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CONTRACT ANALYST IV

TE Connectivity

Location: Middletown, Pennsylvania

Job Type: Full time

Posted


At TE, you will unleash your potential working with people from diverse backgrounds and industries to create a safer, sustainable and more connected world.

Job Overview

The Medical Business Unit is part of the Industrial Solutions segment and is a global business unit having several sites, primarily in the U.S. and Europe. The Medical Business Unit is the partner of choice for customers in building devices that save lives. We are currently seeking a Contract Analyst for our global legal team.

The Medical Contract Analyst plays a vital role in our ability to achieve our goals by building and maintaining strong relationships with our Customers and Suppliers by negotiating the contracts that govern those relationships. You will be responsible for contract review, negotiation, close-out, extension, and renewal; and communicating contractual changes to all stakeholders. The Contract Analyst leads the process of raising and addressing any contract-related issues that arise, both internally and externally. The successful candidate will partner with a variety of business support functions, including the Law Department, Product Management, Customer Care, Sales, Procurement, Operations, and Quality. The position reports directly to Medical’s Associate General Counsel

Responsibilities

  • Review, draft, edit, and negotiate contracts with customers assuring alignment with key business points achieving the best possible outcome for TE and the business unit
  • Support the review of Customer contracting terms and flow downs
  • Partner with various internal stakeholders including the Law Department, Sales, Engineering, Product Management, Procurement, Operations, and Quality to ensure all appropriate approvals are received prior to execution of a contract
  • Create letters or other documents as they relate to contracts
  • Work with Pricing, Procurement, Finance, and Product Management to compile exhibits for Customer and Supplier contracts
  • Attend meetings/calls with the Law Department, Product Management, Sales, or Procurement teams to identify and address material issues related to proposed agreements and amendments
  • Review contracts to identify any needed changes or trends and escalate findings to management
  • Partner with Sales, Procurement, and Product Management teams to develop and coordinate strategies for individual customers and suppliers during the contracting process to ensure successful implementation of contracts, amendments and/or pricing updates
  • Demonstrate effective and regular communication on Customer and Supplier related issues and contract concerns with all stakeholders in the business
  • Review executed contracts to validate and verify contractual information and accountable for the related database administration
  • Ensure all contracts align with internal audit and other compliance requirements
  • Ensure all contract files are current, accurate, and up to date
  • Educate Sales and Procurement and other internal stakeholders on key business points, our contracting process, and how to navigate through the contracting process
  • Work with business unit functions globally to ensure the terms and conditions of the Customer and Procurement contracts are understood by all relevant members of the team
  • Travel: less than 10%

What your background should look like:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, law, or other similar area of study
  • Juris doctorate from an accredited law school is preferred, but not a required
  • Relevant work experience including proven experience creating moderately complex customer and suppliers contracts
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills with the ability to constructively explain contracts to a variety of stakeholders and effectively work cross-functionally
  • Experience in manufacturing, medical device, IVD and/or CRO contracts is highly preferred
  • Meticulous attention to detail, organization, and ability to execute multiple projects while adhering to deadlines.
  • Strong personal attributes of integrity, personal accountability and principles that embrace transparency.
  • Ability to work independently in a highly matrixed global organization

Competencies

Values: Integrity, Accountability, Teamwork, Innovation