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Title – Clinical Contracts and Budgets Negotiator

Location - South Africa – Home based

Sponsor dedicated

As a Contracts and Budgets Negotiator, you will be joining the world’s largest & most comprehensive clinical research organisation, powered by healthcare intelligence. You will be a part of ICON Strategic Solutions, embedded to a sponsor.

• Perform negotiation of legal terms and budget terms for Clinical Study Agreements (“CSA”) (i.e., investigator site agreements)
• Perform negotiation of legal terms and budget terms for amendments to CSAs
• Draft and negotiate ancillary site contracts (e.g. PI / Sub-I / department agreements /Study Coordinator) as required
• Produce and maintain site-specific templates where needed to support the sponsor’s targeted investigator site list, but limited to the sites within the studies assigned
• Recommend country-specific and site /entity-specific modifications to templates based on site and local regulatory requirements
•... Utilize previously negotiated terms for existing contracts between same site/entity and sponsor
• Perform submission and oversight of site and study specific local language translations. ISS will be required to use sponsor’s preferred translation vendors
• ICON’s Legal team may provide support to ISS personnel. For the avoidance of doubt, ISS is not providing legal advice to the sponsor in any capacity
• Follow sponsor’s legal guidance document and comments and fallbacks
• Identify contractual and compliance risks for CSA contracting and raise to sponsor
• Collect information from investigator site to complete Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) form and submit to sponsor
• Prioritize to meet study timelines to minimize impact to planned Site Initiation Visit (SIV) dates
• Act independent of CRO managing the study
• Perform quality control checks of contracts and amendments prior to upload to DocuSign for electronic signatures
• Ensure signatory to the CSA will either be responsible for the contractual obligations or operating under a Power of Attorney binding a sponsor entity to the obligations
• Ensure country-specific signatory requirements are met
• Support and provide country level intelligence into the selection of signing party at the country level which must consider payment impact, tax issues (VAT / R&D / WHT), establishment (i.e.corporate presence) and relationship to Sponsor
• Collection and submission of payment support forms, including, but not limited to Payee information forms and required tax forms

• Bachelor’s Degree or international equivalent in business, finance, health sciences or related field
• 12 months' previous experience in negotiation of clinical trial agreements in South Africa
• Experience working with other countries, will be an advantage

What ICON can offer you

Our success depends on the quality of our people. That’s why we’ve made it a priority to build a diverse culture that rewards high performance and nurtures talent.

In addition to your competitive salary, ICON offers a range of additional benefits. Our benefits are designed to be competitive within each country and are focused on well-being and work life balance opportunities for you and your family.

Our benefits examples include
• Various annual leave entitlements
• Competitive retirement planning offerings to maximise savings and plan with confidence for the years ahead
• Global Employee Assistance Programme, TELUS Health, offering 24-hour access to a global network of over 80,000 independent specialised professionals who are there to support you and your family’s well-being
• Life assurance

Visit our careers website to read more about the benefits of working at ICON https//careers.iconplc.com/benefits

ICON, including subsidiaries, is an equal opportunity and inclusive employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination and harassment. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please let us know or submit a request here.

Interested in the role, but unsure if you meet all of the requirements? We would encourage you to apply regardless – there’s every chance you’re exactly what we’re looking for here at ICON whether it is for this or other roles


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