Acumed
  • 21-Aug-2020 to Until Filled (PST)
  • Contracts
  • Hillsboro, OR, USA
  • DOE
  • Salary
  • Full Time
  • Worksite - Brookwood

Medical, Vision, Dental, 401(k) match, Paid Time Off, Tri-Met Pass Sponsorship, Costco Membership Sponsorship, Fitness Reimbursement, and more!


About Us

Acumed is a global leader of innovative orthopaedic and medical solutions developed to improve patient care. With over three decades of experience in the orthopaedic industry, our mission is to aid the afflicted through the ingenuity of our minds, the labor of our hands and the compassion of our hearts. The company is headquartered in Hillsboro, Oregon with a global sales and distribution network supported by offices worldwide.

National Account Analyst

The National Account Analyst (NAA) supports the National Account team by managing, analyzing, and performing tasks related to contracts and pricing agreements of assigned customers. Such responsibilities are expected to be completed on time and in compliance with Acumed business guidelines and requirements for healthcare facilities, IDNs, and GPOs.

 The NAA prepares timely bid responses to Requests for Proposals (RFPs)/Requests for Proposals (RFIs)/general proposals. This may include analysis of portfolio pricing, advising management of contractual rights and obligations, compiling and analyzing sales data and preparing price impact reports, and maintaining historical information on contracts and customers. The NAA ensures accurate pricing is loaded into the Company's ERP system (SAP) and serves as a resource to Business Services and Accounts Receivable personnel in researching and resolving pricing discrepancies. The NAA analyzes RFPs for estimates of product usage, contract performance requirements, and delivery schedules to ensure accuracy and completeness.

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Provides timely responses to assigned RFPs, RFIs, and other proposals by developing and submitting pricing and terms in conformance to guidelines and formatted according to Acumed and/or hospital or purchasing group requirements.
  • Manages assigned contractual agreements with hospitals including but not limited to pricing agreements, additions or deletions of products, term extensions and other changes that are governed by the contract.
  • Partners and supports National Accounts Managers to assist with business planning, high impact pricing/business analytics, comprehensive contract management and correspondence with customers to support and maximize revenue growth and profitability within targeted accounts.
  • Analyzes and manages price change requests and set price request and obtain appropriate management feedback and approvals as required.
  • Assists with contract performance and compliance monitoring and reporting development and execution.
  • Loads and maintains pricing in SAP. Maintains customer master records related to contracts and pricing in SAP.
  • As assigned, responds to hospital, IDN, and GPO inquiries about pricing and/or usage information. Researches and resolves pricing discrepancies, requesting credits or adjustments as necessary, and providing such information to requesting party. Analyzes usage and provides reports to requesting parties.
  • Prepares and administers routine correspondence, negotiation memoranda, and contract related documentation to ensure timely and coordinated submittal.
  • Assists in developing and implementing process improvements in alignment with company and departmental strategic goals.
  • Supports new product launch and annual price change projects.
  • Special projects as assigned.

Qualifications

  • BA/BS, with concentration in Business, Finance, or related field required.
  • 3+ years Sales/Pricing/Contract Administration experience, preferably in the Orthopedic or medical device field.
  • Thorough working knowledge of various software applications including Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word). Advanced knowledge of Excel required, SQL and Power BI preferred.
  • Analytical capabilities to review differences, omissions and details of contracts and pricing proposals.
  • Strong ability to prioritize, managing both time and tasks.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work well under pressure, good time management, problem prevention, and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work accurately with close attention to detail and to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • Ability to work with co-workers, customers, and outside agencies professionally and tactfully.
  • Ability work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to reach out and navigate through a hospital system to find the correct contact for correspondence
  • SAP and Salesforce experience preferred.

Acumed is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.

As an equal opportunity employer, Acumed is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you are interested in applying to Acumed and need special assistance or accommodation, please contact us at recruiting@acumed.net.

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