Contract Administrator - Clinical Trials

Employer
Westat
Location
Rockville , MD
Posted
Oct 09, 2020
Closes
Oct 30, 2020
Function
Administrative
Industry
Research
Hours
Full Time
Westat is an employee-owned corporation providing research services to agencies of the U.S. Government, as well as businesses, foundations, and state and local governments. Westat's research, technical, and administrative staff of more than 2,000 is located at our headquarters in Rockville, Maryland, near Washington, DC.

Westat is seeking a Contract Administrator - Clinical Trials to join our fast-paced corporate contracts unit based in Rockville, Maryland. In this role you will support the full life-cycle of contract management activities, specifically for Westat's Clinical Trials Practice.

Please note this position is located at our corporate offices in Rockville, Maryland and is temporarily remote due to COVID19 restrictions.  

Job Responsibilities:
• Provide contractual support on government and commercial clinical research projects. 
• Prepare, negotiate and review complex contracts related to research studies and clinical trials including Clinical Site Agreements, Master Services Agreements, NDAs, MTAs, DTA/DUA/BAAs, Subcontractor and Vendor Agreements.
• Support vendor and subcontractor negotiation process.
• Administer pre and post award activities related to government and commercial sponsored clinical trials including overall management and monitoring of agreements with external partners.
• Ensure contractual documents meet regulatory requirements and company policies and procedures. 
• Perform risk assessments to identify contract and financial risks.

Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor's Degree
• 5 years of contracts experience including at least 2 years of experience with federally funded and or commercial clinical projects including HHS sponsored clinical research.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Knowledge of FAR, FDA, GCP, GDPR regulations.

To be successful in this role, you will need to leverage your strong attention to detail, communication and writing skills, and your ability to collaborate with a team of contract professionals.

Westat offers competitive benefits with ESOP, 401k, Health, Dental, paid vacation, sick and holiday leave, professional development as well as other benefits.

Westat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, gender identity or expression, or any other protected status under applicable law.