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Contracts Specialist - office or home based

Company: inVentiv Health Clinical
Location: London
Reference: NC/5981
Closing Date: 22 Aug 17
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): Negotiable

Job Summary:

inVentiv Health are currently looking for a Regional Contract Specialist for a new opportunity working dedicated to one of our key clients, a global Pharmaceutical organisation. With flexibility to work from home and the opportunity to work within a global team and organisation, this is a great opportunity for an independent and driven individual to develop their career within Contracts on an international level, covering EMEA.


As a Regional Contract Specialist, you will primarily expedite contract negotiation and execution by acting as a resource and liaison for the Contracts and Grants group to streamline requests to law department and avoid duplication of efforts among Contract & Grants Analysts and CGA management. You will act as main point of contact with legal department to resolve complex legal issues while ensuring compliance with company process and strategy and subsequently disseminating information to stakeholders and team members. Support in the creation and maintenance of Clinical Trial Agreements, Confidentiality Agreements and Fallback Language.

Main Responsibilities:

• Develop and maintain contract templates in accordance with changes in laws, regulations, or corporate policies.
• Develop and maintain fallback language related to contract template updates
• Maintain and manage a repository for all contract templates and fallback language
• Develop and provide training on contract templates and fallback language to Contracts and Grants team members and others as required
• Provide specialized support and guidance on the negotiation of CTAs and CDAs
• Act as liaison between Law Department and Contract and Grant Analysts.
• Serve as approving authority in conjunction with the law department.
• Assist in coaching/mentoring staff members.
• Analyze, manage and expedite resolution of complex legal issues in clinical trial contracting process.
• Serve as subject matter expert for healthcare compliance issues in clinical trial contracting.
• Assist management in implementation of contract execution process.
• Act to coordinate intra-departmental functions to ensure consistency and compliance with process, external communications and policies (clinical trial agreements, confidential disclosure agreements, informed consent forms, etc.).

To be eligible for consideration you will have:

• Juris Doctor (JD) degree required, licensed attorney preferred
• Solid experience of contract law in the pharmaceutical industry and/or equivalent competencies in pharmaceutical industry/clinical research
• Must have a working knowledge of the clinical development process with strong experience of negotiation and contract negotiation.
• Excellent communication skills both written and oral
• Previous industry/academic relationship management experience preferred
• Ability to work effectively across all levels of management
• Strong and proven negotiation and problem resolution skills
• Must demonstrate innovative spirit, strong interpersonal and leadership skills with a strong drive to mentor and coach team members
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

The position is to be home based within Europe (ideally within UK) and therefore candidates should be fully eligible to work in their location. It is to be offered through a contract of employment with inVentiv Health Clinical, with a competitive salary and benefits.

“Join an industry-changing company that is reinventing the way we develop and commercialize drugs. At INC Research/inVentiv Health our 22,000 employees have one purpose: shortening the distance from lab to life. You’ll work alongside the brightest minds to create better, faster, smarter processes to speed therapies to patients that need them the most. In fact, in a recent five-year period, INC Research/inVentiv Health has helped to develop or commercialize at least 82% of novel new drugs approved by the FDA and at least 70% of products granted marketing authorization by the EMA.”

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Contact Information:

Address:  Main Office
Thames House, 17-19 Marlow Road Maidenhead, Berkshire
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Tel:  +44 (0) 1628 408 408
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