• Contracts & Grants Regional Contract Specialist

    Job Locations (All) | US-Remote
    Posted Date 5 days ago(11/8/2018 4:48 PM)
  • Overview

    Do you want to be responsible for the development and analysis of contractual relationships including investigator grants including but not limited to drafting, negotiating, and finalizing agreements related to clinical trials?


    Who are we?

    We Are PRA.


    We are 15,000+ employees strong, operating in more than 85 countries. We are committed to saving lives, and we are constantly striving to be the best at what we do. Our impact is real and we see it every single day. We are getting live saving drugs into the hands those who need them most.


    Who Are You?

    You are an experience professional with a passion for clinical contract development and negotiation. You are organized, but flexible and adaptable to unexpected changes. You can easily envision the bigger picture, without losing sight of the day-to-day tasks. You can provide excellent leadership to not only your project teams, but also to clients. You are excited and enthusiastic. You motivate your teams to do great work and collaborate easily with your clients. Most of all, you want to do it in a place where you’re more than an employee number. A place you love working.


    Still here? Good. Because if this is you, we’d really like to meet you



    What will you be doing?


    The Contract Manager is responsible for the overall coordination and management of the contract flow for client and vendor contracts in such a manner that it is compliant with PRA and legal guidelines, is delivered in the required quality and within the agreed timelines. The Contract Manager participates in the resolution of contract-related issues as they arise.


    What do you need to have?

    • Assigned to each study PRA performs CTA management through the PMP model
    • Project related reporting into the Regional PM
    • Assignment happens regionally with focus on sponsor (same CM for same sponsor)
    • Responsible for the Quality and timely delivery of the CTA negotiation process at the project level
    • Attend the Legal Kick-off meeting and the budget kick-off meeting (by the CMs of each region involved)
    • Create and finalize the IAP (that is reviewed by PM) (collaboration between Contracts Managers involved; one CM will be
    • assigned to take the lead based on country/site first patient in)
    • Train the CAs on the IAP and the negotiation guidelines as well as budget related issues including schedule of
    • assessment and protocol synopsis
    • Make sure that all correct and agreed CTA templates are used and all CTA types for each site are agreed in upfront
    • Follow-up closely with CAs on the CTA negotiation process and progress
    • First contact for the CA when there are budget issues


    • 2-3 years of outstanding experience negotiating either clinical trial agreement budgets or clinical trial agreement language.
    • Read, write and speak fluent English; fluent in host country language required.
    • Undergraduate/Bachelor degree required (in contract/legal area preferred)
    • JD highly preferred

    Preferred prior experience as a clinical trial agreement budget negotiator.


    To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.

    PRA is an EEO/AA employer and is committed to providing opportunities to minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities.


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