Job Details

Senior Contract Negotiator - Paralegal

Company name

Baxter International Inc

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Oct 19, 2020

Valid Through

Feb 01, 2021

Posted on

Sep 26, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required


Deerfield, IL, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Contract Law >> Contract Law
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Senior Contract Negotiator - Paralegal
Duties: Leading/completing bids documents and development of direct/ group purchasing organization off template agreements for our US Hospital Products and US Renal business units. Provides analytical/strategic support to the Sales Operations functions, and works collaboratively with various other functions including Sales, Marketing, and Corporate Legal teams. Draft, review, negotiate and finalize a variety of business contracts and correspondence. Prepare and assist in the processing of template agreements from initial drafting to finalization. Effectively negotiate contract terms; provide guidance and recommendation on contract terms to business team; work directly with external parties to identify alternative contract provisions to resolve differences between Baxter and external parties. Consistently exercise independent judgment to identify potential legal and/or business-related issues, including concerns related to operational risk, and seek guidance where appropriate Provide legal support to assist in the processing direct and/or group purchasing organization off template agreements from initial drafting to finalization. Responsible to lead bids and agreements templates for the US Hospital and US Renal. Provide accurate and efficient support to our customers and stakeholders, while creating profitable and quality agreements for Baxter. Ability to collaborate and work with various levels of the organization, including Legal, Sales, and both internal and external business associates. Participate in process innovation to develop/identify procedural gaps, drive for improvements, efficiencies, achieve results and enhance customer relationships. Communicate with Sales to understand customer needs and business opportunities. Provide operational support to Marketing in conjunction with the implementation of product launches and promotional pricing by creating agreement templates. Responsible for contributions to and/or creations of standard operating procedures and the maintenance of those procedures.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: A Bachelor’ degree and 4+ years of experience in related field is required; Paralegal experience is a strong plus. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interact across all levels of the organization are critical. Must be a self-starter and ability to work proficiently with limited supervision. Candidate must have excellent organization skills, is focused on customer satisfaction and provides timely and accurate results. Individual must be able to prioritize multiple tasks and manage time efficiently. Attention to detail is essential. Proficient with usage and capabilities of Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access, Brio, JDE & BAMS.

Additional info

Req # JR - 022405

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Baxter International Inc
1 Baxter Pkwy.
Deerfield, IL 60015

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