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Clinical Trial Contracts Associate

Reference:POR368482 Location: Cork
Qualification:DegreeExperience:4-5 Years
Job Type:PermanentSalary: Not Disclosed
May be suitable for: Clinical Trials Advisor

A Clinical Trial Associate - Budgets and Contracting is required to join a leading Pharmaceutical Organisation in Cork. This is an opportunity to join a vibrant multi-cultural and multi-lingual team where you will play your part in making a difference for people the world over by supporting the business as it discovers, develops and delivers medicines that help people live longer, healthier and more active lives.

The Trials Capability Associate is 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 Consultant will also be expected to balance the requirements of ensuring appropriate controls with a streamlined, customer-focused, and timely contracting process.

The Role

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

  • Communicate our clients 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

TheTrial CapabilitiesAssociate will be responsible for maintaining and conducting contract-related training, including:

  • Develop and implement training for new contract associates and customers.
  • Create, maintain, and distribute contract templates, process documentation, and contract specific documentation (such as the Legal Guidance Document,) as the contract process owner.
  • Act as a mentor to the Contract Associates to provide the necessary guidance and knowledge transfer to allow the contract associates to be successful negotiators.

The Person

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3 - 5 years’ experience negotiating contracts, ideally in a clinical trial or other compliance-driven environment.
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Self-management and organizational skills