PRA - Australia

Contracts Associate

Sydney (Region), New South Wales (AU)
05 May 2021
04 Jun 2021
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)

Contracts Associate 

Location: Sydney, Australia

PRA Health Sciences is a Clinical Research Organisation experiencing exceptional growth globally. The people we employ are key to this growth. 

We believe that our people are the future of the industry. We provide a culture in which our employees can enjoy personal satisfaction, professional achievement and have the ability to strategically map out long-term career plans. If you're ready to be a part of something inspiring join us and Discover Your PRA.

Position overview: 

As a Contracts Associate you will be working within a fast paced and dynamic team responsible for the commercial relationship with clinical trials sites.  

Key responsibilities will include: 

  • Negotiation and on-going management of clinical trial agreements with investigative sites. 
  • Accurate forecast of contract execution timelines in support of timely site start up for the conduct of clinical trials 
  • Communicate and explain legal/ budgetary issues to internal and external parties per department guidelines and ensure country specific laws and regulations are followed. 
  • Review and evaluate client requested contract changes and based upon department guidelines escalates deviations as appropriate. 
  • Appraises contracts for completeness and accuracy and ensures adherence to department guidelines; corrects documents and files changes to contracts. 
  • Interact and collaborate with other functional areas, including other study-start up colleagues and CRAs 

You will be supported in your role by a dedicated functional manager and benefit from a clear career progression pathway. 

You are: 

You have an adaptable working style with the ability to establish and reset priorities as the need arise. Risk-aware, you can adjust quickly to the changes of a dynamic organisation. 

Here at PRA we want our employees to succeed and ensure that they are set up for this success through constant training, development and support. To enable success in this position you will have: 

  • A Bachelor’s degree or higher in a legal discipline 
  • Experience working in contract administration with an understanding of legally binding agreements 
  • Ideally you will have experience of negotiating Clinical Trial Agreements with clinical research sites 
  • Fluency in written and spoken English 

Your health, your family, your career, your money — the things that matter to you, matter to us. The benefits of PRA just get better and better. 

PRA Health Sciences is an equal opportunities employer; we welcome and celebrate diversity in the work place and we strive to ensure that all employees feel safe, connected and secure in their working environment

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