Contract Analyst

Location: Mounds View, Minnesota
Posted On: 7/13/2017
Job Code: CA
Job Description
Position description:
• Provide financial and business support to the Cardio Vascular Group (CVG) related to Pricing and Contracting activities. CVG is comprised of the Cardiac Rhythm Disease Management, Structural Heart, Perfusion, Endovascular Innovations, Peripheral and Coronary businesses.

Primary Objectives:
• To provide analytic and operational support to the Field Sales Organization, Regional Finance Leaders and Area Contract Manager for custom and standard product quotes, individual customer and GPO/IDN contracts and pricing strategies.

Responsibilities include:
• Contract administration for the US. This includes system maintenance, compliance monitoring, category 2 price requests, price loads, EPG quotes and price discrepancies.
• Support RFL and in negotiating category 2 pricing under parameters as set forth by management in conjunction with sales, legal and marketing for standard and custom products. Support pricing systems for disposable products and capital equipment.
• Process customer quotation and bid requests in a timely manner in accordance with client pricing objectives, terms, and conditions.
• Execute and monitor negotiated contracts from implementation and to expiration to ensure that appropriate pricing is applied to sales orders.
• Track performance on rebate/compliance contracts.
• Support Customer Care, Credit Financial Services and other organizations to resolve pricing discrepancies and other related issues.
• Ability to manage projects with minimal direction to help the Region and CVG Organization achieve objectives.
• Understand how business strategies and tactics enhance opportunities to operate effectively. Understand and comply with all laws, regulations and/or company policies.
• Maintain a point of view broader than current role. Consider the needs of the entire organization. Demonstrate global thinking in decision making.
• Engage in special projects as assigned.

Education required:
• Bachelor’s Degree, Accounting, Finance or Business Administration

Desired/preferred qualifications:
• 1+ years work experience in pricing strategy/negotiation, contract administration, or financial analysis.
• High proficiency with Excel Spreadsheets, Business Objects, and SAP
• Experience creating Excel documents, including spreadsheets, formulas, charts, graphs, and functions.
• Additional experience in sales, marketing, purchasing, healthcare or related areas desirable.
• Solid business acumen and judgment.
• Sound analytical skills, ability to manipulate and interpret data.
• Self-motivated and goal oriented.
• Tactful, exercises independent judgment and discretion.
• Ability to work in fast paced environment with high attention to detail
• Strong relationship building, communication and interpersonal skills
• Ability to function well in high-energy business environments.
Category:Non-IT  code:new
Job Requirements
Marketing, MS Excel, Compliance, Management, Business Objects, Purchasing, SAP

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Ebrahim Sayarwala