Stryker Contract Analyst in Portage, Michigan

Position responsibilities:

  • Provide analysis of customer information to include sales as needed by our internal customers to evaluate LOC requests from external customers

  • Support contract audit request with documentation and pricing eligibility data to support the GPO

  • Manage membership projects related to system implementations and LOC process improvement

  • Manage GPO designation changes, GPO membership inquiries, and processing of price activations

  • Manage the inflow of customer initiated member designation in all forms: MDF, LOC, faxed, electronic, etc.

  • Assist in the administration of GPO and IDN contracts to include maintaining pricing in revenue management systems, ERP systems, documentation, and reporting

  • Support cross functional collaboration as it relates to data and process improvements (i.e. distributor communication and reporting)

  • Maintain GPO membership rosters and implement a structured process for internally auditing all major GPO rosters and IDN rosters against Stryker’s coding and routinely validate and update on a pre-determined schedule

  • Report metrics weekly and monthly on membership coding changes

  • Respond to the sales forces of all MedSurg divisions to support defining members of GPO’s within regions or territories, facilitate communication to the sales force from the National Accounts team as needed, and assisting the rep, via review of sales history, to determine eligibility for more committed tiers of GPO pricing.

  • Generate and submit periodic reports regarding responsibilities as assigned by supervisor

  • Respond promptly to customer initiated GPO coding via signed letters of commitment or membership designation forms.

  • Provide exceptional service and support to Stryker National and Corporate Account Managers and Sales Representatives in the field as needed

  • Practice all daily tasks as noted above with an awareness of the ongoing process of pricing integrity and support those initiatives

  • Work closely with the Indirect Channel team to address GPO membership and tiered pricing inquiries from customers and distributors

  • Assist in problem solving relative to pricing, eligibility, or membership issues

  • Work with a diverse business community to document as-is and to-be business processes.

Essential skills and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or Business Analytics

  • 3 to 5 years of business experience, medical manufacturing/healthcare environment preferred

Other Skills

  • Exceptional system skills Excellent verbal and written interpersonal communications skills

  • Excellent reasoning skills

  • Excellent problem solving and research skills

  • Excellent time management skills

  • Exceptional skills in applicable software programs (Excel, Access, Outlook)

Valued but not required skills and experience:

  • Experience with Model N, SAP, JDE, or Oracle preferred

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: None

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with its customers, is driven to make healthcare better. The company offers innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. More information is available at www.stryker.com