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Contract Assoc II

Covance 6/7/2018 3:32:19 PM
JOB ID: 20962 Category: Purchasing Procurement
Princeton, New Jersey



Job Overview

Apply for an exciting opportunity to join a successful team of Contract Managers within a global clinical research organization as we work to meet the demands of an ever-growing market! We are seeking an individual with a demonstrated ability to think strategically in negotiating legal, financial, payment and other contractual terms within the Ph I-IV clinical space. In addition, the right candidate will have the ability to assess and mitigate liabilities to the company with assistance from legal, be able to understand scopes of service and associated budgets under an agreement, and demonstrate the ability to communicate with both internal and external individuals at any level. Exceptional written and verbal communications skills are key. Experience in pricing of clinical trials is a major plus.

* Perform contract management tasks on medium complexity projects, as assigned.*
* Develop, review and negotiate Confidentiality Agreements, Letters of Intent, Services/Consulting Agreements, Clinical Development Agreements, Master Services Agreements (including multi-unit MSAs) and Individual Project Agreements*
* Lead negotiations for all assigned Agreements with minimal management support*
* Lead the identification, development and negotiation of Change Orders for assigned projects with minimal management support*
* Implement change management process for Agreements in accordance with Contract Management guidelines*
* Perform cash flow analysis and generate payment schedules for Agreements in accordance with Contract Management guidelines.*
* Adhere to contract management processes
* Assist management with departmental initiatives, process improvements and strategic initiatives, as assigned
* Assist/mentor junior staff including providing pre-submission review and approval of junior staff's signature documents in accordance with the Contract Management review guidelines, as assigned
* Participate in FOQuS Review Meetings and MedSci Review Meetings for all assigned projects
* Perform accurate maintenance of CMS (e.g. timely and accurate data entry and winform package preparation)
* Provide accurate updates on all outstanding contractual documents to Management on a weekly basis or as otherwise required
* Adhere to contract management processes
* Other duties as assigned by supervisor


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


2 years in the pharmaceutical or CRO industry with minimum of 2 years of contract management related Experience . Clinical Trial (or similar) Pricing Experience preferred, but not required.

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Princeton, NJ - New Jersey


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).