Job Details

Contracts Administrator Ott

Company name

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Organization Type

Academic

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Jun 04,2018

Posted on

Mar 13,2018

Years of Experience

1-2 yrs required

Location

Philadelphia, PA
Practice Area
Contract Law >> Contract Law
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Contracts Administrator - OTT The candidate will be responsible for the negotiation and preparation of Confidentiality Agreements, Consulting Agreements, Material Transfer Agreements, Data Transfer Agreements, Research Collaboration Agreements, and other agreements in support of research within the Research Institute and the Hospital. Will: (1) maintain the departmental agreement data base; (2) ensure compliance with NIH regulations covering NIH funded inventions; (3) participate in the drafting, preparation, and negotiation of Inter Institutional agreements, and other agreements as requested; (4) assist with development and implementation of institutional policies and procedures related to research projects requiring written contracts negotiated by the Office of Technology Transfer; and (5) work with corporate or institutional liaisons to resolve contractual issues within agreements. Prepare for execution in a timely fashion and according to Hospital policies and department procedures: Confidentiality Agreements, Data Transfer Agreements, Faculty Consulting Agreements, Collaborative Research Agreements, and Material Transfer Agreements. Work with the Technology Transfer Contracts Manager and individual investigators and personnel within the Hospital in the preparation and submission of agreements. Review and discuss agreements with the Technology Transfer Contracts Manager, internal Hospital and department personnel, and legal staff to ensure compliance with institutional policies and procedures. With supervision, work with corporate contract liaisons to resolve contractual issues within agreements. Identify any problematic language that may require negotiation and/or input from other CHOP office such as Office of Technology Transfer, Risk Management, and Office of General Counsel; responsible for timely contract execution and appropriate escalation of stalled contract negotiation. As applicable, ensure consistency between the informed consent document and the material and/or data transfer agreement. Actively participate in process improvement initiatives to provide above average customer service to the Research Institute. Function as Departmental liaison in staff meetings with internal Hospital staff and external corporate research sponsors. Maintain active communication with all stakeholders including investigators, research personnel, OTT management, and industry sponsors. As applicable, provide to accounting department and other research departments necessary documentation for post award management. Maintain complete and accurate database entries of all agreements negotiated. Utilize Inteum and other institutional databases per OTT SOPs. Generate reports as needed to measure and manage workflow efficiently and effectively. Provide reports to research teams as requested.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Bachelor’s Degree or higher, or commensurate work experience in lieu of degree. Must have an advanced legal degree, e.g., JD, may be sufficient in lieu of professional experience. Bachelors of/in Paralegal Studies preferred. Paralegal training and healthcare and/or clinical research experience preferred. 1-2 years of contracting experience preferred. Equivalent mix of education and experience will be considered. Excellent computer skills including word processing, spread sheet and database skills is required. Prior work experience with drafting, negotiating and preparing of contracts is required; however, some formal training in legal studies is preferred. Experience with information management systems is required.

Additional info

Contracts Administrator - OTT The candidate will be responsible for the negotiation and preparation of Confidentiality Agreements, Consulting Agreements, Material Transfer Agreements, Data Transfer Agreements, Research Collaboration Agreements, and other agreements in support of research within the Research Institute and the Hospital. Will: (1) maintain the departmental agreement data base; (2) ensure compliance with NIH regulations covering NIH funded inventions; (3) participate in the drafting, preparation, and negotiation of Inter Institutional agreements, and other agreements as requested; (4) assist with development and implementation of institutional policies and procedures related to research projects requiring written contracts negotiated by the Office of Technology Transfer; and (5) work with corporate or institutional liaisons to resolve contractual issues within agreements. Prepare for execution in a timely fashion and according to Hospital policies and department procedures: Confidentiality Agreements, Data Transfer Agreements, Faculty Consulting Agreements, Collaborative Research Agreements, and Material Transfer Agreements. Work with the Technology Transfer Contracts Manager and individual investigators and personnel within the Hospital in the preparation and submission of agreements. Review and discuss agreements with the Technology Transfer Contracts Manager, internal Hospital and department personnel, and legal staff to ensure compliance with institutional policies and procedures. With supervision, work with corporate contract liaisons to resolve contractual issues within agreements. Identify any problematic language that may require negotiation and/or input from other CHOP office such as Office of Technology Transfer, Risk Management, and Office of General Counsel; responsible for timely contract execution and appropriate escalation of stalled contract negotiation. As applicable, ensure consistency between the informed consent document and the material and/or data transfer agreement. Actively participate in process improvement initiatives to provide above average customer service to the Research Institute. Function as Departmental liaison in staff meetings with internal Hospital staff and external corporate research sponsors. Maintain active communication with all stakeholders including investigators, research personnel, OTT management, and industry sponsors. As applicable, provide to accounting department and other research departments necessary documentation for post award management. Maintain complete and accurate database entries of all agreements negotiated. Utilize Inteum and other institutional databases per OTT SOPs. Generate reports as needed to measure and manage workflow efficiently and effectively. Provide reports to research teams as requested. Qualification and Experience The candidate should have Bachelor’s Degree or higher, or commensurate work experience in lieu of degree. Must have an advanced legal degree, e.g., JD, may be sufficient in lieu of professional experience. Bachelors of/in Paralegal Studies preferred. Paralegal training and healthcare and/or clinical research experience preferred. 1-2 years of contracting experience preferred. Equivalent mix of education and experience will be considered. Excellent computer skills including word processing, spread sheet and database skills is required. Prior work experience with drafting, negotiating and preparing of contracts is required; however, some formal training in legal studies is preferred. Experience with information management systems is required.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4399
Phone: 866-820-9288

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