San Rafael, CA

Contracts Associate

Contracts Associate
Location: San Rafael, CA
Hybrid Schedule / 2 days/week on-site (Tuesdays & Thursdays)
12-Month Contract Assignment (potential to extend / convert)
Pay: $40-44 / HR
Our pharmaceutical client is looking for a Contracts Associate to support the Legal Department and business partners by drafting, negotiating, and tracking a high volume of contracts.

  • Researching prior contracting relationships with contracting parties
  • Drafting, primarily from templates, multiple contract types including Non-Disclosure Agreements, Master Service Agreements, Amendments, Scopes of Work, and Change Orders using DocuSign CLM
  • Utilizing playbooks to negotiate contracts
  • Monitor and track a large volume of contracts from draft to final signatures using the CLM
  • Engage with other functional areas within the Client to assess and respond to contracting needs, obligations, and revisions
  • Coordinate work flow between the Legal Department and other departments
  • Drive Legal Department initiatives, including assistance with templates and playbooks and training CLM users

Education & Experience:

  • BA degree and 2-4 years of experience
  • Strong proofreading and editing skills
  • Strong computer skills in database management and document preparation (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Must be able to manage heavy workload and aggressive timelines in a timely manner
  • Experience in contracts administration or other relevant experience is strongly preferred
  • Experience at a law firm or within an in-house legal department of a public company a plus
  • Experience within biotech/pharma/medical device industry or other contract-intensive field is a plus
  • Familiarity with DocuSign CLM or any other contract management system is a plus Please submit your resume in Word or PDF format to be considered.

  • Max. file size: 300 MB.