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Clinical Budget Specialist Job

Date: Dec 15, 2018

Location: Princeton, NJ, US

Company: Novo Nordisk

Purpose
Supports successful clinical trials by negotiating budgets and contract payment terms with sites and investigators in accordance with all relevant regulations and policies.


Relationships
Reports to the Manager, Clinical Finance & Operations of North America Clinical Operations (NACO). Has extensive interaction with clinical site personnel, including Principal Investigators, Study Coordinators, and Contract Administrators, at trial startup and as a key contact during trial execution. Is a contributing member of study teams. Interacts frequently with Legal department. Coordinates extensively with Clinical Finance & Operations Sr. Associates.


Essential Functions
Project Support: Reviews clinical trial protocols and develops investigator cost per patient budgets and site contracts for North America (US and Canada) Clinical Operations. Coordinates with Trial Managers to plan site contract negotiations in conjunction with trial startup targets. Directly negotiates contracts with sites in accordance with established policies. Ensures compliance of contracts with Fair Market Value (FMV) principles and guidelines. Escalates issues for approval as required. Ensures compliance with the application and communication of all Novo Nordisk policies and procedures. Compiles key study information for tracking and trending and reports to Manager of Clinical Finance and Operations, and Trial Managers. Independently researches complex legal and business issues in support of budget determination and negotiation, makes recommendations. May support the maintenance of guidelines, training programs, policies and procedures related to Clinical Trial contracts and budgets. Provides project direction to Clinical Finance and Operations Sr. Associates. Serves a key role in establishing and maintaining effective site relations. Utilizes current systems to support budget development and reports, draws conclusions, and may make recommendations to the Trial Managers and Finance Managers in relation to budgets. Participates in budget challenge meetings.

Team Coordination: Accountable for compliance and quality of Cross Application Timesheets (CATS) reporting. Active membership to local/global project teams. Assists with ensuring that quality of performance is in accordance with departmental expectations for function. Attends relevant team and department meetings, forums, conferences and scientific meetings, as necessary. Identifies, leads, develops, supports and communicates functional, departmental or organizational initiatives. Participates in cross-functional teams locally/globally to assure timely attainment of project milestones. Provides support for the implementation of continuous improvement processes for role and/or function. Responsible for conducting oneself in accordance with expectations as a project team member to ensure the success of a matrix management structure. Responsible to maintain focus for specific project activities within CTM priorities.


Physical Requirements
0-10% overnight travel required. If located within 50 miles of the Plainsboro, New Jersey office this is an office-based position.


Qualifications
  • A Bachelor's degree required, preferably in finance, general business or management
  • A minimum of 4 years relevant experience required; experience in clinical trial budget and contract negotiations required, French speaking preferred
  • Demonstrated commitment to quality, attention to detail, and providing the highest quality services to internal and external stakeholders
  • Demonstrated competencies in the technical, regulatory, and legal terminology of contracts, preferably related to clinical trials
  • Demonstrated skills in PC applications, including software applications specific to the function
  • Superior written and oral communication skills

Novo Nordisk is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

If you are interested in applying to Novo Nordisk and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply, please call us at 1-855-411-5290. This contact is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.



Requisition ID: 59156BR
State/Provinces: Princeton
Job Category: Clinical Development


Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

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