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Senior Associate, Contract Management


Lake Forest, IL
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The Senior Associate, Contract Management, will assist with the successful implementation, administration, and ongoing contract maintenance of contracts for the Contract management Team. The Contract Management Team is a business team within Pfizer Institutional Contracting which focuses on developing, implementing and maintaining critical contractual agreements to support Pfizer Business Unit Sales and Portfolio strategies. The Senior Associate, Contract management, will enter and/or validate pricing of contracts in Pfizer's contracting system to ensure that all pricing is accurate, as well as assist with contract analysis, as needed. The Senior Associate, Contract Management will support additional contracting processes and develop expert competencies in Institutional Contracting contract terms and conditions to assist with negotiations of contracts.


+ Assist in the administration and ongoing contract maintenance of Institutional Contracting contracts.

+ Conduct contract price set up and membership validation in the Pfizer contracting system of record.

+ Ensure that all contracts and all Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) documentation are in compliance with Pfizer Policy, Pfizer contracting guidelines, and SOX regulations. All documents will be maintained in an auditable, orderly, and organized manner.

+ Establish effective working relationship with Global Financial Solutions (GFS) to ensure membership is accurate and current; assist in resolving wholesaler chargeback discrepancies.

+ Develop and enhance internal and external customer relationships through direct communications with internal and external customers.

+ Perform ad hoc analysis and generate reports, as necessary, for better decision making and for analysis of contract performance.

+ Assist the internal team members with research and responses to internal and external customer inquiries.

+ Assist with customer inquiries via the Contracts Mailbox.

+ Carry out other assignments, as directed by Contract Management


+ Education: Bachelor's Degree in, Business Administration, Marketing or a related field is required.

+ Three or more years of experience is required; pharmaceutical industry is a plus; contracting experience with Institutional, Hemophilia, Oncology, and Long Term Care markets is desirable.

+ Comfortable working under constant deadlines, and the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously

+ Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal, to influence and develop customer relationships.

+ Strong collaboration skills essential.

+ Proficiency in Word, Excel, Access

+ Ability to learn Pfizer contracting-related systems such as Flex, SAP, and Business Objects (BO)


Internal relationships: Contract Strategy, Contract Development, Legal, Trade, Sales, Account Management, Portfolio Teams, Compliance, Contract Operations, Business Technology, Gov't Pricing, Customer Service, Global Financial Services, Corporate Finance,

Customer Analytics, and the Pfizer Business Units.

External relationships: Customers

EEO & Employment Eligibility

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.

Sunshine Act

Pfizer reports payments and other transfers of value to health care providers as required by federal and state transparency laws and implementing regulations. These laws and regulations require Pfizer to provide government agencies with information such as a health care provider's name, address and the type of payments or other value received, generally for public disclosure. Subject to further legal review and statutory or regulatory clarification, which Pfizer intends to pursue, reimbursement of recruiting expenses for licensed physicians may constitute a reportable transfer of value under the federal transparency law commonly known as the Sunshine Act. Therefore, if you are a licensed physician who incurs recruiting expenses as a result of interviewing with Pfizer that we pay or reimburse, your name, address and the amount of payments made currently will be reported to the government. If you have questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact your Talent Acquisition representative.

Additional Details:

Last Date to Apply for Job: December 10, 2017

This role can be located at either our north suburban Chicago/Lake Forest, IL or NY HQ offices

Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.
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