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Research Contracts Coordinator

Surrey, BC
Full Time

Are you looking to become part of an organization that has this pride in their people and strives to support them in building an extraordinary workplace? From the financial advisor handling our health care resources, to the IT professional enabling life-saving data, to the nurse and physician on the front line of patient care, everyone plays a role in the care continuum. Together, we create great workplaces

Fraser Health is one of Canada's largest and fastest growing health authorities. Over 26,000 employees, 2,600 physicians and 8,000 volunteers provide a wide range of integrated health care services to over 1.6 million people living in Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley and handle operations of 12 hospitals, BC's first dedicated outpatient care and surgery centre and services in public health, home health, mental health and residential care facilities.

As a Research Contracts Coordinator you will be responsible for a range of business support activities to the Department of Evaluation and Research Services.

Keep reading to discover more about this exciting position.

Bring your enthusiasm, vision and expertise to a role where you can really make a difference!

In this key role, you will have the opportunity to:
    •Participate in the long term planning process for the Fraser Health Department of Evaluation and Research Services' Clinical Trial program. •Acquire understanding of sponsor/contract research organization (CRO) interests and of the clinical research regulatory environment. •Advise principal investigators/research staff on requirements for industry-sponsored clinical research agreements as well as interpretations/implications of various terms. •Gather and maintain data on current clinical research fees for services at Fraser Health, to ensure that Fraser Health researchers have accurate data upon which to base their clinical trial and grant budgets and to reduce the risk of a budget shortfall. •Assist in the development of sponsored clinical study and grant budgets (including in-kind). •Review contract drafts provided by research funders or collaborators •Negotiate amendments and modifications to research agreements, as necessary and coordinates execution requirements. •Conduct appropriate review and approval of contracts.

Pivotal to being successful in this position will be:
    •Functional experience in the negotiation and management of clinical study budgets and research grants, including knowledge of grant principles and practices. •Knowledge of financial management, including basic accounting principles and practices, preferably in health research administration. •Experience with computerized accounting and timekeeping systems and procedures.

As the successful candidate, you possess:
    •A Bachelors' degree in Research or Health Administration, Finance, Business Administration. •5 years recent related experience in a research administration or health care environment including experience in contract development and negotiation and budget development and management in a health research environment

This position is based at Central City Tower located in Surrey, BC which is accessible via SkyTrain.

Be part of a dynamic team of professionals, dedicated to research development across Fraser Health.

Fraser Health values diversity in the work force and strives to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust.