Trial Initiation Associate at Pharmaceutical Research Associates, Inc.

Posted in Admin - Clerical 3 days ago.

Location: Raleigh, North Carolina





Job Description:

Pharmaceutical Research Associates, Inc.

Trial Initiation Associate

US-Remote


Job ID: 2021-84535
Type: US-Southeast
# of Openings: 1
Category: Contracts Administration

Merck

Overview

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.



Responsibilities


  • Ensures the successful negotiation and on-going management of clinical trial agreements with investigative sites.

  • Works cross functionally with Clinical Operations and Project Management in support of timely site start up for the conduct of clinical trials including accurate forecast of contract execution timelines.

  • Collaborates with the Functional Manager who will partner with other compliance departments to ensure country specific laws and regulations are followed to minimize risk in clinical trials.

  • Communicates and explains legal/ budgetary issues to internal and external parties per department guidelines.

  • Reviews and evaluates client requested contract changes and based upon department guidelines escalates deviations as appropriate.

  • In partnership with CTA Lead and others as necessary, evaluates priorities and quickly readjusts priorities with the changing needs of business and the client.

  • Identifies and proactively raises issues to the CTA Lead or CM, as appropriate, prior to their becoming critical or creates risk.

  • Appraises contracts for completeness and accuracy and ensures adherence to department guidelines; corrects documents and files changes to contracts.

  • Participates in client meetings for the purpose of expediting the contract signing process as directed.

  • Creates and maintains files for each contract.

  • Tracks all site interaction in data base in a timely and accurate manner and ensures that status updates are fully descriptive.



Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s Degree or international equivalent.

  • Read write and speak fluent English; fluent in host country language required. Familiarity with contracts.

  • Experience in relevant areas involving contracts, negotiation, or sales.

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, including subsidiaries, 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.

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