Ref #: 32917

Employment type: Permanent - Full-Time

Location: Warsaw, Poland

Posted: 10-Nov-2021

Description

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.
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.

POSITION SUMMARY
Responsible for the development and analysis of contractual relationships including investigator grants including but not limited to drafting, negotiating, and finalizing agreements related to clinical trials in Poland. Provide support to the clinical team in the pricing, planning, execution and control of grants and contracts.

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. Responsible for delivery on established targets/measurements.
*Responsible for analyzing contract requests/needs from operating companies and translating into appropriate contracts/budgets for company sponsored and investigator initiated clinical trial agreements and other relevant legal documents as they relate to various clinical projects. Ensure that contractual terms and provisions are in compliance with corporate process, systems, and strategies.
*Provide specialized support for negotiations in confidentiality agreements, informed consent forms and other ancillary contract documents as required.
*Analyze investigator grants for fair market value aligned with regional knowledge and the Sponsor's grant pricing guidelines, and based on adequate scope of work, clinical trial protocol and other clinical trial information. Participate in and/or lead the approval escalation of grants as appropriate.
*Work with the global C&G team as necessary to review and analyze contractual terms and conditions in order to reach acceptable language. Assess risks of budget and legal provisions in conjunction with members of the C&G team and support functions and communicate such to stakeholders. Liaise with C&G management and functional C&G support teams, legal, Healthcare Compliance, Risk Management, Privacy and other stakeholders to obtain guidance and escalate issues as appropriate.
*Assume responsibility for all aspects of legal document and metrics tracking. Determine potential needs for contract amendments and manage amendment lifecycle.
*Work proactively to improve processes and establish refinements that reduce cycle time, create savings and improve efficiency in the initiation of clinical trial sites. Mentor and train new contract coordinators and analysts.

Requirements:
*At least Bachelor’s degree in Life Science or Law degree
*Must have a working knowledge of the clinical development process with at least one year of negotiation and contract experience on the local level
*Excellent communication skills (both oral and written)
*Ability to work effectively in cross function teams
*Strong and proven negotiation and problem resolution skills
*Fluency in English is required
*Must demonstrate innovative spirit, have strong interpersonal skills, and ability to accomplish substantial tasks with minimal supervision
*Previous experience working in virtual teams preferred
*Office-based (possibility to work one day from home/ week)

If you have the right skills and experience, please send your CV to dagmara.drozdowska@docsglobal.com

Benefits of working in ICON
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 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 through the form below.



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