Our client, a Healthcare company, is looking for a:
Senior Contract specialist
Revise, edit, and prepare redlines of complex commercial contracts, including master services agreements, capital equipment purchase agreements, public tenders, group purchasing agreements etc
Effectively evaluate the commercial and legal risk to the Company and suggest appropriate contract structures or terms that will provide effective risk management.
Analyze the legal and business obligations set forth within contracts & tenders.
Advise and counsel Commercial teams, to identify critical contractual & regulatory issues, assess potential legal options, and provide individuals and teams with an analysis and range of possible solutions.
Assist in ongoing periodic review of contract templates, contract playbooks, company guidelines, and contract policies and procedures.
Effectively manage the contract management system and ensure on-time processing of all contracts from initial request through execution.
Lead efforts to update and maintain the legal terms and conditions held with the contract management system.
Assist with compliance and diligence issues related to commercial transactions.
Proactively manages communications and follow-up with the stakeholders to ensure best customer service and visibility of the end to end contract processes
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience, including experience in complex tender handling required.
Paralegal degree preferred
Juris Doctrine Degree advanced university degree in law, or related business field preferred
6 or more years professional experience in contract management setting required
Fluency in German, French and English required
Ability to influence internal and/or external constituents
Strong understanding of legal issues and risks pertinent to commercial contract process.
Process improvement orientation, highly detail oriented and decision making skills required