Job Description

Reference # : 17-07550Title : Outsourcing Lead
Location : New York, NY
Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 09/15/2017 / 03/14/2019
Assignment Detail
Outsourcing Lead

Eclaro is looking for an Outsourcing Lead for an opportunity with our client in New York, NY

Job Title: Outsourcing Lead
Location: East 42nd Street New York, NY 10017
Duration: 18 months contract
Schedule: 40 hours per week

  • JD, MBA, or other graduate degree and at least 3 years of experience specifically negotiating and drafting various complex clinical research and development related agreements with academic medical centers, government agencies, and specialty vendors
  • BA or BS degree (preferably in a related discipline) and at least 5 years of experience specifically negotiating and drafting various complex clinical research and development related agreements with academic medical centers, government agencies, and specialty vendors
  • Excellent oral/written communication skills
  • Knowledge of the clinical development process and previous work history in clinical research
  • Understanding of contracting principles and applicable regulations governing clinical research
  • Demonstrated effective influencing, negotiating, interpersonal, leadership, and team player skills
  • Customer focused and solution oriented
  • Excellent analytical and financial skills
  • Excellent oral/written communication skills and proficiency with MS Office applications (Word/PPT/Excel) required: experience with Ariba Contract Workbench, Grants Manager, Grants Plan and / or other industry cost and planning tools preferred

  • Provides contracting and sourcing expertise for Specialty Contracts Team contracting areas (including investigator-initiated research (IIR), HEOR contracts, and ad hoc HCP publications)
  • Directly negotiates legal and business terms with institutions and vendors (including academic medical centers, government agencies, etc.) in support of business requirements and ensures the protection of interests
  • Accountable for minimizing business risk and maximizing research dollars in each contract
  • Supports U.S. FMV assessments for IIRs
  • Meets business needs, assesses and applies innovative outsourcing solutions harmonized with the applicable model
  • Understands and utilizes novel tools to evaluate options, negotiates costs and recommend optimal value-added solutions, when applicable
  • Manages the outsourcing process as an agent of Sourcing Operations
  • In collaboration with study/project teams, gains an in-depth understanding of study/project requirements in order to secure appropriate level of service from service providers
  • Brokers appropriate study execution options
  • Assists with analyzing and negotiating complex proposals and provides recommendations and analysis to study/project teams for decision making
  • Assists with supplier selection in collaboration with study/project teams
  • Negotiates contracts within the agreed legal and budgetary process framework
  • Responsible for the preparation, negotiation and finalization/execution of Investigator Initiated Research Agreements, Outcomes Research Agreements, Publications Agreements, Change Orders, Amendments, and other types of ad-hoc agreements
  • Directly negotiates proposed changes to standard contract language within guidelines provided by the Legal Division; raises significant requested changes to standard contract language to the Legal Division and significant budget exceptions to the appropriate stakeholders for resolution
  • Designs creative and risk-averse payment schedules in order to drive vendor performance, protect financial interests and comply with Sarbane-Oxley, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and other regulations
  • Communicates impact of significant contractual changes and associated budgets to BUs/RUs and other stakeholders proactively to ensure funding availability

If interested, you may contact:
Froilyn Jane Bautista
(201) 285-8622

ECLARO is a company that delivers talent. We provide fully customizable, comprehensive talent acquisition and management of seasoned professionals through a number of business models, including: Consulting, Professional Hire, Global Integrated Delivery™ and Managed Services. ECLARO recruits and manages a staff of highly skilled individuals in an array of specialized disciplines. This approach enables our clients to leverage new opportunities, respond to increased and changing demands and increase their profitability. Please visit to see why the Right People are The Answer™.

Specialties: Customized solutions for Human Capital and Talent Acquisition, Permanent placement and retained search, Recruiting, Staff Augmentation, Contract Labor, Managed Services, RPO, MSP, VMS, IT solutions, management and support, offshore business process outsourcing.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Eclaro values diversity and does not discriminate based on Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

Industry: Staffing and Recruiting
Type: Privately Held
Company Size: 501-1000 employees
Founded: 1999

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