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Contract Analyst II

  1. France
2024-110177
  1. ICON Strategic Solutions
  2. Proposals
  3. Office Based

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ICON plc is a world-leading healthcare intelligence and clinical research organisation. From molecule to medicine, we advance clinical research providing outsourced services to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and government and public health organisations. With our patients at the centre of all that we do, we help to accelerate the development of drugs and devices that save lives and improve quality of life. Our people are our greatest strength, are at the core of our culture, and the driving force behind our success. ICON people have a mission to succeed and a passion that ensures what we do, we do well.


The Contract Specialist we are looking for will be responsible for overseeing specific clinical contract activities. The primary responsibilities include providing contract process guidance, conducting contract negotiations, conducting contract analyses, facilitating compliance, and pursuing contracting process improvements. The Contact Specialist will also be expected to balance the requirements of ensuring appropriate controls with a streamlined, customer-focused, and timely contracting process.

 

Key responsibilities:

 

Contract Negotiations -The Contract Associate plays a critical role in communicating and negotiating contracts with the appropriate site, team, or affiliate personnel, including:

 

· Communicate sponsors position on various contract issues, identify relationship-building opportunities, secure site contracts, collect site feedback, and facilitate communication with various personnel. This responsibility includes assisting Trial

. Capabilities Associates with difficult contract negotiations and significant interventions, and follow-up will be necessary to facilitate this objective

· Communicate and negotiate more complex contracts, including Phase I, PET Studies, Oncology Cooperatives, Oncology Networks, and/or Endocrine portfolio sites

· Work with partners to review/approve all contracts exceptions.

 

 

Process Improvement and Training

 

The Contract Specialist will be responsible for maintaining and conducting contract-related training, including:

 

· Develop and implement training for new Contract Specialists and customers

· Create, maintain, and distribute contract templates, process documentation, and contract-specific documentation.

 

The Contract Specialist also provides clinical trial contract guidance to other business partners, including:

 

· Develop process documentation

· Facilitate quality, speed and value through information sharing, business partnership, and assurance that all guidance is aligned with sponsors policies, clinical processes, and appropriate guidance

· Facilitating meetings with other contracting groups.

 

Contract Process Improvements

 

The Contract Specialist is responsible for identifying and implementing improvements to the contracting processes:

 

· Accountable for standardizing and streamlining contract activities, as well as using metrics to drive improvement throughout the entire contracting process

· Increase contracting efficiency and effectiveness by ensuring that learning is shared and leveraged

· Anticipate changes by evaluating issues and opportunities, both internal and external, and making recommendations to management


You are:

 

· 2-3 years experience negotiating contracts within CRO/pharma companies

· Strong organizational and time management skills

· Strong analytical skills

· Strong negotiation skills

· Strong critical thinking skills

· Thorough understanding of GDPR and other privacy regulations

· Experience negotiating privacy clauses with clinical research sites

· Experience working with global business partners and a global team

 

What ICON can offer you:

Our success depends on the quality of our people. That’s why we’ve made it a priority to build a diverse culture that rewards high performance and nurtures talent.

In addition to your competitive salary, ICON offers a range of additional benefits. Our benefits are designed to be competitive within each country and are focused on well-being and work life balance opportunities for you and your family.

Our benefits examples include:

  • Various annual leave entitlements
  • A range of health insurance offerings to suit you and your family’s needs
  • Competitive retirement planning offerings to maximise savings and plan with confidence for the years ahead
  • Global Employee Assistance Programme, TELUS Health, offering 24-hour access to a global network of over 80,000 independent specialised professionals who are there to support you and your family’s well-being
  • Life assurance
  • Flexible country-specific optional benefits, including childcare vouchers, bike purchase schemes, discounted gym memberships, subsidised travel passes, health assessments, among others

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Visit our careers website to read more about the benefits of working at ICON: https://careers.iconplc.com/benefits

ICON, including subsidiaries, is an equal opportunity and inclusive employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination and harassment. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please let us know or submit a request here.

Interested in the role, but unsure if you meet all of the requirements? We would encourage you to apply regardless – there’s every chance you’re exactly what we’re looking for here at ICON whether it is for this or other roles


Interested in the role, but unsure if you meet all of the requirements? We would encourage you to apply regardless – there’s every chance you’re exactly what we’re looking for here at ICON whether it is for this or other roles.

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