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Senior Contracts Manager

Edison-New Brunswick Metro Area, NJ

Job Type: Scientific Job Number: JN -042020-26719 Region: Edison-New Brunswick Metro Area

Job Description


The role of the Contracts Manager is to create, negotiate and execute all study contracts, contract amendments, and budgets required for company Sales, LLC Clinical Trials (Phases I-III).


1. Clinical Trial Agreement (CTA) Management.

Develop CTA per patient budgets using Grant Manager.

Draft study specific CTA templates.

Finalize CTA templates and per patient budgets with study teams.

Negotiate and establish pre-approval and approval workflows; review roles, task timelines and responsibilities; and negotiation parameters with study teams.

Draft, negotiate, and execute site specific CTAs within established study timelines and study budgets.

Develop, draft, and negotiate CTA amendments within established study budgets.

Assist with managing the Data Driven Payment process for assigned studies.

Lead and coordinate CTA management for large studies.

Lead and coordinate CTA management for all studies within a project.

2. Draft, negotiate, and execute contracts and contract amendments for the company and Pharmacology studies.

3. Ensure contracts are executed within fair market standards as appropriate.

4. Answer questions and resolve problems concerning all assigned studies and individual contracts.

5. Track workflow and contract cost for all assigned studies and individual contracts.


BA/BS Degree


3-5 years of experience creating, negotiating and executing contracts in a pharmaceutical or biotech company or Contract Research Organization (CRO).

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of the pre-clinical, clinical, and periapproval drug development process required.

Advanced skills in Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access

Experience using Adobe Acrobat Professional and Microsoft Office SharePoint.

Proficiency with specialized industry databases such as GrantPlan/Grants Manager a plus.

Must possess excellent skill/ability in the following:

o Project Management

o Time Management

o Conflict Resolution

o Dealing with Difficult People

o Written Communication

o Organizing

o Initiative

o Decision Making

o Problem Solving

o Oral Communication

o Team Building

o Influencing Others

o People Relationships

o Accountability

o Judgment

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