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Labcorp Contract Associate in York, United Kingdom

Job Overview:

We are recruiting for an exciting entry level role as a Contract Associate within our global contracts team. This is a remote based role anywhere in the UK.

In this role you will be working directly with our sales and legal team along with external clients working on all CDAs.

The ideal candidate will have experience managing contracts within a CRO/Pharma, be detailed orientated and be great at multi tasking, as you will be working to meet deadlines. You must also have exceptional communicational skills as you will be working with many people internally and externally.

We can offer fantastic opportunities for growth and development along with full training into this role.

Duties -

  • Develop and review contracts for low to medium complexity projects and see through to execution (including CDAs, ISAs, IPAs, WSCs, budgets if required, etc; excludes MSAs)

  • Develop and apply a working knowledge of the various Covance business units to insure proper contract terms for all types of studies

  • Generate cash flow analysis and payment schedules with high degree of management support for the above mentioned agreements in accordance with Contract Management guidelines for review by senior members of the department

  • Follow up on outstanding contract issues for resolution to meet internal and external deadlines and to minimize business and legal risk

  • Work cross-functionally with Contract Analysts, Client Services, Finance, Pricing and Sales to resolve contract issues in a timely manner

  • Assist Analysts and SMEs with periodic client f/up for contract documentation

  • Assist in managing overall contract processes and client relationships

  • Participate in process improvement initiatives intended to improve global delivery of contracts

  • Adhere to Contract Management policies and process

  • Ensure Sarbanes Oxley compliance from a contracting perspective

  • Perform accurate data entry into SFDC, Apttus, CMS and/or other tools required for reporting

  • Provide accurate updates on all outstanding contractual documents to management as required through required systems or tracking mechanisms

  • Participate in project review meetings as necessary

  • Other duties as assigned


  • BA or BS in business or life sciences (or equivalent experience)


  • Demonstrated ability to plan, multi-task and prioritize

  • Demonstrated teamwork, communication and organizational skills

  • Proficient in Excel and Word (intermediate)

  • 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