Sponsor Contracts Manager (Finance/Budgeting) - Remote

Incresearch (South Carolina, USA) 5 days ago

Sponsor Contracts Manager

Come discover what our 25,000+ employees already know: work here matters everywhere. We’re a growing and evolving biopharmaceutical industry leader, which means you’ll have endless opportunities to work with experts around the world and build the career you’ve dreamed of.

As a part of the Syneos Health team, you’ll help us deliver results for a rewarding reason – we improve patients’ lives around the world. Because to us, a patient isn’t just a number, they’re our family, friends, and neighbors.

Why Syneos Health

  • #SyneosHealthLife means we’re committed to our Total Self culture – where everyone can authentically be themselves. Our Total Self culture is what unites us globally, and we know every person’s unique contributions make a difference.
  • We believe our success is a direct result of the people who are driving it – you! We value your dedication to care for our customers and patients, so we want to focus on taking care of you. That’s why we offer a comprehensive benefits program encompassing your total health - physical, mental and financial.
  • We are continuously building the company we all want to work for and our customers want to work with. Why? Because when we bring together diversity of thoughts, backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives – we’re able to create a place where everyone feels like they belong.

Job responsibilities

  • Manages assigned contract management processes for large complex contracting scenarios, including but not limited to the coordination and finalization of the Customer contractual instrument including the project specifications and budget.
  • Acts as regional contract expert and key interface for assigned Customers, ensuring consistency in approach, metrics and format. Leading the negotiation and contract preparation.
  • Communicates and explains legal and budgetary issues to internal and external parties per department guidelines.
  • Evaluates and reviews Customer requested contract changes and based upon department guidelines; escalates deviations to department leadership and/or the Legal Department.
  • Serves as communication liaison between Contracts staff and internal and external Customers. Provides functional guidance and keeps Contracts team aware of all contract statuses or pending issues. Prepares correspondence as necessary.
  • Evaluates contracts for completeness and accuracy by comparing to department guidelines to determine adherence, and ensures that corrections are appropriately made and documented.
  • Initiates and participates in face-to-face or teleconference Customer meetings for expediting the contract signing process, as directed or independently determined as an appropriate course of action.
  • Assists senior management with training and mentoring of less experienced staff members on departmental processes.
  • Maintains contract templates, study specific files, and databases.
  • Recommends to senior management ways to implement improvements to the processes and systems.
  • May take a proactive role in developing relationships with appropriate staff in preferred customer organizations in close collaboration with Business Development.
  • Performs quality control reviews on documents as assigned.

What we’re looking for

  • B.A./B.S., preferably in business or life sciences, plus 2 -5 years’ contracts management experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Experience in a contract research organization or the pharmaceutical industry preferred.

  • Excellent knowledge of contract and budget preparation and the ability to interpret budgets.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), email, and voicemail.

  • Excellent attention to detail, accuracy, flexibility, organizational and interpersonal skills, team-oriented and analytical skills.

  • Ability to work independently and understand and carry out detailed instruction and the ability to work concurrently on several projects, each with specific instructions that may differ from project to project.

  • Ability to perform several tasks simultaneously to meet critical deadlines is necessary.

  • Ability to interact with staff from multiple departments.

  • Excellent written/oral communication and organizational skills.

As a healthcare company we have an important responsibility to protect individual and public health. This position will require individuals to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as part of their job responsibilities, unless an exemption can be confirmed based on a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. Submission & Approval of an Exemption does not guarantee that an exemption can be accommodated.

*This position not open to Colorado applicants

Get to know Syneos Health

We are the only full-service biopharmaceutical solutions company in the world. That means we bring together the best clinical and commercial minds to create a better, smarter, faster way to get medicines into the hands of patients who need it most. Learn more about Syneos Health.


Tasks, duties, and responsibilities as listed in this job description are not exhaustive. The Company, at its sole discretion and with no prior notice, may assign other tasks, duties, and job responsibilities. Equivalent experience, skills, and/or education will also be considered so qualifications of incumbents may differ from those listed in the Job Description. The Company, at its sole discretion, will determine what constitutes as equivalent to the qualifications described above. Further, nothing contained herein should be construed to create an employment contract. Occasionally, required skills/experiences for jobs are expressed in brief terms. Any language contained herein is intended to fully comply with all obligations imposed by the legislation of each country in which it operates, including the implementation of the EU Equality Directive, in relation to the recruitment and employment of its employees. The Company is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, including the provision of reasonable accommodations, when appropriate, to assist employees or applicants to perform the essential functions of the job.



Primary Location: North America - US Home-Based

Other Locations:

Job: Sponsor Contracts

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Employee Status: Regular

Sponsor Contracts Manager (Finance/Budgeting) - Remote

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