Clinical Contracts Analyst (FSP)

19 Apr 2021
19 May 2021
Clinical Research
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
Job Description

The Clinical Contract Analyst serves as a legal liaison to process clinical contract requests such as but not limited to, Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs), Clinical Trial Agreements (CTAs), Service Agreements, and Ancillary Agreements and supports the management of and negotiate process of site budgets acting as conduit between investigator sites, Clinical Development Operations (CDO) and the Legal group.
Organizational Relationships:
• Reports to ExecuPharm (EP) assigned Line Manager with day-to-day direction from the Client.
• Liaises with cross functional lines as appropriate.
Primary Duties:
Manage Clinical Contract and Nondisclosure Agreement (NDA) process for Global Trials
• Serve as legal liaison for clinical contract requests such as, NDA's, CTAs, Service Agreements, and Ancillary Agreements and act as conduit between CDO and the Legal group
• Process all clinical contract requests and help facilitate early execution through the Contract Management System
• Perform consistent quality audits of work output and document knowledge base as needed
• Maintain accurate contract metrics on an ongoing basis.
• Serve as primary contact for the Client during contract negotiation phase
• On-going interface with sites and vendors regarding contractual issues during the lifetime of the contract
• Establish and maintain direct site and vendor contact
Negotiate Clinical Site Contracts & Budgets
For Sites Managed by the Client:
• Manage and own the contract process through its lifecycle from initial template stage to fully negotiated contract
• Work closely with study teams to develop a budget template tailored for each study
• Negotiate and manage consistent site budgets that will assist in early site activation
• Respond to queries related to contracts and budgets
• Manage the contract escalation process to appropriate individuals, as needed
• Establish good customer relations with sites starting with the primary point of contact for budgets and contracts
For Sites Managed by a Clinical Research Organization (CRO):
• Review and approve the investigator fee template per country for each study before distribution to sites
• Be a conduit for the contract request to the Client Legal team from initial contract request through execution for contracts handled by a CRO and track the contract process for each study with a CRO;
• Serve as escalation point of contact for budget escalations from CRO;
• Respond to CRO queries to ensure consistency with contract language and budget line items in accordance with Client standards
• Adhere to Clinical Operations or project specific quality documents (e.g. Standard Operating Process (SOPs), work practices, training guides), as applicable.
• Participate in the development and testing of tools and procedures
• Workflow management
• Complete training assigned by Client and/or EP, as necessary, including general training requirements, SOPs, and system and process related training
• Adhere to EP and Client SOPs and processesQualifications

Bachelor's degree in Life Science, Business, Legal or equivalent
• Minimum of two (2) years experience working in contract management, proposal development or related field in a biotech or CRO, finance and/or legal environment
• Intermediate Excel and database management skills
• Knowledge of ICH/GCP in the provision of clinical trials
• Excellent negotiation skills
• Highly organized with excellent oral and written communication skills
• Work both independently and as part of a team
• Has a track record of exceeding goals successfully
• Sets objectives to align with broader organizational goals
• Partners with others to get work done
• Follows through on commitments
• Shows personal commitment and takes action to continuously improve
• Deals constructively with problems that do not have clear solutions or outcomes
• Maintains a positive attitude despite adversity
• Acquires data from multiple and diverse sources when solving problemsWhy Work at Parexel

There are pivotal moments in every career: Sharing new treatments. Improving processes. Delivering life-saving advances. The people who succeed are the ones who make the journey go further and faster every time. What if you had a partner to support you as you reach the next level in your professional path? A partner who believes a collaborative environment is key to achieving your goals? A partner who is dedicated to your health and wellness so you can help make a difference in the lives of millions worldwide?

That's Parexel. We're a diverse team of professionals focused on one goal: getting treatments into the hands of those who need them most. Working together, the results we bring to our clients and the opportunities we bring to our team get better with every step.

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