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Covance Contract Analyst II in Denver, Colorado

Job Overview:

Covance is now part of LabCorp. LabCorp, an S&P 500 company, is a leading global life sciences company that is deeply integrated in guiding patient care, providing comprehensive clinical laboratory and end-to-end drug development services. With a mission to improve health and improve lives, LabCorp delivers world-class diagnostic solutions, brings innovative medicines to patients faster and uses technology to improve the delivery of care. LabCorp reported net revenues of over $10 billion in 2017.

We are currently recruiting for a Contract Analyst II. This is a remote based role in the USA. Looking for someone with industry experience along with key account and budget experience for this role.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Perform contract management tasks on medium complexity projects, as assigned

  • Serve as contract management lead for strategic accounts, as assigned

  • Independently develop and review Agreements including Master Services Agreements (Covance multi-unit, single unit Client or single unit Covance templates)

  • Lead negotiations for all assigned Agreements with moderate management support

  • Develop and apply a working knowledge of the various Covance business units to insure proper contract terms for all types of studies

  • Develop (including budgeting if required) and negotiate medium complexity Change Orders for assigned projects with management support

  • Generate cash flow analysis and payment schedules for the above mentioned agreements in accordance with Contract Management guidelines for review by senior members of the department

  • Follow up on outstanding contract issues for resolution to meet internal and external deadlines and to minimize business and legal risk

  • Work cross-functionally with Contract Analysts, Client Services, Finance, Pricing and Sales to resolve contract issues in a timely manner

  • Assist management and subject matter experts (SME) in maintaining harmonized contract processes and client relationships

  • Participate in process improvement initiatives intended to improve global delivery of contracts

  • Adhere to Contract Management policies and process

  • Ensure Sarbanes Oxley compliance from a contracting perspective

  • Perform accurate data entry into SFDC, Apttus, CMS and/or other tools required for reporting

  • Provide accurate updates on all outstanding contractual documents to management as required through required systems or tracking mechanisms

  • Assist/mentor junior staff including providing pre-submission review and approval of junior staff’s signature documents in accordance with the Contract Management review guidelines, as assigned

  • Participate in project review meetings as necessary

  • Other duties as assigned


  • BA or BS in business or life sciences (or equivalent experience)


  • 4 years in the pharmaceutical or CRO industry preferred with minimum of 2 years of contract management related experience (or equivalent)

  • Demonstrated ability to plan, multi-task and prioritize

  • Demonstrated teamwork, communication and organizational skills

  • Proficient in Excel and Word (intermediate)

  • Demonstrated problem solving skills

  • Excellent customer service skills, attention to detail and ability to be persistent while maintaining tact

  • Proven ability to work independently

  • Experience and comfort in a high volume, fast paced environment is essential

  • Ability to negotiate

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.