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PRAHS Contract Manager in United States

PRA Health Sciences is a Clinical Research Organisation experiencing exceptional growth globally. The people we employ are key to this growth.

We believe that our people are the future of the industry. We provide a culture in which our employees can enjoy personal satisfaction, professional achievement and have the ability to strategically map out long-term career plans. If you're ready to be a part of something inspiring join us and Discover Your PRA.

As a Contracts Manager you will be working within a fast paced and dynamic team to support and provide services for the Clinical Trial contracts. You will work exclusively with one client as part of a group dedicated to FSP work, working to processes designed specifically for that unique partnership.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Provide services in the creation and maintenance of Clinical Trial Agreements, Confidentiality Agreements and negotiation guidelines, services in the development of training related to Clinical Trial Agreements, Confidentiality Agreements and negotiation guidelines as required.

  • Lead/support on the review and negotiation of customized and complex templates.

  • Expedite contract negotiation and execution by acting as resource for first line negotiators to streamline requests to law department and avoid duplication of efforts among negotiators.

  • Coordinate with legal department to resolve complex legal issues while ensuring compliance with company process and strategy and subsequently disseminating information to negotiators.

  • Assist in coaching/mentoring staff members.

You are:

You have a committed working style with the ability to establish and reset priorities as the need arise. Risk-aware, you can adjust quickly to the changes of a dynamic organisation.

Here at PRA we want our employees to succeed and ensure that they are set up for this success through constant training, development and support. To enable success in this position you will have:

  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree, Master of Laws (LLM) degree, paralegal degree, or local equivalent.

  • 5 years’ experience with contract law in the pharmaceutical/clinical research industry and/or equivalent competencies in relevant fields with demonstrated ability to conduct contract negotiation, legal research and analysis.

  • Working knowledge of the clinical development process.

  • Fluency in English.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and sensitivity to cross-cultural communication.

  • Strong relationship management skills and experience.

  • Strong ability to work across different geographic regions.

  • Ability to work effectively across all levels of management.

  • Strong and proven issue identification and problem resolution skills.

  • Sense of urgency with ability to manage competing priorities while meeting deadlines.

  • Working knowledge of PCs, MS Office, and database management.

  • Business acumen and complex project management skills.

  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal and leadership skills with a strong drive to mentor and coach team members.

Your health, your family, your career, your money — the things that matter to you, matter to us. The benefits of PRA just get better and better.

PRA Health Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace.

For more information please visit our website:

ID: 2021-72187

External Company Name: Pharmaceutical Research Associates, Inc

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