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Covance Clinical Sourcing Specialist in Durham, North Carolina

Job Overview:

Covance is seeking candidates for a Clinical Sourcing Specialist. The Clinical Sourcing Specialist is an office based role, but will be located remotely in the interim given pandemic-related restrictions.

  • Act as liaison between project management and Global Vendor Management to ensure contracts and POs are created and updated as appropriate

  • Analyze vendor payment detail and contract requests to ensure appropriate sourcing and category management

  • Handle competitive sourcing events with only minimal supervision

  • Independently negotiate business and legal terms in model agreements

  • Independently negotiate vendor master agreements

  • Independently review client agreements to identify appropriate flowdown terms for vendor agreements

  • Enter various types of vendor contract, PO and receipt data into Covance systems

  • Perform PO, Task Order and Change Order reconciliations

  • Maintain various tracking and reconciliation tools and systems

  • Resolve routine vendor issues related to contracts or POs

Education/Qualifications:

  • 4 year degree or ex-US equivalent from an accredited university in Business, Technical or Life Sciences

  • Advanced degree (JD or MBA), CPSM, CPM or equivalent work experience preferred

Experience:

  • 2 - 3 years of sourcing, negotiations and contract creation experience

  • Must be an effective negotiator, have strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Experience in a clinical trials environment is preferred

Covance is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer (Minority/Female/Individual with Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). Your confidentiality and privacy are important to us.

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