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Site Contracts Manager


Slough, Berkshire, United Kingdom

Job Function:  Finance
Job ID:  70148

Help us transform patients' lives.


At UCB, we put our heart, soul and skills into making a difference for people living with severe diseases.  Working together to push the boundaries, we blend the best of our talents to unlock innovation. Will you join us in this pioneering adventure? 


To strengthen our Global Clinical Science & Operations (GCSO) department, based either in Monheim (Germany), Brussels (Belgium), Slough (UK) or Raleigh (US) we are looking for a talented individual to fill the position of: Site Contracts Manager


As Site Contracts Manager you ensure that clinical trial agreements for UCB’s clinical trial studies are of the highest quality at fair market value fees. You represent the Strategic Clinical Partnering (SCP) function by collaborating and supporting the Clinical Project Managers (CPM), and Clinical Research Organization (CRO) to prepare and obtain the best terms and conditions with the selected sites in the clinical trials, as well as a single point of contact for the CPM and/or CRO for the clinical site/investigator contract related matters.

You like to work in an environment where you can:

  • Lead negotiation of documents for clinical studies including, but not limited to: clinical site agreements and budgets, indemnification letters, power of attorney, confidential disclosure agreements, and other site related documents, agreements and/or statements.


You will contribute by:

  • Determining an acceptable range of fees and conditions specific to each trial and country
  • Collaborating with the CPM regarding support from Legal, IP Legal, and other relevant stakeholder groups, where needed
  • Supporting negotiations and management of clinical site/investigator contracts (including fees/budgets) and scope changes to insure a cost-effective, expeditious and successful solution to outsourcing needs. Take the Lead on negotiations when necessary.
  • Providing instructions to the CRO and support them in their negotiation with the clinical sites/investigators
  • Ensuring that study timelines are met by collaboratively working with the clinical study team to manage the CRO and the investigators selected for the clinical studies.
  • Tracking and ensuring execution of all clinical site/investigator contracts, as well as distribution and filing


Interested? For this position you’ll need the following education, experience and skills:

  • Master’s degree
  • Significant experience negotiating legal language and budgets
  • 5+ years of experience in Pharmaceuticals or Biotechnology, and experience managing and/or working with CROs
  • Proficiency with site agreement finalization for UK, Australia, APAC, and Western Europe
  • Good leadership skills, networking skills, and communication skills
  • Ability to speak, read, and write proficiently in languages other than English is a plus.


Why you should apply

At UCB, we strive to attract passionate and outstanding talents who thrive on change and are ready to bring real value to patients. Working for us you’ll discover a place where you can grow and express your full potential. We place an emphasis on innovation, collaboration and impact. Through meaningful recognition and a motivating work atmosphere, we aim to provide an optimal experience by caring about and valuing our employees – just as we do for the patients we serve.


If you believe you are the perfect match to join us on our pioneering adventure, then we invite you to apply and tell us more about your profile and motivation.


About us.

UCB- Inspired by Patients. Driven by Science. Everything we do starts with a simple question: “How will this create value for people living with severe diseases?” By putting patients at the heart of what we do, our approach – from discovery to development to delivery – is continuously transformed and designed around patient needs and their journey.

With a team of approximately 7,500 employees and operations in more than 40 countries, we are a global biopharmaceutical company investing more than a quarter of our revenue in cutting-edge scientific research. We are focused on addressing chronic, neurological, immunological, and bone diseases.

Curious to know more? Please visit our website www.ucb.com.

UCB and its subsidiaries encourage diversity and inclusion in the workplace; we are an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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