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Bilingual Commercial Contract Specialist

  • GE Healthcare
  • Experienced
  • Posted 11/7/2017 12:50:03 PM
  • 2997659
  • Job Function: Sales
  • Business Segment: Healthcare Finance
Location(s): Canada; Ontario, Quebec; Mississauga, Montreal

About Us:
GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Role Summary:
The Commercial Contract Specialist, under the guidance of the Finance & Operations Leader for Canada, is responsible for drafting & where appropriate, reviewing agreements including customer sales & service contracts, contract amendment, supplier purchase & sale agreements and confidentiality & consultant agreements as well as responding to customer request for proposals (RFPs). Works closely with company sales, service & sourcing teams as well as customers, business managers & attorneys.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Draft, review and negotiate legal documents such as but not limited to Request for Proposals (RFP), customer sales and service contracts/quotes, amendments, Non Disclosure Agreements (NDAs), and contract renewals
  • Manage contract clause libraries and contract databases
  • Identify and report any quality or compliance concerns and take immediate corrective action as required
  • Work closely with proposal centre team members/key stakeholders to develop best practices for proposal and contracts content and process; participate in Voice of Customer (VOC) gathering and benchmarking
  • Consistently demonstrate understanding and accurate interpretation of GE and customer’s terms and conditions and the implications/risks associated with such terms and conditions
  • Responsible for initiating Policy 5.0 workflows plusmonthly review and remediation of 5.0 violations
  • Ensure timely review of all assigned internal workflows; consistently demonstrate understanding of workflow status
  • Managing the contract approval process to meet/exceed business cycle time requirements.
  • Translation of documents as required

  • . Prior work experience or education on contract reviewing, drafting and negotiation
  • Bilingual (English and French) communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Demonstrated experience in prioritizing conflicting demands from multiple business clients in an extremely fast paced environment.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office (Outlook, Excel, Powerpoint, Word etc);
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated quality and detail-orientation is critical

    Desired Characteristics:
    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Juris Doctorate degree or prior business law experience in a similar role in a large law firm or corporate legal department.
  • Experience of the Healthcare industry and previous exposure to medical industry regulations (FDA, Medicare/Medicaid anti-kickback)

    Locations: Canada; Ontario, Quebec; Mississauga, Montreal

    GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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