Pharmaceutical Research Associates, IncHolly Springs, NCFull Time
Job Posting for Contract Representative at Pharmaceutical Research Associates, Inc
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Who are we?
We Are PRA. We are 17,000+ employees strong, operating in more than 90 countries. We are committed to saving lives and we are constantly striving to be the best at what we do. Our impact is real and we see it every single day. We help get life-saving drugs into the hands of those who need them most.
What will you be doing?
The Contracts Representative will assist the Contract Associate in coordinating the execution of site contracts. This may include running and analyzing reports, identifying delays in contract execution process, providing follow-up, and escalating appropriately in coordinating the completion of Clinical Trial Agreements. In addition, the Contracts Representative may also draft and negotiate contract amendments. They will provide communications support and administrative support to project teams as needed.
Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Follow up with sites with regard to execution status of CTA’s and process fully executed agreements per the governance plan.Follow-up with sites regarding documents needed to support timely and accurate payments including PICs, W-9s, and W-8s.Schedule weekly reports for each assigned study and forward to appropriate Contract Associates.Review reports for each assigned study to identify non-responsive sites, sponsors, and/or Contract Associates.Review reports for each assigned study to identify UPS, site, PRA, and/or sponsor delays in the signature process for final CTAs, Amendments and Ancillary Agreements.Follow-up with non-responsive sites on behalf of Contract Associates via phone and email as needed.Draft amendments as necessary.Demonstrates professionalism in conducting daily activities.
What do you need to have?
Bachelor’s Degree or international equivalent * or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the key responsibilities of the job.
Read write and speak fluent English; fluent in host country language required.Excellent written, oral communication and presentation skills; proficient in Microsoft Office Suite Applications.
Able to work successfully in a team environment.Demonstrates effective time management skills; able to prioritize multiple tasks with management guidance and oversight.
Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.Demonstrates a positive and flexible attitude toward new and/or unconventional work assignments.Able to consistently perform high quality work under close management supervision.
One or more years relevant experience in a CRO preferred.
To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.
PRA is an EEO/AA employer and is committed to providing opportunities to minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities.