Friday, September 28, 2012

Vacacies in PPD for Contracts Specialist (Mumbai)

Organization : PPD
Job Title : Contract Specialist
Location : Mumbai
Qualification : Degree in a legal or life sciences
Experience :
  • Experience in contract drafting and negotiation and budget preparation and negotiation
  • Experience in drafting and negotiating Investigator Agreements
  • Experience in negotiating budget and payment schedule terms and conditions in Investigator Agreements
  • Exposure to the clinical research industry is an advantage
Job Description :
  • Duties and Responsibilities (according to relevant guidelines, laws and PPD SOPs, WPDs, policies, practices and procedures)
  • Drafting, reviewing, negotiating and finalizing agreements with clinical study sites and principal investigators including confidentiality agreements, budgets and payment schedules (collectively, "Investigator Agreements"), as well as other related agreements, as directed by the Line Manager
  • Drafting  and review of Investigator Agreements according to Company policy, rules, practices and procedures and implement and manage the process for internal and external approval, execution and filing  of agreements
  • Identifying and assessing legal, financial and operational risks per PPD contract considerations and Client negotiation parameters in contracts and providing recommendations and alternative resolutions to department management
  • Projecting a favourable image of the contracts group internally within PPD and externally with clients and other third parties
  • Liaising and establishing effective relationships with clients as directed by the Line Manager and/or internal PPD functional groups, as required
  • Ensuring correct filing (electronic and hard copy) of templates, draft documents and fully executed documents
  • Identifying and assisting with the implementation of process improvement opportunities
  • Accurate and timely completing of applicable contract status tracking reports and hour burn reports to aid company tracking of contract workflow, metrics and revenue for all agreements
  • Educating PPD functional groups and clients, as directed by the Line Manager, on contracting or budgetary requirements and processes including appropriate contract templates
  • Identifying and protecting PPD from unnecessary business and legal risks
  • Ensuring compliance with audit requirements of PPD, recognized external authorities and clients
  • Conducting follow-up calls, as necessary, with internal and external clients and sites
  • Assisting with identification and implementation of process improvement opportunities
  • Working within and completing study contracts within study budget allotment of hours, while minimizing overburn, related to Investigator Agreements
  • Working with other internal functional departments to facilitate coordination of the different site start-up activities where fully executed contracts trigger other study start-up deliverables within mutually agreed up on timelines
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