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Contracts Coordinator

Company: Synthego
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

The Contracts Coordinator will be an integral member of the Legal Department and will support the company's day to day contracting activities and legal record keeping, as well as help to develop and implement related processes, policies, and systems. Prior legal or contracting experience a plus however isn't a requirement! Great opportunity for someone interested in getting involved with a legal team and learning the contracting process. A substantial focus of the role will be drafting, reviewing, tracking and archiving of commercial agreements and other legal documents.

What You'll Do

  • Provide support to in-house attorneys for various projects as well as administrative tasks and regulatory filings
  • Build relationships with Legal and non-legal partners such as Finance, Procurement, Supply Chain, and IT
  • Play a central role in implementing and ongoing support of a contract lifecycle management (CLM) platform and training of company employees on the platform
  • Assist with implementing, training company employees on, and enforcing the company contracts, financial authority, and document retention policies
  • Support the legal contract management process by drafting agreements using approved company templates, tracking contract status, routing documents for signatures, and archiving and maintaining executed contracts
  • Assist with resolving inquiries from internal stakeholders relating to status of contract negotiation
  • Negotiate non-disclosure agreements and other agreements (depending on experience)
  • Recommend and coordinate the implementation of new procedures for the contracts administration process
  • Archiving and maintaining other legal records
  • Support submission of filings, collect and organize information, and conduct research as necessary to support state licensing efforts

About You

  • BA/BS or 2+ years of relevant contracts/records management or paralegal experience
  • Fresh graduates motivated to gain legal experience
  • Self starter attitude who is excited to learn more about Legal operations and obtain valuable legal skills
  • Excellent written/oral communication skills and solid interpersonal skills.
  • Superb attention to detail and organization.
  • Must be able to handle multiple assignments, work well under pressure, and be flexible
  • Ability to proactively assume responsibility and consistently follow through on assignments
  • Must have the ability to work both independently and collaboratively with attorneys and internal stakeholders.
  • Strong computer skills (e.g., Microsoft Office Suite, Workshare, DocuSign, Internet)

Nice to Haves

  • Experience with contract management and other records management systems
  • Knowledge using and maintaining Ironclad CLM system

Company Perks & Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous equity at a rapid growth company
  • Medical, dental, and vision benefits
  • 401k Plan
  • Free catered lunches and dinners with fully stocked kitchen & snacks
  • Onsite Gym
  • Daily Shuttle bus to & from San Francisco
  • Paid parental leave
  • Flexible paid time off
  • Learning and Development resources

About Us

Synthego is a genome engineering company that enables the acceleration of life science research and development in the pursuit of improved human health.

The company leverages machine learning, automation, and gene editing to build platforms for science at scale. With its foundations in engineering disciplines, the company's platforms vertically integrate proprietary hardware, software, bioinformatics, chemistries, and molecular biology to advance basic research, target validation, and clinical trials.

By providing both commercial and academic researchers and therapeutic developers with unprecedented access to cutting-edge genome engineering, Synthego is at the forefront of innovation, accelerating the development of truly engineered biology.

Keywords: Synthego, Redwood City , Contracts Coordinator, Other , Redwood City, California

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