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BAXTER: Bilingual Tender And Contracts Manager


This is a Full-time position in Milton, ON posted May 12, 2021.

This is where you save and sustain livesAt Baxter, we are deeply connected by our mission.

No matter your role at Baxter, your work makes a positive impact on people around the world.

You’ll feel a sense of purpose throughout the organization, as we know our work improves outcomes for millions of patients.Baxter’s products and therapies are found in almost every hospital worldwide, in clinics and in the home.

For over 85 years, we have pioneered significant medical innovations that transform healthcare.Together, we create a place where we are happy, successful and inspire each other.

This is where you can do your best work.Join us at the intersection of saving and sustaining lives—where your purpose accelerates our mission.The role of Tender and Contracts Manager is responsible for regional contract and RFP management for all consumable, equipment and service contracts and RFPs.

The Tender & Contracts Manager will work with key business partners, primarily Sales, Marketing, Pricing, Quality, Regulatory Affairs, Logistics, and Legal, to ensure successful end-to-end management of all RFPs/RFQs/RFIs and Contracts as well as providing full management for RFPs/RFQs/RFIs and Contracts with professional application of project management skills, as well as engaging in the strategy of the deal providing recommendations, statistics, and any sort of specialized support to stakeholders.

You will engage in Request for Proposals (RFP), Request for Information (RFI), and Tender responses supporting all levels of stakeholders till completion of the submission.

Taking full responsibility for the contracts and request for proposals under its umbrella acting diligently in accordance with the processes in place.

Responsible for the development, implementation, and maintenance of contracts for region respective customers.Accountable for the development of contractual verbiage.

Scrutinize viability of any requested changes or additions to standard contract verbiage and compare to business standards.

Work with Group Contracts and Tender Manager, Legal Department or the Business owner for guidance and approval.Responsible for the accurate and timely notification of pricing and eligibility to customers.Assist all levels of stakeholders with the strategic management of the Contract Calendar taking into the account the national perspective.Act as Project Manager in all contract resigns, RFP’s, and RFI’s for the region as well as accessory tasks derived from the management of such contracts and requests for proposalUse business judgment to ensure consistency amongst all contracts within region.Be subject matter experts with Group Purchasing Organization and/or Customer Buying Groups and apply that judgment to contract resign/pricing with a strategic vision in mind.Execute and manage contract process (new, renewals, capital, consumables, lease, quotes, extensions)Ensure all contract resign occur in timely manner and use judgment on determining if there’s a need to escalate to Management TeamManaging the contract process, leading the process for preparation of agreements, contracts, and/or price quotations.Ensure full compliance with Baxter documented procedures (SOPs, BOPs, Approval Rights, Signature Rights, RACI Matrix, Contract Forms Package, Contract Templates), all applicable laws, regulations and standards, good business practicesEngage in terms/conditions negotiations internally and externally to support Sales and ensure Baxter’s interests are well defended and processes are followedManage terms and conditions analysis with Legal Specialist and/or Legal to ensure completion within timelines and adherence to processesEducation and ExperienceUniversity DegreeBusiness Administration, contracts specialty or related field2-4 years related experience, healthcare preferredContract and Pricing ManagementSales Support RFP ManagementProfessional Designation: PMP, CAPM, or APMPAdditional Skills Bilingual preferred– Excellent written and verbal communication skills in both English and FrenchProject Management experienceAbility to work in a fast-paced, matrix environment and be able to balance the needs and requirements of many stakeholders including senior managementCritical thinking and problem solving skillsDetail orientedCustomer facing experienceExcellent computer skills including Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPointStrong business acumenExcellent communication and interpersonal skillsStrong time management and organizational skillsJD Edwards and Cognos experience would be an assetMust be a self-starter and ability to work proficiently with limited supervision.

Must be highly analytical.#LI-RW1#IND-CAReasonable AccommodationsBaxter is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities.

If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.