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Local Trial Manager (Budget, Contract and Payment Specialist)

Company: inVentiv Health Clinical
Location: Paris
Reference: LTM/ZB/2017
Closing Date: 21 Aug 17
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): Negotiable

Job Summary:

Responsible for contract and budget development and management for company sponsored clinical trial agreementsResponsible for compiling, negotiating and finalizing clinical trial agreements and site specific (budget)templates with the clinical trial sites, according to protocol specifications, international Guidelines for Good Clinical Practice, international and national SOPs and local procedures and regulations.


1 Responsible for customizing the Master Clinical Trial Agreement (mCTA) including site / vendor and study specific information;
2 Responsible for analyzing contract requests/needs and translating into appropriate contracts/budgets for company sponsored clinical trial agreements;
3 Lead negotiation of third party contracts and budgets, ensuring the budget meets HCC/HCBI requirements (including budget verification with fair-market value) and contract contains appropriate wording for the third party
4 Acts as primary local/country contact for clinical trial agreements and site specific (budget) templates with clinical trial sites. In case of legal matters, act as liaison between the local study site , Local Trial Manager and the (local) legal department;
5 Calculate study budget based on results of negotiations with third parties;
6 Keep cross-trial and cross-site oversight to create consistency and ensure accumulated learning and updated records from each negotiation round;
7 Create local budget overviews with LTM support;
8 Evaluate potential needs for contract amendments and manage amendment lifecycle; ensuring that contract amendments are appropriately executed;
9 Ensure and responsible for an adequate process of invoicing for clinical trials
10 Work with the global C&G, HCC&P,legal affairs, finance teams and GCO Q&C as necessary to review and analyze contractual terms and conditions in order to reach acceptable language. Act as liaison in risks assessment of budget and legal provisions in conjunction with members of the C&G team and support functions and communicate such to stakeholders. Liaise with C&G management, Healthcare Compliance, Risk Management, Privacy and other stakeholders to obtain guidance and escalate issues as appropriate.
11 Work proactively to improve processes and establish refinements that reduce cycle time, create savings and improve efficiency in the initiation of clinical trials and activation of clinical trial sites.
12 Contribute to the development of the BCP Unit, working in close collaboration with other BCP LTMs and BCP CTAs
13 Comply with requests from QA and auditors.
14 Responsible for managing the mCTA data oversight: provide qualitative and quantitative input into any revisions of the mCTA and maintain metrics on % of adherence to mCTA standards, time to contract sign off
15 Establish and maintain excellent working relationships and networking with external stakeholders, in particular hospital administration and contracting and internal stakeholders, including but not limited by Legal Affairs, Health Care Compliance and global C&G
16 Actively contributes to budgeting, contracting and payment to third party process improvement;
17 May represent functional area in internal and external contracting initiatives
18 Forecasts and manages country/local trial budget to ensure accurate finance reporting and trial delivered within budget. Adheres to finance reporting deliverables and timelines.

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Contact Information:

Address:  Main Office
Thames House, 17-19 Marlow Road Maidenhead, Berkshire
Reasons to work for inVentiv Health Clinical
Tel:  +44 (0) 1628 408 408
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