Syneos Health

Sponsor Contracts Analyst

Location
Home Based, GBR
Salary
Competitive
Posted
30 Apr 2021
Closes
29 May 2021
Ref
21004109
Discipline
Clinical Research
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
Sponsor Contracts Analyst

Come discover what our 25,000+ employees already know: work here matters everywhere. We're a growing and evolving biopharmaceutical industry leader, which means you'll have endless opportunities to work with experts around the world and build the career you've dreamed of.
As a part of the Syneos Health team, you'll help us deliver results for a rewarding reason - we improve patients' lives around the world. Because to us, a patient isn't just a number, they're our family, friends, and neighbors.

Why Syneos Health
• #SyneosHealthLife means we're committed to our Total Self culture - where everyone can authentically be themselves. Our Total Self culture is what unites us globally, and we know every person's unique contributions make a difference.
• We believe our success is a direct result of the people who are driving it - you! We value your dedication to care for our customers and patients, so we want to focus on taking care of you. That's why we offer a comprehensive benefits program encompassing your total health - physical, mental and financial.
• We are continuously building the company we all want to work for and our customers want to work with. Why? Because when we bring together diversity of thoughts, backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives - we're able to create a place where everyone feels like they belong.

Summary:

Processes company contracts that support projects within Clinical Operations. Identifies project and/or individual contract related problems and works within the team to provide solutions.

Job Responsibilities:

1. Manages assigned contract management processes, including but not limited to the coordination and finalization of the Customer contractual instrument including the project specifications and budget.

2. Negotiates and prepares contracts, budgets and related documents for participation in clinical trials.

3. Communicates and explains legal and budgetary issues to internal and external parties per department guidelines.

4. Evaluates and reviews Customer requested contract changes and based upon department guidelines; escalates deviations to department leadership and/or the Legal Department.

5. Serves as communication liaison between Contracts staff and internal and external Customers. Provides functional guidance and keeps Contracts team aware of all contract statuses or pending issues. Prepares correspondence as necessary.

6. Evaluates contracts for completeness and accuracy by comparing to department guidelines to determine adherence, and ensures that corrections are appropriately made and documented.

7. Initiates and participates in face-to-face or teleconference Customer meetings for the purpose of expediting the contract signing process, as directed or independently determined as an appropriate course of action.

8. Maintains contract templates, study specific files and databases.

#LI-CK1What we're looking for:
  • BA/BS, preferably in business or life sciences, plus moderate contracts management experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience in a contract research organization or the pharmaceutical industry preferred. Excellent knowledge of contract and budget preparation and the ability to interpret budgets.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), email, and voicemail.
  • Excellent attention to detail, accuracy, flexibility, organizational and interpersonal skills, team-oriented and analytical skills.
  • Ability to work independently and understand and carry out detailed instruction and the ability to work concurrently on several projects, each with specific instructions that may differ from project to project.
  • Ability to perform several tasks simultaneously to meet critical deadlines is necessary.
  • Ability to interact with staff from multiple departments.
  • Excellent written/oral communication and organizational skills.

Additional Information:

Tasks, duties, and responsibilities as listed in this job description are not exhaustive. The Company, at its sole discretion and with no prior notice, may assign other tasks, duties, and job responsibilities. Equivalent experience, skills, and/or education will also be considered so qualifications of incumbents may differ from those listed in the Job Description. The Company, at its sole discretion, will determine what constitutes as equivalent to the qualifications described above. Further, nothing contained herein should be construed to create an employment contract. Occasionally, required skills/experiences for jobs are expressed in brief terms. Any language contained herein is intended to fully comply with all obligations imposed by the legislation of each country in which it operates, including the implementation of the EU Equality Directive, in relation to the recruitment and employment of its employees.

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