Syneos Health

Snr Site Contracts Specialist - Sponsor Dedicated

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Client-Based, GBR
14 Apr 2021
14 May 2021
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
Senior Site Contracts Specialist - Sponsor dedicated

Uxbridge Based - 2.5 days a week WFH

Syneos Health are currently seeking a Snr Site Contracts Specialist to be outsourced to a highly regarded pharmaceutical establishment, based in Uxbridge
  • Provide knowledgeable single-point of service to study teams related to study budgets and contracts
  • Prepare study /site level grant budgets
  • Manage the end-to-end process for executing Clinical Trial Agreements (CTAgs) with investigator sites
  • Prepares contract documents from templates and modify to reflect unique aspects of the particular study, including (the CTAg financial appendix),
  • Negotiates financial and legal aspects of CTAg and Master Service Agreements with sites, Institutions or vendor personnel
  • Is trained on legal fall back language and works with Legal as needed.
  • Communicates clearly and efficiently with Clinical and Legal Teams regarding amendments and other issues
  • Enter CTAg, documents and data into Clinical Trial Management System and contract management software and ensure correct filing.
  • Preparation, negotiation and execution of Master Agreements with Institution
  • Develop and maintain template language in collaboration with legal for all contract types. Would include maintenance of associated back-up language
  • Escalate to appropriate colleagues when a significant risk to the business is identified
  • Independently make appropriate business decisions within their scope or authority, and educate internal project leaders on the issues and risks associated with contracting decisions
  • Ensure contracts are executed in alignment with trial deliverables and priorities
  • Execute local purchase contracts if applicable (e.g. of drug, equipment)
  • Ensure all CTAgs and payments are accurately posted and ensure correct filing
  • May support preparing invoices/payments due reports and managin g, tracking and executing payments to investigator sites

  • BA/BS degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Public Health, related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Advanced degree preferred.
  • High level of contracts management experience.
  • Experience in a contract research organization or pharmaceutical industry essential.
  • Strong knowledge of the clinical development process and legal and contracting parameters.
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Customer focused and ability to manage challenging priorities and to remain flexible and adaptable in stressful situations.
  • Excellent understanding of clinical trial process across Phases II-IV and ICH GCP.
  • Good understanding clinical protocols and associated study specifications.
  • Excellent understanding of clinical trial start-up processes.
  • Project management experience in a fast-paced environment.
  • Good vendor management skills.
  • Excellent written/oral communication, presentation, documentation, interpersonal skills as well as strong team-orientation.
  • Strong organizational skills with proven ability to handle multiple projects excellent communication.
  • Quality-driven in all managed activities. Strong negotiating skills. Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to mentor, lead and motivate more junior staff.
  • Demonstrate an ability to provide quality feedback and guidance to peers Contribute to a training and Quality assurance plan within SSU and update SOPs/WI.


Tasks, duties, and responsibilities as listed in this job description are not exhaustive. The Company, at its sole discretion and with no prior notice, may assign other tasks, duties, and job responsibilities. Equivalent experience, skills, and/or education will also be considered so qualifications of incumbents may differ from those listed in the Job Description. The Company, at its sole discretion, will determine what constitutes as equivalent to the qualifications described above. Further, nothing contained herein should be construed to create an employment contract. Occasionally, required skills/experiences for jobs are expressed in brief terms. Any language contained herein is intended to fully comply with all obligations imposed by the legislation of each country in which it operates, including the implementation of the EU Equality Directive, in relation to the recruitment and employment of its employees.


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