contract manager

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Commercial Operations
  3. China
Shanghai, China
Posting date: 16 Dec 2019
This vacancy has now expired

A leading pharmaceutical company that accelerates the launch and listing of drugs across China is seeking a Contract Manager to join their office in Shanghai. The organisation, which is a subsidiary of an international pharmaceutical corporation, specialises in increasing China's core competitive power in the innovation of new drugs. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a prestigious company that develops first-class drugs.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Controlling all CMC external contracts from their signing, through execution phases, payment stages, to final closure and payment. The external contracts include both fee-for-service manufacturing SOW and the FTE for R&D services.
  • Providing monthly statistics report on project execution and payment status.
  • Serving as the main contact to internal collaborators including PM team, Purchasing, and Finance.
  • Providing quarterly analysis of budget execution and optimization recommendation.
  • Preparing for internal and external audits of CMC budget execution.
  • Timely track of project milestones, confirm projects' invoices.
  • Establishing collaborative relationships with project team, finance, legal, and procurement team members.
  • Tracking and controlling of change orders and claims.
  • Creating purchase requisition and collaborating with Procurement team to extend existing purchase orders.
    Preparing for compliance audit with project budget, global and regional rules, and accounting guidelines.

Skills and Requirements:

  • 3 years working experience in pharma, MNC working experience is preferred.
  • Strong organisation skills with logic sense.
  • Familiar with technical terms of CMC functions including organic synthesis, formulation, and analytical chemistry.
  • 2 years of contract management experience, with hands-on project tasks.
  • Strong teamwork with smooth communication skills.
  • Financial analysis and cost management experience is a plus.
  • Fluent written and spoken English.
  • Demonstrable multitasking, project management, and execution skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills, including communication, presentation, persuasion, and influence.
  • Good organisational skills, including efficiency, punctuality, and collaboration in a team environment.
  • Proficiency in computer skills, such as MS Office.

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