Randstad Clinical Operations in Princeton, New Jersey
salary:$55 - $65 per hour
date posted:Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Job Title: Senior Contracts Specialist
Serve as a contract subject matter expert and provide contract functional support to projects, contributing to the function's achievement of the following key objectives:
Vendor selection process
Budget planning support
Department, function and other supportive activities
Contract development/negotiation: Support development projects by efficiently and effectively negotiating, executing, and managing relevant contracts, in terms of quality, compliance, timeline, and budget.
Liaises with Head of Contracts and Legal (as required) to identify assess risk in requested contract language changes to develop and improve contract negotiation parameters document.
Works cross-functionally to ensure consistency and quality in all contracts.
Tracks, manages and monitors all changes to contracts to reflect any changes in study or project scope.
Tracks milestones in contract management database and follow-up with Vendors as required.
Vendor selection process: Support development projects by efficiently and effectively managing the vendor selection process.
Provides support to project teams and Head of Contracts by supporting the clinical vendor sourcing, including overseeing the Request for Proposal process.
Builds and fosters relationships with clinical trial vendors.
Budget planning support: Manages the clinical site budget development process.
Provides support in the development of draft site budget using historical and benchmark data.
Coordinate budget development with Project Teams and obtain approval from Clinical Operations, Project Management, Head of Contracts and Key Stake Holders
Provides support in the drafting and obtaining approval of budget negotiation parameters for each trial.
Provides support in development of expected per subject costs based on the negotiated site contracts.
Department, function and other supportive activities: Support other functions by providing contract-related assistance for various issues on an as-needed basis.
Supports compliance initiatives
Provides ad hoc Support for Contracts
A minimum of 5 years work experience as a contract specialist, preferably in the pharmaceutical industry
Good overall knowledge of contract law and pharmaceutical development contracts
Interpersonal, facilitating and negotiation skills
Cultural sensitivity and ability to develop consensus within a multinational organization
Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
401K Plan with Company Match
Life and AD&D Insurance