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Contract Services Manager

Company: SynteractHCR Deutschland GmbH
Location: Carlsbad, CA
Reference: 26979
Closing Date: 05 Dec 16
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): On Application
Benefits: Excellent

Job Summary:

Overview  The Contract Services Manager is responsible for ensuring contract management skills are applied to all negotiated corporate contract types (including third party agreements) such that corporate contractual, financial and legal goals are met.  Identifies and ensures contractual risks are minimized. Takes leadership role for resolving significant contractual issues and, if needed, ensures timely elevation to Executive Management and/or legal counsel.

Requirements:

Overview 

The Contract Services Manager is responsible for ensuring contract management skills are applied to all negotiated corporate contract types (including third party agreements) such that corporate contractual, financial and legal goals are met.  Identifies and ensures contractual risks are minimized. Takes leadership role for resolving significant contractual issues and, if needed, ensures timely elevation to Executive Management and/or legal counsel.

 

Responsibilities

  • Serves as a contracting resource for internal and external customers.
  • Supports Business Development activities: prepares and negotiates contractual agreements; prepares Contract Services slides for bid defense presentations; enters sales and marketing agreement data into Sales Force.
  • Based on request from Project Management, work with the proposals department with the development of CIS, including development of appropriate CIS templates
  • Analyzes the legal and business obligations set forth within corporate contractual agreements; responsible for elevating any  potentially controversial or unfavorable language to the Contract Services Management for preliminarily review to determine if the business decision requires Executive Management review and/or if legal counsel is required to review the legal provisions. 
  • May prepare and manage the negotiations of Site Contracts as assigned:
    • Assists the client in the development of CDA and CTA templates (obtaining study budget from Project Management).
    • Primary contact for clinical sites and liaison between client and clinical sites for the negotiation of site contract documents. 
    • Manages and facilitates the timely negotiation of site contractual documents in accordance with project specific timelines; anticipates and identifies potential issues and communicates to the Project Manager to prevent delay of project deliverables; targets and suggests alternative solutions and assists with the creation and implementation of a remedial action plan to facilitate the administration and timely completion of the site contractual documents.
    • Collects, verifies and provides accounting with the I.R.S. forms required for payment, e.g., W-9 and/or Foreign Vendor Certification. 
    • Participate in internal and external project team meetings, if required.
    • Responsible tracking the amount of time budgeted for and spent on site contract document negotiation; communicate all out-of-scope activities or over scope time to Project Management.
    • Tracks progress of contract document negotiation in tracking tool.
    • Provides instructions to accounting and project team to have clinical site set up in clinical trial and accounting systems.
  • Maintains correspondence, positive relations and interaction with internal and external customers.
  • Reviews Contract Services’ policies and procedures and provides input to management.
  • Identifies issues associated with departmental processes, provide recommendations and assist with the implementation of corrective actions.
  • Executes special projects as needed to assist internal customers.

Qualifications

 

Academic & Professional Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree or equivalent in a life science, business, accounting or related field of study and a minimum of 5+ years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum of 2 years of CRO and legal contracts experience is needed.

Skills & Experience:

  • Understanding of the clinical process (Phase I - IV) and the ramifications of change to one or more study assumptions, including timelines.
  • Advanced knowledge of the practices, procedures, and processes involved in contract administration.
  • Advanced knowledge of relevant laws, FDA regulations, corporate terms, conditions and policies governing assigned contracts.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills in both English and local languages, as necessary.  

What We Have to Offer

Our team-oriented organization is collaborative and diverse; our work is interesting and challenging; and every individual has an opportunity to thrive, grow, and achieve success in his or her position. We are proud of our reputation in the industry for quality services and specialized teams dedicated to meeting or exceeding client expectations

 

Who We Are

SynteractHCR is a full-service contract research organization with a successful two-decade track record supporting biotechnology, medical device and pharmaceutical companies in all phases of clinical development. With our “Shared Work – Shared Vision” philosophy we provide customized Phase I through IV services collaboratively and cost effectively ensuring on-time delivery of quality data so clients get to decision points faster. Operating in 15 countries, we deliver trials internationally, offering expertise across multiple therapeutic areas including notable depth in oncology, CNS, infectious disease, endocrinology, cardiovascular and respiratory, among other indications.

 

Our mission is to support the innovation and development of better therapies in healthcare. Our focus on patients’ safety and comfort helps us to establish ethical standards for everything we do.

 

SynteractHCR’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunity and affirmative action in all of its employment practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran status, age, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation or gender identity or expression or any other legally protected category. Applicants for positions with SynteractHCR must be legally authorized to work in the country which they are applying and verification of employment eligibility will be required as a condition of hire.


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Contact Information:

Address:  SynteractHCR Deutschland GmbH
Albrechtstrabe 14
80636 Munich
Germany
Tel:  +49 89 12 66 80 0
Fax:  +49 89 12 66 80 2444
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