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Senior Manager, Strategic Outsourcing

Company: FibroGen, Inc
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Senior Manager, Strategic Outsourcing page is loaded Senior Manager, Strategic Outsourcing Apply locations San Francisco, CA time type Full time posted on Posted Yesterday job requisition id 2023390 Senior Manager, Strategic Outsourcing

This person will be a member of the Strategic Outsourcing Team. The Senior Manager will assist in the qualification and selection of clinical vendors, support contracting activities, support negotiations, and manage site budgets and compensation with clinical sites. This includes both sites managed directly by FibroGen or by a CRO.

This position will manage the process and workflow of site contracts, ensure compliance with existing agreements, and ensure the proper routing of documents for execution by corporate officers and perform other duties as assigned. The Senior Manager will draft, negotiate and execute vendor contracts throughout the duration of the clinical studies. This person must have the ability to properly vet vendors prior to introducing them to the team and be able to negotiate while not comprising the safety and integrity of the scope of work to be performed.

Specific duties:
--- Work cross functionally with clinical development teams (clinical, DM, Biometrics, safety, regulatory, quality and legal) to define and review vendor contract proposals and budgets
--- Develop RFPs in support of the clinical development run by FibroGen
--- Draft and finalize clinical work orders, change orders, service agreements and consulting agreements according to the defined scope of work
--- Participate in weekly/biweekly study team meetings and CRO teleconferences to track study progress/protocol amendments and manage vendor compliance with the scope of work as well as monitor contracts for compliance with company and department policies
--- Work with the business operations team to strategically review and compare study budgets and provide the feedback directly to the vendor and/or to the clinical review team members
--- Facilitate vendor qualification and vendor selection by leading capability presentations, bid defenses, internal team discussions and score card reviews for both large and small studies; maintain vendor selection documentation
--- Negotiate with the vendors regarding RFPs, proposal comments and detailing deliverables to be included in the final scope of work
--- Submit financial and contractual approval requests being able to address questions/comments regarding the contract up for approval
--- Pro-active in identifying issues internally with vendors that could interfere with achievement of project goals and timelines and resolve disputes in a timely manner
--- Initiate, cultivate and maintain strong relationships with vendors and the study teams they support
--- Manage the status of clinical trial budgets coordinating with legal for both sites and vendors.
--- Review the budgets that have been negotiated by the team members and ensure that they are accurate and compliant with FibroGen policies and best practices.
--- Format and finalize site CTAs for execution


--- Minimum BA/BS degree or relevant graduate degree highly preferred
--- Minimum of four to six (4-6) years of experience in a contract and/or business operations environment in a pharmaceutical, CRO/ biotech company or worked in a clinical operations setting with a CRO/Sponsor company
--- Expertise in clinical trials is required.
--- Direct experience vetting and negotiating with vendors is a must.
--- Ability to understand the clinical development process and demonstrate the capability of managing multiple external vendors for multiple clinical trials simultaneously
--- Demonstrated leadership qualities, including the ability to say "no."
--- Knowledge of applicable regulatory and ICH guidance regarding clinical research and GCP.
--- Demonstrated ability to independently solve problems in a rapidly changing environment.
--- An excellent communicator, both written and verbal, with the ability to train and present data as required.
--- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
--- An innovative, driven and effective person with a "can do" attitude.
--- A goal-oriented person who can plan for the long-term and execute stated objectives.
--- Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, Access and Outlook required SALARY RANGE $180,500.00-$195,100.00 FibroGen is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender identity/expression, creed, national origin/ancestry, age, alienage or citizenship, status, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law. FibroGen will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. At FibroGen we continue to strive to build a diverse and equitable workplace; we share the typical minimum and maximum salary ranges on all job postings. For annual base pay, we typically set standard ranges for positions based on function and level benchmarks. Further, we establish fixed annual bonus targets, expressed at a % of annual base pay, based on level in the organization. Bonus awards are determined based on assessment of individual and corporate goal achievement. All compensation offers of employment are determined by multiple factors including a candidate's relevant qualifications, work experience, skills, and other factors and may vary from the amounts listed above. Notice to Recruiters and Search Firms FibroGen does not accept unsolicited resumes or communications. Contact with a hiring manager or submission or presentation of candidates by recruiters or placement agencies without a current signed agreement with FibroGen will not constitute, in any form, a financial obligation or agreement for recruitment services or placement support or consulting fees.E-Verify: Notice to all Prospective Employees Similar Jobs (1) Senior Director, Strategic Outsourcing locations San Francisco, CA time type Full time posted on Posted 19 Days Ago About Us FibroGen, Inc. is a leading science-based biopharmaceutical company discovering and developing a pipeline of first-in-class therapeutics. The company applies its pioneering expertise in fibrosis and hypoxia-inducible factor (HIF) biology and clinical development to advance innovative medicines for the treatment of anemia, fibrotic disease, and cancer. Please to learn more about FibroGen where we believe that our employees are our most important asset and dedicated to remaining a great place to work. -

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