Associate Contract Leader

Parexel International Corporation

Multiple Locations

Parexel is in the business of improving the world’s health. We do this by providing a suite of biopharmaceutical services that help clients across the globe transform scientific discoveries into new treatments. From clinical trials to regulatory, consulting, and market access, our therapeutic, technical, and functional ability is underpinned by a deep conviction in what we do. We believe in our values; Patients First, Quality, Respect, Empowerment & Accountability.

We are currently looking for an Associate / Site Contract Leader based in Poland.

The main responsibility of the Site Contract Specialist is the negotiation of study specific generic and country Clinical Site Agreement (CSA) templates with the Sponsor and support the PL in the negotiation of country budgets with the Sponsor as well as providing the local CTS/CRA with required CSA country templates.

Further, the responsibilities include managing CSA activities and liaising with PL, GRO Lead and the Sponsor to ensure that the CSA start-up deliverables are met. The Site Contract Specialist is responsible for the coordination of the local CTS /CRA working on CSAs on a project level for all countries in his/her region.

Key Accountabilities: Act as functional Specialist on projects and develop study specific CSA strategyAgree and negotiate study specific generic and country CSA templates with the Sponsor andsupport the PL in the negotiation of country budgets with the SponsorGather relevant study information from PLDiscuss and finalize specific country CSA templates with input from Sponsor, PL and GRO Lead if appropriateUpon sponsor approval of the country specific template, store the final approved and complete country template and country budget PMEDCommunicate CSA strategy, CSA turnaround timelines, CTMS tracking requirements and budget information/updates with the assigned CTS/CRAsProvide agreed study and country CSA templates to local CTS/CRA for country specific adaptationCoordinate interaction between GRO Lead, PL and Sponsor including overall timeline management for CSAsCoordinate overall CSA process with assigned CTS/CRA and status reporting to GRO-Lead/PLProvide updates about template amendments, process changes, investigator fees, local requirements etc. to ensure that relevant CSA database is up-to-dateMaintain comprehensive language trackerEarly recognition of areas of potential problems and formulate contingency plansDefine solutions strategy of significant CSA changes requested by the site whereas minoradministrative changes to be done by local CTS/CRAEvaluate and identify resourcing needs of SSU staff to be assigned on the project and provideperformance feedback as appropriateParticipate in client, investigator and team meetingsIdentify and facilitate CSA training needs of local CTS/ CRAMaintain and assure quality of work generatedCompile CSA status within a project as agreed with PL and GRO LeadPrioritize effectively and respond to urgent requests within team or sponsor leadProvide mentoring and coaching to CTS staffResolve negotiation issues that have arisen at the clinical site and escalated from the CTS thatcannot be resolved by the CTS after several attempts.Escalate changes that fall outside the documented “fall-back” parameters, if available to the Sponsor or to Clinical Site Agreement Manager as appropriate.Provide internal and Sponsor approval to CTS for signature of the fully agreed CSA accordingto applicable PAREXEL or Client instructionsMaintain a working knowledge of, and ensure compliance with applicable ICH-GCPGuidelines, local regulatory requirements, and PAREXEL WSOPs and study specific proceduresComplete routine administrative tasks in a timely manner (e.g. Timesheets, metrics, travel expense claims).

Experienced CRA, CTS or a senior person with a legal or business degree or other relevant experience, preferably in one of the following environments: Contracting, Clinical Operations, Legal (Paralegal) or in a comparable function in another CRO or pharmaceutical company.Excellent computer and internet skills including knowledge of MS- Office products such as Excel, WordPossess strong negotiation, diplomacy, team leadership skills and excellent organizational abilityExcellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skillsAbility to motivate both individuals and a team.Ability to successfully work in a “virtual” team environmentAbility to complete tasks in an accurate, timely manner and effectively manage multiple tasksShows commitment to and performs consistently high quality workAbility to identify and address issues proactively in a timely mannerAbility to take initiative, work independently and delegate

Education Degree in business, legal or life science or other relevant work experience in Contracting, Clinical Operations or in Legal (Paralegal)

Language Skills Fluent in written and spoken English in addition to fluency in the local language


2022-11-23 00:05:19

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