Temporary Contract Management Specialist
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POST DATE 7/25/2020
END DATE 8/15/2020
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc (US)
JOB DESCRIPTIONThe Temporary Contracting Specialist will manage life cycle of contracts from initial request to full execution, ensuring processing fluidity to meet business needs. This role will work cross-functionally with Legal, Sourcing, Compliance, Finance, Purchasing, GIS, and AP, as well as external vendors to execute contracts timely and compliantly.
* Review and process requests for CDAs, Service Statements, Master Agreements, Amendments, Termination Letters and License/Subscription agreements, ensuring adequate functional reviews are completed
* Actively manage contract requests, ensuring prompt transition through all the contacting stages, from initial review to full execution
* Support functional teams on the Purchase Order and invoice issue resolution
* Assist with onboarding new groups to the centralized contracting process by updating the contracting tool, researching vendor relationships, optimize templates
* Execute ad hoc projects based on team needs
1 3 years experience in a contracting role
Microsoft Office Suite
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong cross-functional collaboration
Appropriately handles highly confidential document
Detailed oriented and outstanding follow through skills
High degree of self-motivation and ability to work independently
Ability to triage system issues
Exercise sound, independent judgment to regularly handle new and complex situations
Proven ability to successfully handle multiple, high urgency, requests in a reliable manner
Provides excellent customer service to internal and external customers
Ability to clearly communicate statuses to the appropriate people in a timely manner
Vertex is a global biotechnology company that invests in scientific innovation to create transformative medicines for people with serious and life-threatening diseases. We discovered and developed the first medicines to treat the underlying cause of cystic fibrosis (CF), a rare, life-threatening genetic disease. In addition to clinical development programs in CF, Vertex has more than a dozen ongoing research programs focused on the underlying mechanisms of other serious diseases.
Founded in 1989 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, our corporate headquarters is now located in Boston's Innovation District, and our international headquarters is in London, United Kingdom. We currently employ approximately 2,500 people in the United States, Europe, Canada, Australia and Latin America with nearly two-thirds of our staff dedicated to research and development.
Vertex is consistently recognized as one of the industry s top places to work by Science Magazine, The Boston Globe, Boston Business Journal and the San Diego Business Journal. Our research and medicines have also received esteemed recognitions, including the Robert J. Beall Therapeutics Development Award, the French Prix Galien and the British Pharmacological Society awards. For additional information and the latest updates from the Company, please visit www.vrtx.com.