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ICON Strategic Solutions Clinical Site Agreement Manager in Boston, Massachusetts


ICON plc is a world-leading healthcare intelligence and clinical research organisation. From molecule to medicine, we advance clinical research providing outsourced services to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and government and public health organisations. With our patients at the centre of all that we do, we help to accelerate the development of drugs and devices that save lives and improve quality of life. Our people are our greatest strength, are at the core of our culture, and the driving force behind our success. ICON people have a mission to succeed and a passion that ensures what we do, we do well.


  • Develop and implement a robust, scalable and efficient country and site contracting and budgeting process and oversight across all argenx trials.

  • Responsible to establish (together with clinical study managers and CROs), manage and drive country and site startup plans according to required timelines, including establishing country and site prioritization plans

  • Track site startup progress and contract cycle times (e.g. using CRO systems) and ensure acceleration opportunities are identified and taken

  • Review site contract templates and drafts in negotiation, in close consultation with argenx legal group.

  • Review and benchmark site budget templates with CROs

  • Where necessary, contact sites directly to accelerate agreements by removing bottlenecks and resolving stalemate situations relating to budget items.

  • Ensure FMV compliance, in liaison with legal compliance function, for site budgets beyond benchmarking parameters.

  • Ensure that a ‘library’ of argenx approved country CTA templates and fallback language with argenx’ CROs, in collaboration with argenx legal team.

  • Create and maintain repository for site budget and contract knowledge to allow recycling of contracts and confirmation of effective and acceptable budget thresholds consistent across studies and sites

  • Work closely with the clinical study manager(s) responsible for assigned trials, the legal and finance groups as well as the CROs assigned to the studies.


  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience within the CRO/Pharmaceutical industry with an understanding of clinical trial processes

  • 5-7 years prior experience with pricing and contracts desirable

  • Global experience is required

  • Exprience managing critical projects and driving multiple projects simultaneously independently

  • Experience working with cross-functional teams required

  • Excellent time management skills and attention to detail

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong experience in contract negotiation

Benefits of Working in ICON:

Our success depends on the knowledge, capabilities and quality of our people. That’s why we are committed to developing our employees in a continuous learning culture – one where we challenge you with engaging work and where every experience adds to your professional development.

At ICON, our focus is to provide you with a comprehensive and competitive total reward package that comprises, not only an excellent level of base pay, but also a wide range of variable pay and recognition programs. In addition, our best in class employee benefits, supportive policies and wellbeing initiatives are tailored to support you and your family at all stages of your career - both now, and into the future.

ICON, including subsidiaries, is an equal opportunity and inclusive employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination and harassment. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please let us know.

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Posted Date 2 weeks ago (11/11/2022 9:33 AM)

ID 2022-97179

Location : Location US-Remote