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Contracts Manager (R1046076) in San Diego, CA at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 3/17/2019

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    San Diego, CA
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Job Description

Join us on our exciting journey! IQVIA™ is The Human Data Science Company™, focused on using data and science to help healthcare clients find better solutions for their patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness advances in healthcare information, technology, analytics and human ingenuity to drive healthcare forward.


Coordinate and manage the preparation, review, negotiation and processing of customer contracts and change orders.


 Manage the day-to-day contract development process for large complex contracts

 Act as regional contract expert and key interface for assigned customers, ensuring consistency in approach, metrics and format

 Manage project requirements, identify discrepancies and interact with customers to resolve issues.

 Assist in the negotiation of legal contracting text using Quintiles Global Contracting Policy, templates and approved fallbacks

 Participate in complex negotiations of contract, scope of work and budgets as required.

 Resolve negotiation disputes and / or escalate irreconcilable issues to management team

 Perform quality control edits on all documents

 Provide advice, support and guidance as needed and serve as a mentor to colleagues

 Represent Contracts team at customer meetings and on task forces as required

 Assist in the training and mentoring of Contracts team

 Work closely with team members to ensure collaboration and efficient working practices

 Perform all other duties as assigned


 Knowledge of CRO Industry

 Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and understanding of costing models

 Excellent knowledge of contract and budget preparation and ability to interpret budgets and protocols

 Possess strong analytical skills and excellent verbal and written communication skills

 Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and customers


 Degree in Life Science, Business Management or related field and a minimum of 7 year's direct experience in Contracts, Finance, Proposals, industry specific operations experience; or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience


 Extensive use of telephone and face-to-face communication requiring accurate perception of speech

 Extensive use of keyboard requiring repetitive motion of fingers

 Regular sitting for extended periods of time

     Occasional travel

IQVIA is an EEO Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled'

We know that meaningful results require not only the right approach but also the right people. Regardless of your role, we invite you to reimagine healthcare with us. You will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve human health outcomes. Whatever your career goals, we are here to ensure you get there! We invite you to join IQVIA™

Job ID: R1046076