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Contracts Manager (Hybrid: Cambridge, MA)



Cambridge, MA, USA
Posted on Friday, April 19, 2024

Job Title

Contracts Manager (Hybrid: Cambridge, MA)

Job Description

As an individual contributor, in this hybrid role, you will leverage your experiences 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.

Your role:

  • Act as a trusted advisor partnering with stakeholders to create contract solutions to minimize risk, provide value to Philips and our customers, while 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.

  • Provide support to the customer fulfillment and proposal team for Request for Proposal’s (RFPs), Request for Information (RFI), Request for Quotes (RFQs), while 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.

  • Advising field teams and management of contractual rights, obligations, and provide interpretation of terms and conditions identifying solutions, as well as completing other projects as assigned such as continuous process improvement and working with stakeholders to review and update templates and tools.

You're the right fit if:

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

  • Your skills include proficiency in MS Office (Excel skills are required); Saleforce.com (SFDC), Contract Lifecycle Management (CLM) tools (preferred, with the ability to learn quickly). Additional skills in Lean methodology. Project management with solid analytical and negotiation skills required.

  • You have a Bachelor’s degree (required), with a Paralegal, Certified Contract Management (CCM) [or other contract management certification], or J.D.(desired).

  • You must be able to successfully perform the following minimum Physical, Cognitive and Environmental job requirements with or without accommodation for this position.

  • You’re an excellent communicator at many levels (articulate, empathetic, motivating and energizing); a well-organized multi-tasker, skilled at working in a team with tight deadlines, establishing priorities, gaining cooperation through persuasion to find solutions, and building consensus across functional areas, while managing various projects and setting priorities to achieve outcomes.

About Philips

We are a health technology company. We built our entire company around the belief that every human matters, and we won't stop until everybody everywhere has access to the quality healthcare that we all deserve. Do the work of your life to help improve the lives of others.

If you’re interested in this role and have many, but not all, of the experiences needed, we encourage you to apply. You may still be the right candidate for this or other opportunities at Philips. Learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion here.

Additional Information

US work authorization is a precondition of employment. The company will not consider candidates who require sponsorship for a work-authorized visa, now or in the future.

Company relocation benefits will not be provided for this position. For this hybrid position, you must reside in or within commuting distance to either Cambridge, MA.

This requisition is expected to stay active for 45 days but may close earlier if a successful candidate is selected or business necessity dictates. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to ensure consideration.

Philips is an Equal Employment and Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veteran and maintains a drug-free workplace.