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Senior Contract Associate

South San Francisco, CA 94080

Posted: 03/01/2023 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Legal Job Number: 11099 Pay Rate: $42.00 - $50.00

Job Description

Our client is a leading biotechnology company that discovers, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines to treat patients with serious or life-threatening medical conditions. They are among the world's leading biotech companies, with multiple products on the market and a promising development pipeline.

  • The team, comprised of experienced contract strategists in contract life cycle management.
  • The ethos is enabling science to help patients, while doing what is right for our organization.
  • We are seeking a talented contract negotiator to join its all-star team.
  • This stakeholder-facing and independent negotiator will support the Company's portfolio of agreements in furtherance of Company pipeline.
  • Working directly with internal and external business and legal personnel, this individual will draft, negotiate, and execute contracts while ensuring the best position on behalf of the Company.

Demonstrated experience and a track record of success in:
  • Possess fundamental knowledge of contract lifecycle management, from initiation to execution.
  • Drafting and negotiating service contracts.
  • Working with stakeholders and different departments which may include business development, procurement, finance, legal and compliance.
  • Solid interpersonal, listening, and communicative skills to ensure consistent transparency among all stakeholders and business teams.
  • A United States law degree (J.D.).
  • At least one year of contract drafting and negotiation experience.

Job Requirements

  • Draft, negotiate, and execute a variety of different type of service and nondisclosure agreements.
  • Support day-to-day business operations while engaging in teamwork with DSC and different departments.
  • Work closely with DSC, stakeholders, and different departments to identify, incorporate, and initiate process improvements based on evolving contract and project demands.
  • Analyze contract positions that deviate from companys general business standard and balance risk tolerance of such positions while maintaining companys business standards.
  • Independently exercise business judgment and strategize contract risk mitigation solutions while upholding companys business standards and best practice.
  • Contribute to development and improvement of contract templates, playbooks, and guidance documents.
  • Exhibit a can-do outlook and positivity in this position.
  • US J.D. only.
  • Onsite position - At least 3 days onsite a week.

Meet Your Recruiter

Lisa Weiss
Senior Recruiter, Account Manager

As a Recruiter at Compass, Lisa has a long history of working with candidates in many different industries. Lisa was drawn to the life science industry because she feels her best work is done when she’s connecting candidates to jobs that make a big impact on the world.

Lisa is passionate about her candidates and feels most rewarded when she helps them land their dream job. She will walk you through the opportunities and guide you so that you can share your best self to the employer.

When Lisa isn’t working, she enjoys fitness, travel, and spending time with her husband and two children.  And yes, if her voice sounds familiar to you it’s because she’s a famous voice over star.

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