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Senior Contracts Manager

Employer
Oxford BioMedica Limited
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
28 Sep 2021

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Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job description:

Do you pride yourself on your integrity? We do what's right for our employees, patients and partners, and so can you.

Oxford Biomedica's Intellectual Property and Contracts team is responsible for the company's global patent and trademark portfolios, as well as contracts with our partners and suppliers.

We are currently recruiting for a Sr Contracts Manager to join the team. The main purpose of the role is to review, draft, negotiate and manage agreements with other parties in accordance with company policies and procedures and business requirements whilst managing one or more other team members.

Your responsibilities in this role would be:
  • Review, draft and negotiate agreements with other parties as allocated, in accordance with company policies, procedures and business requirements and to minimise risks to the company
  • With Senior Director, Contracts Operations, manage team processes and procedures relating to agreement request, drafting, negotiation and finalisation
  • With guidance from Senior Director, Contracts Operations, work with other Contracts Manager to design and implement policies and procedures covering contract negotiation and management and to monitor compliance with such policies and procedures across the company
  • Oversee day-to-day activities of more junior members of contracts team
  • Keep track of status of unsigned agreements and follow up where necessary
  • Handover of negotiated agreements to internal contract requesters to explain obligations
  • Use all business tools available to ensure electronic correspondence and agreements are filed appropriately
  • Participate in keeping Oxford Biomedica agreement templates up to date to reflect current legal precedent and in house policies
  • Line managing certain member(s) of the contracts team
  • Provide on-going training of more junior members of contracts team


To be successful in this role, you will have the following skills and experience:
  • Educated to at least degree level
  • Significant experience and knowledge of generation, review, negotiation, and management of a wide range of agreements with other parties
  • Understanding of the importance of confidentiality and intellectual property to the organisation
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and Adobe; knowledge of databases
  • Previous experience of managing people or teams
  • Experience in a similar business an advantage
  • Ability to present complex information in a context-appropriate way
  • Ability to communicate key contract terms in a clear, concise, and precise way across the business at most levels

Do you want to feel inspired every day? We're future-focused and our business is growing rapidly. We succeed together through passion, commitment and team work, and so can you.

Collaborate. Contribute. Change lives

No agencies please

Profile description:

To be successful in this role, you will have the following skills and experience:
  • Educated to at least degree level
  • Significant experience and knowledge of generation, review, negotiation, and management of a wide range of agreements with other parties
  • Understanding of the importance of confidentiality and intellectual property to the organisation
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and Adobe; knowledge of databases
  • Previous experience of managing people or teams
  • Experience in a similar business an advantage
  • Ability to present complex information in a context-appropriate way
  • Ability to communicate key contract terms in a clear, concise, and precise way across the business at most levels

Do you want to feel inspired every day? We're future-focused and our business is growing rapidly. We succeed together through passion, commitment and team work, and so can you.

Collaborate. Contribute. Change lives

No agencies please

We offer:

We are committed to offering highly competitive reward packages for all our staff. That's why, every year, we benchmark our salaries and benefits against the local pharmaceutical market - by that, we mean that we compare our packages with those of other major companies in the London, Oxford, Cambridge areas.

We're looking for highly skilled, focused individuals to help us deliver life-changing therapies to patients. It's no mean feat, and we have to work together to make this happen.

Along the way, you'll have a rich variety of opportunities to really develop your career. We'll also give you a generous set of employee benefits and a competitive salary.
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