Inv Site Contracts Mgr_located in any EMEA country - (1807582) in Reading, UK at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 10/4/2018

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Job Description

Join us on our exciting journey!

IQVIA™ is The Human Data Science Company™, focused on using data and science to help healthcare clients find better solutions for their patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness advances in healthcare information, technology, analytics and human ingenuity to drive healthcare forward.

PURPOSE

Direct and manage the delivery of all required start-up contracting activities for selected sponsors and for complex studies or multi-protocol programs as determined by either the agreed algorithm or the Sponsor’s requirements, including pre-award activities.

RESPONSIBILITIES

The role holder may be required to cover all or some of the responsibilities mentioned below but will be expected to focus on certain responsibilities for periods of time.

 Responsible for the development of complex investigator grant estimates, contracting strategies and proposal text to support the proposal development process.

 Develop contract and budget templates and contracting systems, tools, processes, and training materials for selected sponsors and complex studies or multi-protocol programs according to the Scope of Work and Project Plan, within the agreed project strategy.

 Ensure collaboration, including communication with sponsors, stakeholders and RSU regions and countries, to successfully deliver the agreed project scope in compliance with sponsor requirements and/or the RSU Management Plan.

 Provide specialist legal, operational and financial contracting support to facilitate efficient business development and initiation and maintenance of complex clinical trials, whilst ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and local laws.

 Create, publish and/or review core scientific, technical and administrative documentation to support business development and enable study initiation and maintenance, as required.

 Assess and review the contracting landscape and contribute to the collection, interpretation, analysis and dissemination of accurate contracting intelligence to support assigned studies and the wider company, as required.

 Ensure overall contracting efficiency and adherence to project timelines and financial goals; report contracting performance metrics and out of scope contracting activities as required.

 Work with Quality Management to ensure appropriate contract management and quality standards.

 Mentor and coach colleagues as required and provide technical guidance both within and outside the project.

 Deliver presentations to clients and professional bodies as required.

 Ensure accurate completion and maintenance of internal systems (with emphasis on CTMS), databases, tracking tools, timelines and project plans.

 Take a lead role in developing long standing relationships with preferred Quintiles customers; may serve as a liaison for non-specific projects for top customers.



Job Requirements

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

• Good negotiating and communication skills with ability to challenge

 Good interpersonal skills and a strong team player; ability to coordinate and collaborate above, across and within complex projects

Excellent legal, financial and/or technical writing skills

 Thorough understanding of regulated clinical trial environment and knowledge of drug development process

 Knowledge and ability to apply GCP/ICH and applicable regulatory guidelines

 Knowledge of applicable regulatory requirements, SOPs and company’s Corporate Standards

 Proven ability to exercise independent judgment, taking calculated risks when making decisions

 Strong leadership skills, with ability to motivate, coach and mentor

 Good organizational and planning skills

 Good presentation skills

 Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office and e-mail applications

 Strong knowledge of clinical trial contract management

 Proven ability to interpret pricing models and to prepare proposals, bid grids and budgets

 Ability to work well within a matrix team environment

 Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, managers and sponsors.

MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Bachelor's degree in a related field and 7 years’ relevant experience, including demonstrable experience acting as a regional or international contract expert; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

 Extensive use of keyboard requiring repetitive motion of fingers.

 Extensive use of telephone and face-to-face communication requiring accurate perception of speech.

 Regular sitting for extended periods of time.

 Occasional travel.

We know that meaningful results require not only the right approach but also the right people. Regardless of your role, we invite you to reimagine healthcare with us. You will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve human health outcomes.

Whatever your career goals, we are here to ensure you get there!

We invite you to join IQVIA™.



Job ID: 1807582