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Sr. Contract Analyst - World's leading medical devices company
- Shanghai based
- World's leading medical devices company
About Our Client
Our client is a leading US Medical Device company and has entered the China market for almost three decades, providing the customers consistent care for a healthier life.
*Comprehensive understanding and application of clinical contracting and negotiation principles, concepts and industry practices/standards.
*Thorough understanding and solid application of clinical trial industry practices, including thorough understanding of clinical trial agreements and budgeting process and/or vendor and consulting agreements and processes.
*Manages complex contract negotiations. Escalates negotiations from email to telephone and to higher methods in an effort to effectively progress contract negotiations while managing cycle times. Involves other internal parties in negotiations as needed, including manager.
*Works independently and refers to established company's policies, practices, and templates for guidance as needed.
*Drafts contract language per approved process using legal-approved templates and approved alternative language; secures legal approval as required. Periodically seeks input and guidance from manager and/or senior-level contracting team member.
*Uses sound critical thinking skills to review contract redlines for understanding and intent. Makes recommendations regarding how to proceed and secures additional input from legal, manager and/or clinical team as needed before responding to other party.
*May serve as a project leader for new or existing studies (with manager review/input).
*Effectively manages multiple contracting priorities and exerts influence as appropriate to ensure contracts are executed in a timely manner. Meets regularly, as needed, with study team members and/or other internal stakeholders and proactively provides status updates on contracting activities.
*Proactively manages workload in accordance with study milestones.
*Frequently interacts and communicates with internal customer/client, including senior management, and external other party.
*Recognizes opportunities to improve contract processes and proactively takes on process improvements projects after securing manager approval. Provides progress updates and recommends solutions to manager and shares supported recommendations with contracting personnel. Recognizes communication challenges; proactively and effectively addresses/manages issues with limited manager input.
The Successful Applicant
*4 years experience with Bachelors or 2 years experience with Advanced Degree (e.g. JD, Masters)
*Experience with Microsoft Office (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
*Previous experience in customer-facing role
*Proven cross-functional experience
*Contract negotiation experience
What's on Offer
Our client offers a very competitive compensation and benefits package to recognise every contribution you make to the company and health care industry. Also, the company provides international working environment and great platform to further develop your unique expertise.