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Contract Associate (2 to 6 yrs of relevant experience)

Covance 3/26/2019 5:24:51 PM
JOB ID: 29381 Category: Other
Mumbai, India



Job Overview

Develop and review contracts for low to medium complexity projects and see through to execution (including CDAs, ISAs, IPAs, WSCs, budgets if required, etc; excludes MSAs)

* Develop and apply a working knowledge of the various Covance business units to insure proper contract terms for all types of studies
* Generate cash flow analysis and payment schedules with high degree of management support for the above mentioned agreements in accordance with Contract Management guidelines for review by senior members of the department
* Follow up on outstanding contract issues for resolution to meet internal and external deadlines and to minimize business and legal risk
* Work cross-functionally with Contract Analysts, Client Services, Finance, Pricing and Sales to resolve contract issues in a timely manner
* Assist Analysts and SMEs with periodic client f/up for contract documentation
* Assist in managing overall contract processes and client relationships
* Participate in process improvement initiatives intended to improve global delivery of contracts
* Adhere to Contract Management policies and process
* Ensure Sarbanes Oxley compliance from a contracting perspective
* Perform accurate data entry into SFDC, Apttus, CMS and/or other tools required for reporting
* Provide accurate updates on all outstanding contractual documents to management as required through required systems or tracking mechanisms
* Participate in project review meetings as necessary


Bachelor degree in business or life science


* 2-6 year business Experience ; pharmaceutical or CRO preferred
* Demonstrated ability to plan, multi-task and prioritize
* Demonstrated teamwork, communication and organizational skills
* Proficient in Excel and Word (intermediate)
* Demonstrated problem solving skills
* Excellent customer service skills, attention to detail and ability to be persistent while maintaining tact
* Proven ability to work independently
* Experience and comfort in a high volume, fast paced environment is essential

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Mumbai, IND - India


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).