Contract Manager, EMEA & ACE
Delta Park, Segensworth,Hampshire,United Kingdom
2 months ago


Contract Manager, EMEA & ACE

Location : Segensworth, Fareham, UK

CooperVision is a global manufacturer of contact lenses. If you’re a wearer, it’s likely that you’ve tried our products as we supply to some of the UK’s largest opticians & household names.

We are a global business with a presence in over 40 countries, but we operate as a big small company. This means we can be flexible to the ever-

changing market, the needs of our customers and we are able to think outside of the box to make changes where we need to.

At CooperVision we have four key values that really define who we are as a business and our unique culture; we are dedicated, we are inventive, we are friendly, we are partners.

We’re also focused on improving the way we do business every day, putting our customers first and supporting our colleagues.

Through a combination of innovative products and creative solutions, the company brings a refreshing perspective to the marketplace, creating real advantages for customers and contact lens wearers.

We're ambitious and we're looking for like-minded individuals to join our growing teams, to support our mission and our vision of helping our customers see more clearly every day.

We are currently recruiting for an additional Contract Manager supporting the EMEA & ACE regions to join our growing Sales Operations team.

Key Responsibilities :

What will you do as a Contract Manager, EMEA & ACE?

As a Contract Manager, you will be part of a team responsible for managing, monitoring and maintaining CooperVision contracts for all of our customer types including corporate, strategic, key accounts, distributors, resellers and buying groups.

You will have a primary focus on management, control, tracking and reporting of the contract admin as well as establishing and maintaining databases.

This is a heavily business facing role which will need you to communicate regularly with key stakeholders from Sales, Marketing, Legal, Finance and Customer Services.

You will be collaborating with different areas of the business to implement robust current, future and annual contractual changes.

You will also need to work with markets to ensure adoption. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to support the Head of Pricing and Contract Management with the continuous improvement and standardisation of contract templates and process improvements.

As well as this your key responsibilities will include :

  • Trackcontractrenewaldeadlines & createcontracts usingdata provided byCommercial,LegalandFinanceteamsand gatherappropriate contractapprovals.
  • Trouble-shootforNational,Strategic andKeyAccountcontractissues. Customizedadhocreporting toresearchspecial customerissuesasrequired.
  • Define & establish process for regular contracts reporting & KPI development
  • Key Knowledge and Skills :

    The ideal candidate will have :

  • Excellent projectmanagement and organizational skills
  • Confident and articulate communication style, ability to interface with all levels of the business
  • Data miningskillsusingCVreporting toolstocollectdata andEMEA contracts foranalysis, trackingandpayouts
  • Strong businessacumenskills
  • Mustbecapableofworkingwithbothspeedandaccuracy withparticular emphasisondataentry
  • ThoroughunderstandingofSales,SalesOperationsandMarketingprograms / promotionsinrelationtocontract administration
  • Collaborationandtheability toworkeffectivelywithinternal / externalcustomersaswellasacrosstheentireSales Operations team
  • Intermediateskillintheuse ofExcel,Word,andPowerPoint(Access is aplus).
  • Work Environment :

    You will work in a normalofficeenvironment and occasionally be required to travel (likely 4 times per year within Europe).

    Experience :

    We need someone who has solid experience working in a role focused on Contract Administration and Management. Ideally you will have been commercial facing and have an understanding of the impact of sales, volumes and timescales in regards to contract preparation.

    Key to this role is communication and attention to detail as you will be working on several projects at any one time, often with high value and priority.

    As well as a competitive salary, CooperVision can also offer you a whole package of benefits including :

    Healthshield Cash Plan

    Group Income Protection Insurance

    Discounted contact lens scheme

    Lifestyle Discounts (discount gym memberships / shopping vouchers etc)

    Free Parking / Tea / Coffee & free fruit monthly.

    If you like what you see, join us and not only will you be joining a growing business full of opportunity and diversity but you will also be working alongside some of the brightest, most dedicated and passionate members of our industry.

    We promise this won’t be a short-sighted move.

    All suitably qualified applicants will receive equal consideration and opportunities from CooperVision.

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