Contract Specialist

Vir BiotechnologyPart TimeRemote

Vir Biotechnology, Inc. is an immunology company focused on combining cutting-edge technologies to treat and prevent infectious diseases and other serious conditions. Vir has assembled two technology platforms that are designed to stimulate and enhance the immune system by exploiting critical observations of natural immune processes. Its current clinical development pipeline consists of product candidates targeting hepatitis B and hepatitis delta viruses, influenza A and B, human immunodeficiency virus and COVID-19. Vir has several preclinical candidates in its pipeline, including RSV/MPV and HPV.

We believe the success of our colleagues drives the success of our mission. We are committed to creating a company passionate about equality, inclusion, and respect. When everyone feels supported and encouraged to give their best, we will collectively deliver outstanding results. We are proud to have been ranked the fastest-growing company in North America on the 2022 Deloitte Technology Fast 500™.

Vir Biotechnology is looking for a Contracts Specialist to work with our Legal team on a part-time basis and assist in the review, negotiation, and management of a variety of agreements to support Vir's goals. You will be part of a collaborative team and report to our Senior Director, Transactional Attorney.



  • Prepare, draft and proof standard agreements and Vir templates, including non-disclosure (confidentiality) agreements, master service agreements and related contracts such as amendments, order forms and SOWs
  • Provide support for Vir's clinical study department related to the negotiation and execution of clinical trial agreements, clinical site CDAs and CRO MSAs and work orders.
  • Manage the clinical site agreement CRO process and review important legal escalation issues.
  • Finalize and coordinate the approval and execution process of agreements.
  • Support other members of the legal team in wide variety of transactions related to the drug discovery and development process including research, licensing and collaboration transactions related to pharmaceutical contracts.
  • Respond to questions and requests related to Vir's contracting process and its contract management system.
  • Support cross-functional and departmental projects to improve processes related to our contract management systems and practices
  • Help develop and deliver reports, presentations and training related to Vir's contracting practices.



  • Your experience includes drafting and negotiating legal contracts in a bio-pharma company, university, or CRO
  • Experience with contracts and contract workflow and management systems and knowledge of different contract types
  • Experience consolidating multiple sources of information into a comprehensive contract, inclusive of all partner input
  • B.S./B.A. with 10+ years' experience
  • The position is open to remote employees


Vir’s compensation and benefits are aligned with the current market and commensurate with the person’s experience and qualifications. All full-time employees receive a package that includes: compensation, bonus and equity as well as many other Vir benefits and perks such as: health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance benefits, non-accrual paid time off, company shut down for holidays, commuter benefits, child care reimbursement, education reimbursement, 401K match and lunch for all onsite personnel!

Vir is an equal opportunity employer.  We value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform critical job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact Human Resources to request accommodation.

Vir Human Resources leads recruitment and employment for Vir. Unsolicited resumes sent to Vir from recruiters do not constitute any type of relationship between the recruiter and Vir and do not obligate Vir to pay fees should we hire from those resumes. We ask that external recruiters and/or agencies not contact or present candidates directly to our hiring manager or employees.

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