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Sr. Associate, Clinical Contracts & Budgets (1 Year Contract) - Canada  

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Posted on : 13 May 2017

Project Description

  • Supports clinical site management activities by managing all site-related clinical contract and budget negotiations for company Sponsored clinical trials and Non company  Sponsored Clinical Research.
  • Manages and processes payments related to all clinical trials contracts for all sites.

Key Job Functions:
  • Manages the clinical site contracting process, including contract and amendment preparation, negotiation, escalation, tracking and execution
  • Participates in appropriate clinical site/legal meetings as required to resolve contract issues
  • Leads the review of the site budget template with the Clinical Operations Manager for country feedback on FMV (Fair Market Value) and the Schedule A template
  • Negotiates site study budget from the base budget and payment milestones using appropriate guidelines
  • Escalates contract and budget issues to Legal, Pricing Group, and/or local or global Study Manager
  • Manages, executes and reconciles site payments related to clinical trial contracts ensuring that spending is within approved contract budgets
  • Maintains contract and payment data tracking in appropriate databases and financial systems
  • Perform ongoing and/or end-of-study contract budget reconciliation
  • Manage internal stakeholder needs and expectations through regular communication regarding progress and status of pending contract and payment request
  • Actively contributes to results-oriented global and local departmental goals
  • Identifies opportunities and best practices with local and regional partners that will contribute to overall operational effectiveness

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in a science or business field
  • 3 years related experience in contracting, finance administration, project management, life science or medically related field

Preferred Qualifications
  • Work experience in clinical research obtained working on clinical trials in a biotech, pharmaceutical or CRO
  • Knowledge of clinical site contracting processes

  • Ability to work independently with little supervision as well as in a team environment
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Strong analytical and presentation skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Persistent, tactful and persuasive
  • Proficiency with computer/database systems
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities

About Us:
  • Our company endeavors to make its recruitment process accessible to any and all users. 
  • Reasonable accommodations will be provided, upon request, to applicants with disabilities in order to facilitate equal opportunity throughout the recruitment and selection process. 
  • Reasonable accommodations are available, upon request, to facilitate the equal participation of candidates with disabilities, should you be selected for an interview