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Senior Contracts Administrator in Fremont, CA at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 5/3/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Fremont, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/3/2019
  • Job ID:
    R414598

Job Description

The Senior Contracts Administrator--to be based in Fremont, CA--will serve as a key partner to Stryker's Neurovascular division. This individual will be responsible for negotiating, structuring, and/or administrating contractual documents that establish business relationships with vendors, customers and/or partners, and will work with sales and service teams as well as the legal department to structure contracts, as well as analyze contracts to ensure compliance to company policy, government specifications and other requirements. Responsibilities will include:

  • Drafting, editing and negotiating contracts and proactively handling various transactional matters through to completion on a broad range of matters (including master services agreements, independent contractor agreements, product development agreement, training facility agreements, NDAs, HCP and non-HCP consulting agreements);
  • Acts as primary contact between the Legal Department and various business functions supporting Stryker Neurovascular, ensuring all legal and contractual matters are addressed efficiently and promptly;
  • Developing, implementing, and enforcing core contract management processes for request, execution and filing of agreements;
  • Identifying system or process improvements that increase efficiency, compliance or reduce cost to the business;
  • Contributes to broader legal group initiatives with minimal supervision of manager or project lead;
  • Responsible for developing strong relationships to foster an advisory or collaborative approach with others within the department was well as with other functions within Stryker;
  • Follows and educates others on core contract management processes for execution and filing of agreements;
  • Making decisions of minimal to moderate impact within area of influence/ responsibility, exercising independent judgment in consult with manager and viewed as an interdepartmental resource; and
  • Assists on other matters as needed.

Requirements and Experience:

  • Minimum 5 - 7 years’ experience (non-degreed) or 3 - 5 years’ experience (degreed) contracts redlining and negotiation experience.
  • Paralegal or professional experience in law firm or corporate legal department setting.
  • Medical device, pharmaceutical, life sciences experience a plus.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and ability to communicate at all levels of organization.
  • Demonstrates developing ability to anticipate impact and take initiative beyond direct responsibilities. 
  • Must have excellent communication and writing skills.
  • Must have discretion and maintain confidentiality.
  • Demonstrates professional and positive demeanor and is perceived as highly competent.
  • Ability to complete high volume of work in a timely and thorough manner with minimal rework.
  • Ability to work well as part of a team and independently and demonstrates developing ability to anticipate impact and take initiative beyond direct responsibilities. 
  • Must be well-organized, detail-oriented, and able to manage numerous projects and conflicting demands in a fast-paced environment.
  • High proficiency in computer systems and programs such as the Microsoft Office suite and ability to learn Stryker-specific systems.

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: Up to 25%

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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