Catalog/Contract Specialist, Corporate Financial Services

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals, and branded generic medicines. Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

The Catalog/Contract Specialist applies experience and procurement knowledge to perform contract and catalog administration and apply CLM best practices. Works with Global Procurement, Accounts Payable, Divisional Supply Chain stakeholders and Suppliers for timely digitization and on-going administration of contracts within the contract repository. This role will work across multiple procurement categories and support initiatives to continuously advance Regional and Global source to pay service delivery.

WHAT YOU'LL DO
  • First line responder; pivots between strategy, operations and transactional procurement
  • Support the defined Source to Pay process flow, globally
  • Develop and drive contract processes within the Contract Technology ecosystem; including Ariba
  • Establish and improve catalog administration processes and data architectures within Ariba, including the accuracy and completeness of item attributes
  • Collaborate with Global Procurement, Accounts Payable, Divisional Supply Chain stakeholders and Suppliers
  • Drive continuous improvement of STP processes and the Ariba catalog solution collaborating with multiple teams
  • Support the development of Contract/Catalog training and execution, regionally
  • Communicate and drive change, regionally, as an Ariba CLM and Catalog subject matter expert
  • Assess functional and technical impacts of new releases, lead testing, and manage day to day issue resolution with Ariba platform
  • Drive Key Performance Indicators and Value Metrics through performance reporting and analysis


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU'LL BRING

Required
  • Bachelor's Degree: Engineering, Science, Business, or Financial Degrees.
  • 2-4 years of or Procurement experience


Preferred
  • Contract Management Process Understanding
  • Source to Pay Process understanding
  • Experience operating data driven business technologies
  • Analytical skills and high proficiency with reporting and excel tools
  • Strong people skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills and continuous improvement mindset
  • Self-Starter and possesses drive for professional development
  • Good communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Good interdisciplinary, intercultural, influence, and networking skills
  • Experience with Ariba STP and CLM (desired)


WHAT WE OFFER

At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:
  • Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance
  • Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans
  • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match
  • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities


Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: www.abbottbenefits.com

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

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