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DATE ADDED: Thu 11/10/2018

Sr. Contract Associate

South San Francisco, USA
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COMPANY: SWOON STAFFING

Job Description

We are hiring for a leader in the biotechnology space in South San Francisco! 

The ideal candidate will have a solid background in contract drafting and management, preferably with a legal education (Paralegal or JD) who has a good grasp on legal concepts (Intellectual Property, Confidentiality, Indemnification, etc.). Additionally, this person will ideally have a demonstrated history of strong negotiation skills and should be able to make recommendations on legal positions

Biotech experience is a huge plus!!

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct compliant, thorough and appropriate assessment, analysis, drafting, review, negotiation and issuance of moderate to complex contractual documents.
  • Negotiate the best contract terms possible, taking into consideration risk exposure and risk tolerance by the requesting department.
  • Advise and influence stakeholders and DevSci leadership on contractual and business terms, and process efficiencies.
  • Proactively lead process improvements or other projects that enhance and streamline processes, systems, tools and other resources.
  • Work collaboratively, effectively and efficiently with all internal and external partners and stakeholders.
  • Act as a resource within the group, train other Contract Professionals on group/departmental processes and operational activities, and customer specific processes. 
  • Deliver effective presentations to stakeholder groups and DevSci leadership that build understanding of contract purpose and process in addition to providing information on areas of concern and/or needed attention.
  • Manage special projects as necessary, independently determining methods and procedures on new assignments.
  • Maintain records of executed contracts and respond to audit requests. 
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • BS/BA in Legal or related discipline, or equivalent education plus experience.
  • Minimum 8 years contract management and/or comparable role.
  • Strong contract drafting and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to manage ever-changing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • High degree of customer focus and proven ability to build and maintain effective internal and external partnerships.
  • Team player with demonstrated strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build effective working relationships throughout all levels of the organization.

Required Skills:

  • CONTRACT DRAFTING
  • CONTRACT MANAGEMENT
  • DRAFTING
  • EXCELLENT VERBAL AND WRITTEN COMMUNICATION SKILLS
  • TEAM PLAYER

Additional Skills:

  • AUDIT
  • CONTRACTS
  • PROCESS IMPROVEMENTS
  • VENDOR AGREEMENTS
  • VENDOR CONTRACTS

Company Description
Come Get Swooned!!

Swoon Staffing handles the staffing needs of over 80 Fortune 500 clients.

We have won Best Staffing Agency to Work for in both 2014, 2015, & 2016 - as awarded by Monster.com

Swoon was also awarded the Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies in the U.S. in 2016

See for yourself! Glassdoor reviews - #removed#/Reviews


Role: Sr. Contract Associate
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Location: South San Francisco,

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