Site Contract Specialist, Poland

Warsaw, Poland
13 Sep 2019
30 Sep 2019
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
PPD is a leading global contract research organization providing comprehensive, integrated drug development, laboratory and lifecycle management services. Our clients and partners include pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, academic and government organizations. With offices in 48 countries and more than 21,000 professionals worldwide, PPD applies innovative technologies, therapeutic expertise and a firm commitment to quality to help clients and partners bend the cost and time curve of drug development and optimize value in delivering life-changing therapies to improve health.

Currently, we have are looking for Contract Specialist in Warsaw, Poland.

Main Responsibilities

  • Manages the preparation, negotiation and finalization of "Investigator Contracts" (including, contractual terms and conditions, associated investigator grant budget(s), payment schedule terms and conditions and ancillary documents) with an assigned workload of sites
  • Negotiates within approved parameters both investigator grant budget negotiation parameters, contractual terms and conditions in accordance with PPD contractual considerations, client contractual considerations, established process with sites and follows established escalation routes. Liaises and establishes effective relationships with sites and internal PPD functional teams, as directed by Contract and Country Managers.
  • Ensures quality, objectivity and risk analysis in the efficient delivery of Investigator Contracts.


Reequired Education And Experience

Bachelor's degree 2 - 5 years of experience or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Required Knowledge, Skills And Abilities

  • Minimum 2 years experience in clinical trials contracts preparation, budget negotiation and full execution of the process
  • Understanding of the principles of contract law, including a general understanding of laws that influence contract language, such as business, intellectual property and local tax and stamp laws
  • Demonstrated ability to apply basic principles of investigator grant negotiation
  • General understanding of business and financial principles that related to service agreements
  • Effective communication skills (verbal and written) in English and in language spoken at local place of work
  • Capable, with appropriate oversight, of drafting and negotiating contract provisions and budgetary issues within parameters
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent analytical and decision based thinking
  • Understanding of the pharmaceutical product development process and involvement of CROs
  • Able to work independently or in a team environment
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Working knowledge of PPD SOP and WPDs

Pharmaceutical Product Development, LLC is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and prohibits employment discrimination for employees and applicants based on age, race, color, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, citizenship, disability or protected veteran or other status protected by federal, state, and/or local law.

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