Contract Analyst I
United Kingdom
6d ago

Job Overview

COVANCE is a leading global drug development services company and we provide support to the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology industries.

We are currently looking for a Contract Analyst I to join our Contracts teams team. This role can be home based or office based in our Harrogate office.

  • Essential Job Duties :
  • Develop and review contracts for low to medium complexity projects and see through to execution (including MSAs, CDAs, ISAs, IPAs, WSCs, budgets if required, etc) up to 50% on MSAs (single unit Client or single unit Covance template)
  • Lead negotiations for all assigned Agreements with moderate to high management support
  • 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
  • Education / Qualifications

    Recommended :

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


    Pharmaceutical or CRO industry preferred with contract management related experience (or equivalent)

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