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Investigator Initiated Research (IIR) Manager III

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Location: New York, NY

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Name: Asha
Phone: 732-395-4591
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Job Description

Job Title:  Investigator Initiated Research (IIR) Manager III

Job ID   :   18-11857

Duration:  18 Months’ W2- Contract,

Location:  235 East 42nd Street, New York, NY, 10017 

Job Description 

·         Provides contracting and sourcing expertise for Specialty Contracts Team contracting areas (including investigator-initiated research (IIR), and health economics outcomes reseach (HEOR) contracts)

·         Directly negotiates legal and business terms with institutions and vendors (including academic medical centers, government agencies, etc.) in support of business requirements and ensures the protection of client's interests

·         Accountable for minimizing client's business risk and maximizing research dollars in each contract

·         Supports U.S. FMV assessments for IIRs

·         Meets client business needs, assesses and applies innovative outsourcing solutions harmonized with the applicable model

·         Understands and utilizes Client tools to evaluate options, negotiates costs and recommend optimal value-added solutions, when applicable

·         Manages the outsourcing process as an agent of Sourcing Operations:

·         In collaboration with study/project teams, gains an in-depth understanding of study/project requirements in order to secure appropriate level of service from service providers brokers appropriate study execution options assists with analyzing and negotiating complex proposals and provides recommendations and analysis to study/project teams for decision making assists with supplier selection in collaboration with study/project teams negotiates contracts within the agreed legal and budgetary process framework

·         Responsible for the preparation, negotiation and finalization/execution of Investigator Initiated Research Agreements, Outcomes Research Agreements, Change Orders, Amendments, and other types of ad-hoc agreements

·         Directly negotiates proposed changes to standard contract language within guidelines provided by the Legal Division; raises significant requested changes to standard contract language to the Legal Division and significant budget exceptions to the appropriate stakeholders for resolution

·         Designs creative and risk-averse payment schedules in order to drive vendor performance, protect client's financial interests and comply with Sarbane-Oxley, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and other regulations

·         Communicates impact of significant contractual changes and associated budgets to BUs/RUs and other stakeholders proactively to ensure funding availability

Job Requirements

Additional Skills: 

·         Excellent oral/written communication skills

·         Knowledge of the clinical development process and previous work history in clinical research

·         Understanding of contracting principles and applicable regulations governing clinical research

·         Demonstrated effective influencing, negotiating, interpersonal, leadership, and team player skills

·         Customer focused and solution oriented

·         Excellent analytical and financial skills

·         Excellent oral/written communication skills and proficiency with MS Office applications (Word/PPT/Excel) required: experience with Ariba Contract Workbench, Grants Manager, Grants Plan and / or other industry cost and planning tools preferred

Education experience required

·         JD, MBA, or other graduate degree and at least 3 years of experience specifically negotiating and drafting various complex clinical research and development related agreements with academic medical centers, government agencies, and specialty vendors or

·         BA or BS degree (preferably in a related discipline) and at least 5 years of experience specifically negotiating and drafting various complex clinical research and development related agreements with academic medical centers, government agencies, and specialtyvendors 

Required Key Skills, 

Experience in negotiation of clinical trials agreement 


Recruiter Name: Asha Krishna  

Asha Krishna Email: [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] | 732-395-4591