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Budget Specialist I

Covance 11/23/2018 12:57:16 PM
JOB ID: 24885 Category: Clinical Trial Management
Bangalore, India

   

 

Job Overview

Looking for candidates who can be office based in Bangalore / Mumbai.

1. Responsible for adherence to standard operating procedures (SOPs)
2. Manages assigned country budget related activities in a professional manner, with careful compliance with internal processes and procedures, or otherwise according to specified Sponsor requirements.
3. With support, responsible for management of certain financial aspects of clinical studies including but not limited to supporting Project Directors with post-award study budget estimates and review of proposals and elaborating simple investigator grants, monitoring budgetary aspects for all sites, liaise with internal and, if required, external teams regarding agreement/budget details and timelines to ensure quick approval of country budgets .
4. With support, develops baseline site country budgets, supports site specific budget preparation, deliver study specific budget training, reviews and approves site budgets, and processes Covance financial language/appendix in site agreements in a commercially reasonably manner that protects Covance's fundamental interests and in accordance with departmental practices and policies.
5. Responsible for the timely updating of the departmental contract tracking system.
6. Provides management with regular status updates, collaborate with study team to avoid delays, identifies and escalates issues (as defined in departmental processes) that must be escalated to line manager, project management staff, Business Development staff, Budgets & Proposals staff or higher management as necessary to minimize delays and to facilitate the prompt conclusion of site budget negotiations.
7. Provides support to other Site Agreement staff and assists internal staff with site budget inquiries as required.
8. Facilitates the internal review/sign off process of budget/financial appendix within the site agreements
9. Support line manager with departmental goals, objectives and initiatives as assigned in a positive and flexible way.
10. Complies with and fulfils corporate requirements of the position including, inputting activities in Timesheets, conducting all required training and documenting training in training systems, and preparing and submitting any company expense reports for reimbursement in a timely manner.

* Perform other duties as required by the Department such as reporting requests, database creation and maintenance etc.

Education/Qualifications

Recommended:

University-level degree preferred

Ability to maintain confidentiality of employee data and information during interactions with staff at all levels

Proficiency with MS Office Programs

Ability to effectively organize, prioritize and plan

Strong attention to detail, numerical and analytical skills

Strong oral and written communication abilities

Experience working in a team environment as well as independently

Ability to work under time pressures

Good administrative knowledge

Good interpersonal and communication skills

Able to assist in organizing multiple ongoing tasks, and to effectively prioritize workload

Able to be proactive and take initiative in completing work or escalating issues

Flexibility in responding to changing job demands

Self-starter capable of identifying challenges, responding to issues in coordination with others

Experience

Minimum 1 - 3+ years of Experience , or an equivalent combination of education and Experience to successfully perform the key responsibilities of the job


Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Bangalore, IND - India



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