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Actalent REMOTE Clinical Contracts Manager in Boston, Massachusetts


· Senior level industry professional with 8+ years experience in contracts management, the majority of which has been in biotech/pharma/CRO and at least 2+ years in small biotech

· Vast knowledge of clinical vendor and trial site agreements in US and globally, including EU and APAC

· Proven strong analytical, negotiating, conflict resolution, and problem-solving skills

· Effective cross-functional collaborator with excellent interpersonal, organizational, project management, time management, and written and oral communication skills

· Ability to multi-task and shift priorities rapidly to meet tight deadlines

· Enthusiastic, self-motivated, and keen to improve processes and overcome any inefficiencies

· Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and applications with an understanding of GrantPlan and benchmarking tools

· Bachelor’s degree required


· Collaborates with Clinical, Legal, other internal stakeholders, CRO(s), and vendors to negotiate confidentiality, ancillary, and vendor master service agreements (MSAs), scopes of work/work orders, and single service provider, consultant, and subcontractor agreements

· Clinical contract expert serving as Clinical, Legal, and CRO liaison for clinical trial site agreements

· Leads or assists in the development of request for proposals (RFPs), assessment, and selection of appropriate vendors, and collating, reviewing, tracking and analyzing vendor quotes and proposals

· Coordinates and manages vendor bid defense meetings and associated follow-up as needed

· Analyzes business practices and market conditions to evaluate bid responsiveness and contract/contractor performance

· Negotiates directly with CROs and clinical vendors to obtain optimal pricing

· Ensures that terms and conditions in vendor master service agreements, study-level contractual obligations, and trial site subject informed consent form templates align

· Routes contracts for approval, signature, and filing and creates purchase orders according to companies processes and systems

· Stays current with industry best-practices developing and implementing policies, procedures, and tools to standardize workflow and manage risk

· Participates in the development and improvement of departmental processes and procedures

· Maintains and ensures up-to-date documentation and records, performing periodic reconciliation of all active contracts with vendors

· Other related tasks as needed

About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.