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Contracts Counsel

Company: Arcellx
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

Who We Are
Arcellx isa public, clinical-stage biotechnology company reimagining cell therapy by engineering innovative immunotherapies for patients with cancer and other incurable diseases. We believe that cell therapies are one of the forward pillars of medicine and our mission is to destroy cancer and advance humanity by developing cell therapies that are safer, more effective, and more broadly accessible.
Our team members are made up of talented innovators and dreamers working from our offices in Rockville, Maryland, and Redwood City, California. At Arcellx, we hire exceptional people and create a fun, diverse, supportive, and informal environment that allows everyone to do their best work.
What Matters to Us
Living our core values is essential to maintaining a work environment that is high-performing, inclusive, and collaborative. We look for candidates who demonstrate strong values alignment and bring different backgrounds, viewpoints, and abilities to the team.
Arcellx Core Values

  • Character: Committed to always doing what's right.
  • Audacity: Willing to challenge convention and share candid feedback with others.
  • Determination: Curious and self-motivated. Always looking to improve and learn.
  • Collaboration: "No job is too small" mentality. Humble and willing to help others.
  • Originality: Will bring your unique perspective to the table and respect a diverse set of views and backgrounds.

    The "Fine Print" - What You'll Do

    • Lead and/or assist in the negotiation and drafting of a variety of contracts, including but not limited to confidentiality agreements, licensing agreements, collaboration agreements, vendor contracts, and professional services agreements.
    • Conduct thorough risk assessments on proposed contracts, identifying potential legal and business risks, and providing strategic guidance to mitigate those risks.
    • Manage contracts database.
    • Collaborate cross-functionally with internal teams to understand business objectives and align contract terms accordingly.
    • Stay up to date on relevant laws and regulations in the biotech industry and ensure that all contracts adhere to legal and compliance standards.

      Skills and Experience We Look For

      • JD degree from an accredited law school and membership in at least one U.S. state bar.
      • Minimum of 3 years' experience in contract negotiation, drafting and management, with some experience in biotech, pharma, or healthcare.
      • Strong understanding of legal principles and contract law.
      • Excellent negotiation and communication skills.
      • Detail-oriented with a focus on accuracy and compliance.
      • Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
      • Familiarity with biotech industry practices and trends is a plus.
      • Highly experienced non-attorney Contract Managers with a minimum of 5-7 years of contracts management experience may be considered (and the role will be tailored appropriately).

        Rewards at Arcellx
        Our people are our greatest asset, and supporting their well-being is an essential part of delivering on our mission and impacting the lives of patients. Putting this belief into practice means offering strong compensation and benefits.
        The base salary range for this position is $120,000 - $165,000 per year. Where a candidate falls within that range is determined by factors such as years of experience. Our compensation package also includes an annual bonus based on company goals and an equity (RSU) grant. We do offer relocation assistance for roles if required.
        Our market-leading benefits package includes: 100% coverage for medical, dental and vision for team members and dependents, unlimited vacation, a 3-day weekend every month, fully-paid parental leave for up to 6 months, tuition reimbursement, 401k employer contribution and more.
        Join us in our quest to reimagine cell therapy and destroy cancer. For more on our technology, culture, and team, go to .

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