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Robert Half Contracts Manager in Boston, Massachusetts

Description Robert Half has an opportunity for a Contracts Manager (attorney or senior paralegal). This will be a hands-on and worthwhile role under the general counsel. The Contracts Manager will draft, negotiate, and review an array of contracts. This full-time employment opportunity is based in the Boston, Massachusetts area. This is a hybrid flexible role i.e., approximately 2 days onsite, 3 days remote/week. Apply today and learn more about this exciting role.

Draft, negotiate and manage a wide range of contracts (which may include confidentiality agreements, consulting and service agreements, materials transfer agreements, research agreements, clinical study agreements, and various vendor services agreements, and work orders) under supervision of senior attorneys. Advise and troubleshoot on existing agreements and agreement-related questions under supervision of senior attorneys. Define risks related to contracts documents and relationships, and be able to communicate those risks to appropriate internal decision-makers for discussion and resolution. Interact with various internal clients efficiently and effectively to address legal and business questions. Manage contract templates, which include developing new templates and updating existing templates according to company guidelines and policies and/or Department requirements. Review, analyze, and summarize legal documents; provide status updates. Draft, update, and assist with implementation of policies and procedures. Requirements Minimum of 5 years experience as a paralegal OR 3+ years experience as a practicing attorney 2+ years of in-house experience at a biotechnology or pharmaceutical company, with a focus on contract drafting and negotiation Bachelor’s Degree and Paralegal Certificate required Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Suite Formal paralegal training preferred, Notary license a plus Demonstrated abilities to work in a high paced team environment, meet timelines and prioritize workflow Experience with contracts management systems Thorough understanding of the contract management process, including tracking, negotiation, approval, and signature processes. Working knowledge of the drug discovery and development process and ability to understand risks and requirements associated with pharmaceutical contracting preferred. Ability to work both independently and effectively across a variety of functional groups (such as Commercial, Clinical, Medical Affairs, Research and Development, CMC, Human Resources, Finance, Facilities, IT and Investor Relations) and all levels of management. Flexible and willing to learn new procedures and skill sets.

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