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Contracts Analyst 1

Centurion Centurion Tshwane, South Africa
Closing date
Mar 29, 2024

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Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Revise or develop contracts and related budgets and scope of work. Ensure the scope of work is defined correctly, budgets reflect the scope and any changes are integrated into the main study contract efficiently and accurately.
- Works with the Project Management team and other internal stakeholders to develop budgets that include all current and projected costs in line with study scope
- Majority of time spent collaborating with operational and finance team members to update and revise study budgets in Excel
- Assist in the negotiation of legal contracting text using Q Squared Global Contracting Policy, templates and fallbacks.
- Develop and apply a working knowledge of the various Q Squared business units to ensure proper contract terms for all types of studies Independently develop and review Agreements including Work Orders, GLSAs and Change Orders.
- Lead negotiations for all assigned Agreements with moderate to high support
- Follow up on outstanding contract and budget issues for resolution to meet internal and external deadlines and to minimize business and legal risk
- May participate in process improvement initiatives intended to improve global delivery of contracts
- Provide accurate updates on all outstanding contractual documents to management as required through required systems or tracking mechanisms
- Primary customer interface on medium, complex contracts, responsible for developing and maintaining customer relationships
- Assist/mentor peers including providing pre-submission review and approval of peer staff's documents in accordance with the Contract Management review guidelines, as assigned
- Other duties as assigned
Education/Qualifications: Recommended:
- BA or BS in business or life sciences (or equivalent experience)
- 2 years in the pharmaceutical or CRO industry preferred with contract management related experience (or equivalent)
- Demonstrated ability to plan, multi-task and prioritize
- Demonstrated teamwork, communication and organizational skills
- Required Proficiency in Excel and Word
- Demonstrated problem solving skills
- Excellent customer service skills, attention to detail and ability to be persistent while maintaining tact
- Proven ability to work independently
- Experience and comfort in a high volume, fast paced environment is essential.
- Ability to negotiate
Physical Requirements:
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
Q² Solutions, IQVIA's laboratory business, creates connected intelligence by combining our expertise, technology and analytics - this fuels unparalleled research & development solutions. We uphold a deep commitment to patients, sites, customers, and each other.
IQVIA is a world leader in using data, technology, advanced analytics, and expertise to help customers drive healthcare - and human health - forward. Together with the companies we serve, we are enabling a more modern, more effective and more efficient healthcare system, and creating breakthrough solutions that transform business and patient outcomes.
To get there, it takes diverse skills and a curiosity to explore new possibilities. No matter your role, everyone at IQVIA, including our colleagues at Q² Solutions, contributes to our shared goal of improving human health. Thank you for your interest in growing your career with us.
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