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Research Contracts Analyst Research Contracts

Competition #:814544

Job Title:Research Contracts Analyst Research Contracts

Job Category:Research

New Work Type:Full-Time Permanent

Positions Available:1

Union Affiliation:NU

Posted Date:13/11/17

Closing date:30/11/17

Salary Range:$26.37 - $31.51 per hour

FTE Assignment (Cas=0.000001):1.0

The Office of Research Administration is looking for a Research Contracts Analyst.  The primary responsibility of the Research Contracts Analyst will be to undertake the review, negotiation and management of low risk research contracts for specific research business units. 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • receiving, reviewing, and managing low risk research agreements, including material transfer agreements, confidentiality agreements, privacy and data transfer agreements, service agreements and other research-related contracts
  • ensuring that all agreements comply with St. Michael's Hospital institutional policies
  • negotiating contractual financial terms on behalf of the Hospital, its Researchers, and other third parties engaged with the hospital
  • reviewing budgets
  • working with the hospital departments to ensure support of specific research needs
  • advocating on behalf of researchers with internal service providers
  • liaising with external parties as their agents in contract negotiation
  • liaising with the Human Resources Department to promote research compliance
  • maintaining liaisons with the University of Toronto and our sister teaching hospitals by attending various committee meetings
  • Other duties may be assigned as required at the discretion of the Director, Research Operations

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Undergraduate degree with knowledge of contract law or; a law, business or health administration degree with related experience
  • Demonstrated excellent negotiation skills
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with research policies and guidelines, including Ontario’s Personal Health Information Protection Act
  • Excellent drafting skills including superior English language (reading and writing) skills
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) skills, interpersonal skills and organizational skills
  • Ability to analyze legal documents and to explain their meaning in non-technical terms
  • Computer proficiency, knowledge of Microsoft Word, Access and Excel
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively with others
  • Ability to exercise good judgment
  • Excellent detail oriented skills
  • Ability to manage multiple time sensitive documents for review simultaneously
  • Commitment to the vision, goals, and mission and values of St. Michael's Hospital