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Sr Sponsor Contract Manager in Quality Control (Remote UK)

Senior Sponsor Contracts Manager QC


Manages the Sponsor Contracts Management team and activities, which support execution of procedures relating to the budgeting, preparation and management of contract and change order documents and any other associated duties as assigned. Assists senior management in the development, implementation, and maintenance of contracting processes and systems, while accurately capturing and reporting performance metrics on cycle times, quality, and other key performance indicators. Provides training and supervises contracts team.

Why Syneos Health
• #SyneosHealthLife means we're committed to our Total Self culture - where everyone can authentically be themselves. Our Total Self culture is what unites us globally, and we know every person's unique contributions make a difference.
• We believe our success is a direct result of the people who are driving it - you! We value your dedication to care for our customers and patients, so we want to focus on taking care of you. That's why we offer a comprehensive benefits program encompassing your total health - physical, mental and financial.
• We are continuously building the company we all want to work for and our customers want to work with. Why? Because when we bring together diversity of thoughts, backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives - we're able to create a place where everyone feels like they belong.

Job responsibilities

  • Drives the contract and change order process to ensure timely execution and revenue recognition. Ensures that direct reports are meeting standard turnaround and cycle times. Alerts senior management to potential issues with contracts and change orders as necessary corrective action is taken.
  • Continuously implements improvements to the processes and systems and put into practice.
  • Reviews contracts and change orders of direct reports to ensure completeness and accuracy, and that corrections are appropriately made and documented.
  • Participates in the selection and on-boarding process for new Sponsor Contracts Management staff by conducting candidate review and participating in the interview process. Ensures staff has the appropriate materials, systems access, and training to complete job responsibilities
  • May take a proactive role in developing relationships with appropriate staff in preferred customer organizations in close collaboration with Business Development.
  • Provides advice, support, and guidance to direct reports as needed and serve as a mentor to colleagues.
  • Prepares information for and leads internal meetings with direct reports.
  • Presents to Executive Management the status of contract and change orders directly impacting revenue.
  • Represents Sponsor Contracts Management at Customer meetings and on task forces as required.

  • Other Responsibilities:

    Performs other work-related duties as assigned. Minimal travel may be required (up to 25%).


    What we're looking for:

  • B.A./B.S., preferably in business or life sciences or equivalent combination of education and experience, plus moderate contract management experience.
  • Minimal line management experience for a team of one (1) or more direct reports - preferable
  • Experience in a contract research organization or the pharmaceutical industry is preferred.
  • Effective presentation, negotiation, documentation, as well as strong team-orientation and interpersonal skills.
  • Above average written and verbal communication skills along with excellent organizational skills and high levels of integrity.
  • Must be customer focused and able to manage challenging priorities and remain flexible and adaptable in stressful situations.
  • Excellent knowledge of contract and legal contracting parameters and budget preparation and the ability to interpret budgets.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, managers, and customers.
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

  • Disclaimer:

    Tasks, duties, and responsibilities as listed in this job description are not exhaustive. The Company, at its sole discretion and with no prior notice, may assign other tasks, duties, and job responsibilities. Equivalent experience, skills, and/or education will also be considered so qualifications of incumbents may differ from those listed in the Job Description. The Company, at its sole discretion, will determine what constitutes as equivalent to the qualifications described above. Further, nothing contained herein should be construed to create an employment contract. Occasionally, required skills/experiences for jobs are expressed in brief terms. Any language contained herein is intended to fully comply with all obligations imposed by the legislation of each country in which it operates, including the implementation of the EU Equality Directive, in relation to the recruitment and employment of its employees.

    Sr Sponsor Contract Manager in Quality Control (Remote UK)

    Farnborough, UK
    Full Time

    Published on 01/14/2022

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