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ProfileSenior Contracts Associate The candidate will draft, review and negotiate a wide range of NON-Clinical R&D, Operations, Commercial and Market Access agreements. Independently support contract needs of assigned business departments and act as the primary liaison for agreements between business and legal departments. Manage agreements from start to finish including logging and updating contract management system for agreements. Ensure that agreements are timely reviewed and handled, and all agreement records are accurately maintained in contract management system. Arrange and conduct meetings with senior leaders and business stakeholders to understand business priorities; to provide update on the status of assigned agreements; and to respond to inquiries related to agreements including contractual terms. Provide training to business stakeholders on company policies and processes relevant to agreements. Work cross functionally with various departments to resolve issues related to contracting and support cross-functional initiatives. Support the continuous improvement of templates, playbooks and workflow processes. Perform administrative functions including: scheduling meetings/conference calls, maintaining departmental files (electronic or otherwise), managing contract documentation flow and ongoing maintenance of the contract management system utilized by company. May oversee work of junior associates, including reviewing agreements and advising on contractual provisions. Understand and effectively use Microsoft Office Suite, Apttus and other business-specific software. Develop knowledge of Pharmacyclics’ business and supported client areas. Comply with all laws, regulations and policies that govern the company business. Should have extensive contract management experience. Must have strong communication skills to effectively gather relevant information from business groups and interact and negotiate with others, both internal and external. Any people management experience is a plus. Must have 5+ years of relevant experience. Bachelor’s Degree and/or ABA approved Paralegal Certificate. Experience with pharmaceutical/biotech companies and/or academic institutions is preferred. JD or educational background in applicable scientific field is a plus.
995 East Arques Avenue
Sunnyvale, CA 94085