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In this role, you have the opportunity to…
Provide legal and business expertise in the evaluation, development, and negotiation of commercial transactions, contracts, proposals, and quotes while ensuring compliance with current policies and procedures and minimizing contractual risk. Reporting to the Senior Manager of Contract Management – Sales and Service, you will work with a team of other Contracts Managers and interface with Legal, Risk, Finance, Sales, the Global Business Services team as well as other internal Philips customers and negotiate directly with external customers. This position requires an energetic, proactive, and flexible individual with strong interpersonal skills who can work independently and as a team player. This position is located in our Bothell office
You are responsible for (but not limited to)
Creating contract solutions that minimize risk and provide value to Philips and customers
Working with field personnel and internal departments to evaluate and negotiate contracts for sales/service (i.e. capital, consumables, Software as a Service (SaaS), service, consulting, etc.) as well as other related documents
Providing support to customer fulfillment team and proposal team for Request for Proposal’s (RFPs), Request for Information (RFI), Request for Quotes (RFQs)
Recommending and implementing improvements of policies and process that will ensure that proposals and contractual documents are aligned with company's business controls, policies and procedures.
Maintaining contract files and updating activity in Salesforce (SFDC) and other workflow tools
Advising field teams and management of contractual rights, obligations, and provide interpretation of terms and conditions identifying solutions
Completing other projects as assigned such as continuous process improvement and working with stakeholders to review and update templates and tools.
You are a part of a team
That is revolutionizing the future of healthcare by developing connected solutions having a positive impact on people’s health and lives
To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience
Minimum five years of experience drafting, reviewing, and negotiating commercial contracts or a combination of experience and education.
Bachelor’s degree. Paralegal, CCM or other Contract Management certification, or J.D. desired.
Must possess excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
Must be able to communicate clearly with employees at various levels within the organization, as well as customers.
Must be highly organized and comfortable working in a fast-paced, high-energy environment that is deadline driven, be detail oriented, and have the ability to juggle day to day transactional work with projects, set priorities, and ensure completion of tasks.
Must be proficient in MS Office and have the ability to learn and adapt to other programs such as SFDC, Contract Lifecycle Management (CLM) tool and Lean methodology.
Possess project management, analytical and negotiation skills.
In return, we offer you
We offer you a dynamic working environment in an innovative business, which offers you excellent opportunities to further develop and fully exploit your talents. This job comes with a competitive salary, excellent benefits and up-to-date training.
Why should you join Philips?
Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum at http://www.philips.com/b-dam/corporate/corporateblog/2016/PhilipsChronicDisease_5.jpg . Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.
To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech/working-at-philips/working-at-philips.html on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog at http://www.usa.philips.com/a-w/our-people/life-at-philips.html . Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech.html , or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech/faq.html .
Philips is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, disability, and protected veteran or marital status.
As an equal opportunity employer, Philips is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.