Quotes & Contracts Specialist

Job description

 Our partner company has developed into a recognized global leader in the growing life science research and clinical diagnostics markets.

Why it is a good opportunity for you:
• Dynamic environment where your innovative ideas are always welcome
• Collaborative community
• Development opportunities
• Competitive salary and cafeteria, Private Health Care Services, Annual bonus, Life accident insurance, annual bonus

What you will be doing:
• Coordinate preparation of quotes in accordance with customer requests for quotes
• Check and validate all information for the quote is provided and if not escalate to the right team
• Ensure the following transactions are done to the highest standard, with accuracy and reducing transaction times
• Set up quote into standard quote templates and send quotation to the appropriate approval flow
• Manage the approval flow of open quotes to ensure no bottlenecks are found and customers get their quotes in a timely manner
• Analyse, compare and interpret detailed and sometimes poorly defined
• Information; make sound and accurate judgments based on previous knowledge.
• Assist in identification of and preparation for parts to be sent out for quotation
• Coordinate with pricing manager to get missing or up to date pricing data and cost
• Identify and work to resolve problems that develop, escalating problems encountered to manager in a timely manner when necessary, with recommendations for solutions.
• Serve as key member of the quotation team
• Recommend more efficient and proficient processes
• Serve as point of contact for activities in area of responsibility and provide reliable information and support to sales teams
• Ensure that internal processes and inter-departmental processes are followed
• Maintain customer files that may include but not be limited to pricing

Requirements that make you the best candidate:
• Excellent Communication skills in English and French language
• Strong communications and interpersonal skills needed
• Advanced level Microsoft Excel skills
• SAP experience desirable
• Experience dealing with customers including quoting, order processing and tracking delivery and quality performance
• Able to work efficiently with cross functional teams and people at different levels in a matrix organisation
• Demonstrate innovative approaches or solutions to solve challenges
• Demonstrated team player who is highly responsible and committed
• Attention to detail and high quality standards
• Ability to meet deadlines
• Minimum A level or equivalent Degree or equivalent in Business/Commercial

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