Contract Specialist - Global CRO

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Clinical Scientist
  3. Netherlands
Amsterdam, North Holland
Posting date: 12 Jun 2019

A leading global contract research organisation is seeking to recruit a Contract Specialist - Global CRO to their office in the Netherlands. The company provides comprehensive, integrated drug development, laboratory, and lifecycle management services, working with partners across pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, academic, and government organizations. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a company that has offices in 48 countries and more than 20,000 professionals worldwide, with a commitment to quality to help clients and partners bend the cost and time curve of drug development to deliver life-changing therapies that improve health.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Managing the preparation, negotiation, and finalisation of Investigator Contracts (including contractual terms and conditions, associated investigator grant budget(s), payment schedule terms and conditions and ancillary documents) with an assigned workload of sites.
  • Acting as a key collaborator within a range of internal and external stakeholders, whilst ensuring the quality, objectivity and risk analysis in the delivery of Investigator Contracts is met.
  • Drafting and negotiating contract provisions and budgetary issues within parameters.
  • Organising competing priorities logically and review outstanding contractual risk and issues.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • 2-5 years of experience or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • Understanding of the principles of contract law, including a general understanding of laws that influence contract language, such as business, intellectual property, and local tax and stamp laws.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply basic principles of investigator grant negotiation.
  • General understanding of business and financial principles that related to service agreements.
  • Understanding of the pharmaceutical product development process and involvement of CROs.
  • Working knowledge of company SOP and WPDs.
  • Demonstrable multitasking, project management, and execution skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills, including communication, presentation, persuasion, and influence.
  • Good organisational skills, including efficiency, punctuality, and collaboration in a team environment.
  • Proficiency with computer skills, such as MS Office.

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