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Clinical Contracts Associate

Kelly Services
Seattle, WA 98194
Kelly Services has been providing outstanding employment opportunities to the most talented individuals in the marketplace. We are proud to offer a long-term temporary opportunity to work as a **Clinical Contracts Associate** at a prestigious Fortune 500 company working in **Foster City or Seattle.**





**Important information:** This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. To be considered for this position, you must use the Submit Resume button to submit your resumes. If you have questions about the position, you may contact the recruiter for this position ( Brooke.Schoen@kellyservices.com ) however your resume must be received via the Submit Resume button included within.





**Job Title: Clinical Contracts Associate**



**Pay: Up to $37.50 per hour**



*Position may be in either Seattle or Foster City*



**Purpose**

Responsible for clinical administrative operations activities involving clinical finance support and/or assistance with contract negotiations. May focus on either contracts, or finance or both areas based on business need. Coordinates and ensures that monthly payment processes are completed accurately and on time. Works on diverse business problems that require financial analysis with only general instructions from more senior individuals in department. May be responsible for tracking the progress of study-start-up activities as it relates to contracts and budgets.


The Development Business Operations Clinical Contracts Associate II is responsible for assistance in the clinical outsourcing of global Phase I-IV clinical trials in support of clinical trials. The Associate II will assist in the entire life cycle of clinical trial vendor engagement, including RFx, vendor selection decision, contracting, monitoring performance, managing the change order process, and ensuring proper closeout of agreements. The Clinical Contracts 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 Development Business Operations Vendor Outsourcing 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 manage 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.


**Knowledge, Experience and Skills**

Typically requires a BA/BS degree, preferably with an emphasis in Business or Science, and a minimum 2 years of relevant experience in the clinical trials field, either at a site, CRO, pharmaceutical or other clinical trials or healthcare-related organization.

An MBA/MS/JD degree can be substituted for 2 years of related experience.

Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills are required (should be skilled in use of word, power point, and excel).

Experience working with clinical vendors preferred.

Knowledge of clinical trials budgets and processes and/or experience managing clinical trials preferred.

Strong relationship skills. Able to gain a trusted contracts SME status with business partners.

Must possess in-depth negotiating, influencing and consulting skills, with in-depth knowledge and understanding of clinical trial contracts preferred.

Proficiency with contract development and execution, working with legal and understanding key terms and conditions.

Strong proficiency with Microsoft Excel required







**We invite you to bookmark our Web site and encourage you to review it regularly for new opportunities worldwide:** www.kellyservices.com at http://www.kellyservices.com/ **.**



**_Kelly Services is a U.S.-based Fortune 500 company. With our global network of branch locations, we are uniquely positioned to provide our customers with international staffing support and our employees with diverse assignments around the world._**



**Kelly Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer**










**Why Kelly** **** **?**



With Kelly, youll have access to some of the worlds highest regarded scientific organizationsproviding you with opportunities to work on todays most challenging, research-intensive, and relevant projects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits youll be proud to help advance. We work with 90 of the Fortune 100 companies and found opportunities for more than 10,000 scientific professionals last year.


You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the world a better place. Let Kelly fuel your careerconnect with us today.




**About Kelly** ****



At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm
Posted: 2019-12-20 Expires: 2020-01-20

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