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Sr. Director, Contracts Management, CoE

Company: Edwards Lifesciences Gruppe
Location: Irvine
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

We have made changes to enhance your experience. If you have applied for a job previously, you will need to create a new account. Thank you for your patience. Sr. Director, Contracts Management, CoE page is loaded Sr. Director, Contracts Management, CoE Apply locations USA - California - Irvine time type Full time posted on Posted Yesterday job requisition id Req-23363 Key Responsibilities:

  • Partner with ECLIPSE program leaders in the development of the global strategy of the enterprise contracts management center of excellence. Drive the development and implementation of new, policies, processes, standards, templates, and training across the globe
  • Develop contracts governance and compliance requirements for the organization.
  • Collaborate with program leads with the implementation of a new enterprise contracts lifecycle management (ECLM) system and optimizing contracts processes. Align and manage the contracts lifecycle management technology administration group in partnership with the IT team.
  • Provide guidance of the development and maintenance of the CMO knowledge hub, training of contracts personnel, and various performance metrics.
  • Establish best practice contracts processes and policies for the CMO. Lead efforts to optimize processes and systems by assessing needs and developing, proposing and implementing solutions.
  • Manage a global team with responsibilities to maintain and enhance best practice contracts processes and policies for the CMO. Develop CMO staffing strategy and drive a high-performance culture that is focused on quality and business results. Create an environment that fosters employee motivation and engagement.
  • Serve as the chair of the global contracts management advisory council. Provide direction and guidance to project teams to execute enterprise-level projects, initiatives and/or programs.
  • Resolve contract management issues and concerns that may arise with the contracts business and functional teams and ensure alignment with ECLIPSE and CMO enterprise strategy.
  • Other incidental dutiesBasic Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's Degree in in related field
    • Expert understanding of the contract management lifecycle and understanding of core legal contracts processes and issues and strong working knowledge of healthcare compliance considerations
    • Expert understanding of drafting, reviewing, analyzing, negotiating and managing a wide variety of contract types (e.g., Master Service Agreements (MSAs) and corresponding SOWs, Software as a Service (SaaS) agreements, healthcare professional (HCP) agreements, etc.)Preferred Qualifications:
      • Master's Degree or equivalent in related field
      • Demonstrated ability to handle complex legal issues, apply critical judgment, and provide efficient and effective contract-related issue resolution, both internally and externally
      • Background in the medical device, pharmaceutical, or other relevant healthcare industry
      • Proven successful project management leadership skills
      • Ability to develop and integrate metrics into the projects and operations that clearly demonstrate the value of contract management to the business
      • Proven expertise in both Microsoft Office Suite
      • Excellent documentation and communication skills and interpersonal relationship skills including negotiating and relationship management skills with ability to drive achievement of objectives
      • Demonstrated ability to manage one or more teams and provide coaching and feedback, including responsibility for all employee actions including hire/fire authority and partnering with HR on all aspects of employee relations
      • Strict attention to detail
      • Ability to interact professionally with all organizational levels and proactively escalate issues to appropriate levels of management in the organization
      • Ability to work and excel within a fast-paced, dynamic, and constantly changing work environment
      • Frequently interacts with internal and external management and senior-level customer representatives concerning projects, operational decisions, scheduling requirements, and/or contractual clarifications
      • Lead technical meetings for internal and external representatives
      • Require the ability to change the thinking of, or gain acceptance from others in sensitive situations, without damage to the relationship
      • Dedicated to quality client service and pro-active and responsive to client needs
      • Develop peer, cross functional and cross business relationships to maximize best practice sharing and team effectiveness.
      • Provide leadership and direction to cross-functional teams to successfully implement global enterprise systems and related solutions
      • Develop relationships and leverage them to influence change
      • Support and solicit input from team members at all levels
      • Adhere to all company rules and requirements (e.g., pandemic protocols, Environmental Health & Safety rules) and take adequate control measures in preventing injuries to themselves and others as well as to the protection of environment and prevention of pollution under their span of influence/controlAligning our overall business objectives with performance, we offer competitive salaries, performance-based incentives, and a wide variety of benefits programs to address the diverse individual needs of our employees and their families.For California, the base pay range for this position is $153,000 to $217,000 (highly experienced).The pay for the successful candidate will depend on various factors (e.g., qualifications, education, prior experience). E dwards is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer including protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities. COVID Vaccination RequirementEdwards is committed to complying with the requirements and guidance from our government authorities and to protecting our vulnerable patients and the healthcare providers who are treating them around the world. As such, all Healthcare Interacting positions require COVID-19 vaccination, which includes anyone who directly interfaces with patients and those who interact with healthcare providers as part of their role. If hired, as a condition of employment, you will be required to submit proof that you have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless you request and are granted a medical or religious accommodation for exemption from the vaccination requirement. This vaccination requirement does not apply in countries where it is prohibited by law to impose vaccination. In countries where vaccines are less available, or other requirements exist, we may institute alternate measures that optimize patient safety and healthcare provider safety, which may include regular COVID testing or specific masking requirements. About Us Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in patient-focused medical innovations for structural heart disease, as well as critical care and surgical monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company collaborates with the world's leading clinicians and researchers to address unmet healthcare needs, working to improve patient outcomes and enhance lives. Headquartered in Irvine, California, Edwards Lifesciences has extensive operations in North America, Europe, Japan, Latin America and Asia and currently employs over 15,000 individuals worldwide. - For us, helping patients is not a slogan - it's our life's work. From developing devices that replace or repair a diseased heart valve to creating new technologies that monitor vital signs in the critical care setting, we focus on helping patients regain and improve the quality of their life.

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