Global Template Development Specialist/Associate (Home/Office-Based) - IQVIA Biotech (R1113042) in Wilmington, NC at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 1/21/2020

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Job Description

IQVIA™ is the leading human data science company focused on helping healthcare clients find unparalleled insights and better solutions for patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness the power of healthcare data, domain expertise, transformative technology, and advanced analytics to drive healthcare forward.

IQVIA Biotech is seeking a Global Template Development Specialist or Associate. Office based in Wilmington, NC or Raleigh, NC preferred but will consider home based candidates. Seeking candidates with Template Development. Global investigator estimate experience a plus.


Work within the Global Template Development area of the Site Contracts Department; develop and coordinate  global site contract template language; budget and payment schedule templates; and, ancillary/supplemental agreement templates with sponsors;  develop contract and budget negotiation parameters with sponsors; develop country level process documents; attend internal and sponsor meetings; interact with other departments that play a role in the study start-up process; coordinate and handoff finalized templates, parameters and process documents to the appropriate Site Contracts study team member(s) and assist with back-up support for Investigator Grant Estimate development and QC review.


  • Develop country level Site Contracts, Budgets, Payment Schedules and ancillary/supplemental agreement templates with sponsors
  • Develops country level contract fall back language parameters and budget negotiation parameters with sponsors for assigned studies
  • Develops country level process documents for assigned studies
  • Develops and updates a Study Information sheet/tool for each study  
  • Attend Internal and Sponsor calls which relate to study template development, as needed
  • Interact with other departments regarding the study start-up process
  • Works with in-house Legal to help facilitate and finalize Global Site Contracts templates, as needed
  • Coordinate study transition of templates, parameters, process documents and other study/protocol specific information to the assigned Site Contract Associate(s)
  • Coordinates and updates management team with template status updates
  • Attend Study Transition Meetings, Client Alignment Meetings and Client Kick-Off meetings, as requested.
  • Provide back-up support for Investigator Grant Estimate development and QC review
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential materials effectively
  • Ability to perform responsibilities independently and with minimal supervision
  • Strong communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to follow instruction from line manager and other department management
  • Ability to problem solve independently by utilizing their own resources and tools
  • Perform tasks with special attention to detail
  • Ability to understand the global template development and site contracting process for multiple countries Ability to clearly communicate and provide instruction to the Site Contract Associates and management team
  • Ability to manage competing priorities across multiple studies and regions
  • Ability to travel to sponsor meetings, if required.
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Excel and Word


  • Very little physical effort required to perform normal job duties.


  • Bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years of site contract and/or budget template development or related experience within a CRO
  • Global investigator estimate experience preferred
  • Equivalent combination of education, training and experience


This position is classified as exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act; employees are not eligible for overtime compensation.

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Making a positive impact on human health takes insight, curiosity, and intellectual courage. It takes brave minds, pushing the boundaries to transform healthcare. Regardless of your role, you will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve outcomes for patients.

Forge a career with greater purpose, make an impact, and never stop learning.

IQVIA is an EEO Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

IQVIA, Inc. provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities.  Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to submit an application for employment or otherwise participate in the application process should contact IQVIA’s Talent Acquisition team at to arrange for such an accommodation.

Job ID: R1113042