Clinical Contracts Associate

SUMMARY

Responsible for negotiating site and clinical vendor budgets. Interacts closely with legal department to ensure clinical contracts are fully executed in a timely manner. Tracks invoices associated with clinical contracts.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to:

  • Developing Clinical Trial Agreement (CTA) template and budget grid for clinical studies.
  • Sending CTA template, budget grid and supporting documentation to sites and serving as primary contact with sites for contracts.
  • Negotiating budgets with clinical sites based on parameters defined by Head of Clinical Operations (or designee).
  • Submitting web requests and coordinating with Legal Department on execution of CTAs.
  • Understanding clinical protocols so can review and negotiate Statement of Works (SOWs) with clinical vendors.
  • Processing work orders, service agreements, consulting agreements, license agreements and CDAs.
  • Processing check requests for investigator payments.
  • Payment set up and tracking in a Clinical Trial Management System (CTMS).
  • Auditing and tracking of Clinical Contract Monitors’ invoices.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Basic knowledge of clinical contracts, contracting process and understanding of budget preparation and accounting skills. Experience with payment set up and tracking in a CTMS is a plus. Must have advanced knowledge of MS Word and Excel. Must have strong organization skills, and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor degree in science, finance, or business with 3 years experience with clinical contracting in a biotech or pharmaceutical company.

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