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Guerbet is a leader in medical imaging worldwide, offering a wide range of pharmaceutical products, medical devices, digital and AI solutions for diagnostic and interventional imaging, to improve the diagnosis and treatment of patients.

A pioneer since more than 90 years in the field of contrast media, Guerbet is continuously innovating with 9% of revenue dedicated to Research & Development and four centers in France, Israel and the United States.

Guerbet (GBT) is listed on Euronext Paris (segment B – mid caps) and generated €817 million in revenue in 2019 with a global workforce of over 2,800 employees.

Achieve, Cooperate, Care and Innovate are the values that Guerbet's employees share and practice every day. Working at Guerbet means playing a unique part in the future of medical imaging. Passionate about its business, the company strive day in, day out to combine performance, quality and sustainable development.

For more information about Guerbet, please go to www.guerbet.com  and follow Guerbet on Twitter @GuerbetGroup

 

Sr. Contract Development Analyst

Senior Contract Development Analyst, Based in Princeton

 

Guerbet is a human-scale company that aims to become a new global leader in medical imaging. Pioneer in contrast media with 90 years' experience, Guerbet is the only pharmaceutical group dedicated to medical imaging worldwide, with a presence in almost 80 countries via a network of subsidiaries and distributors.

 

The company offers a comprehensive range of CT scan, Cath Lab, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Interventional Radiology and Theranostic (IRT) products, along with a range of injectors and related medical devices to improve patients' diagnosis, prognosis and quality of life.

 

Its total workforce is of 2,700 employees. Achieve, Cooperate, Care and Innovate are the values that Guerbet's employees share and practice every day. Passionate about its business, the company strive day in, day out to combine performance, quality and sustainable development.

 

Join us and play a unique part in the future of medical imaging.

Summary of the Position

 

The Senior Contract Development Analyst is responsible for supporting in-house Legal Counsel as the primary contact within the Legal team for U.S. contracting matters with focus on the pharmaceutical industry

 

He/she acts as the first line of contract development and negotiation for contractual needs including commercial procurement, client sales (such as IT, contrast media and medical devices purchases), facilities, maintenance, marketing, and human resources service contracts, being responsible for the entire contract lifecycle and version control.

Essential Functions

 

As part of our team in Princeton (NJ), your main tasks will be:

 

  • Propose revisions and drafts on various types of contracts including non-disclosure agreements, master service agreements and statements of work, general terms and conditions of sales, purchase and distribution agreements, software agreements, consulting contracts for the In-House Legal Counsel review. 
  • Conduct legal research as requested to support contract development and internal policies; 
  • Liaise with headquarters and other international subsidiaries to provide support for global and multinational contracts and contract templates under the supervision of in-house Legal Counsel.
  • Analyze and document the requirements presented for review and approval by In-house Legal Counsel and Senior Management.
  • Review the terms and conditions of requests for proposal from various departments, and conduct the contract administration in accordance with company policies, legal requirements and pre-approved standards, and sales/marketing guidelines.
  • Prepare amendments and/or letters of notification to existing contracts based on company needs.
  • Initiate changes to standard contract templates when business requirements change, submitting the necessary modifications to in-house Legal Counsel and maintaining the template library updated.
  • Liaise with other functions such as Logistics, Finance, Credit, Procurement to ensure proposed terms can be supported by the respective functional areas on new and amended agreements.
  • Communicate with all pertinent stakeholders and business functions to explain the consequences and risks associated with certain contractual language modified by external parties as well as providing feedback on alternative language.
  • Prepare and monitor client contract expiration reports using in-house software solutions and inform the business team in order to trigger the renewal process. 
  • Act as subject matter expert for sales team on all sales programs available to customers, including complex rebate offers, as well as the respective contractual language reflecting such programs.
  • Act as a point of contact for the sales team on pre-approved contract templates and utilization of certain in-house technical sales and/or marketing tools (iDeal and iQuote) to prepare contracts and related amendments
  • Perform other duties as assigned by In-house Legal Counsel to support local and international legal work. 
Skills and Competencies

 

  • 5 years of experience in Sales or Customer Operations with experience in contract. development, contract administration, quoting or as a paralegal.
  • Strong knowledge of contract language and formats including pricing and rebate structures.
  • Knowledge of Contract & Quote Development.
  • Excellent PC skills and systems skills; highly proficient in Microsoft Office suite as well as Adobe Acrobat or similar pdf software.
  • Strong knowledge working with multiple systems.
  • Ability to analyze data for reasonableness, anomalies, trends.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication (written and verbal) and teamwork skills.
  • Experience with Sales, Marketing and Legal contracting processes.
  • Must be accurate, detailed and organized.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and quickly switch between multiple tasks.
  • Ability to work in an international and multicultural environment.
Education

 

B.A. or B.S. in Business; J.D. preferred.