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Contract Analyst

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Primary Location: Durham, North Carolina, United States Full time R1280905

Job description


The Global Business Operations (GBO) team is a dynamic group with high visibility within IQVIA. GBO develops strategic proposals and budgets for our customers, and upon award, drives contract execution, including changes throughout the study lifecycle, by working with numerous internal and external stakeholders. We seek highly motivated and accountable people looking for opportunities to impact the business and be part of the solution. At IQVIA, we look at individuals with a focus on continuous learning and career development.

Develop and prepare contracts and budgets for assigned customers, to support the global sales team.


  • Work closely with project teams to determine appropriate terms and conditions of contract
  • Develop and prepare contracts
  • Primary customer interface on large, complex contracts, responsible for developing and maintaining customer relationships
  • Revise or develop contract and related budgets and scope of work. Ensure the scope of work is defined correctly and budgets reflect the scope. Ensure any changes are integrated into the main study contract efficiently and accurately
  • Customize documents to accurately reflect services provided. Oversee finalization and distribution of documents
  • Develop in depth understanding of and be compliant to all processes and policies relating to the development of contracts
  • Assist in the negotiation of legal contracting text using IQVIA Global Contracting Policy, templates and fallbacks
  • Represent Contracts team at customer meetings and on task forces as required
  • Create budget, scopes and contracts as required
  • Provide advice, support and guidance to other Contract Analysts as needed
  • Mentor and train team members
  • Participate in departmental initiatives
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.


  • Knowledge of CRO Industry
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and understanding of costing models
  • Ability to prepare and 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 3 years of direct experience in Contracts, Finance, Proposals, industry specific operations experience or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

IQVIA is a leading global provider of advanced analytics, technology solutions and clinical research services to the life sciences industry. We believe in pushing the boundaries of human science and data science to make the biggest impact possible – to help our customers create a healthier world. Learn more at

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all, including veterans and candidates with disabilities.

As the COVID-19 virus continues to evolve, IQVIA’s ability to operate and provide certain services to customers and partners necessitates IQVIA and its employees meet specific requirements regarding vaccination status.

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