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Site Contracts Specialist

Covance 4/16/2019 1:25:38 PM
JOB ID: 30227 Category: Clinical Study Start Up
Madrid, Spain



Job Overview

At Covance we are looking for a Contract Specialist to join our team in Madrid. This is a exiting opportunity to work in a global environment and lead the site contracts part of the clinical trial.

As part of the main responsibilities this individual will perform the below taks:

* Responsible for adherence to standard operating procedures (SOPs)
* With support, the Contracts Specialist I drafts, negotiates, reviews, processes and retains Covance contracts in a commercially reasonably manner that protects Covance's fundamental interests and in accordance with departmental practices and policies. Produces and negotiates contracts that accurately reflect Covance's obligations or rights and understandings with third parties.
* Negotiates contractual terms with other contracting parties in a professional manner.
* Responsible for the timely updating of the departmental contract tracking system.
* Provide updates and identify and escalate issues (as defined in departmental processes) to project teams, study leads and/or management as needed
* Facilitates the internal review/revision/sign off process on contracts prior to forwarding to external parties.
* Accountable for quality of tasks delegated to and completed by Contracts Associate, Site Agreements
* Manage assigned studies with careful compliance with internal processes and procedures, or otherwise according to specified Sponsor requirements.
* Support line manager with departmental goals, objectives and initiatives in a positive and flexible way.
* Complies with and fulfils corporate requirements of the position including, inputting activities in Timesheets, conducting all required training and documenting training in training systems, and preparing and submitting any company expense reports for reimbursement in a timely manner.
* Identifies potential obstacles in the contracting process promptly and requests assistance of line manager, project management staff, Business Development staff, Budgets & Proposals staff or higher management as necessary to minimize delays and to facilitate the prompt conclusion of contractual negotiations.
* Perform other duties as required by the Department.

Education / Qualifications

* Bachelor´s Degree in Law is prefered
* Fluent in English


Ideally we are looking for someone with 1 year of Experience with clinical site contracts.

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Madrid, ESP - Spain


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).