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Senior Contracts Manager
Ref No.: 18-12979
Location: Madison, New Jersey
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 09/10/2018 to 01/13/2019
Sunrise System Inc. is currently looking for Senior Contracts Manager in Madison, NJ with one of our top client.
Job Title: Senior Contracts Manager
Job Id: 18-12979
Location: Madison, NJ 07940
Duration: 12 months
Position Type: Hourly contract Position (W2 only)
Position Summary
  • The role of the Contracts Manager is to create, negotiate and execute all study contracts, contract amendments, and budgets required for Client Clinical Trials (Phases II-IV). 
    Primary Job Responsibilities
  • Clinical Trial Agreement (CTA) Management.
  • Develop CTA per patient budgets using Grants Manager
  • Draft study specific CTA templates.
  • Finalize CTA templates and per patient budgets with study teams.
  • Negotiate and establish pre-approval and approval workflows; review roles, task timelines and responsibilities; and negotiation parameters with study teams.
  • Draft, negotiate, and execute site specific CTAs within established study timelines and study budgets.
  • Develop, draft, and negotiate CTA amendments within established study budgets.
  • Assist with managing the Data Driven Payment process for assigned studies.
  • Lead and coordinate CTA management for large studies.
  • Lead and coordinate CTA management for all studies within a project.
  • Ensure contracts are executed within fair market standards as appropriate.
  • Answer questions and resolve problems concerning all assigned studies and individual contracts.
  • Track workflow and contract cost for all assigned studies and individual contracts. 
Additional job responsibilities
  • Engage in process improvement initiatives both inside and outside the Contracts Management Group (CMG).
  • Provide some mentoring to junior associates within the CMG.
  • Assist with developing and maintaining CMG procedures for contract management as needed.
  • Support developing processes, standard templates, and quality definitions and metrics as appropriate. 
  • BA/BS Degree
  • Experience:
  • 3-5 years of experience creating, negotiating and executing contracts in a pharmaceutical or biotech company or Contract Research Organization (CRO). 
  • None
  • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Knowledge of the pre-clinical, clinical, and preapproval drug development process required.
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access
  • Experience using Adobe Acrobat Professional and Microsoft Office SharePoint.
  • Proficiency with specialized industry databases such as Grant Plan/Grants Manager a plus.
  • Must possess excellent skill/ability in the following:
  • Project Management
  • Time Management
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Dealing with Difficult People
  • Written Communication
  • Organizing
  • Initiative
  • Decision Making
  • Problem Solving
  • Oral Communication
  • Team Building
  • Influencing Others
  • People Relationships
  • Accountability
  • Judgment
Savitha Divakaran
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