Allergan Study Contracts Management Associate I in Irvine, California

Study Contracts Management Associate I

Irvine, California, United States at

Oct 10, 2018Post Date

184208Requisition #

Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN) is a bold, global pharmaceutical company and a leader in a new industry model - Growth Pharma. Allergan is focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing branded pharmaceutical, device, biologic, surgical and regenerative medicine products for patients around the world.

Allergan markets a portfolio of leading brands and best-in-class products for the central nervous system, eye care, medical aesthetics and dermatology, gastroenterology, women's health, urology and anti-infective therapeutic categories. With commercial operations in approximately 100 countries, Allergan is committed to working with physicians, healthcare providers and patients to deliver innovative and meaningful treatments that help people around the world live longer, healthier lives every day.

Allergan is a company that will inspire you to aim high with your ambition. Where you can build bridges all over the world. Where you can power ideas that drive change. And where you will act fast and drive results for customers and patients. Power your future & join our bold team.

Position Overview

Under attorney supervision,the Contracts Administrator is to create and execute all study and consulting contracts processed by the Operations Team for the Chief Medical Office.

Main Areas of Responsibilities

  • Oversee the preparation and revision of HCP contracts for the Chief Medical Office including but not limited to: IIT Agreements, Clinical Trial Agreements, CDAs, Material Transfer Agreements, Preceptorship Agreements and Consulting Agreements

  • Prepare contract briefs and revisions summarizing contractual requirements

  • Track authorizations and correspondence

  • Maintain detailed and organized files

  • Maintain an audit file in online document retention system for each contract which will include original contract, all correspondence, changes/deviations, amendments, clarifications, payment schedules.

  • Prepare and disseminate information to appropriate employees regarding contract status, facilitate contractor meetings

  • Ensure that contractor is following legal requirements, owner specifications and government regulations

  • Perform closing activities as needed

  • Provide contract summaries and ensure contract execution in accordance with company policy

  • Engage in process improvement initiatives both inside and outside the Contracts Management Group (CMG).

  • Provide some mentoring to junior associates within the CMG.

  • Assist with developing and maintaining CMG procedures for contract management as needed.

  • Support developing processes, standard templates, and quality definitions and metrics as appropriate.


  • 1-3 years of experience creating, negotiating and executing contracts in a pharmaceutical or Biotech Company or Contract Research Organization (CRO).

  • Knowledge of the pre-clinical, clinical, and preapproval drug development process required.

  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Access.

  • Experience using Adobe Acrobat Professional and Microsoft Office SharePoint.

  • Proficiency with specialized industry databases such as ACME and Apttus a plus.

Preferred Skills/Qualifications

  • Time Management

  • Project Management

  • Conflict Resolution

  • Dealing with Difficult People

  • Written and Oral Communication

  • Team Building

  • Decision Making


BA/BS degree is required

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Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Allergan is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other protected status.