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Senior Investigator Initiated Research (IIR) Manager
Ref No.: 17-23063
Location: New York, New York
Immediate need for a  Senior Investigator Initiated Research (IIR) Manager  with experience in the Pharma  Industry. This is a 18 months contract opportunity with long-term potential located in New York,NY. Please review the job description below:

Job ID: 17-23063

 Key Responsibilities/
 Key Requirements and Technology Experience:

  •  Provides contracting and sourcing expertise for Specialty Contracts Team contracting areas (including investigator-initiated research (IIR), HEOR contracts, and ad hoc HCP publications).
  •  Directly negotiates legal and business terms with institutions and vendors (including academic medical centers, government agencies, etc.) in support of business requirements and ensures the protection of Pharmaceutical's interests.
  •  Accountable for minimizing Pharmaceutical’s business risk and maximizing research dollars in each contract.
  •  Supports U.S. FMV assessments for IIRs.
  •  Meets Pharmaceutical business needs, assesses and applies innovative outsourcing solutions harmonized with the applicable model.
  •  Understands and utilizes Client tools to evaluate options, negotiates costs and recommend optimal value-added solutions, when applicable.
  •  Manages the outsourcing process as an agent of Sourcing Operations.
  • In collaboration with study/project teams, gains an in-depth understanding of study/project requirements in order to secure appropriate level of service from service providers.
  • Assists with analyzing and negotiating complex proposals and provides recommendations and analysis to study/project teams for decision making.
  •  Assists with supplier selection in collaboration with study/project teams.
  • Negotiates contracts within the agreed legal and budgetary process framework.
  •  Responsible for the preparation, negotiation and finalization/execution of Investigator Initiated Research Agreements, Outcomes Research Agreements, Publications Agreements, Change Orders, Amendments, and other types of ad-hoc agreements.
  •  Directly negotiates proposed changes to standard contract language within guidelines provided by the Legal Division; raises significant requested changes to standard contract language to the Legal Division and significant budget exceptions to the appropriate stakeholders for resolution.
  •  Designs creative and risk-averse payment schedules in order to drive vendor performance, protect Pharmaceutical's financial interests and comply with Sarbane-Oxley, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and other regulations.
  •  Communicates impact of significant contractual changes and associated budgets to BUs/RUs and other stakeholders proactively to ensure funding availability.

Our client is a leading  Pharma Industry and we are currently interviewing to fill this and other similar contract positions. Qualified candidates should apply online for immediate consideration.