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Contracts Manager

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Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Aug 09, 2021

Valid Through

Nov 22, 2021

Posted on

Jul 04, 2021

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Cambridge, MA, United States

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Contract Law >> Contract Law
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Contracts Manager
Responsibilities: Draft and negotiate a high volume of contracts common to the biopharmaceutical industry, including confidentiality agreements, consulting agreements, and master service agreements/work orders with vendors and suppliers . Interact with internal and external parties to gather relevant information required for contract preparation, negotiation and management . Liaise with team members to respond to inquiries, determine legal or contractual needs, and provide documentation. Actively manage contract requests, ensuring prompt transitions through each of the contracting stages from request to full execution. Work closely with the Senior Contracts Manager and attorneys to ensure the Company’s contract management function runs smoothly and efficiently. Assist with the development of processes and practices that standardize and streamline the internal contracting process, including developing and updating contract templates and standard provisions to be utilized in various scenarios. Manage contract renewal process, including continuous monitoring of upcoming contract expiration dates, and preparing amendments for dissemination to vendors and suppliers. Undertake special projects for Legal team or Company-wide initiatives from time to time.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree with 5+ years contract drafting and negotiation experience. Experience within the life sciences industry ideally working in the clinical development field. Experience and knowledge of clinical trial agreements a plus. Legal/paralegal or equivalent experience required Ability to provide meticulous attention to detail while juggling multiple projects and priorities simultaneously; strong follow-through skills. Effective communicator with skills to interact collaboratively with a diverse set of individuals at all levels of the organization. Self-motivated; service oriented; able to work independently and to problem solve . Collaborative team player; contributes to the efficiency and productivity of department. Sound judgment; acts with integrity and respect at all times.

Additional info

Requisition ID: 1049

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Syros Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
35 CambridgePark Drive
4th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02140


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