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Senior Clinical Contract Manager

Kelly Services

South San Francisco, CA
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Job Title Senior Clinical Contract Manager

Jobid US15TPCT_BH1436421

Location: South San Francisco, CA, 94080, USA

Description Kelly Scientific Resources is the world's most recognized brand in Scientific Staffing with more than 100 locations in the North America, Europe and the Pacific Rim. Our scientists contribute to the research and development of products that are used daily in the home, such as medical devices or pharmaceutical products. We employ more than 700 clinical research professionals and 4,500 scientists on an average workday on a temporary, project and full-time basis in a broad spectrum of industries and disciplines. We currently have an exciting opportunity in the San Francisco area as a Sr. Contract Associate


The general purpose of the Sr. Contract Associate-Contract Management, role is to assess, analyze, draft, review, negotiate and finalize vendor contracts for Development Sciences so that such departments and their respective representatives may procure services efficiently and effectively and in compliance with all laws, regulations and policies that govern the conduct of Genentech activities. Work is performed under limited directions and guidance, with general instructions on new assignments.


The responsibilities for Sr. Contract Associate (Contract Management) include:

Conduct compliant, thorough and appropriate assessment, analysis, drafting, review, negotiation and issuance of assigned contractual documents.

Negotiate the best contract terms possible for Genentech, taking into consideration risk exposure and risk tolerance by the requesting department.

Provide thorough information to contract requestors regarding final negotiated terms deviating from standard Genentech contract templates terms.

Proactively lead process improvements or other projects that enhance and streamline processes, systems, tools and other resources.

Work collaboratively, effectively and efficiently with all internal and external partners and stakeholders.

Act as a resource within the group; train other Contract Associates on group/departmental processes and operational activities, and customer specific processes.

Attend and occasionally present at department and group meetings, staying current on department and group projects, goals and issues.

Manage special projects as necessary, independently determining methods and procedures on new assignments.

Maintain records of executed contracts and respond to audit requests.


Minimum 5-8 years contract management and/or comparable role.

Strong contract drafting and negotiation skills.

Ability to manage ever-changing priorities in a fast-paced environment.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

High degree of customer focus and proven ability to build and maintain effective internal and external partnerships.

Team player with demonstrated strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build effective working relationships throughout all levels of the organization.


BS/BA in Business, Legal or related discipline, or equivalent education plus experience. Paralegal Certification a plus.

6 month contract

Please apply now for immediate consideration!

**Why Kelly** **®** **?**

With Kelly, you’ll have access to some of the world’s highest-regarded scientific organizations—providing you with opportunities to work on today’s most challenging, research-intensive, and relevantprojects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits you’ll be proud to helpadvance. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100™ companies, and found opportunities for more than 9,000scientific professionals last year.

You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the worlda better place. Let Kelly fuel your career—connect with us today.

**AboutKelly Services** **®**

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connectwith us on Facebook , LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and iscommitted to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunityis The Law.

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