An excellent opportunity to work for one of a leading global organisation, based in Birmingham.
Under general supervision, the Contract Manager is responsible for the sourcing process of their assigned portfolio, including market research, bid preparation, RFI/RFP, contract negotiations, and contract launch. Should a strategy require development, the contract manager will develop with the guidance of their manager.
Communicate effectively and efficiently with internal resources:
· Communicate negotiation status and results to internal groups. Audiences include but are not limited to: clinical operations or board leads, legal, account management, and global sourcing.
· Facilitate conversations with functional team during project kick-off to gather feedback, opinions, and alignment of resource needs to meet contracting initiative timelines. Functional team includes financial analysts, board leads, team lead, legal, communications, etc.
· Communicate bid process, negotiation status, agreement on terms, financial proposal concerns and other matters with supplier.
Collaboration required with functional team throughout sourcing process:
·with legal staff on development and finalisation of contract
·with financial analysts on assessing supplier proposals
·with board leads on meeting with advisory boards
·with contract analysts on product/price loading of awarded agreements
·with portfolio specialists and communications on contract launch/implementation
·with account management in their member-facing duties related to the portfolio