Covance is currently seeking candidates for a Contracts Associate to join the Site Contracts team!
The Contracts Associate position will be office based in Wilmington, NC.
1.Responsible for adherence to standard operating procedures (SOPs).
2.Maintain and contribute to contracts tracking and status systems, and support maintenance of paper and electronic file systems.
3.With regular guidance from line management and department colleagues, perform limited processing and maintenance of agreements which the department must deliver.
4.Coordinate with clinical study teams regarding details and timelines for contracting, as well as contract status reporting.
5.Assist Contracts Specialists in populating, mailing, scanning and tracking of contracts to ensure delivery and following up on contracts as necessary to ensure their prompt return.
6.Participate in discussions with department colleagues to improve departmental processes and procedures.
7.Monitor assigned studies for compliance with internal processes and procedures, or otherwise according to specified Sponsor requirements.
8.Identify problems or issues with departmental processes and procedures and escalate to Manager, Site Agreements.
9.Perform other duties as required by the Department.
1.University-level degree preferred
1.Ability to maintain confidentiality of employee data and information during interactions with staff at all levels.
2.Proficiency with MS Office Programs.
3.Ability to effectively organize, prioritize and plan.
4.Strong attention to detail.
5.Good oral and written communication abilities.
6.Experience working in a team environment under time and resource pressures.
7.Good administrative knowledge.
8.Good interpersonal and communication skills.
9.Confidence in dealing with external and internal clients
10. Able to be proactive and take initiative in completing work or escalating issues.
11. Flexibility in responding to changing job demands.
12. Self-starter capable of identifying challenges, responding to issues in coordination with others.