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Clinical Trial Operations

Site Contract Leader

Job ID 61783BR United Kingdom - Any Region - Home Based
The main responsibility of the Site Contract Leader is the negotiation of study specific, generic, site specific and country Clinical Site Agreements (CSA) and any other agreement that is required for the completion of the Site Initiation Visit (SIV) The Site Contract Leader is also responsible for managing CSA activities and liaising with study specific stakeholders to ensure that the CSA start-up deliverables are met

Key Accountabilities
  • Act as functional Leader on projects and develop study specific CSA strategy.
  • Drafting legal language and creating budgets for CSA negotiations.
  • Agree and negotiate study specific CSA templates with the Sponsor and Site as applicable.
  • Communicate CSA strategy, CSA turnaround timelines, tracking requirements and budget information/updates with key stakeholders. Coordinate interaction between Parexel study team and Sponsor as applicable to include but not limited to overall timeline management for CSA delivery.
  • Provide updates about template amendments, process changes, investigator fees, local requirements etc. to ensure that relevant CSA database is maintained in real time.
  • Early recognition of areas of potential problems and formulate contingency plans.
  • Define solutions strategy of significant CSA changes requested by the site.
  • Participate in client and team meetings.
  • Identify and facilitate CSA training needs as applicable.
  • Maintain and assure quality of work generated.
  • Prioritize effectively and respond to urgent requests within team or sponsor lead.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of, and ensure compliance with, applicable ICH-GCP.
  • Guidelines, local regulatory requirements, and Parexel SOPs and study specific procedures.
  • Complete routine administrative tasks in a timely manner (e.g. Timesheets, metrics, travel expense claims)


  • Possess strong negotiation, diplomacy, team leadership skills and excellent organizational ability.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to motivate both individuals and a team.
  • Ability to successfully work in a “virtual” team environment.
  • Must have strong analytical skills with the ability to create or interpret legal language and budgets.
  • Demonstrate thought leadership and innovation.
  • Maintain grace under pressure while displaying a high level of professionalism.
  • Align internal and external resources to achieve objectives.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Work effectively as part of a team.
  • Comprehend and interpret contract language.
  • Identify problems independently and execute solutions.
  • Quickly comprehend desired end-result, goal or objective and act to accomplish.
  • Demonstrated effective decision-making.
  • Solid working proficiency of all MS Office Products specifically, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Polished presentation skills.
  • Degree in business, legal or life science or other relevant work experience in Contracting, Clinical Operations or in Legal (Paralegal).
Language Skills
  • FluentinwrittenandspokenEnglish.
Minimum Work Experience
  • 1-3Yearsexperiencein sitecontractnegotiation

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