Kelly Services Pricing and Contracts Analyst Senior in South San Francisco, California

Kelly Services currently has an opportunity for a Pricing and Contracts Analyst with a global pharmaceutical company, in South San Francisco, CA

Duration : 1 year

Pay Rate: Negotiable, based on experience

Note : Candidates should be available to start as soon as possible.

Senior Contracts Associate

The responsibilities of this position are to assess, analyze, draft, review, negotiate and finalize contracts efficiently and effectively and in compliance with all laws, regulations and policies that govern the conduct of activities in Research and Development. This position requires minimum supervision and partners with clinical, finance, marketing, and internal clients from other departments to independently negotiate contracts that protect the Biotech company from risk and ensure compliance with company guidelines.

Essential Duties/ Responsibilities

  • Conducts thorough and appropriate assessments, analysis, drafts, reviews, negotiations and issuance of assigned contractual documents, including; CDAs, Consulting Agreements, Clinical Trial Agreements, Vendor Master Service Agreements, Laboratory Master Service Agreements, as well as Work Orders and Amendments thereof while adhering to required timelines

  • Negotiates the best contract terms possible, taking into consideration risk exposure and risk tolerance

  • Makes proactive recommendations for contract changes in areas of high complexity

  • Identifies risks and issues, suggests alternatives that lead to the best solution

  • Ensures contract provisions are clear and conform to company policies

  • Works collaboratively, effectively and efficiently with all internal and external partners and stakeholders

  • Analyzes the scope, deliverables, and performance requirements, and terms and conditions of the contract and can assist the client regarding questions and track compliance

  • Consistently adheres to contract and document tracking requirements

  • Monitors contract performance by determining compliance to contract requirements and determining the need for amendments or extensions to the contract

  • Determines when client directed changes are out-of-scope

  • Responds to complex inquiries regarding contract obligations and revisions under the guidance of in-house, then outside legal counsels, as necessary

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

  • Reviews, analyzes and tracks in-process and on-going agreements

  • Prepares and disseminates information regarding contract status, compliance, modifications, etc.

  • Reports the status of contracts to internal clients using established processes

  • Trains others group members on group/departmental processes and operational activities and customer specific processes

  • Leads or supports internal audits of department processes and procedures


  • Strong contract drafting and negotiation skills in a variety of different agreement types

  • Proficient with Word and have a working knowledge of Excel and Microsoft Access

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; professional manner

  • Able to work effectively and efficiently with all levels of management and personnel

  • Able to comprehend and manage business contracts and other complex documents

  • Able to handle multiple projects in a timely manner

  • Must have excellent attention to detail

  • Strong commitment to customer service

  • Demonstrated ability to maintain problem-solving approach in collaboration with internal and external contacts

  • Strong organizational skills; able to organize and follow through with projects; ability to efficiently handle large volume of contracts

  • Strong organizational and planning skills and meticulous attention to detail

  • Able to work independently while exercising initiative, flexibility and good judgment

    Education/ Training

JD or Contract Management experience in Biotech Preferred

5-7 years of experience in the legal or contracts management field

Important information: This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. Applicants must be legally permitted to work in the United States. Please apply online or contact for immediate consideration.

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