Clinical Operations Specialist (contracts & Payments Focused) – Munich (hybrid) - FSP

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Clinical Operations Specialist (contracts & payments focused) – FSP, Munich
Here at Syneos Health we are currently recruiting for a local Clinical Operations Specialist (contracts & budget focused) to be 2x per week office-based in Munich and 3x per week home-based and work on a sponsor-dedicated role for one the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies, with a full-time, permanent contract. The role is part of our FSP 360 team (functional service provider), which is designed to successfully meet the individual needs and goals of the client you will be supporting. You will be working on an international trials environment, and your responsibility will be local, namely for Germany.
Responsibilities Include, But Are Not Limited To
  • Trial and site administration:
  • Track (e.g. essential documents) and report (e.g. Safety Reports)
  • Ensure collation and distribution of study tools and documents
  • Update clinical trial databases (CTMS) and trackers
  • Clinical supply & non-clinical supply management, in collaboration with other country roles
  • Manage Labeling requirements and coordinate/sign translation change request
  • Document management:
  • Prepare documents and correspondence
  • Collate, distribute/ship, and archive clinical documents, e.g. eTMF
  • Assist with eTMF reconciliation
  • Execute eTMF Quality Control Plan
  • Update manuals/documents (e.g., patient diaries, instructions)
  • Document proper destruction of clinical supplies.
  • Prepare Investigator trial file binders
  • Obtain translations of documents
  • Regulatory & Site Start-Up responsibilities: Collaborate with other country roles to:
  • In a timely manner, provide to and collect from investigators forms/lists for site evaluation/validation, site start-up and submissions
  • Obtain, track and update study insurance certificates
  • Support preparation of submission package for IRB/ERC and support regulatory agencies submissions.
  • Publish study results for GCTO and RA where required per local legislation
  • Budgeting, Agreement and Payments:
Collaborate With Finance/budgeting Representatives For
  • Develop, control, update and close-out country and site budgets (including Split site budget)
  • Develop, negotiate, approve and maintain contracts (e.g. CTRAs)
  • Track and report contract negotiations
  • Update and maintain contract templates (in cooperation with Legal Department)
  • Calculate and execute payments (to investigators, vendors, grants)
  • Ensure adherence to financial and compliance procedures
  • Monitor and track adherence and disclosures,
  • Maintain tracking tools
  • Meeting Planning:
  • Organize meetings (create & track study memos/letters/protocols)
  • Support local investigator meetings (invitations, prepare materials, select venue, support vendor where applicable)
What we are looking for:
  • Min B.A./B.S. (Life Science preferred) or equivalent healthcare experience, but higher degrees are preferred. Fluent in German and English
  • Experience with payments/budget and contracts negotiations, within clinical environment
  • The min would be 1 - 2 years in Clinical Research or relevant healthcare experience, but the more you have, the more qualified you are for this position
  • Good understanding of Global, Country/Regional Clinical Research Guidelines and ability to
work within these guidelines.
  • Hands on knowledge of Good Documentation Practices
  • Good IT skills (Use of MS office, use of some clinical IT applications on computer) and ability
to adapt to new IT applications. Strong MS Excel skills required.
  • ICH-GCP Knowledge appropriate to role
  • Excellent negotiation skills for Clin Ops specialists in finance area
  • Effective time management, organizational and interpersonal skills, conflict management
  • Effective communication with external customers (e.g. sites and investigators)
  • High sense of accountability / urgency. Ability to set priorities and handle multiple tasks
simultaneously in a changing environment
  • Works effectively in a matrix multicultural environment. Ability to establish and maintain
culturally sensitive working relationships.
  • Demonstrates commitment to Customer focus, both internally and externally.
  • Able to work independently
  • Proactive attitude to solving problems / proposing solutions
Tasks, duties, and responsibilities as listed in this job description are not exhaustive. The Company, at its sole discretion and with no prior notice, may assign other tasks, duties, and job responsibilities. Equivalent experience, skills, and/or education will also be considered so qualifications of incumbents may differ from those listed in the Job Description. The Company, at its sole discretion, will determine what constitutes as equivalent to the qualifications described above. Further, nothing contained herein should be construed to create an employment contract. Occasionally, required skills/experiences for jobs are expressed in brief terms. Any language contained herein is intended to fully comply with all obligations imposed by the legislation of each country in which it operates, including the implementation of the EU Equality Directive, in relation to the recruitment and employment of its employee

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • Germany

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 11, 2024
Company Overview
Syneos Health
Syneos Health

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Syneos Health® (Nasdaq:SYNH) is the only fully integrated biopharmaceutical solutions organization purpose-built to accelerate customer success. We lead with a product development mindset, strategically integrating clinical development, medical affairs and commercial capabilities to address modern market realities. We bring together a talented team of professionals, who work across more than 110 countries, with a deep understanding of patient and physician behaviors and market dynamics. Together we share insights, use the latest technologies and apply advanced business practices to speed our customers’ delivery of important therapies to patients. Syneos Health supports a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture that cares for colleagues, customers, patients, communities and the environment
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