General Contracts Analyst
JOB SUMMARY: In your rewarding role as General Contracts Analyst, you will draft, review, negotiate, and finalize agreements on behalf of the organization, under occasional guidance. You also will track new agreement, conduct continuing review of existing agreements, and maintain the integrity of the contract tracking database.
The office of Contracts Management (OCM) is a division of the Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC), Office of Research. We serve as the central Medical Center office for contract intake, processing, negotiation, and management. OCM reviews both research and non-research contracts. Research agreements include bench research, clinical trials, federal contracts, and federal subcontracts. Non-research agreements include professional services, educational and affiliation agreements. For more information, please visit www.mc.vanderbilt.edu/ocm .
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TECHNICAL CAPABILITIES: CONTRACT KNOWLEDGE (INTERMEDIATE): - Demonstrates an understanding of different types of contracts, negotiations, and management of contracts made with vendors and partners. Understands the need to negotiate and protect the organization throughout the life of an agreement. REGULATORY AWARENESS (INTERMEDIATE): - Demonstrates knowledge of healthcare regulations and security best practices. Identifies appropriate sources of governmental and industry guidance. Interprets regulations and guidance to assist application and business stakeholders with compliance and security best practice efforts. COMMUNICATION (INTERMEDIATE): - Clearly, effectively and respectfully communicates to employees or customers. PROBLEM SOLVING (INTERMEDIATE): - Uses critical thinking and process improvement i.e. coaches and mentors development of problem statement, describes current state, identifies root causes, creates future state, coaches and mentors development of solutions and action plans with a sustainability plan. Applies appropriate tools to address issues. QUALITY ASSURANCE (INTERMEDIATE): - Understands the goal of increasing organizational productivity and individual performance by making the products and services within your work assignments more efficient and more effective.
DELIVERING EXCELLENT SERVICES:
ENSURING HIGH QUALITY:
MANAGING RESOURCES EFFECTIVELY: