical diagnostic instruments, tests, automation and informatics solutions for hospitals, reference labs, blood centers, emergency departments, physician offices and clinics

Our location in Lake Forest, IL currently has an opportunity for a Contract Coordinator.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

We have an exciting opportunity for a Contract Coordinator within our Abbott Rapid Diagnostics business.

This position will provide administrative, analytical, and procedural support to internal customers on behalf of the Contracts & Pricing Department. This role acts as a liaison between contract administrators, account executives, regional directors and distributors in processing and administration of sales contracts.

This job description will be reviewed periodically and is subject to change by management.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Processing of sales contracts and amendments
  • Analyze and review contract related information
  • Perform CRM and log maintenance on an ongoing basis to insure accurate reporting
  • Utilize data from the company’s CRM system to generate reports, analyze data, and track contracting statuses
  • Interface with fulfillment group and distributors to establish working relationships, assure proper end-user pricing and contract effective dates are loaded
  • Participate in and prepare for contracting & pricing policy meetings
  • Assist in updating departmental SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures)
  • Perform closing activities as needed
  • Meet deadlines and update clients with status
  • Responsible for exhibiting professional behavior with both internal/external business associates that reflects positively on the company and is consistent with the company’s policies and practices.
  • Perform other duties & projects as assigned.
  • Understands and is aware of the quality consequences which may occur from the improper performance of their specific job.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU’LL BRING

  • Requires a Bachelor’s ’degree in a business-related discipline.
  • Minimum intermediate Word and Excel experience a must.
  • Minimum of 6 months’ relevant experience in commercial sales contracting and pricing.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively and constructively communicate across departmental disciplines while pursuing contract department goals.
  • Must have good communication & organizational skills
  • Must have customer service attitude & good computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)
  • Self-starter and a multi-tasker
  • Ability to work in a high volume, dynamic team environment

COMPETENCIES:

  • Self-motivated
  • Out of the box thinker
  • Positive attitude
  • Passion for quality and delivery excellence
  • Dependable & reliable

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Two plus years of experience directly related to contract administration, preferably within the bio-tech/ healthcare industry.
  • Previous CRM or database experience preferred
  • Previous healthcare, biotech or sales industry experience preferred

WHAT WE OFFER

At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:

  • A fast-paced work environment where your safety is our priority (Manufacturing roles only)
  • Production areas that are clean, well-lit and temperature-controlled (Manufacturing roles only)
  • Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance
  • Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans
  • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match
  • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities