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Contracts Specialist - Mahwah, NJ in Mahwah, NJ at Getinge

Date Posted: 4/13/2019

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    Mahwah, NJ
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Job Description

Together we can make a difference

At Getinge we are dedicated and passionate about helping our customers save lives and ensure excellent care. We provide innovations for operating rooms, intensive-care units, sterilization departments and for life science companies and institutions. Our portfolio combines well-known product brands such as Maquet, Pulsion, Atrium, Lancer and Datascope – just to name a few.

A career at Getinge will provide career opportunities that both inspire and challenge. Here, you can make a difference every day.

Contracts Specialist - Wayne/Mahwah, NJ

Position Summary

As a Contract Specialist within the Getinge Commercial Support team, the position will be responsible for the preparation, review, delivery and finalization of customer sales contracts in adherence with the US SSU policies and guidelines. This role serves as a vital resource in the process of completing contract documents for our SSU Field SalesTeams. The position will report to the Manager Commercial Support.

This position is  part of the Sales Operations Department and not the Legal Department.

 Job Details

  • Serve as main point of contact for review of customer paper and nonstandard customer requested changes; liaison with Legal, Finance and other teams as needed to reach resolution on requested changes.
  • Maintain and oversee agreement templates used by the Commercial Support team to ensure accuracy and consistency of terms and conditions.
  • Draft and review limited contract content under the guidance of an attorney. Review and approve draft language prepared by other Commercial Support team members.
  • Manage workflow of customer contracts to ensure timely processing.
  • Maintain electronic agreement files
  • Develop broad knowledge of Getinge Sales teams and their respective products/services through the preparation of contracts as well as formal and informal learning opportunities.
  • Prepare various customer agreement forms, such as Master agreements, purchase agreements, amendments and other customer correspondence as needed under limited supervision while identifying potential risks associated with terms and conditions.
  • Manage own workload to ensure customer performance expectations are met; proactively engage business team to complete contract renewal cycle.
  • Leverage business experience utilizing business acumen to identify solutions to address customer concerns while aligning to Getinge business objectives.
  • Identify and assist in the implementation/communication of new contract processes as appropriate.
  • Provide customer support for routine questions and inquiries received from internal clients.
  • Recommend/utilize/interpret advanced data and to present documentation and analysis and resolve complex problems.
  • Establish and cultivate an extensive network of support to facilitate completion of assignments.
  • Work on special projects as needed.


  • Associate’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Paralegal Certificate preferred.
  • A minimum of 3 years related experience
  • Experience using a CRM or related tool to manage contracts.
  • Applies knowledge of business concepts, procedures and practices and/or develops technologies or processes.
  • Ability to comfortably work cross-functionally across all levels in the organization including, with upper management. 
  • Strong business acumen; ability to exercise good business judgement
  • Solves complex problems and provides solutions. Troubleshoots problems.
  • Thorough understanding of contract language and its impact.
  • Must be able to work in a high-paced environment handling multiple tasks at the same time; and must maintain confidentiality of projects, legal and business information at all times.
  • Strong written and oral communication and strong command of the English language as relates to proper grammar, punctuation and editing skills as required.
  • Time management skills; ability to handle high volume requests
  • Superior organizational skills to maintain order of files and prioritize work.
  • Demonstrate excellent attention to detail and ability to consistently produce a high-quality work product under tight deadlines
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat Pro, and PowerPoint.
  • Exposure to CRM tools, Sharepoint, Microsoft Teams, contracting software and/or SAP preferred but not required

GETINGE Company the position

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Getinge is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability

We look forward to receiving your application. If you share our passion and believe that saving lives is the greatest job in the world, then we look forward to receiving your application. We hope you will join us on our journey to become the world’s most desired medtech company.