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Charles River Laboratories Contracts Manager in Wilmington, Massachusetts

Contracts Manager

Req ID #: 215728


Wilmington, MA, US, 01887

For 75 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.

IMPORTANT: In order to be considered for this position,a resume/CV must be uploaded and submitted during the application process. Please make sure work history and education are added correctly.

Job Summary

We are looking for aContracts Manager to join ourInsourcing Solutionsteam remotely, reporting intoWilmington, MA.

How will you have an impact?

This is the moment to use your talents and imagine those talents contributing to improving global health and peoples’ lives. In the Contracts Manager role, you will provide support for the contract proposal process for the Commercial and Academic and OnSite segments of the Insourcing Solutions division, including preparation and timely submission of all Request for Proposal (RFP) responses, cost quotations, and responses to client questions.

What you will do!

In the Contracts Manager position, you will work with SMEs to gather required information to write and amend proposal documents in response to customer RFPs, RFIs and other methods to assure agreement with client specifications, cost quotations, and any internal assumptions.

Prepare Staffing, Consulting, and Consultant agreements and amendments for the Commercial/Academic and OnSite segments of the IS business for submission to internal and external stakeholders based on current templates and information as provided by Business Operations management, Business Development and site Operational teams.

Working closely with Operations, Human Resources and other subject matter experts, prepare cost proposals and quotations.

Regularly review templates when preparing Proposals and Agreements/Amendments and provide feedback to Business Operations management about areas for revision/improvement.

Maintain complete records archive of all current and past contracts, potential contract opportunities, proposals and attendant documentation. Regularly review archives when creating new proposals to ensure the creation of a harmonized work product to clients with deliverables that are similar in content, structure, accuracy, and quality.

Maintain required attendance level and adhere to work schedule in accordance with required staffing levels in order to ensure that assigned duties are completed.

Who are we looking for?

Bachelor's degree in Business preferred, with Three to five years successful experience in RFP proposal development required.

Previous experience with contract administration support preferred.

An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above

The pay range for this position is$ 92,000-$102,000 USD.Please note that salaries vary within the range based on factors including, but not limited to, experience, skills, education, certifications, and location.

If you are interested in contributing to the well-being of our communities, not only across the country but around the world, please join us andBE THE DIFFERENCE!

IMPORTANT:A resume is required to be considered for this position.If you have not uploaded your resume in your candidate profile, please return to upload field and attach your resume/CV.

About Insourcing Solutions

Charles River Insourcing Solutions℠ can streamline research by delivering operational and cost efficiencies through the strategic insourcing of GMP, GLP and non-GLP research services from discovery through safety assessment. Insourcing Solutions℠ provides you with the ability to maintain control of your facility and expertise while leveraging available space.

About Charles River

Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.

With over 20,000 employees within 110 facilities in over 20 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world.

At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of 86% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2021.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer - all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, veteran or disability status.

If you are interested in applying to Charles River Laboratories and need special assistance or an accommodation due to a disability to complete any forms or to otherwise participate in the resume submission process, please contact a member of our Human Resources team by sending an e-mail message to This contact is for accommodation requests for individuals with disabilities only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

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