Tender & Contract Associate Manager in Amsterdam at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 7/20/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced, commercially growing environment?

Do you love to manage processes, projects and meet deadlines?

If you’re passionate about Stryker products and driven to win, we may have the perfect opportunity for you. Join us here at Stryker in the position of Tender & Contracts Manager and help us improve healthcare.

  • Do you want to be part of a driven and multicultural working environment?
  • Do you want to join a company that improves people's lives on a daily basis?
  • Can you manage multiple priorities simultaneously while meeting strict deadlines?
  • Do you enjoy working with spreadsheets and managing timelines?
  • Are you a structured, detail-oriented team player?

Yes? Then this could be your next challenge!

This is a truly dynamic opportunity for a talented Tender & Contract Specialist who is keen to have a successful career in Stryker’s commercial environment.   You will be responsible for managing all tender submissions for Stryker Netherlands  and for the contract set-up and overall contract management.

You will join a multi-disciplinary team that enjoys collaborating to bring the Commercial Department of the Netherlands to the next level of professionalism.

What you will do:


In collaboration with the Commercial Services Manager, you will manage the entire tender process (identification, response and evaluation). You will lead the tender process, in collaboration with Legal, Sales, Finance and Product Management.

You will:

  • Scout tender opportunities (internal/external).
  • Initiate and lead tender meetings.
  • Create tender action plans (required questions, docs, tasks and deadlines).
  • Co-ordinate a multidisciplinary team in tender activities to create the commercial offer.
  • Review total tender submission.
  • Pro-actively communicate timelines and status updates with all stakeholders.
  • Support pricing specialists in price evaluations.
  • Evaluate the process and outcome (win/loss).
  • Continuously evaluate the tender process and implement improvements.
  • Manage and continuously update the content library.
  • Maintain the Tender forecast for senior management.


For customer contracts you will be the first point of contact for all sales related legal inquiries and approval requests. You will work closely with Stryker’s legal counsel and your Sales colleagues while managing the Contract database. The goal is to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the contract process.

You will:

  • Manage the distribution of draft and finalized contracts (internal and external).
  • Manage contract renewals.
  • Maintain and develop the internal contract management system, providing easy access to all proposals and contracts.
  • Update, maintain and optimize the opportunity tracker.
  • Together with Sales, gather market information on competitor contracts.

What you will need:

  • 5 to 10 years of relevant work experience in Tenders & Contracts
  • Bachelor’s degree level of working and thinking (preferably Business Administration/Economics/Law)
  • Native Dutch and fluent English
  • Good knowledge of MS Office (Word, PPT & Excel)
  • The ability to multi-task and juggle multiple projects simultaneously
  • A high level of discipline and be able to meet strict deadlines
  • To be a structured and organizational planner
  • To be articulate, numerical, process oriented
  • To be detailed and results driven
  • To be a diplomatic team player focused on hitting deadlines in a high pressure environment
  • To be a strong communicator with strong writing/bid text authoring skills (in Dutch)

Who We Are and What We Believe

A Dozen Reasons To Love Us

Work From Home: Regularly scheduled days

Travel Percentage: 0%

Join our talent network

Joining our talent network will enhance your job search and application process. Whether you choose to apply or just leave your information, we look forward to staying connected to you.

Join Our Team