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Senior Contracts Analyst - United States  

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Posted on : 24 May 2017

Project Description

Job Description 
  • The trusted leader in clinical trial management innovation and therapeutic expertise, is looking for intelligent, creative and dedicated professionals to join our growing technology team!  
  • We are company that values technical excellence, teamwork and a commitment to success. 
  • We employ cutting edge technology to provide our customers with industry leading solutions and are currently seeking to fill the position of Sr. Contracts Analyst.


Primary Responsibilities 
  • Ensures compliance with client Confidentiality Agreements by:  
  • Reviewing and approving legal language in client Mutual Non-Disclosure Agreements (MNDA); 
  • Obtaining the required signature(s); 
  • Coordinating with client for any CDA language changes; and 
  • Collaborating with internal and external legal authorities, as necessary.  


Oversees the development and processing of Client Contracts, Amendments and Master-level Agreements by: 
  • Preparing all new Contracts, Amendments & master-level agreements; 
  • Negotiating terms and conditions of contracts and agreements where applicable; 
  • Generating contract using appropriate contract template; adjusting contract language as may be required; 
  • Reviewing contract language change requests; assessing any associated risk; 
  • Working with client regarding contract language issues; 
  • Negotiating terms of contract; 
  • Developing Contract Amendments; and 
  • Collaborating with internal and external legal authorities, as necessary.  


Ensures contracts timelines are met by: 
  • Assisting with assignment of work to self and team members, as directed; 
  • Attending and preparing information for weekly meetings; 
  • Preparing and monitoring reports; 
  • Managing client metrics on predefined basis; 
  • Reviewing all prepared documentation (proposals/contracts/amendments); and 
  • Providing Manager with status reports.  
  

Ensures departmental productivity and identifies opportunities for greater departmental efficiencies and quality by: 
  • Managing departmental initiatives/special projects; 
  • Implementing and managing the introduction of new technology and departmental tools; and 
  • Keeping manager and any other required stakeholders advised of current issues.  


Provides our management team with timely contract status reports by: 
  • Maintaining a good working knowledge of the uses, capabilities and reporting features of SalesForce; and 
  • Maintaining the contracts database.  


Maintains Quality Service and Departmental Standards by: 
  • Ensuring ongoing understanding of our company's products and services; 
  • Reading, understanding and adhering to organizational Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs); 
  • Assisting in establishing and enforcing departmental standards; and 
  • Participating in the modification of company SOPs related to the Contracts Department.  


Working conditions: 
  • Travel:  0-20% 
  • Lifting:  0-15lbs 
  • Other:  Computer work for long periods of time  

Required Skills 
Education:  
  • Bachelor’s degree required; JD preferred  



Additional skill set: 
  • Ability to work independently or in team setting; ability to adjust to changing priorities 
  • Excellent attention and orientation toward meticulous work 
  • Strong organization skills and ability to prioritize and meet deadlines 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written 
  • Ability to project and maintain a professional and positive attitude   


Required Experience 
  • 7+ years relevant experience in a pharmaceutical or CRO environment 
  • 5+ years contracts experience required 
  • Knowledge of basic legal concepts and seasoned experience drafting and negotiating contracts required 
  • Absent a JD, paralegal experience a plus 
  • Thorough knowledge of medical and pharmaceutical industry, terminology and practices preferred 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications including Excel, Word and Access required 
  • Previous management experience in a clinical imaging environment and/or clinical trials experience within a CRO or pharmaceutical research organization preferred