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Contract Specialist

Kelly Services
Wilmington, DE 19893
Every day, Kelly Services connects professionals with opportunities to advance their careers. We currently have an exciting contract opportunity with one of our leading clients!


**Title:** Contract Specialist


**Location:** Wilmington, DE


**Duration:** 12 months **Overview**


+ Study Contract Manager (SCM) play an important role in driving the costings and contracts being responsible for negotiation and budgeting in clinical trials and for developing and managing contracts and annexes with investigators and institutions or external vendors ensuring ethical, fair and compliant practices.

+ Regular communication with investigators and institutions as well as other key external and internal stakeholders.


**Responsibilities**


+ Adapt global templates of agreements to local use in accordance with local requirements and SOPs.

+ Develop and negotiate clinical site budgets based on Fair Market Value.

+ Negotiate agreement language and budget with clinical study sites.

+ Act as point of contact and interface with Legal if necessary to ensure integrity of contracts.

+ For each agreement maintain the status of agreement, budgets, issues, payments, any amendments for the duration of the study, and communications with internal and external sources

+ Ensure final contract documents are consistent with agreements reached at negotiations.

+ Ensure all agreements are executed in a timely manner contributing to efficient site start-up timelines.

+ Support internal and external audit activities.

+ Ensure compliance with Code of Conduct and company policies and procedures relating to people, finance, technology and security.

+ Ensure that all contracts are included in the TMF

+ Training and mentoring of new members of the local Study Team regarding financial/contractual issues and sharing experiences.

+ Support preparation and negotiation of a Local Master Service Agreement

+ Contribute to process improvements, knowledge transfer and best practice sharing.


**Required Qualifications**


+ Bachelors degree in related discipline, preferably in life science, law, finance or equivalent

+ Excellent knowledge of international guidelines ICH-GCP, basic knowledge of GMP/GDP

+ Good knowledge of relevant local regulations

+ Basic understanding of the drug development process

+ Good understanding of Clinical Study Management including monitoring, study drug handling and data management

+ Post-graduate training in contracts administration or work experience as a paralegal in pharmaceutical or health care industry


**Competencies Required**


+ Good analytical and problem-solving skills

+ Strong communication and collaboration skills

+ Good negotiation skills with excellent attention to detail

+ Ability to work in an environment of remote collaborators


**Additional Information**


+ Local candidates only

+ Hybrid role (3 days onsite/2 days remote)

+ Possibility for contract to direct hire


**Important information:** This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. Applicants must be legally permitted to work in the United States. Please contact Taryn Carbone ( taryn.carbone@kellyservices.com ) for immediate consideration.


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


Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. At Kelly Engineering, our team creates expert talent solutions to solve the worlds most critical challenges. We connect you with leading organizations where you can collaborate on innovative projects, work with cutting-edge technologies and accelerate your growth. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects or are looking for a long-term opportunity, were here to guide you to the next step in your engineering career.


**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 (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). 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 Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kellys Human Resource Knowledge Center.
Kelly complies with the requirements of Californias state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.

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Posted: 2022-09-23 Expires: 2022-10-27

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