We are looking to recruit a confident, energetic and ambitious Contracts Specialist for our client, who are a joint venture between 2 global, Fortune 500 leaders.
You will report to the Senior Manager for Program Compliance & Administration, joining a team of 6 who are professional and very busy, but enjoy some fun at the same time.
As the Contracts Specialist, you will be responsible for effectively and efficiently supporting all aspects of the Sourcing Services contract administration group, which governs the business relationship between this joint venture and more than 200 supplier partners. This position is an execution-oriented role which is involved in a broad spectrum of contract management activities including but not limited to:
The supply base is made up of Pharmaceutical suppliers, and as such contracts can be complex and often unique, so there is a great deal of variety in this role (rather than just working from a standard contract template/framework).
You do not need to have a Legal background as there is extensive support from the Legal team within our client, but you will be expected to have the following skills and experience:
Advanced degree or commensurate work experience in related field
Proven experience in UK and / or US Contract Administration/ Management
Some product sourcing experience, especially in generic pharmaceuticals preferred (but not essential)
Excellent written and oral communication skills is essential
Commercial acumen, understanding the needs of the internal business as well as the ability to engage and understand supplier requirements