Senior Contracts Manager

A Senior Contract Manager position is available through Adecco Medical and Science in Madison, NJ.

The role of the Contract Manager is to create, negotiate and execute all study contracts, contract amendments, and budgets required for Clinical Trials (Phases II-IV).

1. Clinical Trial Agreement (CTA) Management.
• Develop CTA per patient budgets using Grants 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. Ensure contracts are executed within fair market standards as appropriate.

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

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


1. Engage in process improvement initiatives both inside and outside the Contracts Management Group (CMG).

2. Provide some mentoring to junior associates within the CMG.

3. Assist with developing and maintaining CMG procedures for contract management as needed.

4. Support developing processes, standard templates, and quality definitions and metrics as appropriate.

BA/BS Degree
3-5 years of experience creating, negotiating and executing Clinical Trial Agreements 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 a plus.
Must possess excellent skill/ability in the following:
Project Management
Time Management
Conflict Resolution
Dealing with Difficult People
Written Communication
Decision Making
Problem Solving
Oral Communication
Team Building
Influencing Others
People Relationships

If you are interested in the Senior Contract Manager position in Madison, NJ, click APPLY NOW. If have questions about the position or wpuld like more information, please contact Tiffannie Mckenzie at

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