Contracts Manager

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Contract
  2. Program Manager / Director
  3. United States
San Francisco, USA
Posting date: 24 Oct 2019
This vacancy has now expired

Proclinical is currently recruiting for a Contracts Manager for a leading pharmaceutical company located in Southern San Francisco, CA. Successful candidate will have extensive contract experience (negotiations/conflict resolution), sounds knowledge of budgeting, and familiarity with clinical trials.

  • Focus on site clinical trials contracting, fair market value (FMV) compliance of site contracts, and accountability as it relates to FSP management and site start-up.
  • Work with Functional Service Provider (FSP) to implement Site Contracts CALM Contracts Process to ensure efficient delivery of fully executed contracts.
  • Manage the day-to-day activities of multiple areas in moderately complex clinical contracts and finance. Including but not limited working closely with internal clinical operations as it related to rapid study sites.
  • Evaluate contract and budget changes requested within CTA and identifies business and/or legal risks manage the issue to resolution by proposing and providing alternative solutions to legal or senior management.
  • Identify issues/problems and provides recommendations for solutions.
  • Demonstrate ability to make critical decisions related to projects and tasks.
  • Demonstrate ability to work in fast paced and changing environment
  • Assists other staff in resolving moderately complex issues relating to contract negotiation and management.
  • Ability to develop use spreadsheets and tracking tools.
  • Manage relationships in conjunction with the Clinical Operations as it relates to clinical trials contracts
  • With the support of internal customers and the legal department, within the contract negotiation process.
  • Lead the contract life cycle management process for assigned Clinical Trial Study.
  • Demonstrate excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of negotiations of clinical trials agreements.
  • Demonstrate strong understanding of regulatory and legal issues pertinent to clinical development.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the regulatory implications of contracts as related to clinical research.
  • Complete tasks and projects under minimal to no supervision.

Skills and Responsibilities:

  • BA/BS or MBA/MS
  • Relevant experience typically includes contract negotiation and/clinical finance
  • Competent in computer skills (Microsoft Office including Excel, Word and PowerPoint)
  • Relevant experience typically includes contract language and budget negotiation, and application of project management principles.
  • Global Site Contracting experience a plus.
  • Skilled at project management, able to meet deadlines on multiple concurrent projects and work collaboratively with and through others.
  • Demonstrates patience and is able to break down complex information into digestible pieces.
  • Able to work in a rapidly changing environment with a high tolerance for ambiguity.
  • Aptitude to thrive in a fast-paced, changing environment while producing quality work under time constraint.
  • Ability to analyze situations from organizational, departmental perspective (ie considers strategy, culture, structure, systems, people, processes and planning).
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and creatively solve problems.
  • Must exhibit a positive attitude, a respect for others, a results-oriented approach and ability to work independently as well as collectively.

To Apply:

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In case you have difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please call Catherine Nguyen at (+1) 215-531-5643 or upload your resume on our website -

A full job description is available on request.

Proclinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.