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Contract Specialist- 12-Month Contract

Innomar Strategies

Innomar Strategies

Ontario, Canada · Remote
Posted on Friday, June 28, 2024

Our team members are at the heart of everything we do. At Cencora, we are united in our responsibility to create healthier futures, and every person here is essential to us being able to deliver on that purpose. If you want to make a difference at the center of health, come join our innovative company and help us improve the lives of people and animals everywhere. Apply today!

What you will be doing


  • Ensures timely contract review to meet the needs of the business units;
  • Prepares, reviews and interprets contracts for adequacy, appropriateness and completeness in terms of indemnity, liability, confidentiality, intellectual property, payment terms, and any other applicable issues that may pose legal or business risk, confirming that all Innomar/ABC processes and requirements are adhered to;
  • Explain the impact of the legal terms and conditions to managers, directors, senior management and/or other interested parties as part of an organized and thorough routing, review and approval process;
  • Interact with clients and vendors as appropriate
  • Negotiates contracts and subcontracts
  • Gather and maintain approvals for applicable contracts
  • Coordinate all contract execution
  • Escalate any concerns, needs to the legal group. Work clearly in defined process and adhere to Corporate Legal process
  • In collaboration with the procurement team and legal group, modifies, and evaluates template contracts and other tools designed to standardize and simplify the contracting process;
  • Work with all functional corporate, divisional and regional subject matter experts (Business Units, Operations, Legal, Finance, and IT) to provide content and context response integrity for consistency, reliability and most up-to-data material used in responses to customer requests for contracts, information requests and presentations as applicable
  • Manages and resolves content and context inconsistencies to keep relevant and dynamic flow of information to meet requirements of all incoming contracts, bids, requests for information and request for proposals and pertinent pricing structures.
  • Ensures that they adhere and follow all ABC and Innomar legal requirements as well as follow the legal and financial SOPs and training to ensure they are familiar and knowledgeable about Innomar’s internal process.
  • Working to input contracts into a Contract Lifecycle Management System (iCertis), to ensure the organization properly uses the tool for submission, review and approval of all contracts. Role will also include working to refine the system and pull contract reports
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

What your background should look like


Requires training and understanding in fields such as business administration, accountancy, legal, sales, marketing, computer sciences or similar vocations generally obtained through completion of a four year Bachelor's Degree Program or comparable on the job training and work responsibilities in administrative duties; requires direct experience in contracting environment of at least three (3) years.


  • Understands the legal and health system trends and operating assumptions
  • Legal background - 1 to 2 years work experience as law clerk/training/certification preferred but not required
  • Works independently and can confidently manage negotiations
  • Providing advice to Operations and staff to drive performance, compliance of contracts
  • Experience in drafting and reviewing contracts
  • Analytical skills relative to contract information and related matters
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to balance business objectives and opportunities against legal and other risk/requirements
  • “Can do” attitude and customer-service orientation
  • Keen attention to detail, with an ability to spot issues and/or errors
  • Ability to multi-task; strong time-management skills and a proven ability to work efficiently
  • Ability to thrive in a high-pressure environment; comfortable working with tight deadlines
  • Strong presentation and communication skills
  • Excellent integration and implementation skills
  • Excellent internal skills
  • Working knowledge of computers and software programs necessary to operate effectively with company systems and programs, especially Excel.

What Cencora offers

We provide compensation, benefits, and resources that enable a highly inclusive culture and support our team members’ ability to live with purpose every day. In addition to traditional offerings like medical, dental, and vision care, we also provide a comprehensive suite of benefits that focus on the physical, emotional, financial, and social aspects of wellness. This encompasses support for working families, which may include backup dependent care, adoption assistance, infertility coverage, family building support, behavioral health solutions, paid parental leave, and paid caregiver leave.

To encourage your personal growth, we also offer a variety of training programs, professional development resources, and opportunities to participate in mentorship programs, employee resource groups, volunteer activities, and much more.


Full time

Affiliated Companies:

Affiliated Companies: Innomar Strategies

Equal Employment Opportunity

Cencora is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or membership in any other class protected by federal, state or local law.

The company’s continued success depends on the full and effective utilization of qualified individuals. Therefore, harassment is prohibited and all matters related to recruiting, training, compensation, benefits, promotions and transfers comply with equal opportunity principles and are non-discriminatory.

Cencora is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities during the employment process which are consistent with legal requirements. If you wish to request an accommodation while seeking employment, please call 888.692.2272 or email We will make accommodation determinations on a request-by-request basis. Messages and emails regarding anything other than accommodations requests will not be returned

Accessibility Policy

Cencora is committed to fair and accessible employment practices. When requested, Cencora will accommodate people with disabilities during the recruitment, assessment and hiring processes and during employment.