Edwards Lifesciences Clinical Contracts Project Manager in Prague, Czech Republic
Lead the finalization and launch of the ACE platform (tracking platform for the clinical contracts progress); take over system and process governance; continuously monitor and manage the ACE platform to optimize efficient use; provide user instruction and training on how to use the platform to allow consistency.
Maintain clinical templates agreements, incorporate attorney revisions to accommodate regulatory, legislative, industry changes and organize translations.
Develop & manage key performance indicators/ service levels, related communication and escalation of delays.
Initiate, develop and implement cross-functional tracking and analytics of various data (e.g. negotiation times) to have reliable data source for future decisions.
Encourage cross-functional alignment and cooperation to enable knowledge sharing, resolve issues and develop contingency plans when necessary; maintain related best practice guide.
Facilitate and ensure communications to extended team members and leadership.
Serves as MCTA (Master Clinical Trial Agreement) champion within Edwards.
Represent the Clinical and Legal team in the future ICERTIS (contract platform) development.
Support/Lead team meetings including meeting organization, material preparation, taking minutes and tracking action items.
Education & Experience:
5+ years of working experience, 3+ years in project management
Project management experience mandatory
Project Management certification nice to have
Legal/clinical/ or other contracts administration background nice to have
Experience with MS Office
Experience with Project Management tool/s
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Fluent in English, German is a plus
Strict attention to detail
Ability to prioritize competing requests based on actual business needs; ability to manage and commit to set timelines
Ability to work in a fast-pace environment, also sometime including different time zones (e.g. US)
Working independently without close supervision
Able to make decisions
Able to interact with people across different levels and within matrix organization
- This is a 2-year fixed term contract opportunity with possibility of extension – more details & information will be provided during the first interview
Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in patient-focused medical innovations for structural heart disease, as well as critical care and surgical monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company collaborates with the world's leading clinicians and researchers to address unmet healthcare needs, working to improve patient outcomes and enhance lives. Headquartered in Irvine, California, Edwards Lifesciences has extensive operations in North America, Europe, Japan, Latin America and Asia and currently employs over 15,000 individuals worldwide.
For us, helping patients is not a slogan - it's our life's work. From developing devices that replace or repair a diseased heart valve to creating new technologies that monitor vital signs in the critical care setting, we focus on helping patients regain and improve the quality of their life.