Contracts/Client Engagement Coordinator (Chemistry Bkgd Needed) - Global CDMO (Pharma)

Job Type: 
Life Sciences
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Employment Category: 
Direct Hire

Our client, a highly successful global contract manufacturer that services the pharmaceutical industry, is actively recruiting for a very sharp and capable candidate to assume key role on its Client Engagement and Operations team.  This company is headquartered in the RTP area and has numerous FDA-inspected manufacturing facilities in China.  Seek candidate who will thrive in a dynamic and growing global setting.

Key Things to Note:

  • This Coordinator will report to the President and be her go-to on Business Development, Contracts and Client Engagement matters.  Seek versatile, business-savvy and pharma manufacturing-savvy candidate who can assist on a wide range of responsibilities.
  • This Coordinator will be the point-person for reviewing and managing client contracts as well as vendor contracts.  Seek candidate with a keen eye for detail, excellent writing skills as well as an understanding of contract implementation and compliance.
  • The company specializes in late-phase to commercial APIs and small-molecule manufacturing and development.  Ideal candidate will be a chemist who is seeking to redirect to the business.  Knowledge of a CMO/CDMO setting would be valuable.
  • This Coordinator will may interface with clients, vendors and colleagues (both local and in PR China).  Seek superb communicator, who can successfully collaborate with a broad, global constituency. 

Specific duties will include:

  • Assist with reviewing and administering legal contracts for clinical development and production including:
    • Master Service Agreements
    • Confidential Disclosure Agreements
    • Supply Agreements
    • Letter of Intents
    • Quality Agreements
    • Statements of Work
  • Maintain record of major points and terms from each client agreement for quick access.
  • Develop/refine a summary of risks unique to company practice areas to utilize in contract review
  • Anticipate risk/benefit issues, assist with remedial action plans, and troubleshoot to resolve any concerns
  • Ensure contracts are renewed, amended appropriately, or terminated, as appropriate
  • Assist with RFI and RFP’s for submission to clients
  • Provide support in proposal writing

We seek a candidate who offers a BS in Chemistry and 3+ years of related experience, including some experience working with contracts.  Pharmaceutical industry, outsourcing and manufacturing backgrounds are all desirable.  Other priorities include:

  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Strong writing and documentation skills
  • Deadline-driven and efficient organizational skills
  • Longevity and impact in previous roles

Finally, this is a dynamic, empowered, collaborative and mission-driven setting.  Seek flexible, self-directed and extremely competent professional who can contribute broadly.

This is a Direct Hire opportunity and an immediate need.  Compensation will be generous.

Qualified candidates should forward Word resume for prompt consideration.  Local candidates only.