Job Details

  • Title: Contracts Manager
  • Code: RCI-29727-1
  • Location: Pennington New Jersey (NJ) 08534
  • Posted Date: 11/12/2019
  • Duration: 6 Months
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  Job Description

Contracts Manager, HCP Consulting Engagement


  • Seeking an individual with knowledge and experience in contracting with healthcare professionals and other thought leaders (“Consultants”), to join the Contract Management team in Global Clinical Operations within R&D.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Management of end-to-end consultant engagements process, including planning, contracting, FMV analysis and/or payments.
  • Draft and execute agreements with HCPs and/or Academic Institutions
  • Ensure Consultant engagement is in compliance with company’s guidelines and processes
  • Independently make appropriate business decisions within their scope or authority
  • Escalate to appropriate company’s colleague when a risk to the business is identified or decision is outside scope of authority
  • Collaborate across functions (Medical, Commercial, Regulatory, Legal, Advocacy and R&D) both within US or outside US to ensure engagement is managed and completed in a timely manner
  • Oversee vendor relationships with logistics suppliers and company’s payments team for each engagement
  • Demonstrate confidence and ability to guide and educate internal project leaders on issues and risks associated with consultant engagements and contracting decisions
  • Establish innovative solutions for ongoing process simplification


  • Knowledge equivalent to that attained with a Bachelor’s degree and 2+ years direct contracting experience, preferably within the Pharmaceutical industry
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills with a strong customer focus
  • Highly skilled in issue resolution with the ability to resolve problems independently
  • Ability to multi-task within and across projects, prioritize and manage timelines effectively
  • Ability to sustain high levels of performance in a constantly changing environment
  • Ability to think strategically
  • Innovative, proactive, and motivated, with a focus on continuous improvement and a strong desire to succeed
  • Strong project management skills
  • Ability to establish key relationships and work effectively with cross-functional teams and external stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in softwares including Microsoft Office
  • Familiarity with contract management and/or financial management systems such as Ariba, SAP and/or Veeva is preferred.