About the role

As a Contract Analyst you will be joining the world’s largest & most comprehensive clinical research organisation, powered by healthcare intelligence.

The Contract Analyst works with crossfunctional team members on development of the study CTA/budget templates and escalation of language or costs that cannot be agreed to in the negotiation process. The Site Contracting Rep (Contract Analyst) ensures that all site contracts and site specific budgets are negotiated for a clinical study.


    • Able to understand, clearly articulate and defend template budget decisions and rationales
    • Thorough understanding of budgeting process and able to summarize high-level feedback
    • Able to learn quickly about the needs of Investigative Sites/Site Staff and their Institutional requirements
    • Can identify, communicate about and propose solutions for any site issues that may arise
    • Facilitate development and maintenance of CTA and budget templates with CBM, study team, and legal
    • Training and mentoring of site contracting representatives on study templates and CTA/budget processes
    • Lead study site contracting kick-off meetings
    • Review/approve study trial activation plans in collaboration with FASTR
    • Provide input to site activation timelines with input from SC Reps
    • Ensure SC reps are on track for CTA projections and escalating when appropriate to TA Lead and Regional Managers as applicable
    • Serve as primary point of escalation for SC Reps on contract and budget negotiations for the study
    • Liaise with Vertex Legal, Clinical Trial Management, FASTR, CBM, RWE, IIS and CRO (if applicable) to address and resolve site escalations
    • Ensure amendments to CTAs/budgets related to protocol amendments are finalized within agreed upon timelines
    • Keep study team members and Site Contracting Management aware of urgent issues and status updates that may adversely impact study start up timelines
    • Review CTMS reports to ensure comments and status of CTAs are updated regularly and escalate noncompliance to Site Contracting Regional Managers
    • Represent site contracting team in appropriate meetings on CTA/budget status
    • Ensure alignment and efficiencies between parent and rollover studies as applicable
    • Ensure other ancillary agreements are completed as applicable (pharmacy, CDA, LOA)

• BS. or Advanced Degree (or equivalent degree/experience in the opinion of the Hiring Manager)
• Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience



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.

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.

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, colour, 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.

Interested in the role, but unsure if you meet all of the requirements? We would encourage you to apply regardless – there’s every chance you’re exactly what we’re looking for here at ICON whether it is for this or other roles.

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