Job Title: Business Systems Analyst III (Clinical Project manager)
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Duration: 6+ Months

• Act as the chief clinical subject matter expert to analyze and recommend updates to existing clinical intelligence.
• Review the application's resource planning and level of effort costing rules and specify updates to remain current with industry standards.
• Engage the ClearTrial customer community to understand, interpret, and document new product requirements and enhancements.
• Communicate requirements and specifications to internal product management and development.
• Provide guidance and recommendations on the strategic direction of the product.

• 7+ years' experience in clinical outsourcing, financial planning, and/or clinical project or program management, with strong experience in the following areas:
• Actively negotiating clinical CRO bids
• Constructing or analyzing clinical budget proposals
• Building and managing costing models
• Reviewing Request for Proposals (RFPs), CRO bids, and protocols to identify specifications that impact cost and strategy
• 3+ years as a clinical trial finance, program, or project manager for a biotech/pharmaceutical company or CRO
• Strong analytical skills
• Customer facing experience
• Entrepreneurial drive and ability to deliver results with limited supervision
• Energetic, self-motivated, and assertive
• Bachelor's Degree or equivalent

Additional Desired Skills/Experience
• Experience with clinical trial systems (CTMS, EDC, IRT, etc.) and processes
• Broad experience in both CRO and sponsor clinical operations
• PMP certification
• Business analysis
• Hands-on experience with ClearTrial or other budgeting and forecasting software

Detailed Description:
As a consultant for product strategy and management, you will utilize your industry expertise to analyze and communicate external customer needs into product requirements. You will evaluate existing system capabilities and work with clients and the industry to define product and clinical intelligence updates and enhancements.

Work is non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical and business skills. This position will act independently as an individual contributor and as a team member, providing guidance and mentoring to others. This role requires a critical thinker with strategic agility, financial modeling expertise, strong business acumen and organizational prowess. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 7 years of pharmaceutical industry contracting, business planning, budgeting or related experience required.

Other Details:
• Location – home-based, US
• Contract duration – 6 months with potential for longer term and/or full-time
• Travel required – up to 30%