Job Location(s) UK-Maidenhead
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    Contract Associate, Analyst job. Confidentiality Agreement, Master Service Agreement, Change orders, Pricing. Maidenhead, Harrogate or Leeds





    Thinking of accelerating your Contract Associate/Analyst career? Then think long-term and the extraordinary possibilities we can offer you at Covance.  We have helped the pharmaceutical industry develop:


    • More medicines worldwide than any other company, including the top 50 best-selling drugs on the market today,
    • 100% of all Oncology drugs approved in 2016

    Explore this Contract Associate/Analyst job with us and check for yourself why Covance is known to promote 2.5x more employees annually than the average company in the biopharmaceutical sector. 




    Covance is currently seeking an experienced Contract Associate/Analyst to join their Global Contract Management Group.


    Ideally based at our Maidenhead, Harrogate or Leeds offices, we are prepared to offer home based flexibility to the right person (considering that regular presence will be needed for meetings, training, etc.)


    In this job, you will have the opportunity to drive strategic account contracting across different clinical trials ph I to IV and Clinical Pharmacology drug development services, developing, reviewing and negotiating sponsor contracts, especially: Confidentiality Agreements, Master Services Agreements, Stand-alone agreements, change orders and pricing of change orders.    




    Covance has been named among the World´s Most Innovative Companies in Forbes´ 2017 Ranking, and more than 90% of the top 20 global pharmaceutical companies are repeat customers… we can offer you not only a job, but a stable, long-term international career.


    You will work cross-functionally, exposed to multiple teams, all of which can offer you venues for career progression and new directions (Sales, Operations, Finance, Legal…)



    Education / Qualifications

    Bachelor’s Degree in a life science, business, finance or law.


    Key: demonstrated Excel experience (pivot tables, formulas for calculating budgets, algorithms)


    You will work autonomously in a high volume, fast paced international environment: this is why we need extensive experience in contract negotiation & management in the CRO industry, ideally with ph I-IV clinical trials, but we are also interested in contracts experience with Early Development or Central labs. This could also be an interesting opportunity for professionals with a pharmaceutical procurement/ outsourcing background, with an interest in exploring the CRO environment.



    You will work for many clients in parallel, so you will be able to employ your project management skills. With our training and mentoring programs, we will help you plan, multi-task and prioritize.



    • Demonstrated ability to plan, multi-task and prioritize
    • Demonstrated teamwork, communication and organizational skills
    • Demonstrated problem solving skills
    • Excellent customer service skills, attention to detail and ability to be persistent while maintaining tact
    • Proven ability to work independently
    • Experience and comfort in a high volume, fast paced environment is essential
    • Ability to negotiate


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