Contract Manager

23-3-2020 zwijnaarde
company profile

This company acts as a Partner in Science and comprises a global network of laboratories in the Americas, Europe, Africa and AsiaPac. Their HQs are in Ghent, Belgium. The company provides full logistical and analytical support across multiple continents.

job description

As a Contract Manager you are to ensure consistent management of all contracts through the "business process". You have a `get things done' attitude and will apply excellent communication and organizational skills in relation to the contracting process. You are expected to have a broad and comprehensive knowledge of all contractual related matters and will act as the primary interface for internal / external Customers.

Your main tasks:
Overall management responsibility for the contract process for specific accounts including coordination with Business Development, Project
Management, Operations, Legal, Finance to prepare, review and negotiate contracts.
- Serve as the primary Customers contact during the negotiation phase
- Ongoing interface with Customers regarding contractual issues during the lifetime of a project
- Creates, negotiates and finalizes all kinds of contractual documents
- Follow up on the contracting process and ensure that all is in accordance with company policies, legal requirements, and
Customer specifications.
- Preparation of budget and asure consistency of budgets
- Analyze the Customer¿s needs and translate the service requirements into budget updates
- Facilitate and lead in pricing discussions
- Keep track of all documents required during the initial phase of a clinical project
- Ongoing proactive involvement with project management in review of project status, including review of contractual status to
ensure compliance with contractual terms, milestones and identification of changes to contracts
- Ensure budget updates for ongoing projects by coordinating process control with the Finance and Project Management
- Analyze current pricing and look for optimization opportunities
- Assist and contribute in optimizing relevant workflow processes (e.g. Request for Change, Financial follow up studies, Contract Execution etc.)
- Ensure timely and accurate completion of relevant databases

your contribution

- Preferable a Masters Degree - link with Bio-Medical / Lifescience is a plus
- Experience in (para)Legal - proposal development - contract management - clinical contracting - pharmaceutical contracting, is an advantage
- Communication - excellent communicator, open, clear and honest with a positive attitude - extensive use of telephone and face to face
- Interpersonal skills and possess the ability to manage multiple contracts of varying types and size through the contract administration process
- Strong sense of business acumen, capable and eager utilise financial skills
- Ability to lead meetings and have excellent negotiation skills
- Confident to deal with all internal / external Customer levels
- Knowledge of MS Office, Excel and windows-based E-mail systems
- Experience in the CRO business (preferably central laboratory services) is an asset
- Strong interest in pricing analysis and strategy with excellent numeracy skills
- Above average organizational skills, with good time management skills and attention to detail
- Ability to work towards tight deadlines
- Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
- Fluent in English, Dutch is an asset
- Experience in a financial oriented setting is a plus ) understanding of cash flow and revenue recognition

what do we offer?

International environment with eye for personal development.

office manager (m/f)
employment type
full time
contract type
immediate permanent employments
Gezondheidszorg en maatschappelijke dienstverlening
your Randstad contact
Lore Sampers, Jan-Laurens De Mey & Merel Salens 09 268 28 88 of
09 268 28 88 of

office info
Kortrijksesteenweg 1127-1129