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Contracts Manager in Summit, NJ at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 5/17/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Summit, NJ
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Job #:  970589

  • Perform and manage all activities associated with the development and execution of confidentiality agreements and contracts with clinical investigators, vendors, consultants, and other agreements as necessary. 
  • Develop processes, procedures and contract agreement templates 
  • Negotiate contracts and/or budgets and assist staff in preparation of SOWs in alignment with existing master service agreements 
  • Facilitate / negotiate contracts and/or budgets for medical affairs research such as, but not limited to: registries, investigator initiated trials, cooperative research clinical studies. Prepare amendments, confidentiality agreements, vendor agreements, consulting agreements, cooperative agreements, investigator initiated research agreements. 
  • Finalize agreements/contracts/ amendments 
  • Identify changes to the Legal department and coordinate any changes requested in areas of the contract that are critical to company interests. 
  • Attend scheduled team meetings to receive and provide information and advice on contractual, legal, and budgetary issues. 
  • Track, manage and monitor all changes to agreement scope and ensure timely amendment finalization and implementation. 
  • Update tracking system with all agreements/contracts/budgets information. 
  • Maintain an electronic library of agreements/contracts previously negotiated, existing, and in-progress. 
  • Communicate with internal team members, vendors, Investigators/Institutions as necessary to resolve contract/budget issues. 
  • May participate in strategic initiatives as required. 
  • Apply FMV (fair market value) financial benchmarking to contracts budgets, as appropriate. 

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Strong sense of time-sensitivity; ability to work independently 
  • Experience in pharmaceutical contracts, medical affairs contracting experience required 
  • Experience in medical affairs / pharmaceutical research agreements (investigator initiated trials, registries, etc.) and budget management – hematology/oncology therapeutic area experience strongly preferred 
  • Excellent interpersonal, facilitation, negotiation and communication skills 
  • Responds resourcefully to changing business demands and opportunities, proactively looking for ways to contribute 
  • Promotes the sharing of information across departments and/or teams within the function 
  • Demonstrated ability to function in a highly matrixed team environment 
  • Proven ability to multi-task 
  • Strong oral, written, and organizational skills 
  • Demonstrated competencies in analytical thinking, thoroughness, detail orientation, quality 
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills: Word, Intermediate level of Excel (formulas , formatting), and Intermediate level of PowerPoint 

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