Senior Contract Associate - Clinical Trials
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As a Senior Contracts Assoicate you will be joining the world’s largest & most comprehensive clinical research organisation, powered by healthcare intelligence.
What you will be doing:
Manage Clinical Contract and Nondisclosure Agreement (NDA) process for Global trials
Serve as a conduit between Clinical Operations and the Legal group for contract requests including Confidentiality Agreements, Clinical Trial Agreements, Ancillary Services Agreements, Consultant Agreements and other clinical contracts.
Process all clinical contract requests and help facilitate early execution through the Contract Management System.
Serve as primary contact for Client during contract negotiation phase.
Perform consistent quality audits of work output and document knowledge base as needed.
Maintain contract tracking on SharePoint site and other systems used to manage contract and budget files.
Manage and own the contract process through its lifecycle from initial template stage to fully negotiated contract.
Work closely with study teams to develop country budget templates tailored for each study.
Negotiate and manage consistent site budgets that will assist in early site activation.
Review and approve the master Investigator Fee template developed by CRO for each study before distribution to sites
Manage the final execution of site clinical contracts handled by a CRO and track the contract process foreach study with a CRO
Bachelor’s degree in Life Science, Business or equivalent. MBA preferred.
Minimum four (4) years of global experience working in a biotech or CRO, finance and/or business environment as a contract analyst/specialist.
Experience negotiating contract payment terms and budgets.
Intermediate Excel and database management skills.
Knowledge of GCP/ICH requirements.
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
Requires effective organizational and communication skills.
Work both independently and ability to successfully work in a “virtual” team environment.
Our focus is to provide you with a comprehensive and competitive total reward package that comprises, not only an excellent level of base pay, but also a wide range of variable pay and recognition programs. In addition, our best in class employee benefits, supportive policies and wellbeing initiatives are tailored to support you and your family at all stages of your career - both now, and into the future.
Our success depends on the knowledge, capabilities and quality of our people. That’s why we are committed to developing our employees in a continuous learning culture – one where we challenge you with engaging work and where every experience adds to your professional development.
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.
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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