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Purfoods Contract & RFP Specialist in Ankeny, Iowa

The Contract & RFP Specialist works closely with corporate leadership to develop, negotiate and execute contracts in a timely manner in accordance with policies and standards surrounding contract management and the contract renewal process.

  • Review, draft, negotiate and coordinate the completion of contracts for payers which include various agencies, health plans and/or government agencies

  • Work in partnership with leadership ensuring contracting and other collateral information meets the needs of contracting elements

  • Manage the RFP draft response process, completing, submitting and tracking all responses as they are due

  • Accurately input and maintain contract documentation and data in company database

  • Stay up to date with healthcare regulations and review contractual language to ensure compliance

  • Associates degree in healthcare or business, or completion of a paralegal program or other related field

  • Strong organizational skills along with excellent oral and written communication ability

  • Flexibility to be a hands-on player

  • Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations

  • Detail-oriented with problem-solving skills

  • Interact professionally with other employees, customers and suppliers

  • Experience negotiating, drafting, and implementing contracts for managed care plans, health systems, or government agencies

  • Above average computer, organizational and follow-up skills: Microsoft Office Suite, SharePoint, CRM Sales database

  • Bachelor’s degree in healthcare or business, or completion of a paralegal program or other related field

  • 3-5 years previous contracting, paralegal experience in a regulated environment, preferably healthcare or managed care

  • Repetitive motions that include the wrists, hands and/or fingers

  • Sedentary work that primarily involves sitting, remaining in a stationary position for prolonged periods

  • Visual perception to perform job including peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus

Mom’s Meals, a PurFoods Company is a home-delivered meal service providing fully prepared, refrigerated meal solutions direct to homes nationwide for over 20 years. We provide seniors, patients recovering post-discharge and those managing a chronic condition with tailored nutrition solutions to manage their specific needs. If you are passionate about the well-being of others and have a strong sense of community, Mom's Meals could be the place for you! We are a family operated business looking for fun, compassionate, and friendly people who want to make a difference in the lives of others.

Mom's Meals complies with all applicable federal and state non-discrimination laws. All qualified applicants shall receive consideration for employment without regards to race, religion, national origin, ancestry, color, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation or military status.

ID: 2021-3428

External Company Name: Mom's Meals, a PurFoods Company

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Street: 3210 SE Corporate Woods Dr.