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Site Agreement Contract Specialist I

Employer
Fortrea
Location
Warsaw, Poland
Salary
Competitive
Start date
1 Jun 2024
Closing date
20 Jun 2024

Job Details

As a leading global contract research organization (CRO) with a passion for scientific rigor and decades of clinical development experience, Fortrea provides pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device customers a wide range of clinical development, patient access and technology solutions across more than 20 therapeutic areas. With over 19,000 staff conducting operations in more than 90 countries, Fortrea is transforming drug and device development for partners and patients across the globe.

Job overview:

Site Agreement Contract Specialist prepares and negotiates and assists in the execution and retention of site agreements, confidentiality agreements, letters of indemnification and other contracts for Sponsors who contract Fortrea to perform this service. Maintains and contributes to contracts tracking and status systems and supports maintenance of paper and electronic file systems. Responsible for following SOPs including but not limited to departmental SOPs, as well as completing study-related duties in accordance with the processes set forth in the relevant process document.

Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for adherence to standard operating procedures (SOPs).
  • Perform the following, with occasional guidance from line management or more experienced colleagues: daily tracking, negotiation and approval of Site Agreements and Site Agreement templates (as applicable) for clinical study teams; timely updating of the departmental Site Agreement.
  • Performs contract administration functions including assisting with obtaining approvals on authorization forms as required; maintaining a contract tracking system to report contract status updates and signing status; providing notice of all executed contracts to the appropriate team members along with contract values; and scanning and filing executed contracts in the shared electronic storage area in a timely manner for access by other staff members.
  • Drafts, negotiates, reviews, and processes contracts in a commercially reasonably manner that protects Fortrea’s fundamental interests and in accordance with departmental practices and policies. Produces and negotiates contracts that accurately reflect Fortrea’s obligations or rights and understandings with third parties.
  • Negotiates contractual terms with other contracting parties in a professional manner. • Identifies potential obstacles in the contracting process promptly and requests assistance of line manager, project management staff, Business Development staff, Budgets & Proposals staff, or higher management as necessary to minimize delays and to facilitate the prompt conclusion of contractual negotiations.
  • Works closely with appropriate staff to keep them informed of progress of agreements and to avoid any delays in execution.

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred


Experience:
  • Minimum 0 - 2+ years of experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience to successfully perform the key responsibilities of the job.


Fortrea is actively seeking motivated problem-solvers and creative thinkers who share our passion for overcoming barriers in clinical trials. Our unwavering commitment is to revolutionize the development process, ensuring the swift delivery of life-changing ideas and therapies to patients in need. Join our exceptional team and embrace a collaborative workspace where personal growth is nurtured, enabling you to make a meaningful global impact. For more information about Fortrea, visit www.fortrea.com.

Fortrea is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer:

As an EOE/AA employer, Fortrea strives for diversity and inclusion in the workforce and does not tolerate harassment or discrimination of any kind. We make employment decisions based on the needs of our business and the qualifications of the individual and do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy or other medical conditions/needs), family or parental status, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, personal appearance, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristic. We encourage all to apply.

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