This role has the responsibility of preparing contract negotiations, contract administration, and customer contact activities to provide for proper contract acquisition and fulfillment in accordance with company policies, legal requirements, and customer specifications.
Administers, extends, negotiates and terminates standard and nonstandard contracts. Conducts proposal preparation, contract negotiation, contract administration, and customer contact activities to provide for proper contract acquisition and fulfillment in accordance with company policies, legal requirements, and customer specifications. Examines estimates of material, equipment services, production costs, performance requirements, and delivery schedules to ensure accuracy and completeness. Prepares bids; processes specifications, progress, and other reports; advises management of contractual rights and obligations; compiles and analyzes data; and maintains historical information. May assist departments in the timely and accurate preparation, negotiation and submission of corporate group and independent delivery network contracts. Ensure pricing is within guidelines and that contracts have been reviewed and have the appropriate level of approval prior to execution. As appropriate, consult with Legal, IT, Finance, and department management regarding contract language and interpretation. Management of contract awards including products, pricing, membership, class of trade, wholesalers, admin fees, rebates and contract notifications. Correctly set up contracts in the appropriate systems to ensure compliance and the accurate calculation, processing, reporting and payment of rebates and admin fees. Make suggestions for changes in processes to automate, make more accurate or efficient. Accurate and timely preparation of City/County/State bid proposals and administration of awarded contracts with assistance from the appropriate sales representatives and Corporate Accounts. Analyze, track and report on the financial performance of all the above contracts to Senior management. Perform in-depth analysis of account performance, evaluate compliance reports, determine mitigating factors and recommend alternatives. Perform complex contract analysis and lead special projects. May also work with IT to fully utilize, enhance, or develop systems including, Contract Admin and Reporting System (CARS), Surgical Rebate Compliance System (SRCS), JD Edwards One World, Siebel, Bid Model, and Microsoft Office applications. This includes the writing and execution of test scripts for testing of said systems. Provide general guidance to and assist in the training of less experienced team members.
Alcon is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. As part of the Novartis Group of Companies, Alcon takes pride in maintaining a diverse environment and our policies are not to discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. Alcon is also committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please send an e-mail to [email protected] and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. EEO Statement The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. Minimum requirements High School Diploma or equivalent
3 years directly related experience
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