Posted to MedZilla HealthCare on 5/21/2018

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-MA, Contracts Manager R0000387-MZ


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Job Description

Are you looking for a patient-focused company that will inspire you and support your career? If so, be empowered to take charge of your future at Takeda. Join us as a Contracts Manager in our Cambridge office. Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. As a Contracts Manager working on the Business Law team, you will be empowered to work in a collaborative team to help manage the workflow for the legal team, and a typical day will include: POSITION OBJECTIVES:

  • Provide high level of service to Legal Department clients on a variety of contract issues related to company business.
  • Handle assigned contracts with attorney supervision in an effective and efficient manner to stay within the agreed timeline.
  • Manage contract workflow and filing for the Business Legal Group.


  • Review and prepare legal documents, primarily using contract templates, with a high level of attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Build, maintain and manage strategic relationships with Takeda s internal stakeholders and business partners.
  • Manage and maintain tracking of all assigned contracts.
  • Ensure fully executed Master Services Agreements, Confidentiality Agreements, and other agreements are uploaded into Ariba (repository) for the Commercial Legal team.
  • Identify and escalate issues and risks, current and potential, to supervising attorney and/or Legal Department management
  • Ensure contract workflow is handled in a timely manner.
  • Collaborate with colleagues in Global Legal and other departments, as required.
  • Provide coaching and assist in the training of clients with the guidance of internal attorneys.
  • Aid in the development of operational processes to support all contracting activities of the Legal Department.
  • Communicate directly with internal business partners, regarding pending and existing contracts.
  • Maintain security and confidentiality of agreements and negotiations.
  • Accomplish special projects, research, reports, data and problem analysis as assigned.
  • Additional duties as assigned.


  • 3+ years of experience in one of the following: contract management, paralegal in a law firm or corporate law department; government agency; contract administration; risk management; other relevant experience


  • B.A., B.S. or Paralegal Certification
  • Pharmaceutical industry experience


  • Domestic and international travel may be occasionally required, which totals no more than 10% of days worked


  • 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Company match of charitable contributions
  • Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings
  • Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days
  • Community Outreach Programs

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