Manager, Clinical Contracts (Remote) – 00002636

at Xcenda (view profile)
Location Anywhere, United States of America
Date Posted April 13, 2021
Category Clinical Operations
Job Type Full-time
Job Level Manager or Senior Manager
Sponsorship available? Yes
Other Locations United States


Are you looking to make a difference in a patient’s life?  At AmerisourceBergen, you will find an innovative culture that is patient focused and dedicated to making a difference.  As an organization, we are united in our responsibility to create healthier futures.

What you will be doingThe Manager, Clinical Contracts is responsible for managing all departmental contracts, invoice and budget tracking as well as developing standards and templates for contract negotiation, review, and submission as well as document management and related reporting.


The responsibilities of the position may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Oversee departmental contract management, invoicing, and budget tracking
  • Independently prepare and manage contracts/agreements for sites, clients, vendors, and other third parties (including clinical trial agreements, statements of work, master service agreements, amendments, licensing agreements, etc.)
  • Independently review contract/agreement redlines and negotiate terms of contracts/agreements within company and/or client standards
  • Independently work with internal and external legal teams in support of contract/agreement execution
  • Ability to manage a large number of contracts across multiple studies, clients, sites, vendors, and third parties efficiently in support of aggressive timelines
  • Develop and maintain contractual templates that are current, reflect industry standards and meet regulatory and legal requirements
  • Establish and improve processes and procedures for the creation, review, approval and tracking of all departmental contracts, invoices, and milestone payments
  • Act as the liaison between clients, sites, vendors, and other third parties, to execute study-related contracts
  • Act as the liaison between clients, sites, vendors, other third parties and internal and external finance teams to process invoices, resolve payment discrepancies, investigate payment statuses, track remitted payments, and provide monthly budget summaries
  • Independently oversee and track project budgets to ensure projects are in scope, identify at-risk budgets and escalate for risk mitigation, as needed, create contract amendments to prevent negative budgets, as needed
  • Develop patient/site level budget templates based on fair market value estimates
  • Oversee site and patient payment administration process to ensure alignment with contractual obligations
  • Work cross-functionally with study team and project management team
  • Develop applicable Standard Operating Procedures and associated metrics
  • Provide support of new business and study proposal development
  • Support client requirements for Sunshine Reporting as required
  • Other duties as assigned


What your background should look like (minimum qualifications)

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience as a contracts associate, manager, or paralegal within the pharmaceutical or CRO industry
  • Strong working knowledge of GCPs and Federal Regulations as related to contract parameters
  • Ability to use sound judgment in decision making that may impact contract negotiations
  • High level of organization and self-motivated to manage multiple contracts across various studies
  • Capacity to problem solve and think creatively in the contract process
  • Ability to lead collaborative projects in close coordination with various stakeholders
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently while exercising initiative, flexibility and good judgment with a desire to identify needs, improve and streamline processes
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills


  • Work independently and proactively
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Strong work ethic
  • Positive attitude
  • Functions as a team player
  • Works efficiently on all tasks within the allotted number of hours by deadline
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage a diverse project load
  • Produce positive results in a high-pressure environment
  • Prioritize tasks and complete assignments in a thorough and competent manner
  • Recognize areas to increase efficiency and contribute solutions


What AmerisourceBergen offersWe offer competitive total rewards compensation. Our commitment to our associates includes benefit programs that are comprehensive, diverse and designed to meet the various needs across our associate population.

  • Healthcare for associates and eligible dependents, same-sex and domestic partners
  • Paid time off, including vacations and holidays
  • Paid volunteer time off
  • Life insurance and disability protection
  • Pet insurance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Retirement benefits and more…

Throughout our global footprint and various business units, we take a balanced approach to the benefits we offer. Many benefits are company-paid, while others are available through associate contributions. Specific benefit offerings may vary by location, position and/or business unit.


About AmerisourceBergenAmerisourceBergen is a publicly traded Fortune 10 global healthcare solutions company and is one of the world's largest pharmaceutical services companies. Powered by our associates around the world, we provide pharmaceutical products and business solutions that improve access to care.  We operate the backbone of the healthcare supply chain. We drive the future of local care delivery.  We guide medical innovations to market.  We create healthier futures.

Primary Location

United States-Texas-Carrollton 

Plano Pkwy 
5025 Plano Parkway 
 Carrollton 75010

Other Locations

United States-Maine-Remote, United States-North Carolina-Remote, United States-Pennsylvania-Remote, United States-Ohio-Remote, United States-Virginia-Remote, United States-Texas-Remote, United States-Tennessee-Remote, United States-California-Remote, United States-Georgia-Remote, United States-New York-Remote, United States-Massachusetts-Remote, United States-New Mexico-Remote, United States-South Carolina-Remote, United States-New Jersey-Remote, United States-Florida-Remote 

This is a remote role for candidates located anywhere in the United States.



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