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Manager Clinical Contracts & Finance I

Parsippany Troy Hills, NJ 07054

Posted: 05/21/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Clinical Development and Operations Job Number: 602138 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Target PR Range: 43-53/hr
*Depending on experience


The Manager Clinical Contracts & Finance I will be responsible for supporting various activities and projects within the Vendor Outsourcing organization.

Main responsibilities:
  • Manages contract and sourcing activities for Early Phase clinical development programs providing consistent customer service and delivering quantitative value through cost savings and transformation/innovation.
  • Ensure the vendor selection process is compliant by managing risks through benchmarking, rate negotiations, implementing the sourcing strategy, collaborating with cross functional teams such as Compliance, Legal and Regulatory.
  • Collaborates with internal customers in vendor bidding and proposal development (RFP creation and analysis).
  • Manages the contract negotiation process across the entire life cycle including RFI, vendor identification, RFP, vendor selection decision, contracting negotiation, performance monitoring, change orders, and ensures proper closeout of agreements to maximize contract value and achieve target savings.
  • Manages the contract negotiation process as described above for complex and/or high value contracts
  • Serves as an SME in resolving complex issues relating to contract negotiation and management
  • Oversees the identification, selection and management of global external service providers
  • Leads Vendor bid defense meetings

Ideal candidate characteristics:
  • Experience in providing thought leadership and consistent customer service
  • Expertise in the end-to-end sourcing and contracting process, including RFx, contract negotiation and management
  • Demonstrates an in-depth knowledge of the clinical research process and the regulatory environment across functions
  • Demonstrated leadership skills while working in fast paced and changing environment
  • Excellent communication skills and comfort level interacting with internal and external teams across all levels, including regular interface with stakeholders and leadership team members
  • Ability to understand an analyze from multiple complex sources such as financial and operational perspectives

Candidate Education/Experience Requirements
  • Bachelors degree or higher
  • Relevant experience with a BA or MS in a relevant discipline.
  • Relevant experience typically includes contract negotiation, category management and/or clinical outsourcing or procurement
  • Minimum 3 years Industry experience in vendor outsourcing preferred
*CO/NYC candidates might not be considered
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