Ref #: 28067

Employment type: Permanent - Full-Time

Location: Romania

Posted: 01-Apr-2021


We are hiring a Senior Contract and Budget Negotiator to work closely with our client, a leading pharmaceutical company. This is a home-based role in Romania and only for 0.3 FTE

Key responsibilities
- Prepare, negotiate, analyze, escalate and finalize all required site agreements and budgets (approx. 30-35) or amendments (approx. 60-80).
- Utilize legal and budget parameters fallback to expedite negotiations.
- Ensure regular communication and escalations to expedite the planning, execution, issue resolution and management of Site/Investigator agreements and other essential documents as required.
- Demonstrate a strong understanding of Site Activation requirements versus contracting turnaround times to support study start up cycle times.
- Review redlines and provide related support to less experienced negotiators and client.
- Oversee and support internal staff with negotiations for legal contract terms and budgets.
- Capable of drafting and negotiating complex site contracts, budgets and amendments confidently across multiple countries.

Required experience and qualifications:
- At least 3-4 years’ experience in legal or pharmaceutical field as contract negotiator, preferably within a CRO.
- Previous negotiation of site clinical contracts and budgets required.
- Demonstrable strength in mentoring others. At least 2 years’ experience in legal, CRO, or Sponsor Site Contract & Budget negotiation work.
- Strong analytical, organizational skills. Excellent written and oral communication skills in both English, and where required, local language.
- Proficient in MS Office (especially MS Word and Excel).
- Good interpersonal skills demonstrated as energetic, proactive, customer focused, and independent critical thinker.
- Education : BA/BSc in business, legal or science related field with a strong preference for paralegal or Juris Doctor (JD).

Why join the DOCS team at ICON?
Working at ICON is more than a job, it’s a calling for people who care and are passionate about improving patients’ lives. At ICON, we care about our people and your passion, you are key to our success. We aim to provide an open and friendly work environment where we empower our people and provide them with opportunities to develop their long-term career.
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At ICON you will have the opportunity to work with one of the global top 20 pharmaceutical companies, working on novel therapies that deliver real impact. If you want a career with a difference, ICON is the place for you.