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Outsourcing Manager

Company: Clintec
Location:
Reference: EISAI-OutMgr-2112-DH
Closing Date: 16 Feb 18
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): Competitive
Benefits:

Job Summary:

The Outsourcing Manager will lead and manage activities related to the outsourcing of clinical services including negotiation, and maintenance of contracts for Clinical Research Organizations (CROs) and functional service providers for Neurology Business Group. Manage the processes which support the implementation and management of global clinical outsourcing. Track budgets, savings, metrics and audit status and performance of external suppliers.

Requirements:

Clinical Research Associate – USA, Permanent Contract!

Clintec is actively recruiting for an Outsourcing Manager to join our expanding global company in the USA on a permanent contract. By working for Clintec you can further your career in a dynamic, fast-paced environment and you can be assured of rewarding benefits.

Role Description

The Outsourcing Manager will lead and manage activities related to the outsourcing of clinical services including negotiation, and maintenance of contracts for Clinical Research Organizations (CROs) and functional service providers for Neurology Business Group. Manage the processes which support the implementation and management of global clinical outsourcing. Track budgets, savings, metrics and audit status and performance of external suppliers.

Responsibilities of the Outsourcing Manager:

  • Support NBG in the development of outsourcing requirements for Phase I-IV global clinical trials including functional services
  • Lead and support the qualification and evaluation process for new service providers
  • Lead the process of Request for Proposal (RFP) development from service provider selection through final contract execution
  • Manage the contracting activities including preparation, finalization, and administration of CDAs, MSAs, Service Agreements, Work Orders, Change Orders, and Amendments
  • Negotiate services descriptions, budgets and payment schedules using costing tools as necessary
  • Facilitate study kick off/familiarization meetings to clarify timelines, statement-of-work, roles and responsibilities, and budgets
  • Support project teams in the resolution of service provider performance issues
  • Facilitate or attend lesson learned meetings as necessary to incorporate improvements in new project
  • Monitor outsourcing environment to keep current on providers and industry trends
  • Collaborate effectively with all relevant functional departments (e.g. Finance, Legal etc.) to ensure appropriate review and approval of clinical vendor contracts.
  • Maintain central database for contract tracking purposes, workload management, and metrics tracking.

Required Criteria:

  • BA/BS in scientific or business discipline required
  • Direct experience (5 yr. minimum) in managing clinical vendor contracts within the pharmaceutical industry within a clinical procurement/outsourcing function to include experience in the negotiation of contracts with Phase I-IV CROs, technical service providers, consultants etc. 
  • Demonstrates business/financial acumen and thorough understanding of CRO cost models and budget as well as services and costs associated with functional service providers (e.g. IVR, Central Labs, Biostatistics, and Medical Writing, Imaging, ECG, ePRO).
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Team player able to form strong cross-functional relationships, demonstrating an ability to influence/persuade others 
  • Flexible and proactive
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Eye for detail
  • Highly organised with strong negotiation skills
  • Must have good leadership and project management skills 
  • Thorough knowledge of GCP/ICH Guideline and Regulations
  • Clear understanding of the drug development process
  • Displays independent thinking and good judgment 
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite
  • 2-3 yrs of clinical vendor contracting experience and 4 years overall experience in Pharma in some capacity (Not expected to have experience in all vendor types or managed Outsourcing for all Clinical Study Phases (1-IV)). 

Company Information:

Clintec is a dynamic, UK headquartered, privately owned, full service Contract Research Organisation with a presence in over 50 countries worldwide. We have been providing clinical research support services to clients in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries and assisting in their key product development efforts for over two decades. At Clintec we have experience in managing clinical trials in all major therapeutic areas including oncology, rare disease, neurology, cardiovascular, psychiatry, infectious disease, rheumatology, immunology, respiratory and gastroenterology.

Clintec employees can expect to receive expert training and guidance throughout their careers as well as the opportunity to be involved in every aspect of Clinical Trials across the full life-cycle of the drug development process from the CRO perspective. We have strong partnerships with some of the world's leading pharmaceutical companies and employees can expect to be involved in some of the most prestigious drug development projects with the opportunity to develop, progress and travel globally. Clintec offers a competitive salary and rewards package. 

 

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Contact Information:

Address:  Head Office
Clintec International Ltd,
133 Finnieston Street,
Glasgow
G3 8HB
Scotland
Reasons to work for Clintec
Tel:  +44 (0) 141 226 1120
Fax:  +44 (0) 141 248 8993
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