Contracts & Proposals Manager (R1043454) in Parsippany, NJ at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 9/14/2018

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Job Description

Location: Plymouth Meeting, PA

Position Purpose:

As an Contract Manager within the IQVIA US Contracts Administration team, you will focus on contracts within the U.S. business unit with a focus on the Commercial Services service line.   You will be responsible for the accurate preparation of client contracts in adherence with US policies and guidelines.  This role serves as a primary contact for the US Sales and Business Development Teams in support of their contracts. 

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Serve as the day-to-day point of contact for review and negotiation of standard and non-standard contracts; liaison with Legal, Finance and other teams within the IQVIA organization to accommodate internal and external changes to standard terms and conditions to efficiently close a mutually acceptable contract.
  • Analyze proposals to determine contract terms required, both standard and non-standard.
  • Understand the database of contract terms and client contract templates used by the Contracts Administration team to ensure consistency of terms and conditions.
  • Draft and review legal and business terms under the guidance of the contracts playbook, as well as attorney support, as needed.
  • Develop broad knowledge of the IQVIA US Business Line and each service line  and their respective products/services through the review and preparation of agreements, as well as formal and informal learning opportunities.
  • Prepare client statements of work, amendments and other client correspondence as needed under supervision while identifying potential risks associated with terms and conditions to minimize risk(s) for the organization and business teams.  
  • Communicate/articulate concerns to appropriate IQVIA legal and business representatives.
  • Manage workload to ensure internal/external client performance expectations are met; proactively engage business team to complete contract renewal cycle.
  • Leverage business experience utilizing business acumen to identify solutions to address client concerns while aligning to IQVIA business objectives.
  • Identify and assist in the implementation/communication of contracting efficiencies, as appropriate. 

Minimum Education, Experience, & Specialized Knowledge Required:

  •  Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and/or a minimum of three years of contract manager work experience
  • Understanding of IQVIA’s data, services and technology a plus.
  • SharePoint experience a plus
  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Strong business acumen; ability to exercise good business judgement
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Collaboration with contracts administration colleagues and maintaining good working relationships with internal clients
  • Time management skills; ability to handle high volume requests critical
  • Excellent organization skills; project management experience a plus
  • Ability to multitask and work independently.
  • Demonstrate excellent attention to detail and ability to consistently produce a high quality work product under tight deadlines.

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

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Job ID: R1043454