Manager, Site Budgeting and Contracting

at Takeda Pharmaceuticals in Springfield, Illinois, United States

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Job Description

Are you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company to inspire you and empower you to shine? Join us as a Manager, Site Budgeting and Contracting in Cambridge, MA or remotely reporting to the Director, Site Budgeting and Contracting.

At Takeda, we are transforming the pharmaceutical industry through our R&D-driven market leadership and being a values-led company. To do this, we empower our people to work towards their potential through life-changing work. Certified as a Global Top Employer, we offer stimulating careers, and work toward excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our global teams are united by an unwavering commitment to provide Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.

Here, you will be a necessary contributor to our inspiring, bold mission.


+ Support delivery of global site budgeting and contracting (SB&C) tasks, partnering with Sites, CRO and internal/external Study and Startup team members.

+ Manage escalations and review of global site budgets and contracts from CRO partners to ensure contract execution and study startup forecasts are achieved.

+ Improve negotiation and administration of master clinical trial agreements.

+ Develop creative processes, methodologies, data, and technologies that will ensure ongoing improvements in the delivery SB&C services


+ Manage negotiations, finalization and administration of Master Clinical Trial Agreements.

+ Develop and execute assigned Clinical Trial Agreements and budgets.

+ Oversee budget setup including parameters for assigned studies.

+ Partner with Study Start up Managers, CROs, Clinical Operations teams, and TAU partners to improve overall SB&C metrics and implement processes.

+ Ensure standards are applied to the SB&C processes across project portfolios and support continuous improvement activities while developing TA-aligned strategies.

+ Partner with Study Startup, CRO and Clinical Operations teams as an escalation point for global budget escalations outside of budget parameters.

+ Leverage leading industry tools and data sources to provide budget and contract feedback aligned with Takeda parameters and fair market value guidance.

+ Recognize and improve potential delays providing solutions to resolve and escalate non-performance.

+ Manage site contracts and budgets negotiation timelines to ensure sites are “Ready To Enroll” to the Startup Project Plan.


+ BS degree or international equivalent

+ 4 or more years of experience in clinical research site contracting and budgeting with evidence of increasing responsibility within a pharmaceutical company, CRO or relevant industry vendor.

+ 2 or moryears of global site budgeting and contracting oversight or negotiation.

+ Experience with Clinical Trial Agreements, budgeting and fair market value principles.

+ Knowledge of FDA and ICH-GCP guidelines for conducting clinical research.

+ Explain data, facilitate decision-making processes to be data-driven.

+ Expertise in principles driving country/site budgeting and contracting strategies.


Base Salary Range: $105,000 to $150,000 . Employees may also be eligible for Short Term and Long-Term Incentive benefits. Employees are eligible to participate in Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401(k), Charitable Contribution Match, Holidays, Personal Days & Vacation, Tuition Reimbursement Program and Paid Volunteer Time Off.

The final salary offered for this position may take into account a number of factors including, but not limited to, location, skills, education, and experience.

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Takeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law.


Massachusetts – Virtual

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Job Posting: JC252826559

Posted On: Dec 21, 2023

Updated On: Mar 13, 2024

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