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Contract Advisor - Contracting & Regulatory Management- Work at home- Evernorth, St. Louis, Missouri

Created01/14/2022
Reference21021499
CategoryOperations
Job typeFull Time
CountryUnited States
StateMissouri
CitySt. Louis
Zip63101
SalaryCompetitive
Remote, work at home, United states

Job Summary:

The Contract Advisor - Contracting & Regulatory Management is responsible for drafting contracts requiring a higher degree of independence and skill, for the daily management of the agreement and amendment process for assigned contracts, and serves as a point of escalation for issues requiring a higher degree of enterprise knowledge and understanding. The individual in this role will also support data governance requests for prospects and existing clients of Cigna and Express Scripts. Duties related to data governance include intake, initial review, and approval of nonstandard agreements; vetting of client revisions; and drafting of custom language. The position's responsibility also includes preparation of other client agreements and related documents, including facilitation and/or support of contract negotiations, legal review, and signature processes.

The Contract Advisor serves as the primary support and interface with the supported Business Units, Proposals, Legal, Finance, Business Subject Matter Experts and external clients, pharmaceutical manufacturers, or other third parties. The role will support, maintain, and communicate processes and procedures to ensure roles and responsibilities are clearly defined within and outside the applicable contracting department. They will also support quality efforts by analyzing and recommending process improvements to improve overall contracting process quality, efficiency and internal/external client satisfaction. In addition, the role will support the education and training of contracting team members.

Responsibilities include:
  • Manage and/or support the agreement and amendment request and preparation processes.
  • Facilitate and/or support negotiations, legal review and signature processes.
  • Coordinate appropriate business and legal review/response of negotiated documents and serve as an escalation point for issues requiring a higher degree of enterprise knowledge and understanding.
  • Maintain and communicate processes and procedures to ensure roles and responsibilities are clearly defined within and outside the contracting department.
  • Support quality improvement efforts by analyzing and recommending process improvements to improve overall contracting process quality, efficiency and internal/external client satisfaction.
  • Support the education and training of contracting team members.

Ideal candidates will offer:
  • 6-8+ years of relevant experience, preferable to have experience in the healthcare or PBM industry.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills, including ability to manage timelines and balance multiple deadlines.
  • Strong focus on customer service.
  • Ability to adapt to a dynamic work environment, quickly grasp new concepts, solve problems and make decisions.
  • Ability to work cross-functionally to mediate and resolve complex contract issues and negotiate solutions.
  • Ability to work with internal and external partners at all levels of management.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Experience with Lotus Notes, Apttus, and SharePoint preferred.


For this position, we anticipate offering an annual salary of $77,000 - $128,300, depending on relevant factors, including experience and geographic location.

This role is also anticipated to be eligible to participate in an annual bonus plan.

Helping our customers achieve healthier, more secure lives is at the heart of what we do. While you take care of our customers, we'll take care of you through a comprehensive benefits program that helps you be at your best. Starting on day one of your employment, you'll be offered several health-related benefits including medical, vision, dental, and best in class well-being and behavioral health programs. We also offer 401(k) with company match, company paid life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a minimum of 18 days of paid time off per year and dozens of corporate discounts on essentials you use every day. For more details on our employee benefits programs, please visit the "Life at Cigna" tab on our careersite: www.cigna.com/careers

About Evernorth

Evernorth, Cigna Corporation's health services segment, exists to elevate health for all. We're building on our legacy and redefining health care as we know it. Unbiased in how we think, we create without limitation. We partner without constraints, deliver value differently and act in the interest of humanity. Solving across silos, closing gaps in care, and empowering clients, customers, and people everywhere to move onward and upward. When you work with us, you'll be empowered to solve the problems others don't, won't or can't. Join us. What difference will you make?

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, age, disability, sex, childbirth (including pregnancy) or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by applicable equal employment opportunity laws.

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing the online application process, please email: SeeYourself@cigna.com for support. Do not email SeeYourself@cigna.com for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response.
Employer390 Evernorth Enterprise Svcs, Inc.