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Contracts Associate

Covance 4/15/2019 5:55:46 AM
JOB ID: 30305 Category: Contracts Administration
Wilmington, North Carolina



Job Overview

Covance is currently seeking candidates for a Contracts Associate to join the Site Contracts team!

The Contracts Associate position will be office based in Wilmington, NC.

1. Responsible for adherence to standard operating procedures (SOPs).

2. Maintain and contribute to contracts tracking and status systems, and support maintenance of paper and electronic file systems.

3. With regular guidance from line management and department colleagues, perform limited processing and maintenance of agreements which the department must deliver.

4. Coordinate with clinical study teams regarding details and timelines for contracting, as well as contract status reporting.

5. Assist Contracts Specialists in populating, mailing, scanning and tracking of contracts to ensure delivery and following up on contracts as necessary to ensure their prompt return.

6. Participate in discussions with department colleagues to improve departmental processes and procedures.

7. Monitor assigned studies for compliance with internal processes and procedures, or otherwise according to specified Sponsor requirements.

8. Identify problems or issues with departmental processes and procedures and escalate to Manager, Site Agreements.

9. Perform other duties as required by the Department.


1. University-level degree preferred


1. Ability to maintain confidentiality of employee data and information during interactions with staff at all levels.

2. Proficiency with MS Office Programs.

3. Ability to effectively organize, prioritize and plan.

4. Strong attention to detail.

5. Good oral and written communication abilities.

6. Experience working in a team environment under time and resource pressures.

7. Good administrative knowledge.

8. Good interpersonal and communication skills.

9. Confidence in dealing with external and internal clients

10. Able to be proactive and take initiative in completing work or escalating issues.

11. Flexibility in responding to changing job demands.

12. Self-starter capable of identifying challenges, responding to issues in coordination with others.

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Wilmington, NC - North Carolina


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).