Sr. Clinical Contracts Associate

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Contract
  2. Clinical Research Associate (CRA)
  3. United States
San Francisco, USA
Posting date: 09 Jan 2020

Proclinical is currently recruiting for a Sr. Clinical Contracts Associate with a globally leading pharmaceutical company located in South San Francisco, CA. Successful candidate with have experience with clinical trials, contract negotiation, budget processing, MS Red Lining, and at least a Bachelor's degree. The candidate will also be expected to provide clinical finance support and assistance with clinical contracts.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the entire life cycle of clinical trial vendor engagement, including RFx, vendor selection decision, contracting, monitoring performance, managing the change order process, and ensuring proper closeout of agreements
  • Works on diverse business problems that require financial analysis with only general instructions from more senior individuals in department
  • Assists clinical teams in resolving financial issues as they relate to vendor contracts
  • Supports Quarterly Variance Analysis process for vendor contracts.
  • Works closely with internal and vendor clinical teams to ensure rapid start-up of study sites
  • Assists clinical teams in evaluating the progress of vendor contracts as the clinical program progresses.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in the use of complex budgeting & forecasting database tools
  • Interacts well with clinical teams, legal, and corporate finance

Skills and Requirements:

  • Minimum 2 years of relevant experience in the clinical trials field, either at a site, CRO, pharmaceutical or other clinical trials or healthcare-related organization (an MBA/MS/JD degree can be substituted for 2 years of related experience)
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills are required (should be skilled in use of word, power point, and excel).
  • Experience working with clinical vendors preferred.
  • Knowledge of clinical trials budgets and processes and/or experience managing clinical trials preferred.
  • Strong relationship skills. Able to gain a trusted contracts SME status with business partners.
  • Must possess in-depth negotiating, influencing and consulting skills, with in-depth knowledge and understanding of clinical trial contracts preferred.
  • Proficiency with contract development and execution, working with legal and understanding key terms and conditions.
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Excel required

To Apply:

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In case you have difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please call Catherine Nguyen at (+1) 215-531-5643 or upload your resume on our website -

A full job description is available on request.

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

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.