Posted almost 2 years agoJob Title: Director, Proposals and Contract Management Job Family: Commercial Operations Auto req ID: 46083BR Location: USA – Any Region – Home Based Job Description: PAREXEL has an excellent opportunity for a Director, Business Operations to join our global proposals and contracts team. Reporting in to the VP, Business Operations, the Director, Business Operations will be responsible for leading, managing, mentoring and supporting a regional Proposals and Contracts Management team. Key Accountabilities: Lead staff to achieve department business objectives Quality review and audit of processes Assists staff in developing negotiation strategies Negotiates business deals as necessary to support PAREXEL business Participates in client meetings to discuss overall PAREXEL procedures and policies Maintains strong relationship with Project Management, Business Development, Legal and Finance Identifies resource needs, facilitates acquisition of needed resources, and manages resource plan Staff training and development Customize PAREXEL templates to meet client template requirements Leads the development and testing of tools and procedures Develop and conduct training to Contract Management staff and other teams Utilizes systems for reporting purposes and metrics Deliver to pre-agreed metrics and budget Qualifications: Successful candidates for this role will possess: Skills Proven negotiator at senior levels Comprehensive knowledge of cash flow and revenue recognition Highly organized with excellent oral and written communication skills Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills Comprehensive knowledge of relevant software (Windows, Word, Excel, Outlook, Databases) Fluent in English, oral and written Education Bachelors Degree in Life Science, Business or equivalent. MBA, Ph.D., J.D. or equivalent preferred Minimum Work Experience Comprehensive knowledge of proposal and contract management with extensive previous experience in proposal development or contract administration Experience in CRO or pharmaceutical field preferred Previous experience in management of staff and ability to coordinate workflow EEO DisclaimerPAREXEL is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected status, which in the US includes race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.