Contract Manager

Updated: September 7, 2021
Location: New York, NY, United States
Job ID: 134966

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You provide the vision, set the pace and inspire success.

There is one thing you do that is exceptional: lead. You formulate a plan and focus your team to solve the unsolvable, beat the unbeatable and come out on top. Your capacity to creatively strategize, motivate , and elicit achievement makes you the right fit for this vital Contract Manager role with Syneos Health PR Group.



  • Manage new client onboarding by working to establish NDA/CDAs and MSAs
  • Own vendor qualification, set up and contracting
  • Facilitate freelancer/independent contract set up
  • Create and maintain a system for tracking contract terms and expirations
  • Revamp and maintain tracker to execute conflict checks
  • Support RFI/RFP responses
  • Establish strong relationships with Syneos Procurement and Syneos Legal
  • Identify potential improvements to current processes
  • Demonstrate understanding of the dynamics and working of the agency’s process as it relates to the client’s business
  • Stay up to date on Syneos contract and contracting process changes and communicate out to PR organization
  • Manage multiple high priority tasks at once, keeping all relevant stakeholders up to date on the progress

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3-5 years experience in project management or similar contract role
  • Experience managing client and/or vendor onboarding
  • Agency experience preferred
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Detail oriented and strong time management
  • Ability to manage across diverse set of stakeholders

As a healthcare company we have an important responsibility to protect individual and public health. This position will require individuals to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as part of their job responsibilities, unless an exemption can be confirmed based on a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. Submission & Approval of an Exemption does not guarantee that an exemption can be accommodated.

At Syneos Health Public Relations, the possibilities are infinite. Because of our “no walls, no limits” philosophy and entrepreneurial spirit, our employees have the opportunity and potential to work on projects beyond their years of experience. The only limitations here are those that are self-imposed, and we make sure to reward staff based on talent, not title.

Syneos Health Communications is the only healthcare communications network that is part of a company on the frontlines of healthcare, with a clear view into the everyday complexities of life and health. As part of Syneos Health™, our agencies — consisting of leading brands and experts in advertising, branding, public relations, managed markets and medical communications — are engaged in every point of influence in health, providing real-world insight into markets and audiences in ways that no other partner could.

WORK HERE MATTERS EVERYWHERE | How will you accelerate bringing new therapies to patients?

Syneos Health is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer (Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled)


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