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Director, Contract Management (Cambridge, MA)

Company: Philips
Location: Somerville
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Job Description:

Job TitleDirector, Contract Management (Cambridge, MA)Job DescriptionEffective -Tuesday, -January 4, 2022, all U.S.-based employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID as a condition of employment at Philips*.--- Employees may request a reasonable accommodation.*Montana employees are currently excluded from this requirement at this time.If you are a Colorado resident and this role is a field-based or remote role, you may be eligible to receive additional information about the compensation and benefits for this role, which we will provide upon request.--- -You may contact -888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.US work authorization is a precondition of employment. The company will not consider candidates who require sponsorship for a work-authorized visa. -Candidates need to live within the territory or within commuting distance to Cambridge, MA. - This position will support a hybrid work environment - with a blend of onsite-office and work-from-home days.Philips is a global leader in health technology, committed to improving billions of lives worldwide and striving to make the world healthier and more sustainable through innovation. Driven by the vision of a better tomorrow.But it's not just what we do, it's who we are. We are 80,000, wonderfully unique individuals, with two things in common: An unwavering sense of purpose and a relentless determination to deliver on our customers' needs. It's what inspires us to create meaningful solutions - the kind that make a real difference - when it matters most.The world and our customers' needs are changing faster than ever before and while we are proud of what we do already, we know we can do more. That's why we need you, to help us tackle increasingly complex challenges posed by ever evolving health and well-being needs.In this role, you have the opportunity to make life betterLooking at the challenges the world is facing today, Philips' purpose has never been more relevant. So, whatever your role, if you share our passion for helping others, you'll be working towards creating a better and fairer future for all.In this role, you will be responsible for all Contract Management activities in North America for all sales and service channels. Additionally, you will report to the Commercial Contracts Leader, Health Systems North America. - You are responsible for Proactively support strategy execution by delivering meaningful, accurate and timely reporting & analysis of contracts on business performance, thereby supporting relevant stakeholders to make fact- based sound business decisions. -Recommends new policies and procedures in Contract Management domain that affect immediate operations and may also have company-wide effect. -Apply company policies, procedures to resolve various issues. - -Initiates the required internal actions, monitor progress and push for deliverables. - -Develops professional expertise of subordinates, - -Directs and controls the activities of the Contract Management function; has overall control of planning, staffing, budgeting, managing expense, priorities, and recommending and implementing changes to the methods. - -Strong influence on business magnitude ($3B) -Establishes operational objectives and work plans, and delegates' assignments to subordinates. -Reviews objectives to determine success of operation. - -Works on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors. - -Act as trusted adviser to customers as well as internal stakeholders regarding deployment of contract strategies, merger and acquisitions, and contract obligations. -Exercise judgment in selecting methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. Networks with key contacts outside own area of expertise to identify root cause and countermeasures and build solutions to improve the efficiency and quality of contract management. -Understand contracts obligations and collaborate with business to ensure contract obligations are operationalized. -Develop and track key performance indicators; evaluate performance based on quality and velocity. - - -Responsible for ICS/SOX compliance and audits. -Cooperate with sales support, order management, project manager and other functional groups to ensure efficiency and consistency in contract fulfillment and execution. Evaluate and Monitor Contract Execution. -Drive continuous improvements applying LEAN. -Behavioral: Daily demonstration of the highest level of Philips Leadership competencies and 4 behaviors - -Other related duties as assigned.You are part ofOur mission to improve the lives of 2.5 billion people per year by 2030. Every day we move closer to achieving our goal by creating state of the art solutions that lead to confident diagnosis, improved care, and increased quality of life for patients. We enable our employees to create a legacy in life through their work and support their development through people-centric learning, total rewards, and personalized development planning programs. Our research and business provide unique opportunities to develop cutting-edge clinical solutions and deliver meaningful solutions in the healthcare space.To succeed in this role, you'll need a customer-first attitude and the following5+ Years of experience leading a team within the contract management space.Bachelor's degree require; advanced degree preferredParalegal, Certified Contract Management (CCM) [or other contract management certification], or J.D. desired.Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal and the ability to prioritize assignments.Ability to communicate clearly with employees at various levels within the organization, as well as customers.Highly organized and comfortable working in a fast-paced, high-energy environment that is deadline driven; be detail oriented and have the ability to multi-task and manage the day-to-day transactional work with projects, set priorities, and ensure completion of tasks.Proficient in MS Office; with the ability to learn and adapt to other programs such as Saleforce.com (SFDC), Contract Lifecycle Management (CLM) tools and Lean methodology.Project management; as well as, solid analytical and negotiation skills, required.Strong interpersonal skills, an energetic, proactive, flexible individual who can work independently and as a team player.Strong analytic, quantitative abilities and problem-solving -High level of executive decision making and organizational skills - -Contract and Financial Acumen; - -Functional knowledge of industry; Group Purchasing Organizations (GPO), Integrated Delivery Networks (IDN) -Knowledge and ability to apply Project management techniques -Microsoft Office 365 (TEAMS, Work, PowerPoint, Excel, SharePoint) -Certified LEAN - Daily Management, Problem Solving, Continuous Improvement, etc. -In return, we offer youThe ability to collaborate with, learn and grow from colleagues in a highly complex, global organization where you can use your strengths to help drive strategic business initiatives for Philips. - Additionally, we provide you a dynamic working environment in an innovative business, paired with a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and a supportive atmosphere where you can sharpen your talents with new challenges and career opportunities.How we work at PhilipsOur newly adopted hybrid work concept fuses flexibility with -collaboration to deliver great outcomes for our people and -our customers. -We are -embracing an approach wherein we -spend more time together than apart - which for full-time -employees translates to an average of at least 3 days -working from the office and up to 2 days from home - for -our hybrid roles.---Hybrid work flexibility means people can meet the changing -demands of work and home in the most balanced, -productive, and healthy way. -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 innovative, customer-first health technology solutions. Help us improve the health and well-being of billions of people, every year. Ultimately creating a career that no one could have planned for. Even you.Visit our careers website to explore what it's like working at Philips, read stories from our employee blog, find information about our recruitment process and answers to some frequently asked questions.#LI-PH1#IndeedCSIt is the policy of Philips to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all colleagues and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy/childbirth, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability or perceived disability, genetic information, citizenship, veteran or military status or a person's relationship or association with a protected veteran, including spouses and other family members, marital or domestic partner status, or any other category protected by federal, state and/or local laws.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.Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/VeteranJob SummaryJob number: 463575Date posted : 2022-05-24Profession: SalesEmployment type: Full time

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