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Clinical Contracts Associate - I
Ref No.: 18-12870
Location: Foster City, California
The Clinical Contracts & Finance (CCF) Associate 1 is responsible for the assistance in the clinical outsourcing of global Phase I-IV clinical trials in support of the Development Operations function, including but not limited to, Pharmacovigilance, Regulatory and Medical Writing. The Associate I will assist in the entire life cycle of vendor selection, including RFI, RFP, vendor selection decision, contracting, monitoring performance, managing the change order process, and ensuring proper closeout of agreements. The Associate 1 will work with internal customers in the vendor bidding and proposal development (RFP creation and analysis) and may assist with vendor presentation preparation during the vendor bid defense meetings. Assists other CCF staff in resolving moderately complex issues relating to contract negotiation or management as related to the Development Operations contracts and with the support of internal customers and the Legal department, assists in the contract negotiation process, especially with less complex, or low value contracts. Has excellent communication skills and is comfortable interacting with internal and external teams, such as, development operations, finance, legal, business conduct, vendor management and payments. Completes tasks and projects under minimal supervision and has the ability to manage competing priorities effectively and proficiently.