Site Contracts Lead

€45000 - €46000 per annum
  1. Permanent
  2. CRA Manager
  3. Germany
Berlin, Germany
Posting date: 12 Apr 2021

Proclinical is in partnership with a global CRO in search for a Site Contracts Lead, this is a Homebase role within Germany. The post holder will establish strategy, oversee all issues Site Contracting, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Good Clinical Practice.

Job Responsibilities

  • Supports project management in scope of site contracting
  • Supports more junior team members with more complex site contracting issues
  • Supports developing, implementing and monitoring contracting practices and procedures; supports process integration across various teams
  • Acts as a role model for Site Contracts Specialists demonstrating leadership, ownership and accountability, mentors other staff
  • Oversees and manages sites contracting (initial site contracts & amendments) process at all stages of a project from award to site closure. Serves as communication liaison between site contracts staff and internal and external customers
  • Develops and implements strategies and agenda prior to sites contract negotiations
  • Supports development of country intelligence data for sites contracting process (library); identifies ways to improve internal project operations
  • Negotiates and executes sites contracts
  • Reviews contracts for completeness and accuracy and ensures that corrections are appropriately made and documented in line with SOP
  • Keeps the relevant project level reporting tool up to date as per SOP, relevant TMF plan, Sponsor requirements
  • Prepares summaries of key contracts; track financial, legal and other obligations
  • Ensures that site contract documentation, including ongoing tracking/progress reporting, is in compliance with Sponsor and Company requirements
  • Identifies project and/or individual site contract related problems and works with internal and external team members to provide and implement solutions
  • Prepares project specific assumptions related to site contracting, anticipates risks and mitigation plans, contributing to study level Risk Management Plan
  • Leads and coordinates communication efforts with vendors, team members, company experts and advisors (legal, risk, tax, vendor qualification, etc.)

Skills and Requirements

  • Master's Degree and 3+ years of relevant work experience in site contracting
  • Strong understanding of commercial contracting principles and legal terms and conditions
  • Strong problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to work in a dynamic fast-paced, high volume environment and meet deadlines
  • Strong organisational and time management skills to balance working on multiple projects in parallel
  • Fluent in local office language and in English, both written and verbal

To Apply

Proclinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.