University of Maryland, Baltimore Clinical and Corporate Contracts Resource Management Professional in Baltimore, Maryland
*The University of Maryland Baltimore has an exciting opportunity for a Clinical and Corporate Resource Management professional. *This position involves structuring and negotiating budgets associated with basic-, service- and clinical-research agreements with corporate sponsors, collaborators, and other partners. Collaborates with internal partners as well as legal staff to structure contract budgets. Based on the level hired this position may provide overall clinical and corporate contract project management. Candidates may be considered for the Senior Associate, Manager, or Senior Manager roles depending on level of education and experience.
These are exempt, regular positions and offer a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and observed holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
Administers, reviews, analyzes, negotiates, and drafts contract budget terms for corporate sponsored agreements, research (basic) agreements, sponsor and UMB-initiated CTAs, research services agreements.
Ensures budgets represent campus commitments and ensures compliance with all applicable laws, rules, regulations, and policies.
Provides ongoing in-service training to faculty and study teams.
Evaluates and develops potential corporate-funded research collaborations and other corporate-funded research-driven business relationships.
May coordinate project management to include ensuring project compliance, scheduling, planning, change of scope impact analysis, reports on progress, and cost analysis.
Problem solves layered, non-routine matters by creating solutions and adapting principles where there is lack of information; conducts non routine tasks/assignments by performing in depth analysis and interpretation; executes specialized short term projects; may participate in long term projects.
Perform other duties as assigned; executes specialized short term projects; may participate in long term projects.
_Senior Associate_: Bachelor’s degree in a related field such as science, engineering, business, pre-law or other discipline appropriate to position with three (3) years of related experience in contract development, negotiation, project management, and/or business development. Doctorate of philosophy may be substituted for experience.
_Manager:_Bachelor’s degree in a related field such as science, engineering, business, pre-law or other discipline appropriate to position with five (5) years of related experience in contract development, negotiation, project management, and/or business development. Or doctorate of philosophy and two (2) years of experience in contract development, negotiation, project management, or business development.
_Senior Manager_:Bachelor’s degree in a related field such as science, engineering, business, pre-law or other discipline appropriate to position with seven (7) years of related experience in contract development, negotiation, project management, and/or business development. Or doctorate of philosophy and four (4) years of experience in contract development, negotiation, project management, or business development.
Other:Financial Disclosure may be required.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Knowledge of principles and practices pertaining to developing and negotiating clinical and/or corporate budgets in compliance with sponsor, federal, state and university policies and regulations.
Knowledge of financial systems applications and accepted business processes and practices. Familiarity with intellectual property, technology transfer, conflict of interest and conflict of commitment concepts.
Familiarity with development of corporate-sponsored research budgets for both basic and clinical research projects, including a basic understanding of Medicare coverage analysis and billing concepts associated with clinical trials.
Familiarity with contracts and contract negotiation including, but not limited to, provisions relating to payment terms.
Ability to maintain high standards with the work being performed and maintain awareness with trends and influences. Assumes personal responsibility for all outcomes; makes effective and timely decisions; and learns how to effectively use technology. Strategic and analytical thinking skills with an ability to solve problems and make decisions. Ability to make persuasive proposals to third parties. Ability to prioritize ongoing and new projects as well as conduct research and gather information.
Ability to effectively communicate both verbal and written thoughts, ideas, and facts. Writes and presents information in a clear and concise way. Interprets and understands written information and is able to listen attentively to verbal and non-verbal cues that lead to a deeper understanding.
Ability to work cooperatively with others and demonstrate professional, ethical, respectful, and courteous behavior when interacting with others. Capable of interacting pleasantly and positively with others to meet customer expectations, and provide follow up with customers.
Hiring Range:Commensurate with education and experience.
If accommodations are needed, contact Staffing & Career Services at 410-706-2606, Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Job: *Reg or CII Exempt Staff
Organization: *Research and Development - Center for Clinical Trials
Title: Clinical and Corporate Contracts Resource Management Professional
Requisition ID: 1800009T