DOCS Global

Contract Negotiator/ Senior Contract Negotiator

Location
Warsaw, Poland
Salary
Competitive
Posted
22 Jul 2021
Closes
18 Aug 2021
Ref
30740
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
ICON plc is a world-leading healthcare intelligence and clinical research organisation. From molecule to medicine, we advance clinical research providing outsourced services to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and government and public health organisations.
With our patients at the centre of all that we do, we help to accelerate the development of drugs and devices that save lives and improve quality of life.
Our people are our greatest strength, are at the core of our culture, and the driving force behind our success. ICON people have a mission to succeed and a passion that ensures what we do, we do well.

Responsibilities:
• Prepare, negotiate, and finalize clinical trial agreements and ancillary agreements for company sponsored and/or investigator initiated studies through direct negotiation with Clinical Trial Sites. Responsible for delivery against established targets/measurements.
• Provide support for negotiations in confidentiality agreements, informed consent forms and other ancillary contract documents as required.
• Participate in discussions related to the development of site/investigator budgets aligned with fair market value.
• Manage the contract amendment lifecycle.
• Work with the global C&G team as necessary to review and analyze contractual terms to
reach resolution. Assess risks of budget and legal provisions in conjunction with members of the C&G team and support functions. Escalate issues as appropriate.
• Work proactively to provide recommendations to improve processes and establish refinements that reduce cycle time, create savings and improve efficiency in the initiation of clinical trial sites.
• Assume responsibility for all aspects of legal document and metrics tracking.
• Provide support to review, authorize and/or understand aspects of site payments. Assist clinical operations or clinical team in ensuring that investigator grants comply with overall study costs and compliance guidelines.
• Adhere to SOPs, ethics and departmental compliance as determined by departmental
management as well as operating companies, corporate, HCC and QA guidelines.
• Ensure familiarity with departmental and appropriate corporate processes.
• Comply with requests from QA and auditors.

What is required:
• At least Bachelor's degree in appropriate scientific or business discipline
• At least two years' experience in contract negotiations in legal/pharmaceutical industry/clinical research
• Excellent communication skills (both oral and written)
• Working knowledge of PCs (MS Office suite at a minimum) and database management
• Fluency in English is required
• Must demonstrate innovative spirit, have strong interpersonal skills, and ability to manage a high volume of work

Benefits of Working in ICON:
Our success depends on the knowledge, capabilities and quality of our people. That's why we are committed to developing our employees in a continuous learning culture - one where we challenge you with engaging work and where every experience adds to your professional development.

At ICON, our focus is to provide you with a comprehensive and competitive total reward package that comprises, not only an excellent level of base pay, but also a wide range of variable pay and recognition programs. In addition, our best in class employee benefits, supportive policies and wellbeing initiatives are tailored to support you and your family at all stages of your career - both now, and into the future.

ICON, including subsidiaries, 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.