Clinical Contracts Associate - II in Seattle, WA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 9/27/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Seattle, WA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/27/2018
  • Job ID:
    890249

Job Description


Description:
  • The Clinical Contracts & Finance (CCF) Associate II is responsible for the assistance in the clinical outsourcing of global Phase I-IV clinical trials in support of the clinical trials.
  • The Associate II will assist in the entire life cycle of vendor selection, including RFI, RFP, vendor selection decision, contracting, monitoring performance, managing the change order process, and ensuring proper closeout of agreements.
  • The Associate II will work with internal customers in the vendor bidding and proposal development (RFP creation and analysis) and may assist with vendor presentation preparation during the vendor bid defense meetings.
  • Assists other CCF staff in resolving moderately complex issues relating to contract negotiation or management as related to the clinical trial vendor contracts and with the support of internal customers and the Legal department, assists in the contract negotiation process, especially with less complex, or low value contracts.
  • Has excellent communication skills and is comfortable interacting with internal and external teams, such as, clinical operations, finance, legal, business conduct, vendor management and payments.
  • Completes tasks and projects under minimal supervision and has the ability to managing competing priorities effectively and proficiently.
  • Completes responsibilities in a timely, organized way.
  • Identifies issues/problems and provides customary recommendations for solutions.
  • Works on diverse business problems that require financial analysis with only general instructions from more senior individuals in department.
  • Assists clinical teams in resolving financial issues as they relate to vendor contracts.
  • Supports Quarterly Variance Analysis process for vendor contracts.
  • Works closely with internal and vendor clinical teams to ensure rapid start-up of study sites.
  • Assists clinical teams in evaluating the progress of vendor contracts as the clinical program progresses.
  • Demonstrates excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Performs routine work without detailed instructions.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in the use of complex budgeting & forecasting database tools.
  • Interacts well with clinical teams, legal, and corporate finance.
  • Performs routine work under moderate supervision and complex tasks under general supervision.
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Excel

EEO Employer

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