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Job Title:  REMOTE - Contract Administrator

Req ID:  33631
Job Category:  Sales

Mentor, OH, US, 44060


At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.

The Role

The Contract Administrator will provide support to the sales effort by conducting reviews of in-house pre-orders and purchase orders terms and conditions to ensure contractual obligations are met and corporate objectives are maintained, to include business decisions and legal concerns.  Drive contract negotiations with Customers, negotiating terms and conditions.  Review and take exceptions to Project RFPs and state and local government RFP terms and conditions.

This is a FULLY REMOTE position. Work from home anywhere you choose in the continental U.S. during standard business hours.

What You Will Do

  • Provide in-depth review of purchase orders, sub-contract agreements, and pre-order agreements, taking the necessary exceptions to ensure corporate objectives are maintained and pre-negotiated contractual obligations are met.
  • Review Project RFP/RFI terms and conditions and local and state government bid terms and conditions, working with the Corporate Accounts team, Account Managers and Group Leaders to ensure terms and conditions represent corporate and sales objectives.
  • Liaise with contractors to negotiate contractual terms and conditions that support corporate goals and business decisions.
  • If exceptions have been taken on an agreement, ensure Customer has accepted same when fully executed copy of the terms and conditions is returned. 
  • Interface directly with the Customer in support of STERIS’s sales efforts, when required.
  • While reviewing contract language, note information pertaining to scope of work and notify Sales of requirements.
  • As required, escalate Customer issues to appropriate functional manager and track to resolution.

What You Will Do - cont'd

  • Work with Corporate Legal Representatives to assure that all contracts are succinct, effective, complete, and adequately protect STERIS’s interests.
  • Interface with various departments within STERIS to ensure accurate information is identified in the agreements.  Departments include, but are not limited to, the business units, legal, risk management, credit dept., etc.
  • Maintain a tracking system of all agreement reviews with a clear description of each process and timeline.
  • Participate in special projects as assigned by Manager

What You Need To Be Successful

  • At least 1 year of experience in a corporate sales support function
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field

What Will Help You

  • Experience in a corporate contracts function; demonstrated experience in corporate contract negotiations
  • Knowledge of STERIS/Amsco product line desirable

Skills Required For Success

  • Deep understanding of corporate liabilities
  • Experience in corporate contract negotiations with external Customers
  • Proven dedication to providing optimum Customer satisfaction
  • Excellent contract negotiation skills
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and problem solving /troubleshooting solving skills.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organization and time-management skills, accuracy and attention to detail is essential.
  • Must have the ability to multitask and set priorities to meet deadlines. 
  • Must be organized to handle many jobs in various phases of completion.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a cross-functional team, in a fast-paced environment; must be a self-starter able to work well under pressure with strict deadlines
  • Excellent computer experience (including database management).  Ability to manipulate the internet for opportunities.
  • Demonstrate proficiency with MS Office, Outlook, Word, and Excel

What STERIS Offers

The opportunity to join a company that will invest in you for the long-term. STERIS couldn’t be where it is today without our incredible people. That’s why we share in our success together by rewarding you for your hard work. Hiring people who are in it for the long run with STERIS is our ultimate goal. We do this by providing competitive salaries, healthcare benefits, tuition assistance, paid-time off, holidays, matching 401(k), annual merit, and incentive plans.  Join us and help write our next chapter. #LI-EK1


STERIS is a leading provider of products and services that meet the needs of growth areas within Healthcare: procedures, devices, vaccines and biologics.  We exist to fulfill our MISSION TO HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD. STERIS is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 16,000 associates and Customers in more than 100 countries.

If you need assistance completing the application process, please call 1 (440) 392.7047. This contact information is for accommodation inquiries only and cannot be used to check application status.

STERIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity and the use of affirmative action programs to ensure that persons are recruited, hired, trained, transferred and promoted in all job groups regardless of race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state or local law.  We are not only committed to this policy by our status as a federal government contractor, but also we are strongly bound by the principle of equal employment opportunity.

The full affirmative action program, absent the data metrics required by § 60-741.44(k), shall be available to all employees and applicants for employment for inspection upon request. The program may be obtained at your location’s HR Office during normal business hours.

Req ID:  33631
Job Category:  Sales

Mentor, OH, US, 44060

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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