ICON Clinical Research

Contract & Budget Analyst

Location
Dublin
Salary
Competitive
Posted
27 Apr 2021
Closes
27 May 2021
Ref
JR069181
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
Job Title: Contract & Budget Analyst

Location: Dublin/ Limerick Ireland

At ICON, it's our people that set us apart. Our diverse teams enable us to become a better partner to our customers and help us to fulfil our mission to advance and improve patients' lives.

Our 'Own It' culture is driven by four key values that bring us together as individuals and set us apart as an organisation: Accountability & Delivery, Collaboration, Partnership and Integrity. We want to be the Clinical Research Organisation that delivers excellence to our clients and to patients at every touch-point. In short, to be the partner of choice in drug development.

That's our vision. We're driven by it. And we need talented people who share it.
If you're as driven as we are, join us. You'll be working in a dynamic and supportive environment, with some of the brightest and the friendliest people in the sector, and you'll be helping shape an industry.

At ICON, we have an incredible opportunity for an expert Contract & Budget Analyst to join the team in our Dublin Office.

The Role

As part of ICON's Global Business Services team, as a Contract Analyst II you will work to develop and adapt clinical trial services budgets and contracts for ICON's clients. You will collaborate with the global Contract Services, BD, Legal, Finance and Operational teams and lead budget and contract negotiations with our clients.

Responsible for:
  • Development and maintenance of clinical trial budgets and agreements for newly awarded and on-going projects at ICON.
  • Working closely with Operational groups across the organisation to understand the components of the clinical trial and ensuring budgets are set up for success with full operational scope incorporated.
  • Liaising with other Global Business Services teams to ensure Commercial, Legal and Financial agreements are acceptable.
  • Providing insightful project/financial analysis on the project budget to justify budget changes prior to client submission.
  • Preparing and negotiating cash neutral payment schedules.
  • Being a key point of contact for the client. Negotiating budgets and agreements directly with our client counterparts.
  • Participating in department process improvement initiatives.


What you need
  • A degree in Life Sciences, Business, Finance or related discipline and strong Excel skills.
  • Ability to prepare and analyse budgets is essential for this position
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Comfortable hosting and presenting at team and client meetings.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and develops strong working relationships across the team and with clients.
  • Previous experience working within the Pharma / Clinical Research industry would be an advantage


Benefits of Working in ICON:
Our success depends on the quality of our people. That's why we've made it a priority to build a culture that rewards high performance and nurtures talent.

We offer very competitive salary packages. And to keep them competitive, we regularly benchmark them against our competitors. Our annual bonuses reflect delivery of performance goals - both ours and yours.
We also provide a range of health-related benefits to employees and their families and offer competitive retirement plans - and related benefits such as life assurance - so you can save and plan with confidence for the years ahead.
But beyond the competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, you'll benefit from an environment where you are encouraged to fulfil your sense of purpose and drive lasting change.

ICON 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, color, 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 through the form below.