Full Job Description
This is where you save and sustain lives
At Baxter, we are deeply connected by our mission. No matter your role at Baxter, your work makes a positive impact on people around the world. You’ll feel a sense of purpose throughout the organization, as we know our work improves outcomes for millions of patients.
Baxter’s products and therapies are found in almost every hospital worldwide, in clinics and in the home. For over 85 years, we have pioneered significant medical innovations that transform healthcare.
Together, we create a place where we are happy, successful and inspire each other. This is where you can do your best work.
Join us at the intersection of saving and sustaining lives— where your purpose accelerates our mission.
The Senior Contracts Manager supports the BioPharma Solutions global business in achieving annual sales of $600M+ through active development, negotiation and drafting of B2B sterile manufacturing contracts (clinical and commercial) in accordance with business, legal and quality requirements. The Senior Contracts Manager collaborates with the legal, sales and manufacturing teams to develop and finalize contracts/amendments through direct negotiations with the BPS external clients which consists of 70+ industry leading pharmaceutical companies. Aside from agreement drafting, this individual will also provide key interpretation of contract provisions as well as manage implementation of the agreement provisions throughout the agreement term.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Negotiate and communicate directly with clients as well as internal parties to reach consensus on business, legal, quality, regulatory and technical terms of agreements
Lead all drafting aspects related to agreements and/or amendments with the expertise to advise internal stakeholders of the implications and obligations of such terms with a recommendation of any applicable changes
Extensive collaboration with Legal, Marketing, Sales, Manufacturing and Senior Leadership teams to understand core business objectives and development of agreement terms to support such
Manage agreement administration activities including agreement implementation and maintenance to ensure all aspects occur with accuracy and in a timely manner (i.e. annual price increases, compliance)
Stewardship of SalesForce.com to ensure key terms are documented in the summary and all agreements and/or amendments are readily accessible by internal parties
Periodically review agreement templates and positions to ensure terms continue to meet business, legal and regulatory requirements; Suggest modifications as needed
Extensive experience in agreement drafting, interpreting agreement terms and providing appropriate guidance to internal teams
Ability to negotiate several agreements with matrixed teams and prioritize accordingly
Proven ability to understand interdependencies of agreement terms and required revisions to ensure consistency throughout the agreement
Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to interface with internal and external clients
Must be highly proficient in reviewing, understanding and interpreting the terms of various business agreements
Minimum of 4+ years experience in active negotiating and drafting of agreements
Experience in the pharmaceutical or contract manufacturing industry preferred
BS/BA required; JD preferred
Equal Employment Opportunity
Baxter is an equal opportunity employer. Baxter evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic.
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