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Contract Analyst II

Mexico City
Permanent
Reference: JR068761
Description

Contract Analyst II

Location: Mexico City

At ICON, it's our people that set us apart.

As a global provider of drug development solutions, our work is serious business but that doesn't mean we can't have fun whilst we do it.

With our vision to be the partner of choice in drug development, we hire only the best and brightest in the industry!

Are you one of them?

At ICON, we have an incredible opportunity for an expert Contract Analyst II to join the team in our Mexico City Office.

The Role

Working as a Contract Analyst II, you will collaborate with the wider Contract Services team and operational teams across ICON on a global basis. You will work with ICON's clients attending and hosting meetings and providing them with updates on contracts.

  • Coordinate and develop contracts and change orders for newly awarded and on-going projects at ICON.
  • Work simultaneously on numerous contracts and/or change orders.
  • Lead discussion with ICON Legal, the Sales Team, and liaison with their respective Contracts Manager, as necessary, to determine the appropriate terms and conditions to be included in the contracts (inclusive of Start-up Agreements) and change orders.
  • Understand applicable ICON costing tools, client budget grids, and any tools and templates developed within the Client Contract Services group.
  • Solicit input and review of contracts and change orders from the relevant operational departments.
  • Understand reasons and challenge supporting information provided by the project team related to budget changes and that they are reasonable and justified.
  • Understand legal language contained in a MSA, Start-up Agreements, and standalone contracts.
  • Develop cash neutral payment schedules as required.
  • Recognize when client questions/comments need required input and review by Legal and/or operations/senior management.
  • Liaise with their respective Contract Manager on any issues that need to be escalated within ICON or the client.
  • Provide project/financial analysis on the project budget to justify supporting information from the project team on prior to client submission.
  • Develop and maintain client/project files and tracking tools.
  • Manage and prioritize workload in relation to timelines and client submissions.
  • Review client/project documents and budgets prior to submission to their respective Contract Manager for final QC review.
  • Provide the relevant information required for negotiations and discussions with clients regarding cost proposals/change orders/contracts to the Contract Manager, the respective Sales and project teams.

What you need

  • A degree in Life Sciences
  • Previous experience working within the Pharma / Clinical Research industry would be a distinct advantage
  • Experience working with budgeting tools is essential for this position
  • Advanced Excel skill is essential for this position
  • Comfortable hosting and presenting at team and client meetings
  • An understanding of legal documentation
  • Excellent team player with an exceptional ability to develop strong working relationships across the team and with clients.

Why join us?

Other than working with an outstanding team of ambitious people, we also offer a very competitive benefits package. This varies from country to country so a dedicated recruiter will discuss this with you at interview stage.

We care about our people as they are the key to our success. We provide an open and friendly work environment where we empower people and provide them with opportunities to develop their long term career.

Ongoing development is vital to us, and as a Contract Analyst II, you will have the opportunity to progress your career, with the potential to move into other related areas to improve your skillset. Our benefits package is competitive, our scope is international and we sincerely care about our people and their success.

ICON is an equal opportunity employer and committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.

EOE race/colour/religion/sex/sexual orientation/gender identity/disability/vet/national origin

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