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Contract Specialist - Germany-152557

Company: PPD
Location: Europe, Middle East & Africa-Germany-Bavaria-Munic
Reference: 152557
Closing Date: 14 Feb 19
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): On Application
Benefits:

Job Summary:

PPD Germany has an exciting new opportunity for a Contract Specialist to join our growing Site Intelligence & Activation (SIA) team.   In this position, you will manage the preparation, negotiation and finalization of “Investigator Contracts” (including, contractual terms and conditions, associated investigator grant budget(s), payment schedule terms and conditions and ancillary documents) with an assigned workload of sites. ...

Requirements:

PPD Germany has an exciting new opportunity for a Contract Specialist to join our growing Site Intelligence & Activation (SIA) team.   In this position, you will manage the preparation, negotiation and finalization of “Investigator Contracts” (including, contractual terms and conditions, associated investigator grant budget(s), payment schedule terms and conditions and ancillary documents) with an assigned workload of sites.   Negotiate within approved parameters both investigator grant budget negotiation parameters, contractual terms and conditions in accordance with PPD contractual considerations, client contractual considerations, established process with sites and follow established escalation routes.
Liaise and establish effective relationships with sites and internal
PPD functional teams, as directed by Contract and Country Managers.
Ensure quality, objectivity and risk analysis in the efficient delivery of Investigator Contracts.   This position is a full-time, office based position.   Primary Responsibilities include:   - Drafts, reviews, negotiates and finalizes agreements with study sites in accordance with local/accepted process
- Ensures compliance to established negotiation parameters, authority approval, contractual process and client expectations as developed by Contract Manager and approved by Sponsor
- Ensures compliance of budgetary guidance, templates and process as directed by Investigator Analysts
- Identifies and assesses legal, financial and operational risks in accordance with PPD and client contractual considerations, and escalates to appropriate level of the organization per established processes
- Provides recommendations and alternative resolutions to Investigator Contracts negotiations through established escalation channels
- Coordinates with internal functional departments to ensure various site startup activities are aligned with contractual activities and mutually agreed upon timelines; ensures alignment of contract negotiation process for sites and study are properly aligned to the critical path for site activation

 

Qualifications

Minimum Required Education and Experience:

- Bachelor's degree
- 2 - 5 years of experience (preferred) or equivalent combination of education, training, & experience.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

- Understanding of the principles of contract law, including a general understanding of laws that
influence contract language, such as business, intellectual property and local tax and stamp laws
- Demonstrated ability to apply basic principles of investigator grant negotiation
- General understanding of business and financial principles that related to service agreements
- Effective communication skills (verbal & written) in English and in language spoken at local place of work
- Capable, with appropriate oversight, of drafting and negotiating contract provisions and budgetary issues within parameters
- Strong attention to detail
- Excellent analytical and decision based thinking
- Understanding of the pharmaceutical product development process and involvement of CROs
- Able to work independently or in a team environment
- Good organizational and time management skills
- Working knowledge of PPD SOP & WPDs
- Able to organize competing priorities logically and review outstanding contractual risk and issues
- Able to effectively use automated systems and computerized applications, such as, Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, etc.
- Ability to demonstrate a customer focused style of communication, problem solving and collaboration  

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Contact Information:

Address:  PPD Cambridge
Granta Park
Great Abington
Cambridge

CB21 6GQ
England
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