US Contract Manager

Location: United States


Requisition Number: 7617

Position Title: Contract Manager

External Description:

Who we are 

Worldwide Clinical Trials (Worldwide), a leading global contract research organization (CRO), works in partnership with biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies to create customized solutions that advance new medications – from discovery to reality. Anchored in our company’s scientific heritage, our dedicated therapeutic focus on cardiovascular, metabolic, neuroscience, oncology, and rare diseases, is applied to develop flexible plans and solve problems quickly for our customers. 

Our talented team of 3,000+ professionals spans 60+ countries. We are united in cause with our customers to improve the lives of patients through new and innovative therapies.   

 Why Worldwide

We believe everyone plays an important role in making a world of difference for patients and their caregivers. From our hands-on, accessible leaders, to our cohesive and supportive teams, we are committed to enabling professionals from all backgrounds and experiences to succeed. We prioritize cultivating a diverse and inclusive environment that continues to promote collaboration and creativity. We are proud to be a workplace where people thrive by being themselves and are inspired to do their best work every day. Join us!


What Contract Managers do at Worldwide 

The Contract Manager is responsible for the overall management of activities involved in the development/preparation and revision of the company’s contracts/change orders with its sponsors.

The Contract Manager manages a variety of clinical, services and related local and global contracts in accordance with company policies and procedures, applicable laws, and sponsor requirements.  The Contract Manager is responsible for the full life cycle of sponsor contracts/change orders (amendments), and will be responsible for preparing the contract by drafting and/or incorporating the associated budget, scope of work, and legal, financial, and operational terms, leading negotiations, ensuring adherence to master agreements, as well as providing advice to Worldwide’s business units and project teams on contract management and policy compliance matters.  The Contract Manager will work with the Legal Department, Global Proposal Development, Business Development and Global Business Operations to review and develop master Service Agreements, statements of work, change order documents and service agreements. 


What you will do 

  • The Contract Manager is responsible for managing Worldwide’s contract and change order/amendment responses and associated sponsor communications.
  • The Contract Manager must update study budgets and contract/change order documents based on analysis of sponsor requirements and ensure that a fully compliant response is developed and submitted within the prescribed deadlines.
  • The Contract Manager is responsible for interacting with sponsors on all contracting/change order documents. 
  • Develop and/or modify service description text in addition to original proposal text, which collectively becomes the core contract/exhibit.



What you will bring to the role

  • Strong planning, strategizing, managing, monitoring, scheduling, and analytical skills.
  • Strong Excel skills; ability to manipulate and modify budget toll and client bid grids as required.
  • Effective stakeholder management with cross functional teams for process improvement and/or change initiatives.
  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to articulate via the phone and in person with a high degree of professionalism.


Your experience 

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience.
  • Two to three years of direct experience with CRO or pharmaceutical data; sourcing, integration, analysis, and reporting.
  • Advanced Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

We love knowing that someone is going to have a better life because of the work we do.  

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Employment Type: Regular

Community / Marketing Title: US Contract Manager

Company Profile:

We’re a global, mid-size CRO that pushes boundaries, innovates and invents — because the path to a cure for the world’s most persist diseases is not paved by those who play it safe, but by those who take pioneering, creative approaches, and implement them with quality and excellence. We are experts, bright thinkers, dreamers and doers and, together, we are changing the way the world experiences CROs, in the best possible way.


CountryEEOText_Description: Worldwide is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to enabling professionals from all backgrounds and experiences to succeed and, to that end, we prioritize attracting diverse talent and cultivating an inclusive environment that encourages collaboration and creativity. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or parental status, disability, military status, or other class protected by applicable law. Worldwide is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace where people thrive by being themselves and are inspired to do their best work every day.

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