Manager, Contract Management

Parexel International Corporation

Multiple Locations

Home Based, US

As Manager, Contracts Management you will lead and manage a team of contract professionals which includes performance management & staff development. You will train, mentor & coach and assign work responsibilities to staff.

The Manager's role is to ensure consistent management of all contracts through "management" of the contract management process, development of account specific standards, documentation and negotiations. You will also serve as the Client's primary interface regarding contractual issues.

Key Accountabilities Overall management responsibility for the contract process for specific or varied accounts including coordination of Operations, Project Management, Legal, Business Development and Finance to prepare, review, and negotiate contract documents and associated budgetsServe as primary client contact during the negotiation processOn-going interface with clients regarding contractual issues during the lifetime of a projectEstablish and maintain direct client contactCreate, negotiate and finalize contractual documents, including Start-up Work Orders,  Work Orders and Change OrdersEstablish partnerships with key clientsDevelopment of account specific standards for contracts, including presentation of budget, payment terms, standard contract language, etc., and discussion/negotiation with client as appropriateOn-going proactive involvement with project management in review of project status, including review of contractual status to ensure compliance with contractual terms and milestones and identification of CIS changes to contractsMay have responsibility to develop proposals as needed or as part of account responsibilityEnsure information relating to contractual documents are processed into and maintained in relevant databasesCustomize Parexel templates to meet client template requirementsLead or participate in the development and testing of tools and procedures

SkillsAbility to lead internal strategy meetingsAbility to lead negotiations with clients, including legal terminology if needed single-handedAble to delegate work within Business OperationsMeet strict deadlinesWork both independently and as part of a teamHighly confident to deal with all internal and external staff levelsProven negotiator with variety of clients and contractsAbility to work with and relate to client contacts at all levelsHighly organized with excellent oral and written communication skillsGood numeracy skillsExcellent analytical and problem-solving skills

EducationBachelors Degree in Life Science, Business or equivalent. MBA, Ph.D. or equivalent preferred

Language SkillsFluent in English, oral and written

Minimum Work ExperienceBroad experience in contract managementKnowledge of clinical trials and/or industry experienceKnowledge of ICH/GCP in the provision of clinical trialsComprehensive knowledge of cash flow and revenue recognitionComprehensive knowledge of relevant software (Windows, Word, Excel, Outlook, Databases)


2023-01-25 00:05:25

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