Site Contracts Associate (Home/ Office-Based) - IQVIA Biotech (R1086909) in Wilmington, NC at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 7/10/2019

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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 now hiring for a Site Contracts Associate to sit in our Wilmington, NC, Raleigh, NC offices or home-based. Qualified candidates please apply.


To manage the review and negotiation of contracts with Investigators participating in clinical research on behalf of pharmaceutical Sponsors.


  • Delivers investigator / institution research-related agreements
  • Negotiates clinical trial agreement language and budgets with sites using pre-defined negotiating parameters
  • Ensures that the site contracts are mutually beneficial contractual agreements for both sites and Sponsor
  • Serves as the primary site contracts lead person for studies
  • Prepares and document process flows for each study; follows processes that may differ across studies. 
  • Collaborates with other departments involved in study start-up activities to ensure timely initiation of sites
  • Maintains and tracks communications with sites and internal staff
  • Assists supervisor with managing and maintaining contract templates.
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 


  • Has advanced knowledge of Intellectual Property issues, Publication issues, Indemnification issues and other standard issues of site contracts within the clinical research area.
  • Excellent communications skills (verbal and written).
  • Ability to negotiate effectively with clients and sites.
  • Ability to exercise discretion and judgment while negotiating with clients and sites.
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work flexible hours to ensure timelines are met.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform multiple tasks effectively.
  • Ability to interact with all levels of staff to coordinate and execute contract activities.
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize and work in a team environment is essential. 
  • Working knowledge of Word, Excel and Power Point.
  • Willingness and ability to travel (domestically and internationally) as required.


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


  • Bachelor’s degree (business or law preferred) and 1-3 years of contract analysis and negotiation or related experience in a CRO or pharmaceutical industry
  • 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: R1086909