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Sr Site Contracts Associate

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Primary Location: Stevenage, United Kingdom Additonal Locations: Barcelona, Spain,ESP; Budapest, Hungary,HUN; Madrid, Spain,ESP; Paris, France,FRA; Warsaw, Poland,POL Full time R1238976

Job description


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
  • 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
  • Tracks and maintains effective communications with sites and internal staff
  • Reports status of Site Contracts to Project Manager and/or Sponsor, as applicable
  • Ensures that the site contracts are mutually beneficial contractual agreements for both sites and Sponsor
  • Assists supervisor with managing and maintaining contract templates.
  • Assists supervisor with management of a team of contract site contracts coordinators for a given study, when applicable
  • 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.
  • Has Global Site Contracting experience, inclusive of EU.
  • 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.
  • Must be willing to work in a fast-paced environment with time sensitive material.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively at all levels of an organization. 
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize and work in a team environment is essential
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work flexible hours to ensure timelines are met.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform multiple tasks effectively.
  • Proficient in Excel, Word and Windows
  • Willingness and ability to travel (domestically and internationally) as required.


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