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Contracts Manager ~ Biotech
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
  • A minimum of 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
  • Salary Range:
  • 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.