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Danaher Corporation Contract Management Specialist (m/f/d) in Marlborough, Massachusetts

Be part of something altogether life-changing

Working at Cytiva in the Life Sciences industry means being at the forefront of providing new solutions to transform human health. Our incredible customers undertake life-saving activities ranging from fundamental biological research to developing innovative vaccines, new medicines, and cell and gene therapies.

At Cytiva you will be able to continuously improve yourself and us – working on challenges that truly matter with people that care for each other, our customers, and their patients. With associates across 40 countries, Cytiva is a place where every day is a learning opportunity – so you can grow your career and expand your skills in the long term. Your health and wellbeing are important to us and together we will not compromise on safety in the workplace or the environment.

Cytiva is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

We’re looking for a Contract Management Specialist (m/f/d) for our Cell Line Development business who will be responsible for drafting and reviewing commercial agreements, including term sheets, CDAs/NDAs, service and license contracts, and other agreements with strategic and key customers, as well as assisting on negotiating contract terms, developing commercial strategies and pricing models, and expanding further our contract management tools and databases. The successful applicant will use sound judgment to identify, evaluate and negotiate contract terms and conditions and other related requirements/risks.

What you’ll do

  • Structure, draft and review strategic and transactional customer agreements, such as term sheets, CDAs/NDAs, service and license agreements, amendments and contract renewals, etc.

  • Manage contract clause libraries and customer relationship and contract databases

  • Work closely with our technical, sales and legal teams to continuously revise and update our contract templates

  • Advise functional stakeholders and sales and business teams on agreement structures, risks, and revisions to terms and templates

  • Manage contract reviews and solicit input from commercial, R&D, product development and product management teams, and various further stakeholders

  • Ensure compliance to the contracts approval policy and lead process improvement efforts to support the achievement of business objectives

  • Provide training, mentorship, and support on contract management to sales and business teams

    Who you are

  • Master degree (or equivalent) in life sciences, engineering, economics or legal

  • 3+ years background in contract drafting and management through legal training and/or commercial experience with contract drafting and legal work

  • Experience with project management and external client engagement and communication

  • Demonstrable organizational skills and experience prioritizing conflicting demands from multiple business clients in a fast-paced environment

  • English language fluency, German language fluency is a plus

  • Working experience in and knowledge of the Healthcare, Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences industry

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft office suite and CRM software, e. g.

  • Innovative mindset – develop new concepts through interaction with our interdisciplinary teams

  • Team spirit – ability to motivate and work well with diverse, cross-functional teams

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills

  • Strong analytical and organizational skills


  • Attractive salary

  • Development opportunities at Cytiva and within the Danaher Group

  • International corporate environment in a rapidly growing industry



When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System ( tools and the stability of a tested organization.At Danaher, we value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.