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Working As A Contractor/Consultant

  • $68,170

    Average Salary

What Does A Contractor/Consultant Do At Metlife

* Develops institutional insurance policies and related forms for complex and/or hybrid product structures.
* Analyzes contracts and reviews applicable laws and regulations to determine variations in forms, laws, and legal requirements; negotiates with state insurance departments regarding form approval.
* Establishes and maintains good working relationships with state insurance departments regarding form approval.
* May assist senior management in analyzing proposed and enacted laws and regulations to identify required compliance activities.
* May provide technical support in the analysis of new product ventures and contract-related analyses required for due diligence activities.
* Performs other related duties as assigned or required

What Does A Contractor/Consultant Do At Highmark Health

* Lead negotiations of provider payment and contractual terms, with responsibility for the development and execution of work plans and strategy for provider contracting initiatives.
* Represent Provider Contracts for network provider contractual and/or reimbursement related concerns both internally and externally.
* Mentor a team of Provider Contract Specialists in the development and assessment of pricing proposals and provider profile information for contract negotiations.
* Develop and maintain positive, effective provider relationships.
* Support the management and development of Provider Contract Specialists.
* Ensure compliance with contractual terms.
* Other duties as assigned or requested.
* Will need to be local to Pennsylvania.
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What Does A Contractor/Consultant Do At Robert Half

* The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed.
* This is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of team members.
* Experienced Consultants are responsible for reviewing and recommending improvements to project management activities and internal controls, as well as assisting with contract audits, compliance reviews, and project oversight for large scale capital projects.
* They will assist in leading engagement teams to perform field work including data collection, analysis, and documentation, as well as present observations and recommendations to client management.
* Experienced Consultants work independently, but under the direction of team Managers and Directors

What Does A Contractor/Consultant Do At BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company)

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* Work collaboratively across the organization to negotiate and draft language for a portfolio of Sales Agreements and Strategic Incentives (specifically Kiestra and Synapsys).
* Facilitate both internal and external calls, in order to create compelling customer offers, review and resolve conflicts and finalize contracts.
* Understand and effectively communicate the differences between agreement types and versions.
* Ensure that risk is mitigated and provisions are preferred or acceptable per company standard.
* Manage the sales agreement contract lifecycle for a specific portfolio of Agreements, including planning, analyses, drafting/redlining, negotiation, facilitating and/or documenting internal approvals, execution, amendment, extension and retirement.
* Actively utilize technology platforms and electronic systems (Sales Pricing Tool/Excel/ QlikView/ SFDC) functionality and ensure that performance appropriately supports contract offer activities, workflow management and archiving database as required by company policies.
* Coordinate across other Offer Development teams, including Commercial Analytics and Insights and Post
* Deal Teams, to ensure consistency with policies, procedures and overall general provisions across all customer segments for BD, as well as smooth handoffs between teams and effective customer agreement terms and conditions.
* Help define, administer, and enforce policies, procedures and processes to harmonize contract negotiation and general provisions specific to Kiestra and Synapsys, with appropriate flexibility to meet customer/market needs and dynamics.
* Ensure that risk is mitigated and regulations are appropriately addressed consistently across all business offerings.
* Support process improvement projects (templates, standard terms, system updates, etc.) to drive operational efficiencies and standardization.
* Work with team members to update Management and stakeholders regarding project status, KPIs, metrics reporting and project risks.
* Understand emerging healthcare industry trends and assess their potential impact on contracting and negotiation strategies.
* Act with speed, agility and accountability enabling the achievement of excellence.
* Qualifications_
* BA/BS required (in lieu of a Bachelor’s Degree, extensive (10+ years) experience in the applicable area)
* years demonstrated experience in implementing business strategy, and building strong relationships with cross functional teams including Legal counsel, Regulatory, Compliance, Risk Management and Sales Leadership
* Familiarity with US Antitrust laws and Sarbanes Oxley
* Strong understanding of commercial contract management, including contract strategy development, negotiations, policy development and standardization of general terms with Medical Device products.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential.
* Must be able to work independently, multitask and prioritize workload in order to meet demanding deadlines including flexible work hours.
* Experience in negotiating complex, strategic contract strategies and offerings; negotiation savviness
* Strategic and analytical problem solver with business acumen.
* Able to understand key business drivers and communicate clear recommendations
* Proven ability to quickly establish credibility, trust, and support within all levels of organization
* Ability to partner with Sales and Business Leaders to develop contract offerings representing complex concepts and defining the business value of solutions in a clear, understandable way.
* Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel, required
* Strong project management skills desirable
* Ability to travel less than 10 %
* Key Competencies_
* Customer Focus
* Action Oriented
* Business/Operational Acumen
* Process Effectiveness
* Organizational Agility
* Primary Work LocationUSA MD
* Baltimore
* Additional Locations
* Work Shift
* Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
* We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran

What Does A Contractor/Consultant Do At Apex Systems Inc.

Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Contract Law, Legal, Compliance, Supply Chain, or related field or direct and applicable work experienceMinimum 7 years of Procurement experience, including contract negotiation and draftingExemplary experience designing end-to-end procurement strategies, demonstrating thought leadership and implementing ideas to improve procurement processesStrong negotiation skills demonstrating a high degree of integrityDemonstrated ability to execute multiple complex, high dollar, high visibility, high risk, mission critical or other highly significant sourcing and contracting eventsStrong familiarity with project management processes and methodology requirementsDemonstrated ability to utilize excellent time management and project management skillsDeep understanding of procurement, risk management, negotiating and contracting principles and best practices including applicable laws, regulations, policies and proceduresStrong communication skills, both verbal and writtenDemonstrated interpersonal skills, with the ability to positively influence, while building collaborative relationshipsDemonstrated strategic thinking skills with strong analytical skills using data to identify trends

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Contractor/Consultant Career Paths

Contractor/Consultant
Software Developer Lead Technician Service Manager
Account Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Principal Consultant Solutions Architect Program Manager
Chief Information Officer
11 Yearsyrs
Management Consultant Senior Manager
Director Of Human Resources
10 Yearsyrs
Systems Engineer Information Technology Manager
Director Of Information
10 Yearsyrs
Senior Software Engineer Project Manager Program Manager
General Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Technical Writer Analyst Human Resources Coordinator
Human Resources Business Partner
10 Yearsyrs
Senior Systems Engineer Systems Administrator Information Technology Manager
Information Technology Director
10 Yearsyrs
Systems Engineer Systems Administrator
Information Technology Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Adjunct Professor Instructional Designer Program Manager
Marketing Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Management Consultant Product Manager Sales Manager
National Account Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Senior Analyst Senior Consultant Program Manager
Operations Director
9 Yearsyrs
Senior Analyst Senior Finance Analyst Controller
Operations Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Senior Software Engineer Senior Consultant Project Manager
Program Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Technical Writer Project Coordinator Human Resources Coordinator
Senior Human Resources Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Senior Consultant Program Manager
Senior Manager
10 Yearsyrs
Principal Consultant Senior Manager Senior Project Manager
Senior Product Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Senior Consultant Project Manager
Senior Project Manager
12 Yearsyrs
Adjunct Professor Senior Project Manager President Of Operations
Vice President & General Manager
12 Yearsyrs
Software Developer Business Analyst Assistant Vice President
Vice President And Manager
10 Yearsyrs
Senior Systems Engineer Information Technology Manager Director Of Information
Vice President Of Information Technology
12 Yearsyrs
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Average Length of Employment
Owner, Consultant 4.7 years
Systems Manager 4.2 years
Senior Consultant 3.0 years
Staff Consultant 2.5 years
Analyst 2.4 years
Consultant 2.4 years
Lead Consultant 2.3 years
Lead Contractor 2.3 years
Project Consultant 1.9 years
Top Employers Before
Consultant 16.5%
Manager 5.2%
Director 3.5%
Internship 3.5%
Controller 3.4%
Owner 3.2%
Top Employers After
Consultant 23.5%
Owner 4.5%
Manager 3.4%
Director 2.7%

Contractor/Consultant Demographics

Gender

Male

64.6%

Female

32.8%

Unknown

2.6%
Ethnicity

White

80.1%

Hispanic or Latino

8.8%

Asian

8.3%

Unknown

2.0%

Black or African American

0.7%
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Languages Spoken

Spanish

38.6%

French

13.9%

German

7.8%

Italian

5.4%

Chinese

4.4%

Russian

4.1%

Mandarin

3.7%

Portuguese

3.7%

Japanese

3.1%

Korean

2.4%

Cantonese

2.0%

Carrier

2.0%

Arabic

2.0%

Hebrew

1.4%

Hindi

1.4%

Vietnamese

1.0%

Thai

1.0%

Swedish

0.7%

Cheyenne

0.7%

Greek

0.7%
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Contractor/Consultant Education

Schools

University of Phoenix

19.3%

University of Houston

5.5%

Northeastern University

5.2%

George Washington University

5.0%

Strayer University

4.7%

University of Texas at Austin

4.7%

Michigan State University

4.5%

Arizona State University

4.5%

Texas A&M University

4.5%

Webster University

4.3%

Pennsylvania State University

4.3%

DePaul University

4.2%

New York University

4.2%

University of Central Florida

4.0%

University of Southern California

4.0%

University of North Texas

3.8%

Villanova University

3.5%

Temple University

3.3%

American University

3.3%

Florida State University

3.3%
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Majors

Business

29.2%

Computer Science

8.9%

Accounting

7.6%

Management

6.1%

Finance

5.7%

Electrical Engineering

4.7%

Computer Information Systems

3.7%

Marketing

3.7%

Communication

3.6%

Law

3.5%

Project Management

2.9%

Education

2.9%

Psychology

2.9%

Political Science

2.9%

Information Technology

2.5%

Nursing

2.1%

Economics

1.9%

Mechanical Engineering

1.9%

Criminal Justice

1.7%

English

1.7%
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Degrees

Bachelors

36.7%

Masters

27.3%

Other

18.1%

Associate

7.2%

Doctorate

5.2%

Certificate

4.6%

Diploma

0.6%

License

0.3%
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Real Contractor/Consultant Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Foreign Contract Consultant OSHA Liang LLP Houston, TX Sep 13, 2016 $100,000
Foreign Contract Consultant OSHA Liang LLP Houston, TX Sep 08, 2015 $100,000
Foreign Contract Consultant OSHA Liang LLP Houston, TX Sep 14, 2016 $74,318
Foreign Contract Consultant OSHA Liang LLP Houston, TX Aug 09, 2016 $70,000

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Top Skills for A Contractor/Consultant

ProceduresFinancialStatementsEnsureComplianceDataEntryWebProductsPl/SqlWindowsXPHardwareProjectManagementAuditHealthcareSafetySetupPolicyPayrollPCCustomerServiceDesktopInternet

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Top Contractor/Consultant Skills

  1. Procedures
  2. Financial Statements
  3. Ensure Compliance
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Draft and edit Standard Operating Procedure for contract management and review as complete revamp of former policies and procedures.
  • Performed audit work, client write ups and associated financial statements, as well as tax returns for individuals and corporations.
  • Performed due diligence on technical design documentation to ensure compliance with requirements documents.
  • Provided data entry support for company by auditing payroll and budget information.
  • Developed applications on the web in an effort to convert mainframe based CICS applications.

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