Investigator Contracts Lead

Job Description

  • Directly negotiate clinical study agreements and ancillary documents with investigative sites in support of global clinical trials with minimal oversight.
  • Provides oversight of CRO budget negotiations and manages budget escalations in all markets.
  • Plans contract execution strategy for assigned studies.
  • Oversees development of the investigator site budget for all markets.

  • Effectively negotiate legal terms and budgets with clinical trial sites, primarily in North America, to protect Pfizer's interests while balancing the sites' requirements.
  • Provides input into and supports global clinical site contracting and budgeting process and negotiation.
  • Collaborates and supports Pfizer Study Teams and CRO colleagues is site contract and budget negotiations and ancillary documents.
  • Apply and understand benchmark cost data, relationships and trends to real world situations.
  • Partner with Legal and other divisions to manage escalations in the site contracting space.
  • Partner with Legal, Finance, CRO and other divisions to identify and implement areas of improvement in the site contracting space.
  • Has advanced knowledge of the principles, concepts and theories in applicable business discipline and comprehensive knowledge of principles and concepts in other related disciplines.
  • Has subject matter expertise in the area of global clinical site contracting and budgeting.
  • Collaborates with invoicing specialists and/or invoice service provider to ensure alignment with Investigative Site contracting and compensation requirements.
  • Applies acquired job skills and procedures to complete substantive assignments, projects and tasks of moderate scope and complexity in applicable discipline.
  • Contributes to or may co-lead design, development and/or implementation of major business initiatives or special projects

  • Bachelors degree required with 5+ years of experience, or Masters degree with 3+ years of experience required.
  • Experience with clinical trials, investigator budgets and negotiation principles, practices, processes, and activities is essential.
  • Balance of general business, compliance, finance, legal, and drug development experience is essential
  • Strong and precise communications and presentation skills essential to success.
  • Record of achievement and delivery against personal goals.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead by influence rather than positional power to accomplish critical deliverables.
  • Demonstrated success in working in a highly matrix-based organization.
  • Candidate demonstrates a breadth of diverse leadership experiences and capabilities including: the ability to influence and collaborate with peers, develop and coach others, oversee and guide the work of other colleagues to achieve meaningful outcomes and create business impact.

  • Advanced degree (JD, MBA or other graduate degree), professional qualification





Other Job Details:
  • Last Date to Apply for Job: 11/02/2021
  • Additional Location Information: United States - New York - New York City; North America - Remote; United States - Remote
  • No Relocation Package
  • Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus


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