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BeiGene Sr. Clinical Investigator Payment Associate in Des Moines, Iowa

BeiGene continues to grow at a rapid pace with challenging and exciting opportunities for experienced professionals. When considering candidates, we look for scientific and business professionals who are highly motivated, collaborative, and most importantly, share our passionate interest in fighting cancer.

General Description:

The Clinical Investigator Payment Associate will undertake activities to provide specialized support and assistance to the Clinical Business Operations and all studies in site payment vendor portfolio. This role partners closely with the Clinical Operations team, contracts and budget team, and site payment vendor. Role will also ensure accuracy and timely site payments for study portfolio by planning, executing, tracking and management of global clinical trial payments.

Experience with site payment vendor management or oversite including holding vendor accountable for services in Statement of Work (SOW).

Experience creating baseline Investigator Grant budget estimates using a benchmarking tool and assessing for Fair Market Value (FMV)

Ability to manage total overall study budget as well as global payments, with specific emphasis on the Asia-Pacific region as well as experience with other country specific payment rules and regulations.

Support the implementation of the SOW and Change Order process and project related cost, if applicable.

Demonstrated experience in supporting R&D as it relates to Clinical Trial business operations.

Successfully work with 3rd party site payment vendor resolving site payment discrepancies, historical payment issues, and monthly reporting requests.

Track payments owed to clinical research sites in accordance with the negotiated unit price per the site


Support management in identification of risks, develop mitigation strategies, alternative solutions, resolve issues, action item/follow up in collaboration with cross functional and/or matrix teams.

Maintain frequent and consistent communication with external partners and/or investigators and internal departments regarding payment activities during the contract lifecycle.

Able to review Clinical Trial site budgets, as needed.

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Education Required:

  • Bachelor’s (BA/BS) Degree from accredited college or university or

  • 2-4 years’ finance, accounting, and/or Business Administration experience or 3-5 years in clinical research or pharmaceutical industry


Ethics - Treats people with respect; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently. Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time. Follows instructions and responds to management direction.

Communication - Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations. Writes clearly and informatively. Able to read and interpret written information.

Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed. Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Shares expertise with others.

Adaptability – Able to adapt to changes in the work environment. Manages competing demands. Changes approach or method to best fit the situation. Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and development areas; Pursues training and opportunities for growth; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.

Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data.

Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully.

Project Management - Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget.

Computer Skills: Advanced knowledge Microsoft Office - Word, Excel, Power Point and MS Outlook; Smartsheets, SharePoint, MS Teams and Power BI

Other Qualifications:

Fluent in written and verbal English.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal relationship skills including relationship building and management skills.

Demonstrated problem-solving and critical thinking skills, root cause analysis, attention to detail, and performance of duties.

Prior experience in clinical operations, finance, or grant payment position

Travel: As Needed

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. BeiGene does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.