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GlaxoSmithKline LLC Contract Manager in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Reference #: 338533Site Name: USA - Pennsylvania - Upper Providence, UK - London - Brentford, USA - Georgia - Atlanta, USA - Maryland - Baltimore, USA - Massachusetts - Waltham, USA - New Jersey - Camden, USA - New Jersey - South Plainfield, USA - New Jersey - Union, USA - New Jersey - Warren, USA - New York - Syracuse, USA - North Carolina - Research Triangle Park, USA - Ohio - Cleveland, USA - Ohio - Columbus , USA - Pennsylvania - Philadelphia, USA - Pennsylvania - PittsburghPosted Date: Jun 22 2022GSK has launched a new centralised Supported Studies team that provides end to end contracting support for Investigator Sponsored Studies (ISS) and Supported Collaborative Studies (SCS). This is a unique opportunity to apply your advanced clinical contracts knowledge and negotiation expertise to help further GSK's initiative to advance medical science and to support scientific collaboration.This role as a Contract Manager ISS/SCS will provide YOU the opportunity to deliver/lead key activities, to progress YOUR career, these responsibilities include the following:* Develop and negotiate highly complex, highly bespoke agreements for Investigator Sponsored Studies (ISS) and Supported Collaborative Studies (SCS) with Academia or other Institutions including Consortia.* Lead ISS and SCS contract development for GSK by providing expert advice to develop detailed specifications, analyse proposals, negotiate/execute contracts and amendments that are robust, timely and add significant opportunity for value generation to the business while minimizing legal and financial risk to GSK.* Determine and define scope of services required, identify, facilitate and proactively resolve business, legal and financial contracting issues.* Deliver ongoing contract management at a global level in a timely and appropriate manner, including changes in scope/amendments and conflict resolution to reduce operational, financial or legal risk.* Perform benchmarking analysis using industry accepted tools and systems to determine if budgets are within Fair Market Value (FMV).* Ensure that appropriate authorization, routing of contracts, distribution and document management occurs.* Serve as a liaison between GSK, internal and external parties.* Demonstrate effectiveness in both oral and written communication, effectively express ideas and incorporate feedback into deliverables to generate quality output.* Track contracts negotiation progress in centralized tracking system, open purchase orders and perform due diligence if/as required.Key deliverables include:* Negotiation and delivery of highly complex ISS and SCS Agreements at a Global Level.* Build productive relationships with both internal and external key stakeholders for GSK ISS and SCS studies.* Proactively Liaise with functional groups, the business and scientists to determine and define the scope of contract services required, as well as identify and facilitate resolution of business and legal issues (escalating to the team and/or GSK Legal when necessary) to minimize risk to GSK* Draft and prepare templates, review redlines, draft and propose legal language as required in the end to end contracts process.* Follow all applicable GSK SOPs/POLs/GUIs, HCP, GCP, ICH and regulatory guidelines.* Timely and accurate updating of all department databases.* Where required, review of relevant clinical protocol sections and supporting documentation.* Prepare Fair Market Value (FMV) analysis and benchmarks. Why you?Basic Qualifications: We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:* Bachelor's degree* Two or more years experience within the Pharmaceutical Industry and the clinical development process, phase I-IV* Two or more years of contracts negotiation experience in developing, executing and managing clinical contracts.Preferred Qualifications:* Experience negotiating legal terms and conditions relating to Investigator Sponsored (ISS) and/or Supported Studies (SCS)* Strong inte