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Contract & Budgets Trial Capabilities Associate Fluent German


Reference:SCADNW-326313 Location: Cork
Qualification:DegreeExperience:2-3 Years
Job Type:PermanentSalary: Not Disclosed

Contract & Budgets Trial Capabilities Associate Fluent German
Our client, a global pharma company based in Cork, are currently recruiting for a Fluent German speaking Contracts and Budgets Trial Capabilities Associate to join their team on a permanent basis. As Contracts & Budgets Associate you will be responsible for overseeing specific clinical contract activities, including providing contract process guidance, conducting contract negotiations, conducting contract analyses, facilitating compliance, and pursuing contracting process improvements.

Responsibilities:

  • Communicate the organisations position on various contract issues, identify relationship-building opportunities, secure site contracts, collect site feedback, and facilitate communication with various personnel.
  • Assist Trial Capabilities Associates with difficult contract negotiations and significant interventions, and follow-up will be necessary to facilitate this objective;
  • Communicate and negotiate more complex contracts, including Phase I, PET Studies, Oncology Cooperatives, Oncology Networks, and/or Endocrine portfolio sites;
  • Work with partners across the organisation to review/approve all contracts exceptions
  • Maintain and conduct contract-related training such as developing and implementing training for new contract associates and customers
  • Create, maintain, and distribute contract templates, process documentation, and contract-specific documentation (such as the Legal Guidance Document,) as the contract process owner
  • Act as a mentor to the Contract Associates to provide the necessary guidance and knowledge transfer to allow the contract associates to be successful negotiator
  • Provide clinical trial contract guidance to other business partners
  • Develop process documentation
  • Facilitate quality, speed and value through information sharing, , business partnership, and assurance that all guidance is aligned with the organisations policies, clinical processes, and appropriate guidance
  • Facilitate meetings with other contracting groups
  • Serve as the primary contact and process owner for interactions between Clinical Trial and Legal personnel related to process changes, documentation requirements, and site contracting issues
  • Identify and implement improvements to the contracting processes
  • Standardise and streamline contract activities, as well as using metrics to drive improvement throughout the entire contracting process
  • Increase contracting efficiency and effectiveness by ensuring that learning is shared and leveraged
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree/ Advanced degree or legal degree
  • 3-5 years experience negotiating contracts in a similar environment.
  • Native German speaker and fluency in English is essential
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Process driven
  • Strong critical thinking skills
  • Thorough understanding of GDPR and other privacy regulations
  • Experience negotiating privacy clauses with clinical research sites
  • Experience working with global business partners and a global team