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Contract Law Attorney in Rochester, MN

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Company name

Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Practice Area

Contract Law

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


USA Rochester, MN

Posted on

Jul 30,2017

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Contract Manager Duties: A member of Clinic’s Legal Department and have significant responsibilities in serving and coordinating the legal needs of Connected Care/Outreach/Enhanced Medicine. Will have responsibility for supporting department activities, contractual arrangements, and other expanding business lines and will work closely with Legal Department attorneys and paraprofessionals, Outside Counsel, the Contract Administration Manager, and other Contract Managers. Performs contract development, review, analysis and negotiation for consulting and research-related arrangements across all of Mayo. Ensures contract compliance with current law/regulations and Mayo’s policies, procedures and practices. Manages contract negotiations between Mayo and external professionals, which includes resolving conflicting interests and objectives. Assists in the development of negotiation strategies, identifies areas of contract risk, offers alternatives for management of such risk, and provides consultation and guidance to investigators, administrators and other parties internally throughout the entire Mayo system and externally with respect to contract matters. Obtains appropriate financial review. Works independently in management of a large number of simultaneous contract negotiations and performs other miscellaneous responsibilities and special projects as requested.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Requires a bachelor’s degree, preferably in business or law with 5+ years of related experience in contract management/negotiations. A JD Degree may be substituted for required experience. Healthcare or clinical trial research exposure is preferred. Demonstrated leadership and supervisory experience required. Working knowledge of business and contract law relating to healthcare/contract issues. Demonstrated persuasion and negotiation skills, exceptional communication abilities, self-directed, ability to work independently with the capacity to manage multiple priorities. Must be able to compose business contract terms and language, including redlining agreements for counter negotiation and inclusion in contracts. Strong analytical skills needed for analysis of complex contracting arrangements, mediating and resolving issues relating to contract negotiation. Ingenuity, judgment and creativity are needed to perform this job combined with good planning and organizational skills. Knowledge with regard to healthcare and specifically clinical trial research is preferred.

Additional info

Job Posting Number: 86112BR

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
200 First Street SW
Rochester, MN 55905