Covetrus is a global animal-health technology and services company dedicated to empowering veterinary practice partners to drive improved health and financial outcomes. We are bringing together products, services, and technology into a single platform that connects our customers to the solutions and insights they need to work best. Our passion for the well-being of animals and those who care for them drives us to advance the world of veterinary medicine.
The Manager, Contract Administration leads a team to ensure value capture by leading contract creation, tracking, and administration to the portfolio of commercial agreements, and supporting the sales team in contract negotiations.
Create, administer, and monitor practice contracts
Guide specialists in the creation of contracts in order to provide accurate view of commercial agreements
Ensure that approved commercial terms are accurately reflected in each contract
Clearly track timeline / schedule of contracts to understand the contractual terms such as rebates
Maintain a repository of all buy-side contractual records, documents, signed contracts and records supporting all business cases prepared for review to have clear, organized view of all records
Oversee analysts to ensure consistent management of all contracts including contracting process oversight, document management, contract close-out, extensions, and renewals
Support contract negotiation preparation to ensure value capture
Support sales team in contract negotiation and preparation to achieve the best contract price by providing related contract history and information
Provide feedback on contract terms to sales team
Leads and assists in other projects and performs other duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Marketing, or related field required; MBA preferred.
5+ years of pricing and contracting preferred
Animal health industry, preferred
Previous experience applying organizational standards & requirements when developing requests for proposals, negotiating terms, and drafting contracts
Synthesizing and conveying complex information in a way that others can readily follow
COMPETENCIES (SKILLS AND ABILITIES)
Ability to collaborate cross-functionally with team members to support negotiation preparation
Proven ability to build and maintain productive relationships with internal partners.
Must have ability to follow-through to solve problems.
ability to work in a fast pace environment, managing multiple tasks and priorities
Ability to influence to achieve positive outcomes
Exhibits willingness to accept and incorporate feedback
Excellent Communication skills
Contract regulation / guideline knowledge
Project and document management skills
Ability to read and interpret complex written documentation
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Covetrus is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other charact
Covetrus is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law
Henry Schein Animal Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, and/or disability that can be reasonably accommodated without undue hardship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, citizenship, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.