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Contracts Manager
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
San Bruno, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • BA in a relevant discipline. JD from an accredited law school or paralegal certificate (or equivalent degree or experience) is preferred
  • At least three (3) years experience in pharmaceutical/biotech industry contracting
  • Familiarity with biopharma industry, from drug discovery to clinical development
  • Ability to identify contract-related risks and issues and propose solutions and mitigations
  • Strong drafting and negotiating skills, with the ability to work with or without a playbook
  • Excellent time management and prioritization skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects at once
  • Adaptability to new and evolving processes
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Excellent business judgment
  • Strong communication and social skills, both oral and written
  • Use your experience to timely draft, review and negotiate agreements, including Master Services Agreements, Laboratory Agreements, Statements of Work, Consulting Agreements, and Confidentiality Agreements, escalating to manager and others as needed
  • Manage a high volume of agreements from start to finish to support scientific and operational needs of the company
  • Develop collaborative working relationships with cross-functional partners
  • Operate and support our existing contracting policies and processes and assist in the development and implementation of process improvements
  • Play an important role in the design, development, and implementation of a contract management system
  • Contribute to the development of contracting playbooks and templates
  • Develop training on contracting policies and processes or contract issues for the company
  • Serve as primary point of contact for business stakeholders on contract matters
  • Assist on other projects and supporting administrative functions as needed as part of the legal team

51-200 employees

Company Overview
Alector is combining state-of-the-art antibody technology and recent discoveries in neuroimmunology and human genetics to develop novel.