Contract Negotiator

Req ID #:  92011

Senneville, Quebec, CA, H9X 3R3 Memphis, TN, US, 38104 S. San Francisco, CA, US, 94080 Chicago, IL, US, 60654 Baltimore, MD, US, 21224 Mattawan, MI, US, 49071 Wilmington, MA, US, 01887 Cleveland, OH, US, 44128 Raleigh, NC, US, 27610 Charlotte, NC, US, 28203 Reno, NV, US, 89511 Detroit, MI, US, 48201 Houston, TX, US, 77047 US Shrewsbury, MA, US, 01545 Boston, MA, US, 02116 Ashland, OH, US, 44805 Chicago, IL, US, 60637 Boston, MA, US, 02210

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.

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.


About Safety Assessment
Charles River is committed to helping our partners expedite their preclinical drug development with exceptional safety assessment services, state-of-the-art facilities and expert regulatory guidance. From individual specialty toxicology and IND enabling studies to tailored packages and total laboratory support, our deeply experienced team can design and execute programs that anticipate challenges and avoid roadblocks for a smooth, efficient journey to market.  Each year approximately 300 investigational new drug (IND) programs are conducted in our Safety Assessment facilities.


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


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