Contract Manager - Level 1 US

Contract Manager - Level 1 US
  • $0.76 - $54.09 per Hour
  • Temporary
Job Ref: JO000108471
Sector: Science
Date Added: 10 November 2020

Contract Manager - Level 1 US

Basic qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in Life Sciences, Business or related area, or a combination of equivalent education/work related experience
• Experience within the Pharmaceutical Industry coupled with detailed knowledge and understanding of the clinical development process, Phase I - IV
• A proven track record of at least 2-3 years of experience in developing, executing and managing site/investigator clinical research agreements
• Experience negotiating legal contract language
• Demonstrable interpersonal skills, with the ability to build relationships at all levels, across many disciplines both internally and externally
• Experience with conducting negotiations, influencing, analyzing, problem solving and facilitating
Preferred qualifications:
• Experience developing, negotiating and managing research agreements specifically for Investigator-Sponsored Studies preferred
• Paralegal expertise preferred
• Prior GSK working experience preferred
• This is a 12-month assignment.
• Develop and negotiate in a timely manner medium-to-high complexity Investigator site contracts, including Amendments, with a primary focus on Investigator-Sponsored site contracts
• Reduce risk to GSK by ensuring that GSK policies and procedures are adhered to with regard to appropriate authorization and routing of contracts and ensuring that production, distribution and document management occurs
• Act as the single point of contact for GSK Business Groups to develop an understanding of their needs, to determine and define the scope of contract services required, and to identify, facilitate and resolve all business and legal site contracting issues
• Serve as liaison between GSK and external parties on investigative site clinical research contractual issues
• Identify and proactively raise issues and concerns in a timely, open and appropriate manner and develop recommendations for resolution to reduce operational, financial and/or legal risk
• Demonstrate effectiveness in both oral and written communication. Effectively express ideas and incorporate feedback into deliverables to generate quality output
• Provide expert advice to develop detailed specifications, analyze proposals, negotiate content and execute contracts and contract amendments that are robust, timely, and add significant opportunity for value generation to the business while minimizing legal and financial risk to GSK during the contract life-cycle
Key Responsibilities include:
• Tracks status of 50-100+ pending contracts and identifies outstanding issues in agreements
• Manages communication with third parties and internal teams regarding status of contracts
• Responsible for managing timelines, deliverables, and provides regular updates as required by internal stakeholders
• Broad interaction with internal departments and external parties including physicians, sites, and vendors
• Works with leads to negotiate contract terms and conditions using fall back language and in collaboration with the legal department, functional teams, and sites. Ensures agreements are clear, comprehensive, and complete and that purchase orders are submitted, tracked, and updated in a timely fashion
• Works with leads to identify business issues in negotiations coordinates with relevant stakeholders to obtain necessary information
• Ensures all contract processes and procedures are followed
• Works to build relationships with internal and external parties to encourage collaboration and efficiency in negotiation process.
• Use judgment to actively address or escalate (per quality standards) issues as they arise and ensure timely execution of agreements
• Ensure assigned trials and associated spend are entered into the purchase order system and documents stored in appropriate achieve system.
• Negotiation and delivery of medium-to-high complexity Investigator Site Agreements, with a primary focus on Investigator-Sponsored site contracts
• Proactively liaise with functional groups to determine and define the scope of contract services required as well as identify and facilitate resolution of all business and legal issues (escalating to team and GSK Legal when necessary) to minimize risk to GSK
• Follow all applicable GSK SOPs/POLs/GUIs, HCP, ICH and regulatory guidelines
• Timely and accurate updating of all department databases
• Deliver productive relationships with all clients in order to add value to GSK clinical trials
• Where required, ensure that externally performed study data and records are appropriately and accurately maintained
• Where required, review of relevant clinical protocol sections and supporting documentation

SRG is an Equal Opportunity Employer - All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other factor determined to be unlawful under applicable law.

10/12/2020 12:00:00
USD 0.76 0.76
Contact Consultant:
Jennifer Law

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