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Senior Contract Analyst

  1. France, Italy
2024-108167
  1. ICON Strategic Solutions
  2. Contracts Administration
  3. Remote

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ICON plc is a world-leading healthcare intelligence and clinical research organization. We’re proud to foster an inclusive environment driving innovation and excellence, and we welcome you to join us on our mission to shape the future of clinical development.

Contract Specialism:

Provide services in the creation and maintenance of Clinical Trial Agreements, Confidentiality Agreements
and negotiation guidelines, services in the development of training related to Clinical Trial Agreements,
Confidentiality Agreements and negotiation guidelines as required. Lead/support on the review and negotiation of customized and complex templates.

Expedite contract negotiation and execution by acting asresource for first line negotiators to streamline requests to law department and avoid duplication of efforts among negotiators.

Coordinate with legal department to resolve complex legal issues while ensuring
compliance with company process and strategy and subsequently disseminating information to negotiators.


What you will be doing:

 

 

Services rendered will adhere to applicable our client's SOPs, WI, policies, local
regulatory requirements, etc.

• Support creation and maintenance of contract templates in accordance with changes in
laws, regulations, or corporate policies.

• Support creation and maintenance of fallback language and negotiation guidelines
related to contract templates.

• Support training on contract templates and fallback language and provide training to first
line negotiators and others as required.

• Provide specialized support and guidance on the negotiation of CTAs and CDAs to first
line negotiators.

• Work with the legal department to create risk assessments to support the decision-making
process.

• Assess risks of legal terms and conditions independently and communicating them to
stakeholders such as clinical team, law department, and internal team where appropriate.
Provide guidance to
• 1st line negotiators, stakeholders and others as required.

• Lead negotiations on Master Agreements and custom templates or those requiring
extensive modifications and identify potential risks to the business.
• Lead contract negotiations on terms and conditions of high-risk and complex agreements and
other relevant legal documents as they relate to clinical trials and company/departmental
policies.
• Coordinate with cross-functional departments to ensure consistency and compliance with
process, external communications and policies.
• Assist in coaching/mentoring staff members.

• Liaise with all members of clinical team as needed in addition to representatives of investigator
sites, academic research organizations, contract research organization, and site
management organizations as directed.

Identify and promote best practices. Adhere to SOPs, ethics and departmental
compliance as determined by GCDO management as well as R&D companies, corporate, HCC
and QA guidelines.
• Collaborate with internal stakeholders to ensure proper dissemination and
management of knowledge.
• Monitor departmental processes to ensure compliance with corporate policies.

 

 


You are:

  • 5 years’ experience with contract law in the pharmaceutical/clinical research industry
    and/or equivalent competencies in relevant fields with demonstrated ability to conduct
    contract negotiation, legal research and analysis.
  • Working knowledge of the clinical development process.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and sensitivity to cross-cultural communication.
  • Strong relationship management skills and experience.
  • Strong ability to work across different geographic regions.
  • Ability to work effectively across all levels of management.
  • Strong and proven issue identification and problem resolution skills.
  • Sense of urgency with ability to manage competing priorities while meeting deadlines.
  • Working knowledge of PCs, MS Office, and database management.
  • Business acumen and complex project management skills.
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal and leadership skills with a strong drive to mentor and coach
    team members.

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



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.

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