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Contract Specialist

Req ID:  1910

Working Location: PENNSYLVANIA, CENTER VALLEY; PENNSYLVANIA, BREINIGSVILLE; Pennsylvania, Allentown 

Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? At Olympus, we help make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day. 
 
Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

Job Description

Contract Specialist shall prepare and coordinate initial responses (and any additional revisions) to all incoming requests including major proposals solicited from GPOs IDNs Systems and individual facilities and any required amendments following Agreement execution. Contract Specialist shall take lead role and responsibility for the completion of all incoming Requests for Quotations Requests for Information Requests for Proposal and Invitations to Bid from individual facilities or groups and coordinate as necessary with appropriate departments (e.g. Legal Sales Finance Product Marketing) for input on relevant subject matter. Responsible for the review and revision of any customer issued legal/purchase addendums terms and conditions documents or any modifications to Olympus standard terms and conditions. Contract Specialist shall assist Customer Service in acquiring applicable approvals for customer requested changes to Olympus Quotes.

Job Duties

* Develop a working knowledge of Olympus product lines and a thorough understanding of our corporate contract portfolios sales and discount policies and other corporate policies and procedures including compliance policies with government and commercial contracts.

 

* Responsible for preparing proposals coordinating with other departments as necessary taking into consideration customer and business requirements.

 

* Obtain timely and comprehensive responses to all solicitation component requests from Olympus product groups including initial consideration of all standard and high-level legal and business terms and conditions (Ts & Cs). Communicate with corporate sales and product marketing managers as well as other corporate departments as necessary to pull separate and distinct pieces together.

 

* Responsible for drafting IDN agreements and amendments.

 

* Coordinate with corporate sales MSG Finance and legal department to ensure that all business financial and legal requirements are satisfied.

 

* Negotiate and revise documents as necessary to provide finished products which meet the needs of both Olympus and customers.

 

* Process documents for execution and implementation.

 

* Maintain activity tracking logs to ensure that KPIs are being accurately reported.

 

* Coordinate with counterparts in Contract Operations to insure seamless transition and implementation of all GPO IDN System and individual facility agreements upon execution.

 

* Coordinate dissemination of public bid/quote/proposal reporting and opportunities by managing dedicated e-mail addresses for state and local government and non-government bids checking websites for bid notices and managing accounts for bids for various websites including state and county agencies and GPOs.

 

Prepare or coordinate the preparation of various forms and certifications requested by customers for the purpose of complying with government regulations and customer requirements.

 

* Perform all other related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

* Bachelor’s degree is required plus a minimum of 3 years related experience  OR a minimum of 5 years’ experience in contract administration and proposal development required.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

* Experience with medical/scientific commercial contracts preferred.

 

* Must be detail oriented and have strong organizational & analytical skills.

 

* MS Word and Excel experience required.

 

* SAP experience a plus.

 

* Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential.

 

* Must be able to work independently multitask and prioritize workload in order to meet demanding deadlines including flexible work hours.

 

* Must be a team player have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate with others.

 

* Knowledge of healthcare industry is a plus.

 

We realize work isn’t just a job to you.

It’s a big part of your life, but not the only part. That’s why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks — so you can be ready for where life can take you.

Olympus is passionate about the solutions it creates for the medical, life sciences, and industrial equipment industries, as well as cameras and audio products. For more than 100 years, Olympus has focused on making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling by helping detect, prevent, and treat disease, furthering scientific research, ensuring public safety, and capturing images of the world.

Olympus’ Medical business uses innovative capabilities in medical technology, therapeutic intervention, and precision manufacturing to help healthcare professionals deliver diagnostic, therapeutic, and minimally invasive procedures to improve clinical outcomes, reduce overall costs, and enhance the quality of life for patients. Olympus’ Medical portfolio includes endoscopes, laparoscopes, and video imaging systems, as well as surgical energy devices, system integration solutions, medical services, and a wide range of endotherapy instruments for endoscopic and therapeutic applications. For more information, visit www.olympus-global.com.

Olympus…True To You. True To Society. True To LIFE.

It is the policy of Olympus to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Pennsylvania (US-PA) || Center Valley || 

 

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