Contract Implementation Specialist

at Abbott in Lake Forest, Illinois, United States

Job Description

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 114,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

About Abbott

Abbott is a global healthcare leader, creating breakthrough science to improve people’s health. We’re always looking towards the future, anticipating changes in medical science and technology.

Our diagnostic solutions are used in hospitals, laboratories, and clinics around the globe. The crucial information derived from our tests, instruments and informatics systems are often the first step in patient care decision making for hundreds of health conditions from heart attacks to blood disorders to infectious diseases and cancers.

Working at Abbott

At Abbott, you can do work that matters, grow, and learn, care for yourself and family, be your true self and live a full life. You’ll also have access to:

+ Career development with an international company where you can grow the career you dream of.

+ Free medical coverage for employees* via the Health Investment Plan (HIP) PPO

+ An excellent retirement savings plan with high employer contribution

+ Tuition reimbursement, the Freedom 2 Save ( student debt program and FreeU ( education benefit – an affordable and convenient path to getting a bachelor’s degree.

+ A company recognized as a great place to work in dozens of countries around the world and named one of the most admired companies in the world by Fortune.

+ A company that is recognized as one of the best big companies to work for as well as a best place to work for diversity, working mothers, female executives, and scientists.

The Opportunity

+ Qualified candidates must currently live in the Chicagoland area.

+ Travel up to 5%

+ What You’ll Work On

+ Maintain consistency and compliance in accordance with Division Policy.

+ Execute and maintain all Abbott, Core Diagnostics contract documents, post signature, into MyContract (Model N) software.

+ Provide operations support and research for peers and colleagues.


+ Support customer satisfaction by accurately executing contracted pricing for reagents and billings for equipment service, rental, and subscription fees.

+ Amend, extend, or end date contracts as needed to avoid pricing and credit issues.

+ Audit and implement contracts keyed by peers.

+ Edit/mass update national or Group Purchasing Organization (GPO) contracts as needed.

+ Maintain specialized, “Subject Matter Expert”, tasks outside of daily contract execution role.

+ Research pricing, products, or system related concerns as requested.

+ Work to identify and remediate system or dataflow errors across interfaces.

+ Create inquiries for price/invoicing discrepancies.

+ Process system changes dictated by Instrument Change Notifications (ICNs).

+ Team with and back up peer(s) as needed, and when absences occur.

Required Qualifications

+ Bachelor’s Degree

+ Excellent communication skills, verbal and written.

+ Individual contributor that works under limited supervision.

+ Detail focused person to provide accurate work and review of other’s contracts.

+ Must be able to prioritize, and re-prioritize, tasks given due to fast paced, ever changing environment.

+ Ability to interface comfortably and effectively with all levels within the organization and external customers as well.

+ Proven leader, communicator, problem solver and analytical thinker.

Preferred Qualifications

+ 2 years’ experience in data entry

+ Model N experience

+ Excel and Sap desired

  • Participants who complete a short wellness assessment qualify for FREE coverage in our HIP PPO medical plan. Free coverage applies in the next calendar year.

Learn more about our health and wellness benefits, which provide the security to help you and your family live full lives: (

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that can help you build your future and live your best life. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

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The base pay for this position is $57,300.00 – $114,700.00. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email

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Job Posting: JC256193512

Posted On: Mar 02, 2024

Updated On: Mar 21, 2024

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