Sr Study Start Up Associate - Contract Specialist
hace 5 días

ICON plc is a world-leading healthcare intelligence and clinical research organisation. From molecule to medicine, we advance clinical research providing outsourced services to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and government and public health organisations.

With our patients at the centre of all that we do, we help to accelerate the development of drugs and devices that save lives and improve quality of life.

Our people are our greatest strength, are at the core of our culture, and the driving force behind our success. ICON people have a mission to succeed and a passion that ensures what we do, we do well.

Study Start Up Associate - Contract Specialist

As a member of the Study Start Up Team, you will play an integral role in making sure that our research sites are prepared to start the trial of investigational, new pharmaceutical and biological products for clinical trials.

The Role

  • As the key point of contact for your sites, you will be responsible for the negotiation and ongoing management of clinical trial agreements with investigative sites.
  • Responsible for compiling, analyzing and summarizing legal and business positions of parties during the negotiation of contracts according to Sponsor / project specifications.
  • Responsible for examining contracts and related documents to ensure completeness and accuracy, as well as conformance to applicable laws, rules, precedents, company, customer and third party requirements in collaboration with internal and external experts.
  • Responsible for the review of site budgets contract templates, negotiation parameters and process documents.
  • Provide accurate forecasting of contract execution timelines to support timely start up activities.
  • Work closely with internal and external stakeholders to explain legal and budgetary issues and review of contracts for accuracy and completeness.
  • Collaborate closely with other functional areas including colleagues within Study Start Up and the wider Clinical and Project Delivery teams
  • What you need

  • A bachelor's degree in Paralegal Studies, Juris Doctor (law) degree, or related experience is preferred but not required
  • Study Start Up experience is desirable but not required. Note that the primary part of the role is within a clinical research environment in study contracts review and budget negotiation
  • Experience working within contracts administration with an understanding of legally binding agreements
  • Fluency in English and Spanish
  • Strong organizational, time management, interpersonal communication, team work, conflict management and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to work under dynamic and time sensitive environment, prioritize and coordinate multiple tasks and produce quality results with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to proactively identify issues and address / escalate as appropriate.
  • Ability to exert effective influence upon investigative sites and customers and advanced ability to effectively communicate business and legal rationale for contractual provisions and positions.
  • Benefits of Working in ICON :

    Our success depends on the knowledge, capabilities and quality of our people. That's why we are committed to developing our employees in a continuous learning culture - one where we challenge you with engaging work and where every experience adds to your professional development.

    At ICON, our focus is to provide you with a comprehensive and competitive total reward package that comprises, not only an excellent level of base pay, but also a wide range of variable pay and recognition programs.

    In addition, our best in class employee benefits, supportive policies and wellbeing initiatives are tailored to support you and your family at all stages of your career - both now, and into the future.

    stages of your career - both now, and into the future.

    ICON, including subsidiaries, is an equal opportunity and inclusive employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination and harassment.

    All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

    If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please let us know through the form below.

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