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Pennsylvania (PA), West Point
Job Code:  TEC001319
Employer:  Merck & Co.
Category:  Operations

Country:  United States
State:  Pennsylvania (PA)
City:  West Point

Merck & Co., Inc. Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. known as Merck in the United States and Canada, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where Merck has codified its legacy for over a century . Merck's success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare .

This role will be responsible for administrative & tactical activities associated with contract development and filing.

• Contract filing - Ensures inspection readiness by centralizing compliance requests, cleaning data from finalized contracts, develop a common nomenclature for files, and file quickly, appropriately, consistently in SAP and TMF.
• Vendor management - checking vendor data in SAP and submitting requests for additions or changes if needed.
• Contract management development -track and monitor contracts critical terms and date extentions. Draft initial contract versions based on established templates and language if needed. If needed, negotiate and file confidentiality agreements and update CDA tracker for sharing with stakeholder team.
• Continuous Improvement - Grasps procurement general knowledge and business practices, procedures, and business issues in order to facilitate effective and practical solutions for project implementation. For example, help develop processes and tools to manage the GDPR initiative (EU Data Privacy and other updates to regulations requiring updates to supplier contracts

Education Minimum Requirement:

• BS/Associate Degree in Business, Finance, or related field. CPM or related course work highly desirable if no degree or equivalent procurement experience, with demonstrated contract management skills.

Required Experience and Skills:

• Minimum 3-5 years' experience in commercial, business, operations function required or contract management
•1 or more years of pharma experience
• Experience with SAP and Merck Procurement, especially with contracts management eSourcing system within SAP.
• Familiarity with supplier service agreements and confidentiality agreements.
• Proficient in the use of personal computers and business software.
• Knowledge of Procurement related business processes desirable.
• Excellent oral/written communications.
• Understanding regarding the filing system for vendor data management

Your role at Merck is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we're counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At Merck, we're inventing for life.

If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to .

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Merck & Co., Inc. is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Merck via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Merck. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Merck as a result of the referral or through other means.

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

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Merck is an equal opportunity employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran - proudly embracing diversity in all of it's manifestations.

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