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Homology Medicines, Inc. Contracts Specialist in Bedford, Massachusetts

Homology is seeking a Contracts Specialist, who thrives in a high-performing and collaborative environment, to join its Legal team and support Homology’s operations. The Contracts Specialist will work across functions and teams as a trusted partner to proactively facilitate the efficient negotiation, execution and tracking of contracts. The ideal candidate will bring a focus on collaboration, professionalism, confidentiality, superior organizational and prioritization skills, and a high level of attention to detail. The Contracts Specialist will be responsible for the implementation and ‘ownership’ of a contracts management system. This individual will report to the Director, Legal Operations.

  • Provide comprehensive contract lifecycle management

  • Independently draft, review, negotiate and provide oversight in the execution of a variety of agreements, including confidentiality, material transfer, services, consulting, clinical trial, purchase and other business agreements in accordance with Homology’s legal standards

  • Assist in implementing and managing a contract database, including preparing reports and correspondence, organizing and updating files, and performing other administrative tasks pertaining to contract management

  • Coordinate and liaise with multiple internal stakeholders, outside counsel, and counterparties to ensure timely preparation, review, negotiation, execution, tracking, and management of contracts

  • Serve as a point of contact for contract-related questions from internal and external stakeholders

  • Support internal stakeholders with vendor management and negotiations

  • Schedule and lead meetings and contract negotiations with internal and external stakeholders

  • Maintain and continuously improve contract templates and processes

  • Bachelor’s degree and demonstrated experience working with legal documents or legal language

  • Strong project management skills

  • Demonstrated business acumen and sound judgment

  • Commitment to integrity and ethical conduct and ability to handle confidential and proprietary information with discretion and sound judgment

  • Ability to adapt and handle multiple projects in a fast-paced and deadline-driven environment

  • Self-directed and proactive with an ability to work both independently and within a team environment across various functional groups and levels within the organization

  • Excellent interpersonal, influencing and negotiation skills, excellent analytical and organizational abilities, and strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry experience is preferred, as well as some exposure to clinical research

Job ID: 2020-1140