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Edwards Lifesciences Contract Analyst (m/f/d) in Prague, Czech Republic

Job Purpose: Negotiate and develop contracts associated with clinical trials, ensure contracts comply with regulations and manage the lifecycle of contracts.

Other Essential Job Functions Include:

  • Initiate, draft, redline and negotiate 3rd party moderately complex contracts based on substantial knowledge of financial, regulatory and clinical requirements

  • Analyze need for contract amendments or renewals and make recommendations and/or negotiate changes to terms and conditions

  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to provide guidance on functional contract terms and scope of services to secure appropriate approvals and mitigate risk exposure to the company

  • Assist stakeholders and clinical vendors through the Supplier Quality Management System process

  • Submit proposed final draft and supporting documentation through Edwards’ Contract Management system (ECLM) for contract approval and secure appropriate signatures within specified signing authority

  • Other incidental duties

Desired Skills And Experiences:

  • Bachelor's Degree in related field

  • Minimum of 2-3 years’ experience in relevant work environment; previous related experience in contract negotiation/administration

  • Experience in healthcare related contracts

  • Fluent in written and spoken English; knowledge of additional languages would be a plus

Additional Skills:

  • Moderate knowledge of medical terminology and healthcare compliance and privacy regulations (e.g. HIPAA and Sunshine Act)

  • Moderate understanding of regulatory requirements (e.g., CFR, GCP) and documents

  • Proven expertise in Microsoft Office Suite, including PowerPoint, Excel and Word; ability to operate general office machinery

  • Moderate knowledge and understanding of Edwards policies, procedures and guidelines relevant to contract negotiation and administration

  • Good written/verbal communication and interpersonal relationship skills

  • Demonstrated problem-solving and critical thinking skills

  • Strict attention to detail

  • Good written and verbal communications skills

  • Advanced problem-solving skills

  • Ability to manage confidential information with discretion

  • Ability to work independently and autonomously with limited supervision

  • Ability to interact professionally with all organizational levels

  • Ability to manage competing priorities in a fast paced environment

  • Ability to build productive internal/external working relationships

  • Must be able to work in a team environment, including inter-departmental teams and representing the organization on specific projects

  • Adhere to all EHS rules and requirements and take adequate control measures in preventing injuries to themselves and others as well as to the protection of environment and prevention of pollution under their span of influence/control

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 13,000 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.