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Senior Outsourcing Manager (Clinical)

  1. United States
2024-110391
  1. ICON Strategic Solutions
  2. Contracts Administration
  3. Remote

About the role

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.


ICON plc are looking to appoint a Senior Outsourcing Manager. The individual will support the outsourcing and contracting needs of clinical development programs. This Senior Outsourcing Manager will be a member of the clinical project team and will be responsible for the generation, negotiation and execution of clinical trial contracts. The individual will ensure that the contract terms and budget meet the needs of both the clinical trial and Vertex legal requirements. This person will also be responsible for generating change orders to the statements of work.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for ensuring confidentiality agreements are executed as required;
  • Responsible for the contract negotiation and execution for vendors supporting a clinical trial;
  • Act as the primary contact with vendors for negotiation of the scope of work, study assumptions and budgets;
  • Work closely with legal, clinical operations and other relevant functional groups for review and escalation of contract and budget issues;
  • Support cross-functional relationships with clinical operations, legal and finance;
  • Maintain contracts database;
  • Participate in study team and report status of study-specific contracts;
  • Perform follow-up activities for accounts payable issues as requested by clinical teams or other functional groups;
  • Follow up or escalate vendor requests for payment information; and
  • Perform other duties as required.

Education and experience:

  • Bachelor's degree is required;
  • Minimum of 5 plus years of experience in outsourcing at a CRO or sponsor;
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel.

Communicative Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills - able engage Sr. Director to VP level staff;
  • Demonstrated negotiation and conflict resolution skills;
  • Ability to negotiate and obtain commitment and buy-in from customers, suppliers and team members;
  • Ability to collaborate and build strong partnership/relationships with all functions involved in the trial;
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities within matrix environment;
  • Works and meets deadlines while being detailed oriented.


Why ICON?

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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