Parexel

Senior Contracts Manager

Company
Parexel
Location
Ireland
Salary
Competitive
Posted
09 Jun 2021
Closes
09 Jul 2021
Ref
70744BR
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
Job Description

Parexel is in the business of improving the world's health. We do this by providing a suite of biopharmaceutical services that help clients across the globe transform scientific discoveries into new treatments. From clinical trials to regulatory, consulting, and market access, our therapeutic, technical, and functional ability is underpinned by a deep conviction in what we do.We believe in our values; Patients First, Quality, Respect, Empowerment & Accountability.

We are currently looking for a Senior Contract Manager to be based in Ireland or the UK. This role can be home or office based.

The Senior Contract 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. The Contract Manager serves 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 contracts
  • Serve as primary client contact during the negotiation phase
  • On-going interface with clients regarding contractual issues during the lifetime of a project
  • Establish and maintain direct client contact
  • Create, negotiate and finalize budgets and contractual documents, including Start-up Agreements, Work Orders and Change Orders
  • Development of account specific standards for contracts, including presentation of budget, payment terms, standard contract language, etc., and discussion/negotiation with client as appropriate
  • On-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 changes in scope in contracts
  • Communicate with and inform the FBP of ongoing budget changes and provide finance system load ready budget tools in accordance with relevant policies and procedures
  • Ensure information relating to contractual documents are processed into and maintained in relevant databases
  • Customize Parexel templates to meet client template requirements
  • Participate in the development and testing of tools and procedures
  • May have some Line Management responsibilities, including:

  • o Performance management and staff development
    o Training / mentoring
    o Workflow managementQualifications

    Experience
  • Experience in contract management, proposal development or related field
  • Knowledge of clinical trials and/or industry experience
  • Knowledge of ICH/GCP in the provision of clinical trials
  • Good knowledge of cash flow and revenue recognition
  • Comprehensive knowledge of relevant software (Windows, Word, Excel, Outlook, Databases)
  • Skills
  • Ability to:
  • lead internal strategy meetings
  • lead negotiations with clients
  • delegate work within Business Operations
  • meet strict deadlines
  • work both independently and as part of a team
  • confidently deal with all internal and external staff levels
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Highly organized with excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Good numeracy skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Education
    • Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience

    Language Skills
    • Fluent in English, oral and writtenWhy Work at Parexel

    There are pivotal moments in every career: Sharing new treatments. Improving processes. Delivering life-saving advances. The people who succeed are the ones who make the journey go further and faster every time. What if you had a partner to support you as you reach the next level in your professional path? A partner who believes a collaborative environment is key to achieving your goals? A partner who is dedicated to your health and wellness so you can help make a difference in the lives of millions worldwide?

    That's Parexel. We're a diverse team of professionals focused on one goal: getting treatments into the hands of those who need them most. Working together, the results we bring to our clients and the opportunities we bring to our team get better with every step.

    How can we help you on your journey? Find your path, and learn more on LinkedIn, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, and Glassdoor.

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