Senior Contract Analyst

  • Covance
  • Littlewick Green, Maidenhead SL6 3QH, UK
  • 14/08/2020
Full time Data Science Data Analytics Big Data Statistics

Job Description

Job Overview:
Who we are

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.

We are looking to recruit a Senior Contract Analyst within our Key Accounts team. This role can be remotely based anywhere in Europe or the USA.

Duties - Perform contract management tasks on medium to high complexity projects, as assigned Serve as contract management lead for strategic accounts, as assigned Independently develop and review Agreements including Master Services Agreements (Client multi-unit, Covance multi-unit, single unit Client or single unit Covance templates) Lead negotiations for all assigned Agreements with minimal management support Effectively lead Pan-CVD negotiations and demonstrate a thorough understanding of different BU term nuances 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 complex Change Orders for assigned projects with minimal management support Generate cash flow analysis and payment schedules for the above mentioned agreements in accordance with Contract Management guidelines 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 Lead 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 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 is project review meetings as necessary Other duties as assigned Education/Qualifications: BA or BS in business or life sciences (or equivalent experience) Experience: 6 years in the pharmaceutical or CRO industry preferred with minimum of 4 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 Knowledge of software applications (SFDC, CMS, etc) preferred