Job Description:

The Contracts Counsel, will be responsible for leading the contracting function at Atreca, including managing day-to-day contracting needs. This position will report to the General Counsel.

Key Responsibilities:

Lead the contracting function, including drafting, reviewing, and negotiating a wide variety of contracts (e.g., MSAs, SOWs, various vendor agreements, consulting agreements, MTAs, clinical CRO agreements, manufacturing agreements, license agreements, and software licenses)

Review clinical-trial related documents (e.g., ICFs and general legal correspondence)

Take a practical approach to contracting focused on the needs of the business and internal clients

Work closely with internal clients to identify and articulate contract issues and risks, provide practical advice, become a trusted partner and ensure efficient and effective completion of contracts

Work closely with the General Counsel to review existing contracts process and contracts management system, and modify and optimize to meet legal and business needs

Manage contracts process and contracts management system, and educate internal clients

Review existing contract templates and implement changes as needed

Manage contracts management system vendor

Manage outside counsel and related budget

Provide general legal advice on, and support for, other corporate matters


J.D. from an accredited law school required

Admitted to practice in at least one state, preferably CA, and in good standing

At least 8 years relevant legal experience, with at least 5 years at a biotechnology or pharmaceutical company, preferably in early-stage development

Experience managing and optimizing contracts management systems required

Experience with clinical contracting strongly preferred

Experience with GDPR and other privacy laws preferred

Skilled at providing high-quality, timely, and practical legal advice and risk assessments

Skilled at explaining complex legal issues

Skilled at advising senior management

Skilled at managing outside counsel

Excellent judgment

Excellent communication, negotiation, presentation, and interpersonal skills

Excellent organizational and project-management skills

Strong client-service attitude to serve as a trusted business partner and collaborator

Strong and demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic culture

Excitement to work at Atreca and support its purpose and values

To apply for this job email your details to vagasempregosbrasil@outlook.com

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