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