Contract Negotiator

Req ID #:  108792

Senneville, Quebec, CA, H9X 3R3 Reno, NV, US, 89511 Shrewsbury, MA, US, 01545 S. San Francisco, CA, US, 94080 US Raleigh, NC, US, 27610 Memphis, TN, US, 38104 Laval, Quebec, CA, H7V 4B3 Houston, TX, US, 77047 Mattawan, MI, US, 49071 Wilmington, MA, US, 01887

For 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.


IMPORTANT:   In order to be considered for this position, a resume/CV must be uploaded and submitted during the application process.  Please make sure work history and education are added correctly.   

Job Summary

We are seeking a Contract Negotiator.


The following are responsibilities related to the role: 

  • To review and revise CRL contract Templates prior to final legal review.

  • To negotiate  terms and conditions of CRL and or client forms of Master Service Agreements, Confidentiality Agreements, Subcontract and Consulting Agreements and any other contractual documents.

  • To  track and  follow-up  each negotiation.

  • To create Legal Wording as required for legal review, from time to time.

  • To train appropriate employees on company’s standard contract procedures.

  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.




  • Education: College diploma and/or university degree in a related field  

  • Experience:  5 to 7 years experience in contract work. Relevant experience is an asset

An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.



  • General office working conditions, combination of telework and on-site presence.



IMPORTANT: A resume is required to be considered for this position. If you have not uploaded your resume in your candidate profile, please return to upload field and attach your resume/CV. 

About Corporate Functions
The Corporate Functions provide operational support across Charles River in areas such as Human Resources, Finance, IT, Legal, Sales, Quality Assurance, Marketing, and Corporate Development. They partner with their colleagues across the company to develop and drive strategies and to set global standards. The functions are essential to providing a bridge between strategic vision and operational readiness, to ensure ongoing functional innovation and capability improvement.  

About Charles River
Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.

With over 17,000 employees within 90 facilities in 20 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. And in 2019, revenue increased to $2.62 billion.
At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of ~85% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2019.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Disabled/Vet.
If you are interested in applying to Charles River Laboratories and need special assistance or an accommodation due to a disability to complete any forms or to otherwise participate in the resume submission process, please contact a member of our Human Resources team by sending an e-mail message to This contact is for accommodation requests for individuals with disabilities only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.
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