Senior Contracts and Grants Analyst - Oursource
The candidate ensures the successful negotiation and on-going management of clinical trial agreements with investigative sites. Works cross functionally with Clinical Operations and Project Management in support of timely site start up for the conduct of clinical trials including accurate forecast of contract execution timelines. Collaborates with the Functional Manager who will partner with other compliance departments to ensure country specific laws and regulations are followed to minimize risk in clinical trials. Communicates and explains legal/ budgetary issues to internal and external parties per department guidelines. Reviews and evaluates client requested contract changes and based upon department guidelines escalates deviations as appropriate. In partnership with CTA Lead and others as necessary, evaluates priorities and quickly readjusts priorities with the changing needs of business and the client. Identifies and proactively raises issues to the CTA Lead or CM, as appropriate, prior to their becoming critical or creates risk.c Appraises contracts for completeness and accuracy and ensures adherence to department guidelines; corrects documents and files changes to contracts. Participates in client meetings for the purpose of expediting the contract signing process as directed. Creates and maintains files for each contract. Tracks all site interaction in data base in a timely and accurate manner and ensures that status updates are fully descriptive. 2-3 years’ Experience with contracts required. Bachelor’s Degree or international equivalent required. Read write and speak fluent English required. Familiarity with clinical contracts required. Experience in relevant areas involving contracts, negotiation, or sales required. Prefer JD or advance degree. Familiarity with working in service industry or project management environment required.