Contract Analyst (m/f/d)

  • Full time
  • Prague
  • Posted 1 week ago

Edwards Lifesciences

Job Purpose: The Contract Analyst negotiate and develop contracts associated with clinical trials, ensure contracts comply with regulations and manage the lifecycle of contracts.

Other Essential Job Functions Include:

  • Initiate, draft, redline and negotiate 3rd party moderately complex contracts based on substantial knowledge of financial, regulatory and clinical requirements

  • Analyze need for contract amendments or renewals and make recommendations and/or negotiate changes to terms and conditions

  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to provide guidance on functional contract terms and scope of services to secure appropriate approvals and mitigate risk exposure to the company

  • Assist stakeholders and clinical vendors through the Supplier Quality Management System process

  • Submit proposed final draft and supporting documentation through Edwards’ Contract Management system (ECLM) for contract approval and secure appropriate signatures within specified signing authority

  • Other incidental duties

  • Desired Skills And Experiences:

  • Master Degree in legal, life science or pharmacy, or have equivalent experience

  • Experience in healthcare related contracts

  • Fluent in written and spoken English; knowledge of additional languages would be a plus

  • Additional Skills:

  • Moderate knowledge of medical terminology and healthcare compliance and privacy regulations

  • Moderate understanding of regulatory requirements (, CFR, GCP) and documents

  • Proven expertise in Microsoft Office Suite, including PowerPoint, Excel and Word; ability to operate general office machinery

  • Moderate knowledge and understanding of Edwards policies, procedures and guidelines relevant to contract negotiation and administration

  • Good written/verbal communication and interpersonal relationship skills

  • Demonstrated problem-solving and critical thinking skills

  • Strict attention to detail

  • Good written and verbal communications skills

  • Advanced problem-solving skills

  • Ability to manage confidential information with discretion

  • Ability to work independently and autonomously with limited supervision

  • Ability to interact professionally with all organizational levels

  • Ability to manage competing priorities in a fast paced environment

  • Ability to build productive internal/external working relationships

  • Must be able to work in a team environment, including inter-departmental teams and representing the organization on specific projects

  • Adhere to all EHS rules and requirements and take adequate control measures in preventing injuries to themselves and others as well as to the protection of environment and prevention of pollution under their span of influence/control

  • This position is based in Germany (remote is possible) preferably.

    What is it like to work at Edwards Lifesciences in Germany?

    As a global leader in patient-focused medical innovations, we offer rewarding opportunities and exciting challenges in a truly international, dynamic

    and friendly work environment.

    We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment

    where all employees can grow, personally and professionally. To achieve this, we offer on-the-job development, training opportunities and the support and guidance provided by dedicated employee groups (the Edwards Network of Women, Edwards Foundation charity team, sustainability activities, and others).

    Edwards Lifesciences in Germany also offers the following benefits:

  • Competitive Compensation and Benefits package

  • Flexible working hours, remote working

  • Pension plan Risk

  • Insurance Meal Benefits

  • Service Awards Enhanced

  • Leave Benefits

  • Transportation Benefits

  • Employee Stock Purchase Program

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Comprehensive Wellness Program including onsite gym, yoga classes and massage, preventive health checks, healthy lifestyle webinars, educational events, charity activities and much more.

  • Benefits are regulated by an internal policy which contains the full details regarding the entitlement and conditions for the benefits. Benefits policy and components may vary by location. 

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