Senior Site Payment Specialist

Functional Services Sofia, Bulgaria


Position at Premier Research

Premier Research helps highly innovative biotech and specialty pharma companies transform life-changing ideas into reality, targeting unmet needs in analgesia, neuroscience, oncology, pediatrics, and rare diseases.

We’re looking for an exceptional Senior Site Payment Specialist to bring your passion to our team. You will be encouraged to grow professionally and personally while enjoying cross-functional partnerships with genuinely supportive colleagues, regardless of location or seniority. Most importantly, you will be using your skills to bring tangible hope to critically ill patients around the world.

At Premier Research, we are science-minded and heart-centered. Join us.

This position is preferably office-based but open to remote.

Responsible for completing site finance activities on behalf of the clinical trial sponsor, including but not limited to, study and global site contract setup in electronic investigator grant payment system and payment issue reconciliation. Serves as key point of contact in interactions with sponsors on behalf of the organization and assists in the training and development of junior staff.

You’ll be accountable for:

  • Reviews and interprets payment terms as outlined in global clinical site payment documents for each contract executed (e.g., North America and Rest of World (ROW) Clinical Trial Agreements (CTAs), budget grids, amendments, change orders and budget modification letters)

  • Ensures the payment configuration requirements are clearly delineated and defined for each study (backup requirements, manual vs. Electronic Data Capture (EDC) driven, bulk vs.

    individual line items, etc.)

  • Escalates ambiguous payment information to contract negotiator for clarification

  • Extracts payment information (e.g., amounts, caps, limits, backup requirements) from clinical site payment documents and populates machine readable payment system template

    to facilitate site set up in the payment system

  • Distinguishes between data driven and manual payment line items and configure accordingly

  • Reviews site setup in the payment system to ensure there are no errors

  • Collaborates and communicates with business partners

  • Ensures finance activities are completed within timelines as per service level agreements

  • Troubleshoots issues and ensures problems are seen to resolution

    · Liaises with the sponsor as needed to resolve issues that cannot be resolved within the


  • Trains and mentors Associate Site Payment Specialist and Site Payment Specialist

  • Performs additional duties as assigned

You’ll need this to be considered:

  • 2+ years of practical experience in global site finance activities and/or clinical trial finance including hands-on experience writing, interpreting, or reviewing payment terms in global Clinical Trial Agreements (CTAs). Alternately, must have proven experience in all primary job functions

  • Demonstrates excellent English verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent computer skills in a Microsoft Windows environment including proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite of tools (eg - Outlook, Work, Excel, etc)

  • Proven ability to drive a successful customer experience through positive customer interactions, provision of quality and timely deliverables, and task ownership

  • Strong analytical and organization skills, able to work independently and manage multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities

  • Proven ability to mentor others by instructing and developing capabilities

  • Previous project management experience preferred

  • Willing to work afternoon & evening hours