Spec, Contract in Lenexa, KS at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 6/10/2022

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Spec, Contract - Lenexa, KS - Monday - Friday

Look for more than answers. Patients and Physicians rely on our
diagnostic testing, information and services to help them make better healthcare decisions. These are often serious decisions with far reaching consequences, and require sensitivity, tact and a clear dedication to service. It’s about providing clarity and hope. 

You will work for the world leader in the industry, with a career where you can expand your skills and knowledge. You’ll have a role where you
can act with professionalism, you can inspire colleagues, and you can care about the work we do and the people we serve. 

At Quest, we are on a continuous journey of discovery and
development. It’s this attitude that has made us an industry leader and the #1 Diagnostic Lab in the US. For those joining us, we offer exciting and fast moving career opportunities where you can affect change at a rate unheard of in many organizations of our size and scope. While we invest in and develop technology to drive our innovations, our ongoing success relies on our people.

Basic Purpose:

Preparation and administration of contracts and agreements with third parties to which Quest Diagnostics will provide services.

Maintenance of electronic and physical contract repositories and contract management system.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Coordinate all activities related to the preparation, review, execution and maintenance of contracts and agreements for services provided by Quest Diagnostics, including, but not limited to:

  • Prepare Quest-supplied agreements from pre-approved forms, completing variable information, terms and conditions.

  • Review third-party-provided agreements for common business terms and conditions, providing suggestions for language revisions when required to support business capabilities and requirements.

  • Work cross-functionally with internal colleagues, including without limitation, Legal, Compliance, Finance and other business contacts as appropriate, to coordinate the review and finalization of contracts.  Assist assigned attorney in collecting information as required to complete legal review.

  • Engage designated representatives of each appropriate business area to provide business review of contract language and requirements. 

  • Maintain version control of agreements and contracts under review.

  • Prepare language modifications for business terms through “redline” modification to agreements.

  • Clean up final agreements and contracts and prepare versions for execution.  Oversee execution process and delivery.

  • Administer online contract database including abstracting, entry and maintenance of contract information, execution of reports and extraction of other information as needed.

  • Maintain physical file repository of executed contracts and agreements.

  • Assist business representatives as necessary, working with Legal and Compliance in collecting information and responding to information requests, subpoenas, and litigation discovery.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Supervision Exercised:

  • This position does not supervise other staff members.


  • Education Preferred:BA/BS in business or legal preferred.  Pertinent experience may be substituted for degree. 

  • Paralegal training is desirable.

Work Experience:

Required Experience:

  • 3+ years contract administration related experience

  • Experience in reading and interpreting contracts, agreements and legal documents and offering language modifications to meet specific requirements.

  • Experience modifying documents while tracking changes and versions utilizing Microsoft Word.

  • Experience managing multiple simultaneous projects and managing the flow of information across multiple work groups. 

  • Highly Desirable Experience:

  • Experience working with and administering web-based applications or other contract administration products.

  • Prior experience as a contract administrator or contracts auditor in a business setting.


The following skills are extremely helpful in the effective execution of the functions of this position:

  • Excellent interpersonal oral and written communication skills

  • Accuracy and detail oriented

•             Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and deadlines

•             Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications