Director, Site Contracts

Tarrytown, NY, United States
Jan 19, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
As the Director of Site Contracts you'll lead the oncology and rare disease team of Site Contracts Leads and the day-to-day management of the Functional Service Provider (FSP) for outsourced site budget and contract negotiations.

In this role, a typical day might include:
  • Thinking strategically about Regeneron's ideal approaches to conducting site contracting and drive solutions, while ensuring compliance
  • Assisting in the development and implementation of a new site contracting operational support model, which includes a combination of in-house and outsourced contracting
  • Collaborating with colleagues in the Law Department and other partners groups, as needed, to continuously improve the operational model and prioritize assignments across assigned therapeutic areas
  • Maintaining key site contracting metrics for vendors and direct line team members
  • Ensuring that internal systems are updated in a timely, accurate, and complete manner
  • Maintaining an overview of contract statuses and issues in order to proactively communicate progress, risks, issues or changes that may impact plan
  • Acting as point of contact for clinical program and critical study level contract and resource issues
  • Providing innovative and flexible operational solutions and options to the cross functional and study teams
  • Proactively crafting and implementing risk mitigation strategies
  • Identifying and recommending changes to practices and policies, including initiating and participating in strategic projects and continuous improvement initiatives
  • Ensuring inspection readiness throughout the clinical program lifecycle
  • Being responsible for direct line management tasks including work assignments, performance management, staff recruitment, professional development, coaching, mentoring, ongoing training and compliance, and study support/oversight.
  • Ensuring that vendors and staff are conducting issue resolution of moderate to high complexity
  • Establishing team goals that will increase knowledge and skill level (delegate tasks according to commensurate skill level)
  • Having accountability for consistency of process and approaches across studies
  • Helping drive decision making and integrates all operational considerations for studies to ensure that contract finalization goals are attainable prior to implementation
  • Having direct responsibility for daily FSP across the portfolio, in partnership with CTM, Strategic Sourcing & Procurement, Study Optimization, and Vendor Management colleagues
  • Handling site contracting related critical issues effectively and efficiently
  • Training the FSP on our templates, tools, and site contracting processes
  • Assisting with resource forecasting and resource allocation for the FSP.
  • Having the ability to travel up to 25%
This role might be for you if:

You can mitigate and drive solutions regarding investigator site budget and contract negotiation challenges
You can identify and implement optimal methodologies and contribute to continuous improvement
You have strong line management and mentoring experience, with a comfort leading cross functional teams
You are capable of effectively orchestrating ongoing process improvements including cross-stakeholder projects
You can provide strategic direction and guidance for assigned book of work
You have solid analytical skills with a data driven approach to planning, executing, and problem solving
You are proactive and self-disciplined with the ability to meet goals and prioritize effectively
You have solid project management and budget management experience
You have extensive experience in global clinical trial operations

To be considered, you must have a Bachelor's degree with at least 10 years of direct experience with global oncology clinical site agreement and budget negotiation at a biopharmaceutical company, CRO, or site. You'll also need at least eight years of people management and U.S. site contracting experience. A minimum of five years of proven experience working with a vendor for global outsourced clinical site contracting is also vital for success in the role.

Does this sound like you? Apply now to take your first steps toward living the Regeneron Way! We have an inclusive and diverse culture that provides amazing benefits including health and wellness programs, fitness centers and stock for employees at all levels!
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