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Date: Jun 1, 2021

Location: Marlborough, MA, US, 01752

Company: Boston Scientific

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Purpose and Passion • Comprehensive Benefits • Life-Work Integration • Community • Career Growth

At Boston Scientific, you will find a collaborative culture driven by a passion for innovation that keeps us connected on the most essential level. With determination, imagination and a deep caring for human life, we’re solving some of the most important healthcare industry challenges. Together, we’re one global team committed to making a difference in people’s lives around the world. This is a place where you can find a career with meaningful purpose—improving lives through your life’s work.


About the role: 

The Principal Contract Analyst supports the Global Regulatory Legal group through review, revision and negotiation of clinical and preclinical study agreements, clinical vendor agreements and other related agreements and business documents across a global organization. Works with local and international business partners at varying leadership levels to facilitate the contracting processes. Seeks ways to improve processes and help the department function more efficiently and effectively.


Your responsibilities include: 

  • Review, revise and negotiate global clinical study agreements and related agreements and documents, e.g., hospital use agreements, device purchase agreements, data use and transfer agreements, informed consent forms, post-market clinical follow-up agreements, electronic medical record access agreements.
  • Review, revise and negotiate clinical vendor service agreements, preclinical research agreements and investigator-sponsored research agreements.
  • Work collaboratively with counsel and legal professional staff across the global Legal & Compliance Department to ensure agreements are negotiated in compliance with BSC policies and procedures and applicable laws.
  • Work collaboratively with business unit employees and functional partners, e.g., Global Clinical Operations, Corporate Quality, Corporate Regulatory.
  • Identify opportunities and assist Global Regulatory Legal counsel with the development and maintenance of processes and procedures to maintain compliance with BSC policies and applicable laws, regulations and guidelines.
  • Support Global Regulatory Legal counsel in developing and implementing BSC global clinical projects.


What we're looking for: 

  • Strong experience in reading, understanding and drafting contract language without the assistance of content management tools and/or software; strong experience in redlining and negotiating agreements.
  • Basic understanding of contract law, types of agreements, contract terms and conditions, legal requirements and negotiation process.
  • Basic understanding of HIPAA and GDPR, preferred.
  • Practical and business-minded approach to contract negotiation; ability to balance an appropriate level of risk for achievement of BSC’s strategic objectives with protection of BSC’s legal interests
  • Ability to interact professionally and collaboratively with all levels of management, multiple geographies, internal subject matter experts, legal staff, vendors and clients
  • Ability to prioritize and complete daily workload and projects with minimal supervision and in accordance with deadlines and shifting priorities
  • Ability to synthesize information from a variety of sources and present it in a meaningful and concise way
  • Excellent writing, proofreading and editing skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and organizational skills
  • 5+ years of experience in contracts negotiation/management/administration
  • Prior experience engaging in internal operations projects (e.g., template development, policies), preferred.
  • Prior use of iManage, preferred.


About us

As a global medical technology leader for more than 35 years, our mission at Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) is to transform lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients. If you’re looking to truly make a difference to people both around the world and around the corner, there’s no better place to make it happen.

Boston Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Requisition ID: 482260


Nearest Major Market: Boston

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