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Covance 9/25/2018 8:30:45 AM
JOB ID: 23523 Category: Client Services
Maidenhead, United Kingdom



Job Overview

Contracts Associate, Analyst job. Confidentiality Agreement, Master Service Agreement, Change orders, Pricing. Maidenhead, Harrogate or Leeds


Thinking of accelerating your Contracts Associate/Analyst career? Then think long-term and the extraordinary possibilities we can offer you at Covance. We have helped the pharmaceutical industry develop:

* More medicines worldwide than any other company, including the top 50 best-selling drugs on the market today,
* 100% of all Oncology drugs approved in 2016

Explore this Contracts Associate/Analyst job with us and check for yourself why Covance is known to promote 2.5x more employees annually than the average company in the biopharmaceutical sector.


Covance is currently seeking an Experience d Contract Associate/Analyst to join their Global Contracts Management Group.

Ideally based at our Maidenhead, Harrogate or Leeds offices, we are prepared to offer home based flexibility to the right person (considering that regular presence will be needed for meetings, training, etc.)

In this job, you will have the opportunity to drive strategic account contracting across different clinical trials ph I to IV and Clinical Pharmacology drug development services, developing, reviewing and negotiating sponsor contracts, especially: Confidentiality Agreements, Master Services Agreements, Stand-alone agreements, change orders and pricing of change orders.


Covance has been named among the World´s Most Innovative Companies in Forbes´ 2017 Ranking, and more than 90% of the top 20 global pharmaceutical companies are repeat customers… we can offer you not only a job, but a stable, long-term international career.

You will work cross-functionally, exposed to multiple teams, all of which can offer you venues for career progression and new directions (Sales, Operations, Finance, Legal…)

Education / Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in a life science, business, finance or law.

Key: demonstrated Excel Experience (pivot tables, formulas for calculating budgets, algorithms)

You will work for different clients in parallel, so you will be able to employ your project management skills. With our training and mentoring programs, we will help you plan, multi-task and prioritize.


You will work autonomously in a high volume, fast paced international environment: this is why we some years Experience in contract negotiation & management or with proposal development and budget/ pricing in the CRO industry, ideally with ph I-IV clinical trials, but we are also interested in contracts Experience with Early Development or Central labs.

This could also be an interesting opportunity for professionals with a pharmaceutical procurement/ outsourcing background, with an interest in exploring the CRO environment.

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Maidenhead, UK - United Kingdom


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).