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Contracts Specialist

Job ID 70746BR Ireland - Any Region - Home Based
Parexel is in the business of improving the world’s health. We do this by providing a suite of biopharmaceutical services that help clients across the globe transform scientific discoveries into new treatments. From clinical trials to regulatory, consulting, and market access, our therapeutic, technical, and functional ability is underpinned by a deep conviction in what we do. We believe in our values; Patients First, Quality, Respect, Empowerment & Accountability.

We are currently looking for a Contracts Specialist to join the team either in the UK or Ireland. This role can be homebased.

Key Accountabilities
  • Prepare draft contract documents, including Start-up Agreements, Work Orders and Change Orders, from Parexel templates per guidance provided by the assigned Contract Manager or Line Manager, and in conjunction with relevant departments
  • Amend project budgets as required
  • May facilitate the negotiation of CDAs by preparing CDAs, reviewing client CDAs and negotiate within CDA review guidelines, including coordination with Legal and Business Development to ensure timely agreements
  • Direct client interaction with established contacts per guidance provided by the assigned Contract Manager or Line Manager
  • Provide quality client deliverables to strict deadlines
  • Facilitate review and approval in accordance with relevant policies and procedures
  • Participate in contract review meetings with clients and internal customers
  • Review client contractual templates and edit as appropriate to ensure Parexel’s positions are covered and to highlight areas of potential concern
  • Ensure contracts with client edits received back from the client show all the appropriate changes
  • Customize Parexel templates to meet client template requirements
  • Ensure contractual documents are processed into and maintained in relevant databases
  • May customize templates approved by Legal for the relevant entities and post current copies on the Business Operations intranet
  • Participate in the development and testing of tools and procedures

Qualifications

Work Experience
• Knowledge of contract management principles desirable
• Comprehensive knowledge of relevant software (Windows, Word, Excel, Outlook, Databases)

Skills
• Highly organized with excellent oral and written communication skills
• Analytical skills, problem-solving skills and attention to detail
• Confident dealing with internal staff, and external if required
• Negotiation skills

Education
• Bachelor’s Degree in Life Science, Business, Languages or equivalent.

Language Skills
• Fluent in English, oral and written

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