Ref #: 38553

Employment type: Permanent - Full-Time

Location: Germany

Posted: 02-Sep-2022

Description

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

With our patients at the center 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.

The role:

ICON is partnering with one of the most successful global pharmaceutical companies to support them in developing new drugs in critical areas to increase health and quality of live all over the world. To accomplish this we are currently looking for a Contract and Budget Negotiator (m/f/d)
Prepare, negotiate and finalize agreements and budgets related to clinical trials and/or overseeing a Clinical Research Organization responsible for contract negotiations. Provide support to the clinical team in the pricing, planning, execution and control of site/investigator budgets and contracts.


Key Responsibilities:

* Prepare, negotiate, and finalize clinical trial agreements and ancillary agreements for company sponsored and/or investigator initiated studies through direct negotiation with Clinical Trial Sites.
* Provide support for negotiations in confidentiality agreements, informed consent forms and other ancillary contract documents as required.
* Manage the contract amendment lifecycle.
* Work proactively to provide recommendations to improve processes and establish refinements that reduce cycle time, create savings and improve efficiency in the initiation of clinical trial sites.
* Provide support to review, authorize and/or understand aspects of site payments. Assist clinical operations or clinical team in ensuring that investigator grants comply with overall study costs and compliance guidelines.
* Adhere to SOPs, ethics and departmental compliance as determined by departmental management as well as operating companies, corporate, HCC and QA guidelines. Ensure familiarity with departmental and appropriate corporate processes.


To be successful in this role you will have:

* Bachelors degree in appropriate scientific/business discipline or equivalent work experience
* 2-5 years experience and/or equivalent competencies in legal/pharmaceutical industry/clinical research
* Excellent communication skills (both oral and written)
* Familiarity with healthcare compliance and other relevant guidance (HIPAA, FCPA, Safe Harbor, etc.) a plus
* Working knowledge of PCs (MS Office suite at a minimum) and database management
* Excellent written and oral communication skills in both English and German. Alternatively also English/Spanish, English/Polish, English/Portuguese, English/French, ...


What is offered:

* Work for one of the global top two CROs, sponsor dedicated in one of the global top pharmaceutical companies fully integrated and from the sponsor’s perspective
* Permanent contract
* Remote in Homeoffice from almost any European country
* Great work atmosphere
* Excellent career options
* Contribution to pension scheme

Would you like to know more? Please submit your CV to nadine.rabenstein@docsglobal.com or via our homepage www.ICONplc.com/FSP. We are looking forward to your application.

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.

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, color, 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.

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