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Philips Commercial Contracts Manager- Health Systems (Cambridge, MA) in Cambridge, Massachusetts

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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 c ontact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.

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.

This position is based in Cambridge, MA . Company relocation benefits will not be provided for this position. Candidates need to live within the territory or within commuting distance. Role is 100% remote right now due to the pandemic. Eventually, the team will go into the Cambridge office 2-3 days/wk.

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

Our mission to improve the lives of 3 billion people per year by 2030. Every day we move closer to achieving our goal by creating a 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 should have the following skills and experience

  • 5+ years of experience drafting, reviewing, and negotiating commercial contracts (or a combination of experience and education).

  • Bachelor’s degree required.

  • Paralegal, Certified Contract Management (CCM) [or other contract management certification], or J.D. desired.

  • Must possess excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • 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.

Your team

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.

In return, we offer you

Sharpen your talents with new challenges in our dynamic organization. As a market-driven company, we’re used to listening to our customers & apply the same thinking to our employees. We offer a competitive salary, outstanding benefits and flexibility in a career with a positive and supportive atmosphere in which to develop your talents further.

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. 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 on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog. Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process, or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions.

It 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.

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