Contracts Manager-Prague

Jun 22, 2022
Jul 21, 2022
Full Time
Contracts Manager

Czech Republic

The Emmes Company, LLC ("Emmes") is a global, full-service Clinical Research Organization dedicated to excellence in supporting the advancement of public health and biopharmaceutical innovation. We believe in the power of truth, so much so that we named our company Emmes, which means truth. Through decades of experience we have learned that collaborative relationships thrive and human health benefits when truth is our compass.

Our "Character Achieves Results" culture is driven by five key values that guide our actions in the way we conduct research and distinguish us as an organization: Integrity, Agility, Passion for Excellence, Collaborative Partnerships and Intellectual Curiosity. We are a trusted partner to clients who share our passion for improving public health in a world of ever-changing scientific research.

If you share our motivations and passion in research, come join us! You will be joining a collaborative culture that empowers every Emmes employee — from entry level through top executive — to contribute to our clients' success by sharing ideas openly and honestly.

Primary Purpose

Located in the Czech Republic office, provides overall paralegal and/or contracts administration support to the Contracts and Legal Department, reporting to the Associate General Counsel (Biopharma), to primarily support the Biopharma division, and the Public Sector division as needed, including research review, document preparation, drafting and editing documents, and negotiations. Also provides support of the Company's legal matter management and support in information requests and legal compliance.

  • Performs a variety of activities, which may include reviewing and proofreading documents, creating templates, researching laws, drafting and negotiating documents. Assists Company counsel, as needed to support different projects
  • Reviews biopharma and non-government contracts, task orders, non-disclosure agreements, and other documents, both domestic and international and negotiates terms and conditions
  • Reviews biopharma and non-government RFPs and advises management on risks and nonroutine obligations required
  • Advises management of contractual rights and obligations and provides interpretation of terms and conditions
  • Ensures timeliness of extensions and amendments to contractual documents
  • Works closely with multiple company departments, including Therapeutic Research Units, Business Development, Proposal Department, and Pricing Department, on matters affecting contractual documents
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Bachelor's degree in related area preferred, or equivalent experience
  • Typically requires a minimum of 2 years of related experience in contract administration in a CRO/Pharmaceutical/Biotechnology/Clinical Trials industry environment preferred. Paralegal certificate or other formal training, a plus
  • Understanding and experience working with contractual documentation in the United States and in global/international settings
  • Experience with Services Agreements, Master Agreements, Non-Disclosure Agreements, Teaming Agreements, Subcontracts, Consulting Agreements, contract awards, etc.
  • Knowledge of Contract Law and Data Privacy Law


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The Emmes Company, LLC is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics.