Are you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company that will inspire you and empower you to shine? Join us as a Contacts Coordinator in our Lexington, MA office.
At Takeda, we are transforming the pharmaceutical industry through our R&D-driven market leadership and being a values-led company. To do this, we empower our people to realize their potential through life-changing work. Certified as a Global Top Employer, we offer stimulating careers, encourage innovation, and strive for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our global teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.
- The Contracts Coordinator is responsible for preparing and processing Purchase Orders for all U.S. Medical cost centers. This role serves as liaison between US Medical team members, corporate functions and suppliers to facilitate the timely processing of Purchase Orders, Statements of Work (SOWs) and Service Agreements including the screening of SOWs and other US Medical contracts for compliance with both Takeda legal and procurement standards. The Contracts Coordinator is responsible for ensuring new team members are trained on the US Medical purchase order processes and related systems. This role serves as the US Medical purchase order process expert and helps address US Medical team member s questions and the timely resolution of related issues.
- Prepare and process Purchase Orders (shopping carts) for multiple cost centers within the US Medical U.S. business.
- Liaison between US Medical Functions, Accounts Payable, Procurement, Legal, and external vendors to ensure Purchase Orders are opened and processed in a timely manner.
- Expedite Purchase Order approval process by screening SOWs and other US Medical contracts for compliance with both Takeda legal and procurement standards.
- Coordinate work flow between US Medical, Procurement, Legal, and external vendors to facilitate the creation and processing of Master Service Agreements and Statements of Work in a timely manner.
- Obtain and prepare vendor information and proposals for submission to Legal Department for creation of Service Agreements. Set up new vendors when necessary and monitor the database for problems after vendors complete the registration. Ensures that confidentiality agreements and other key contractual elements are in place.
- Maintain understanding of new Procurement/AP/Legal/Finance requirements for vendor and budget management.
- May serve as primary owner of purchase orders or may support others in the management of purchase orders including confirming the phasing against the contract terms and making updates to accruals.
- Investigates invoices if not in line with Purchase Order requirements.
- Primary liaison between vendors, legal, budget holders and accounts payable to resolve any issues regarding contracts and payments.
- Responsible for ensuring new team members are trained on the US Medical purchase order processes and related systems.
- Serve as the US Medical purchase order process expert. Help address team member questions and support the timely resolution of related issues.
EDUCATION, BEHAVIORAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
- Minimum of an Associate s degree; or extensive work experience in budget management / accounting
- Pharmaceutical / Medical Affairs experience preferred
- Experience with financial databases and procurement systems including SAP, SRM and SMS
- Proficient in Microsoft Office programs, especially Excel
WHAT TAKEDA CAN OFFER YOU:
- 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
- Tuition reimbursement Company match of charitable contributions
- Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings
- Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days
- Community Outreach Programs
Empowering Our People to Shine
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