Study Start Up Associate II - #59564

ICON plc


Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Reading
Contract type: Full time
At ICON, it’s our people that set us apart. Our diverse teams enable us to become a better partner to our customers and help us to fulfil our mission to advance and improve patients’ lives

Our ‘Own It’ culture is driven by four key values that bring us together as individuals and set us apart as an organisation: Accountability & Delivery, Collaboration, Partnership and Integrity. We want to be the Clinical Research Organisation that delivers excellence to our clients and to patients at every touch-point. In short, to be the partner of choice in drug development

That’s our vision. We’re driven by it. And we need talented people who share it
If you’re as driven as we are, join us. You’ll be working in a dynamic and supportive environment, with some of the brightest and the friendliest people in the sector, and you’ll be helping shape an industry

Study Start Up Associate II
As a member of the Study Start Up Team, you will play an integral role in making sure that physicians at our research sites are prepared to start the trial of investigational, new pharmaceutical and biological products for clinical trials at their local practices

The Role
  • Proficiently negotiate CTAs, budgets and ancillary agreements.
  • Proficiently oversee all contractual documents and correspondence, including the facilitation of the indemnification process between Sponsor and Study Site.
  • Establish and maintain effective and proactive communication with Study Sites, Sponsors and internal personnel regarding the status of budgets, contracts and any other contract-related documents.
  • Ensure CTAs, budgets and ancillary agreements are negotiated within the Study specific agreed parameters and if not, appropriate approvals are obtained and documented.
  • As required, proficiently prepare, review and negotiate amendments to CTAs, budgets and ancillary agreements.
  • Conduct second level quality control review of completed CTAs, budgets and ancillary agreements prior to execution.
Serve as the internal liaison on study site budgets with respect to country needs and requirements
  • Forecast Budget and Clinical Trial Agreements execution timelines and ensures they are achieved; provide risk assessment and contingency plans to mitigate impact if forecasted timelines are not reached, and escalate issues as soon as identified.

What you need
  • A bachelor’s degree in Paralegal Studies, Juris Doctor (law) degree, or related experience is preferred.
  • SSU or Contracts experience at a CRO is desired.
  • Experience in a clinical research environment with specific experience in study contracts review and budget negotiation or in related field such as where contract or legal document review is a primary part of you role.

Benefits of Working in ICON:
Our success depends on the quality of our people. That’s why we’ve made it a priority to build a culture that rewards high performance and nurtures talent

We offer very competitive salary packages. And to keep them competitive, we regularly benchmark them against our competitors. Our annual bonuses reflect delivery of performance goals – both ours and yours
We also provide a range of health-related benefits to employees and their families and offer competitive retirement plans – and related benefits such as life assurance – so you can save and plan with confidence for the years ahead
But beyond the competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, you’ll benefit from an environment where you are encouraged to fulfil your sense of purpose and drive lasting change

ICON is an equal opportunity and inclusive employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination and harassment. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status
If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please let us know

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