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Contract Analyst II

Dublin 18, Dublin
starting from 50,000 EUR
Start date
30 May 2024
Closing date
29 Jun 2024

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About the role

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.

The Role:

The department role is to coordinate, develop, and execute all client/sponsor contracts and change orders for newly awarded and on-going projects at ICON Clinical Research.

Based in Dublin, 37.5 hours/week.

Job Responsibilities:


•            Undertake risk assessment of new clients; perform searches and due diligence; undertake fraud and risk analytics on new clients and prospective clients; undertake searches on prospective clients and current clients in relation to their officers.

•            Ensure ICON is in compliance with Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (CFT) obligations under the Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) Act 2010 (as amended).

•            Provide project/financial analysis on the project budget. Prepare reports for Revenue/Treasury and ICON project management team.

•            Develop cash neutral payment schedules as required.

•            Develop complicated budgets. Explain the costing process to someone without a financial background so that full financial position can be analysed prior to contract commitment.

•            Provide the relevant information required for negotiations and discussions with clients regarding cost proposals/change orders/contracts to the Contract Manager, the respective Sales personnel, and project teams.

•            Lead and now the negotiations and discussions internally with ICON Finance, the Sales Team, and liais with their respective Contracts Manager, as necessary, to determine the appropriate terms (inclusive of Start-up Agreements) and change orders.

•            Coordinate, develop, and execute all client/sponsor contracts and change orders for newly awarded and on-going projects at ICON.

•            Apply ICON's costing tools, the client's budget grids and analytical tools and templates developed in the Client's Contract Services group.

•            Understand reasons and challenge supporting information provided by the project team related to budget changes (timeline, specifications, tasks, hours, etc.) and that the budget changes are reasonable and justified.

Job Requirements:

  • Degree qualified.
  • 1.5 to 5 years’ experience within a similar role.
  • We will also consider applicants who have a background in Proposals, Data Management or Financial Business Partnering within the CRO industry.
  • An in-depth knowledge of the CRO industry and clinical trials.
  • The team uses excel as their costing tool, it is important that you have advanced excel skills.
  • Excellent command of English.
  • A great team player who is willing to support the team as required.
  • Brilliant communication skills with the ability to develop meaningful relationships with other teams at ICON and our clients.

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.


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