1+ months

Investigator Contracts Lead

New York, NY 10007
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+ Follow GPD processes to develop, negotiate, track and execute global clinical study agreements with institutions and investigators participating in sponsored clinical trials.

+ Work with partners to develop and oversee the global site budget process.

+ Work with clinical trial sites and directly negotiate cost, business and contractual terms and conditions with investigators/institutions, making changes to contract templates within the Legal division approved parameters.

+ Lead and develop relationships with key investigational sites and Site Management Organizations across the contracting and budgeting interface. Partner with Legal and other divisions to manage escalations in the site budgeting and contracting space. Partner with Legal, Finance, CRO and other divisions to identify and implement areas of improvement in the site contracting space.

+ Has knowledge of the principles, concepts and theories in applicable business discipline.

+ Collaborates with invoicing specialists and/or invoice service provider to ensure alignment with Investigative Site contracting and compensation requirements.

+ Applies acquired job skills and procedures to complete substantive assignments, projects and tasks of moderate scope and complexity in applicable discipline.

+ Contributes to design, development and implementation of major business initiatives or special projects. Applies technical skills and discipline knowledge to contribute to achievement of business objectives at GPD or WSR Functional Line level - e.g., WSR Worldwide Safety, WSR Worldwide Regulatory Operations, GPD Clinical Development & Operations, etc.


+ Collaborate with customers to translate study site requirements into effective contracts.

+ Responsible for effective relationships and collaboration with other Pfizer functions.

+ Liaise frequently with study teams to ensure they have realistic expectations of the contracting process, institutions and contracting environment and provide data and status information to enable enhanced study management.

+ Implement global tools and processes at a local level to best support and improve outsourcing management and supplier management practices.

+ Ensure that the company enters into mutually beneficial contractual agreements and ensure that Pfizer and investigators adhere to their respective contractual obligations (by referral to in-house lawyers where appropriate) by negotiating in an agreed Legal and budgetary framework.

+ Communicate significant requested contractual changes Business Operations & Sourcing, and communicate significant budget exceptions to Business Operations & Sourcing management and study team management for consideration.

+ Develop relationships with assigned key institutions to maintain contractual, budgetary and professional relationships and manage issue resolution, cycle time reduction and process improvement

+ Negotiate MCSAs with investigator sites/institutions as appropriate


+ Bachelor's degree, with extensive experience in clinical development operations or clinical trial outsourcing is required.

+ Experience with clinical study budgets and contracting negotiation principles, practices, processes, and activities is essential.

+ Balance of general business, compliance,finance, legal, and drug development experience is essential

+ Strong and precise communications and presentation skills essential to success.

+ Record of achievement and delivery against personal goals.

+ Demonstrated ability to lead by influence rather than positional power to accomplish critical deliverables.

+ Demonstrated success in working in a highly matrix-based organization.


+ Experience in drafting and negotiation of Clinical Trial Agreements with clinical trial sites.

**Sunshine Act**

Pfizer reports payments and other transfers of value to health care providers as required by federal and state transparency laws and implementing regulations. These laws and regulations require Pfizer to provide government agencies with information such as a health care provider's name, address and the type of payments or other value received, generally for public disclosure. Subject to further legal review and statutory or regulatory clarification, which Pfizer intends to pursue, reimbursement of recruiting expenses for licensed physicians may constitute a reportable transfer of value under the federal transparency law commonly known as the Sunshine Act. Therefore, if you are a licensed physician who incurs recruiting expenses as a result of interviewing with Pfizer that we pay or reimburse, your name, address and the amount of payments made currently will be reported to the government. If you have questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact your Talent Acquisition representative.

**EEO & Employment Eligibility**

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.


N (Other) (United States of America)

Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.
Posted: 2019-10-03 Expires: 2020-03-08

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