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Pharm-Olam International Global Site Contract Manager in Bracknell, United Kingdom

About Pharm-Olam, LLC:

Pharm-Olam, LLC is a mid-size Contract Research Organization (CRO) that has a massive global reach. We are a company that strives to deliver cost-effective, quick-to-market clinical services in today’s emerging marketplace. Pharm-Olam has one of the largest global footprints of any CRO today and we are committed to not only maintain our standard, but to continue to strengthen our presence even further. We offer a unique working environment with a global team culture, competitive salary and benefits package.


Typically under the direction of a Global Site Contract Sr. Manager , the Global Site Contract Manager, will oversee and manage the contract and budget negotiation at study level, supporting the Local Site Activation Associate(s) and Global Site Budget Analyst(s) assigned during the start up phase.

The Global Site Contract Manager will work with Client Services, Legal, Business Development and Operations in the production and preparation of accurate, legally binding and effective Agreements that protect the interests of Pharm-Olam.

As part of an ongoing contract management function, the Global Site Contract Manager will revise the text for site contracts after the specific out of scope work has been identified by the Project Manager/Global Site Activation Manager and approved by the Client.

The Global Site Contract Manager will manage contracts through Pharm-Olam’s internal approval process before these are sent to the Client.

The Global Site Contract Manager will work with Legal in providing regular review of contract documentation and in the update, review and development of new templates, processes and tools to assist in the contract processes and to ensure contracts are in compliance with Pharm-Olam policies and procedures.

This is a full-time, direct hire opportunity for an experienced candidate with site contracts / budget negotiation experience. Ideal candidate should be hands on & able to provide oversight on details and quality as well as adherence to the processes.

  • Responsible to attend the KOM and cover all aspects related the Clinical Trial Agreement(s) and budget negotiation process as well as discussion and completion of the CTA questionnaire

  • Responsible for managing the development of Clinical Trial Agreement and Budget Plan (CTABP) that must be signed prior 1st site is selected

  • Responsible for managing the coordination of Site Contracts & Budgets: will work alongside the Global Site Activation Manager/PM and Global Site Budget Analyst to manage the negotiations of contracts and budgets with sites and internal team (Local Sites Activation Associates) according to the instructions agreed at the study level, and obtains sponsor approval on the Country-specific investigator budget draft including negotiation ranges and requirements for escalation.

  • Responsible to provide sponsor with CTA questionnaire, general CTA template and fall back language

  • Responsible to provide Local Site Activation Associate(s) with approved CTA questionnaire, English general CTA template in track-changes and fall back language and incorporated into country templates, when using the Pharm-Olam contract template

  • Responsible to incorporate Sponsor changes into the draft Country CTA templates and have it reviewed and approved by the Local Site Activation Associate(s) and to obtain sponsor approval for the draft Country CTA template, when using the Pharm-Olam contract template

  • Responsible to review Sponsor template and fall back language provided by the sponsor at study level and share sponsor CTA template with the Local Site Activation Associate(s) for local revision, when using the Sponsor template

  • Responsible to get Draft Country CTA templates approved by sponsor, when using the Sponsor template

  • Responsible for team training on CTA and Site Budget negotiation with the Global Site Budget AnalystResponsible to get the final draft of CTA and site budget approval at site level

  • Development and ongoing maintenance of templates and tools to assist in the management of the contract processes, e.g. template CDA, CTA .

  • Participate in client contract negotiation, including group negotiation calls and direct client communication.

  • Present at internal and/or external meetings Including Bid Defenses: prepare and deliver presentations in collaboration with relevant departments

  • Responsible for appropriate issue escalation program to appropriate stakeholder(s)

  • Other duties as required.

Working relationships:

  • Report directly to Global Site Activation Manager/PM at a project level

  • Liaise extensively with Legal, Client Services, BD and Operations

  • Communicate with external clients as needed during the contracts negotiation process

  • Paralegal certification preferred or equivalent contract review experience

  • 5-7 years prior experience with pricing and contracts desirable

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience within the CRO/Pharmaceutical industry with an understanding of clinical trial processes

  • Excellent computer skills with good working knowledge of a range of computer programs including CTMS systems.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong experience in contract negotiations and demonstrated ability

  • Excellent time management skills and attention to detail

  • Technical writing experience a plus

  • Experience working with cross-functional teams required

  • Manage critical projects and drive multiple projects simultaneously independently

  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally as required.

  • Ability to effectively attend and present at internal and external meetings (such as internal webinars or Bid Defence meetings)

  • A thorough understanding of the drug development process.

For Consideration

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Pharm-Olam, LLC provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

ID: 2021-2954

External Company Name: Pharm-Olam International

Street: Pharm-Olam International (UK) 1st Floor | One Station Square | Bracknell