Associate Post Award Budget Development

Hiring By - Biostaffic


Job Highlights

Not Disclosed

Remote Job

Entry level

Posted 4 months ago
Job details
Position at Premier Research
Premier Research is looking for a Associate Post Award Budget Development, to join our Proposal Team. You will help biotech, MEDtech, and specialty pharma companies transform life-changing ideas and breakthrough science into new medicines, devices, and diagnostics. What we do is profoundly connected to saving and improving lives, and we recognize our team members are the most valuable asset in delivering success.
  • We are Built for You. We are here to help you grow, to give you the skills and opportunities to excel at work with the flexibility and balance your life requires.
  • We are Built by You. Your ideas influence the way we work, and your voice matters here.
  • We are Built with You. As an essential part of our team, you help us deliver the medical innovation that patients are desperate for.
Together, we are Built for BiotechSM. Join us and build your future here.
The Associate, Post Award Budget Development manages the budget development lifecycle on various Change Order budgets throughout the lifecycle of a study. A key success factor will be the creation of accurate and appropriately resourced budgets that profitably meet customer product development needs.
What You Will Be Doing
Promote commercial and operational success through collaboration with operational departments to ensure appropriate budget development:
  • Manages all aspects of the trial budget process including trial cost analysis, final study budget development including pass-through and labor costs, maintenance of tracking systems, and trial budget management through the life-cycle (post award).
  • Effectively interfaces with the Business Development group, Finance group, the Contract Development group, Global Project Managers, and Regional Project Managers to achieve an accurate and appropriate budget.
  • Works with operational representatives to continuously improve analytical methodologies and communication tools for supporting the optimal financial execution of clinical trials.
  • Proactively builds and maintains internal and external relationships that support the gathering of business intelligence to support financial & specific operational activities.
Support new Project Teams with final budget and change order budget preparation:
  • Effectively manages the budget development lifecycle for Change Order budgets, as needed, throughout the study.
  • Ensures appropriate contributors are involved, sets budget development schedule, coordinates and collates input to meet final budget timelines; identifies, assess, resolves and/or escalates issues as needed
  • Prepares appropriate resource/service fees using algorithms and electronic spreadsheets, which may also include assisting in departmental reviews, analyzing final costs and providing feedback to appropriate stakeholders for input
  • If requested, works with Business Development or Project Management to interact with or present Change Order budget to customers
  • Provides technical guidance and training to operational employees to ensure consistency in preparation and interpretation of cost estimates
  • Provides face-to-face, written and telephone contact with representatives from pharmaceutical, biotechnology or medical device companies, when requested
For team success:
  • Supports Business Developers and Project Managers in maintaining client relationships and assists with the coordination of client interactions with Premier Research, when requested
  • Provides technical guidance and training to operational staff members to ensure consistency in preparation and interpretation of cost estimates
What Are We Looking For
  • Undergraduate degree or its international equivalent preferably in the Sciences or Business Administration/ Marketing, from an accredited institution
  • Minimum of one year’s relevant industry experience, which includes a minimum of one year’s experience in the budget development process
  • Demonstrates an understanding of CRO services, including knowledge of the processes and procedures for conducting a clinical trial, to ensure the production of an appropriate Final or Change Order budget
  • General knowledge of clinical trial management services and governing guidelines
  • Excellent writing capabilities; ability to write reports and business correspondence
  • Good mathematics skills, including ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, and percentages; and the ability to apply basic concepts of accounting and finance
  • Advanced computer skills with Microsoft Office suite, including Excel and Word
  • Knowledge of web based communication tools for conferences
  • Excellent team player, collaborative and able to work in an effective team environment
  • Ability to multitask and work effectively in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills, able prioritize work to meet deadlines
  • Accountable, dependable and strong commitment
  • Customer service focused in approach to work both internally and externally
  • Excellent communication skills
Why Choose Premier Research?
  • Premier Research is more than a company – it’s a community of people that truly care about one another, about our clients, and about our mission of furthering research to improve the lives of patients in critical need.
  • Our Values – We Aim High, We Work Together, We Stay Agile, We Get It Done, We Care – mirror the determination, flexibility and trust that our team embodies. As a Premier team member, you have the power to make an impact, regardless of job title and location.
  • Our dedication to biotech and specialty pharma is unlike any other. We provide our staff with innovative technologies and continuous learning opportunities so that they have the tools they need to be successful.
  • Because we are transforming life-changing ideas into new medical treatments for a diverse population, we require the perspectives of a diverse staff thinking creatively, challenging ideas, and solving complex problems fearlessly. Through a commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and empowerment, we create a community of belonging that welcomes differences, fuels innovation, and better connects us to the patients, physicians, and customers we serve.
We hire people that add to our culture, then invest in developing skills and abilities. If you are excited about this role, but your past experiences do not perfectly align with the position as described, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be exactly the right candidate for this role or others.

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • Entry level

Remote Job:

  • Yes

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 12, 2024
Company Overview
Premier Research
Premier Research

Current Openings: 0

We’re out to change the course of medical science. Are you ready to rise to the challenge? Premier Research is not about being everything to everyone. Instead, our deep, focused expertise targets the therapeutic areas and indications where today’s biotech and specialty pharma pioneers are doing the most amazing work. We’re 2,500+ employees strong operating directly and via CRO partners across 75 countries to deliver unmatched expertise, operational skills, and dedication to meeting customers’ most challenging needs. Join us and meet some of the brightest minds in clinical development today — people who apply their best thinking to every project, recognizing that what they do significantly affects the lives and well-being of customers, patients, physicians, and colleagues. You’ll enjoy great benefits and very flexible working conditions in a company that values your contributions, rewards your achievements, and is committed to helping you reach your full potential. Are you ready to make a real difference and help us transform this exciting industry? Follow our company page for more information about us and the work we do, and check out our current openings for your next career move!
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