Bio-Rad is a global leader providing a broad array of clinical diagnostics and life science research products. With a team of more than 8,250 employees and a global network of operations serving our customers, we help people live longer, healthier lives.
Bio-Rad was founded over six decades ago and has continued to provide the healthcare industry with innovative and useful products that help life science researchers accelerate the discovery process and medical diagnostic labs obtain faster, better results
Your new position:
The primary objective is to ensure that sales process around contracts follows the internal guidance issued by corporate functions (Finance, Legal, Compliance, and HR). This covers but not restricted to managements guidelines, code of ethics, Pricing policy as well as the monitoring of the sales contracts from signature to termination. You will be expected to collaborate effectively with colleagues within EMEA.
POLICIES - Defines, implements, trains, communicates and suggests revisions (GCO/EMEA SOP´s that support Bio-Rad company policies and procedures, especially for: (a) managing long-term contracts (b) business courtesy expenses for third parties, (c) Pricing approval process)
PROCEDURES - Develop with the regional teams any specific Procedures on contract sales or sales related activities
REPORTING - Establish a quarterly reporting on all binding agreements, starting with reagent rental agreements after Customer care has entered contracts details in the appropriate template, Business Process Specialist review actuals vs plan and address recommendations to
sales management teams. Mid-Term Business Process Specialist team will develop and maintain an EMEA end users contract database (covering all larger contracts). Involvement in regional projects to review, cleanse and update contract database for UK and Benelux; proactively ensuring accuracy of database in time for group reporting and audit
AUDITING - Perform regular Audit on the local approvals on tenders, quotes and SPR submissions
BCP - Reviews Business Courtesy requests for accuracy and completeness (against company policy) and coordinates with local managers to ensure Business Courtesy approval requests roll up to the Commercial Manager in an effective and timely manner. Support the business in any BCP related question
SUPPORT - Provide a first level of Compliance and legal Support for any new request addressed by the business (sales, Customer care, and marketing)
How you will succeed:
- Knowledge of US accounting standards
- Good understanding of contracts (leasing, terms/clauses)
- Strong SAP/Excel skills
- Strong experience of working with databases (accuracy/preparing for audit)
- Competitive Salary
- 25 days holiday including extra day for Birthdays
- Onsite parking available with immediate access to Watford Train Station
- As a permanent member of the team we offer Pension matched up to 8%, BUPA cover extending to family, Life Insurance & Childcare Vouchers.