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Senior Manager, Contract Management

Covance 3/20/2018 6:48:07 AM
JOB ID: 18515 Category: Business Development Sales
Regional, Nationwide



Job Overview

Covance is recruiting for a Senior Manager, Contract Management for its Market Access team. Duties and responsibilities include the following:

- Perform contract management tasks on high complexity or strategic client projects, as required
- Provide supervisory oversight to direct reports and other staff within Contract Management (e.g., scheduling, performance evaluation, workload leveling, project allocation, compliance to process and metrics, recruitment and selection of new employees).
- Provide technical direction and guidance to direct reports and other Contract Management staff on contract management issues.
- Motivate, mentor, train and develop direct reports and other Contract Management staff.
- Assist direct reports and other Contract Management staff in the negotiation of signature documents.
- Provide guidance to Contract Management team on issue resolution and trouble shooting.
- Provide final review and execution of signature documents in accordance with the Contract Management review guidelines.
- Coordinate and lead Business Unit only or multi-unit MSA negotiations.*
- Represent the department at internal meetings, client meetings, training sessions and presentations.
- Identify new departmental processes and improvements required to existing departmental processes. Manage development and implementation of processes.
- Assist Director of Contract Management with contract management strategic initiatives.
- Lead training of new staff, as required.
- Adhere to contract management processes


BA or BS in business or life science (or equivalent Experience )


6 years in the pharmaceutical or CRO industry with 6 years contract management expense.
- Minimum of 2 years supervisory Experience required

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Regional, NAT - Nationwide


Covance Recruiting Process

Below is a general Overview of Our Recruiting Process

If you’d like to work for us, please submit your resume/CV online. If your ability to use or access our electronic application is limited due to a disability, please visit or call 1-800-978-4473 for help.

We consider applications from everyone who is interested in a position with us and who meets the required criteria and qualifications.

If your application is selected, someone from our recruiting team will contact you to arrange an initial screen. We may carry this out over the phone or at a face-to-face meeting. You must complete the screen to be considered for the position.

Based on the results of the initial screen, we may invite you to an interview. One of our recruiting team members will contact you to arrange this. The process may involve several interviews, initially over the phone, and then face-to-face with different members of the hiring team.

Our interviews follow a behavioral-based format. This means we’ll ask you to give us information that’s specific to your professional and educational experiences.

Hiring team members will share and discuss their input and then make their decision.

If you’re the person who best meets the requirements of the position, a member of the hiring team will get in touch to make you an offer of employment. Covance is an eVerify employer (United States only).