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Labcorp Budgets Specialist I, S.A in San Juan, Puerto Rico

Job Overview:

As part of a global team you will be responsible for preparing country site budgets and study financial appendices, assisting with the negotiation of site agreement budgets and financial exhibits of a certain complexity. This unique opportunity is perfect if you are currently working on a regional level and would like the opportunity to work across US, EMEA, and APAC.

Your main duties will include but not be restricted to:

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Timely updating of the departmental contract tracking system.

  • 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.

  • Provides support to other Site Agreement staff and assists internal staff with site budget inquiries as required.

  • Facilitates the internal review/sign off process of budget/financial appendix within the site agreements

  • Support line manager with departmental goals, objectives and initiatives as assigned in a positive and flexible way.

Join us and see why LabCorp Drug Development has been named by Forbes as one of the World's Best Employers 2020 and more than 90% of the top 20 global pharmaceutical companies are repeat customers. We can offer you not only a job, but a stable, long-term international career.


  • University-level degree preferred


  • Recent and relevant experience of preparing budgets from protocols in the CRO or pharmaceutical industries, or an equivalent combination of education and experience to successfully perform the key responsibilities of the job.

  • Significant related experience in a Contracts/Grants/Finance department or equivalent experience in other professional environment working with contracts/budgets/grants