Site Contracts Attorney (Niche CRO/Study Start-Up) – Top $$/Remote

Job Type: 
Professional Services
Legal Staff
Life Sciences
Other Life Science Positions
Employment Category: 
Direct Hire

Our client, an NC-based company that provides support services to CROs and sponsors that are running clinical trials, is actively recruiting for a very sharp and knowledgeable attorney with substantial expertise in clinical site contracts to join its Client Services team.

This is an immediate need and a Direct Hire role.  Compensation will be generous.

Key Things to Note:

  • This company was started by industry veterans and is in start-up mode.  It supports the CRO/Sponsor by taking over contracting and payment processing for the sites.  This Attorney will handle contracts initiation and management.  Seek candidate with extensive experience with site contract terms, typical clauses and trial operations.
  • This is an all-encompassing role involving negotiations, tracking and finalizing of changes, approvals and ongoing management.  Seek highly versatile candidate who is meticulous with detail.  Volume and juggling demands are high.
  • This company has developed proprietary software that they use to track the administrative and financial details of clinical site management.  Seek candidate who is technologically inclined.
  • This Attorney will be part of the start-up operation and will help develop standard operating procedures, enhance templates and hire/train additional staff.  Seek leader who enjoys an entrepreneurial environment. Multiple clients have already signed on.
  • This is a remote position that can be worked anywhere within the US. 

Selected Responsibilities:

  • Manages all required contractual agreements with investigator sites. This includes distribution, negotiation of budget and language, tracking and finalization.
  • Prepares, negotiates, tracks and finalizes the Confidentiality Agreements (CDA), Clinical Trial Agreements (CTA), Budgets as needed.
  • Negotiates final CDA and CTA templates with clients, and the internal project teams.
  • Prepares contract approval timelines with investigators and leads efforts to obtain contract approval to meet study deliverables.
  • Maintains tracking of site contracts using proprietary software and provides regular updates as agreed by the study team to the project team and client regarding status and efforts.
  • Maintains communication and collaborates with client, project team, and sites regarding status of all contractual requirements.

Targeted candidate will offer a JD with 3+ years of experience within the life sciences industries handling site contracts.  Substantial knowledge of site contracts, including indemnification and cost clauses, is expected and required.

Other priorities include:

  • Ability to work with internal and external customers/vendors to meet project-specific goals
  • Ability to manage high volume work and meet rigorous deadlines
  • Flexibility to strategically manage negotiations with minimal oversight
  • Ability to manage time and project requirements based on study deliverables

Finally, we seek a quick study who will thrive in this emerging business setting; someone who is industrious, resourceful, responsive and can help build structure and protocol for others to follow.

Please forward resume for prompt consideration.