Job Description SummaryDo you have extensive experience working with contract management and are passionate about contributing to Canada’s largest biotech company? Reporting to the Senior Manager, Legal Services, the contracts manager is responsible for the strategic and operational performance of the Corporate Affairs, Contracts Department in addition to supporting the governance and compliance requirements of the General Counsel’s office.
In this role, you will ensure that all contracts that STEMCELL enters into comply with applicable policies, regulations, and laws while protecting the company from risk. You’ll additionally manage contract negotiations as assigned, fulfillment, and material terms, including renewal and termination terms, indemnity, and limitation of liability.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Perform contract management activities by applying expert knowledge of contract management practices while working effectively with cross-functional teams
Ensure the company and suppliers fulfill their contractual obligations by monitoring contract performance, identifying issues, taking timely action to resolve issues, and communicating with stakeholders to minimize risk and maximize supplier performance
Establish and maintain a meaningful relationship between suppliers, customers, and the company’s supply chain organization through timely communication, resolution of issues, and relevant reporting enabling the successful implementation of sourcing initiatives
Forecast, monitor, and report on contract usage to ensure the company’s contract and finance control policies and budget requirements are met
Compliance, corporate governance, and ad-hoc legal services required
Knowledge & Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree with 3-5 years of relevant contract management experience ideally at a technology company
Strong negotiation skills and understanding of key legal principles
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
Must be able to work on your initiative with minimal supervision
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STEMCELL Technologies is a privately owned, Vancouver-based biotechnology company that helps power leading-edge life science research around the world. Driven by our love of science and passion for quality, we are a company of Scientists Helping Scientists—standing by our customers to provide the outstanding products, technical support, and training they need to advance their research. Scientists performing stem cell, immunology, cancer, regenerative medicine, and cellular therapy research are among those who rely on our cell culture media, cell separation products, instruments, accessory products, and services. Through our many regional offices, as well as our distribution centers in Vancouver, Seattle, Grenoble, and Singapore, we deliver our innovative, specialized products to more than 100 countries. With over 2300 employees globally, most with scientific or engineering degrees, STEMCELL is proud to be the largest biotechnology employer in Canada.
This is an opportunity to work with highly motivated colleagues in a science-oriented, creative, and dynamic environment. We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and meaningful career development opportunities.
STEMCELL is well recognized for exceptional leadership and business practices. We are one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies and operate an ISO 14001-certified environmental management system to measure and reduce our environmental impact.
As an equal opportunity employer, STEMCELL is dedicated to ensuring that every employee feels safe, valued, and respected for who they are. We know that scientific progress and innovation occur when diverse, creative minds come together and we are committed to nurturing a culture of inclusivity and belonging. STEMCELL enforces a zero-tolerance policy for any form of discrimination. Selection decisions are solely based on job-related factors.
The annual base salary for this job ranges from:$78,640.00 - $118,000.00
STEMCELL determines an individual’s pay within the range based on multiple factors including experience, education, job-related skills, and equity within the team or organization. For jobs that are eligible for sales incentives, the range noted above is inclusive of target incentives; actual incentives are based on individual performance results in accordance with company policy. In addition to base salary, STEMCELL offers a comprehensive total rewards package including health benefits, retirement savings, and more.
NOTE: STEMCELL’s vaccination policy requires that all candidates for this role be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including boosters), as currently recommended or required by local health authorities and public health orders, unless an exemption from this policy is approved through our accommodation request process.
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