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Senior Clinical Outsourcing Contracts Associate

Reporting to the Manager of Clinical Outsourcing, the Sr. Clinical Outsourcing Contracts Associate will be responsible for the business needs of department/group, with an emphasis the submission of contract and purchase requests to the relevant IT system. As such, the Sr. Clinical Outsourcing Contracts Associate will interface daily with internal stakeholders (such as the study teams, Clinical Outsourcing Vendor Management Team, Clinical Outsourcing Site Budgets Team, FP&A, Procurement, and Legal) to facilitate contract submissions, answer any questions that arise during negotiation, approval, execution, and maintenance. This role requires the Sr. Clinical Outsourcing Contracts Associate to be detailed oriented and able to work well in a fast-paced, volume-driven environment.
The Sr. Clinical Outsourcing Contracts Associate will work closely with the relevant parties in the business, and will be the individual responsible for the submission of contract requests to the Apttus system. This role will facilitate new vendor set up in BuySmart as needed. This role could potentially be responsible for PO submissions via AX. Each department/group may only submit contract requests to Apttus via their Clinical Outsourcing Contracts Associate(s).
Core Tasks:
Primarily responsible for the submission of contract requests and purchase orders to the relevant systems. To accomplish this, the Sr. Clinical Outsourcing Contracts Associate will largely work independently to:

  • Partners directly with study teams, Clinical Outsourcing Vendor Management Team, and Clinical Outsourcing Site Budgets Team to review the information provided and make Apttus contracts management system submissions
  • Tracks submitted contracts in Apttus and provide regular proactive contract status updates to the business submitters
  • Work with business submitters to address any questions that arise post-Apttus submission, and partners with Legal and FP&A to ensure timely resolution
  • Work with study teams, Clinical Outsourcing Vendor Management Team, and Clinical Outsourcing Site Budgets Team to set up new vendors in BuySmart as needed
  • Partners with Operations Excellence to identify any necessary modifications to databases and/or systems
  • Have detailed knowledge of Apttus and its reporting functions
  • Generate customized reports using Apttus to provide the department/group with data around contract metrics; work with teams to understand the reports as generated
  • May be responsible for purchase request (PO) submissions in AX
  • Assist with training junior staff or new team members as they are brought onto the team
  • May facilitate cross-functional contract discussions
  • Perform additional responsibilities as required
  • 4 year college degree with BA/BS in Life Science, Finance, Business Strategy, or related field
  • 4+ years of relevant clinical contracts management experience in a Biotech setting, or a combination of relevant experience, including 2 years contract management experience.
  • Proficiency with contract management and tracking and have clinical trial, finance, legal and business acumen
  • Knowledge of Clinical Trial Process and the various key players involved in running clinical trials a plus
  • Ability to manage change successfully and identify process improvements
  • Excellent computer skills and aptitude for learning new systems; experience with Apttus and AX a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Strong soft skills - being able to communicate the process and required elements of the process in a collaborative manner
  • Proactive, self starter - takes initiative beyond expectations
  • Ability to manage a changing environment and conflicting needs
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


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