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Company: Covance
Location: Harrogate, England, United Kingdom
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

Job Overview:

Covance is now part of LabCorp. LabCorp, an S&P 500 company, is a leading global life sciences company that is deeply integrated in guiding patient care, providing comprehensive clinical laboratory and end-to-end drug development services. With a mission to improve health and improve lives, LabCorp delivers world-class diagnostic solutions, brings innovative medicines to patients faster and uses technology to improve the delivery of care. LabCorp reported net revenues of over $10 billion in 2017.

Recruiting for a Contract Analyst with experience with contracts/working within the industry. Can be office based in a UK/Madison location.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Perform contract management tasks on medium complexity projects, as assigned
  • Serve as contract management lead for strategic accounts, as assigned
  • Independently develop and review Agreements including Master Services Agreements (Covance multi-unit, single unit Client or single unit Covance templates)
  • Lead negotiations for all assigned Agreements with moderate management support
  • Develop and apply a working knowledge of the various Covance business units to insure proper contract terms for all types of studies
  • Develop (including budgeting if required) and negotiate medium complexity Change Orders for assigned projects with management support
  • Generate cash flow analysis and payment schedules 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 management and subject matter experts (SME) in maintaining harmonized 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
  • 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 project review meetings as necessary
  • Other duties as assigned
Education/Qualifications: Recommended:
  • BA or BS in business or life sciences (or equivalent experience)
Experience:
  • Experience in pharmaceutical or CRO industry preferred with minimum of 2 years of contract management related experience (or equivalent)
  • 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
  • Ability to negotiate


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