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Vendor Management Contract Analyst III

Artech Information Systems
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
December 03, 2018


Job Description:

Job Title: Vendor Management Contract Analyst III

Location: Cambridge, MA

Duration: 12 Months


• Responsible for the execution of the agreements in a consistent, compliant, efficient manner with high quality and support the PO requisition process.

• Expected distribution of responsibilities would include management of Agreements and PO requisition as well as other contract related work to support GCO needs.

• Role supports initiatives and vendor governance activities, including inspection readiness, vendor relationship management and liaising with internal/external stakeholders on cross-functional initiatives.

• For clinical program needs, the role liaises across Procurement and GCO roles to support oversight and inspection readiness activities to ensure a best in class approach with regard to vendor outsourcing for all GCO supported clinical trials.

• Role supports non-clinical program needs, the role will also support execution of vendor contracts that are not directly supported by Procurement (under dollar value threshold) within the policies and guidelines established by Procurement, Legal and Compliance.

• This role will work with the Procurement function on developing and establishing new MSAs.

• Execution and Coordination of Contracting Process.

• Liaise with appropriate stakeholders for timely execution of GCO vendor contracts.

• Review and negotiation of Vendor Contracts in accordance with company policy and requirements as well as applicable law.

• Timely and compliant execution of Vendor Contracts for GCO clinical program and certain non-clinical program needs in accordance with Vendor Contracting policy and established processes.

• Coordination of the PO requisition process for GCO with the engagement owner.

• Coordination of agreement completion, execution, distribution and filing within the company database.

• Maintenance of an up to date tracking system.

• Timely escalation of issues as required for efficient resolution.

• Identify process inefficiencies and compliance gaps and participate in process improvement initiatives.

Required Skills and Education:

• BA/BS required and 5+ years of experience.

• Position shall support whole procurement group for initiatives.

• Minimum five years of experience in negotiating contracts terms and conditions.

• Buy side contract experience mandatory. Sell side experience is a helpful plus but not required

• Exposure to the European Union GDPR or US Privacy regulations Desirable. Candidate must be resourceful, analytical and organized.

• Candidate must be able to manage the pace/cadence of multiple contracts/projects concurrently

• Understanding of GDPR and ability to triage with Legal, IT Data Privacy/Security, and Stakeholders when negotiating and including GDPR terms in Agreements

• Familiarity of Pharma/ Biotech industry nice to have but not required