Senior Contract Administrator-AH Employee Benefits REMOTE

Irwindale, California
August 24 2021
Life Sciences
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Senior Contract Administrator-Remote work

At AccessHope, we're Fighting cancer with everything we know™ by putting the ever-growing body of cancer knowledge to work for the greater good. Through a revolutionary employer health benefits offering, we remotely connect employees with cancer support services from National Cancer Institute (NCI)-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers. Instead of requiring those who have been diagnosed with cancer to come to the centers for renowned cancer expertise, AccessHope brings their support to the patient and their local oncologist-wherever they're located-to improve care, outcomes, and value.

Join AccessHope, a completely new benefit for companies to take care of their employees while, reducing their overhead costs. We are the next generation in benefit offerings! AccessHope is looking for a talented contract management professional who is an expert in employee benefit offerings. In this exciting new business model, you will put your skills to work as you coordinate and oversee the contract management of customer and vendor contracts.

Your expertise will be put to use as you manage the contracts process. This exciting role will allow you to work at the top of your skills, while you provide direction toward the successful and timely execution of contract-related documents and establish practices for efficient processing. In this high visibility role, you will work in conjunction with General Counsel, AccessHope Chief Commercial Officer and AccessHope CEO to develop and negotiate contractual language on behalf of AccessHope. The position integrates diverse elements of contract management and requires creativity, teamwork, and collegiality to develop and maintain sound internal and external relationships.

  • Utilize subject matter expertise and guidance from the Office of General Counsel to negotiate contracts with counterparties. Coordinate with all relevant groups to develop fully executed contracts and enhance project timelines.
  • Analyze new contract documents received from counterparties on their templates and determine if language conforms to organizational needs and requirements; edit such documents to so conform.
  • Interface with contract management systems and financial stakeholders at AccessHope, analyze contract terms and trends, prepare and handle contract notices and documentation, prepare contract binders for Client Excellence.
  • Interact with AccessHope business team and Office of General Counsel in solving contract issues.
  • Carry out periodic review of contract files to ensure administrative quality, compliance and consistency.
  • Assist with ongoing review of internal processes to streamline roles and responsibilities; execute process changes or identify resources to accomplish projects and oversee to completion.
  • Prepare reports and advise on feasibility and cost impact.
  • Provide routine status updates to AccessHope leaders and stakeholders regarding contract negotiations.
  • Conduct special projects and perform additional duties as assigned by the Director, Finance and Accounting.

Your background
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Five years of experience working in contract negotiation, contract management in employee benefit, health insurance and/or health care industries.
  • Experience in health care, health insurance, employee benefits industries required
  • Must have working knowledge of contract development / negotiation.
  • Analytical skills to review contracts, collaborative agreements and subcontracts against established criteria and organizational guidelines
  • Read, identify, and extract pertinent information from documents
  • Manage multiple competing demands
  • Proactively negotiate priorities

Additional skills preferred
  • Paralegal certification, JD, or MBA
  • Knowledge of consumer privacy and /patient privacy regulations
  • Knowledge of common contractual negotiating points such as indemnification, intellectual property, confidentiality, billing, publicity, publication, etc.
  • Contracting; front line contract negotiations with sophisticated counterparties.

Additional Information:
  • To protect the health of patients and staff and to comply with new State of California mandates, City of Hope staff are required to show proof of full vaccination by September 30, 2021. Compliance is a condition of employment.

AccessHope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

  • Posting Date: Oct 1, 2021
  • Job Field: Business Services
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Shift: Day Job

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