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Senior Contracts Manager

Nuna Inc.
Posted May 07
Full Time

_At Nuna, our mission is to make high-quality healthcare affordable and accessible for everyone. We are dedicated to tackling one of our nation’s biggest problems with ingenuity, creativity, and a keen moral compass.

_ _Nuna is committed to simple principles: a rigorous understanding of data, modern technology, and most importantly, compassion and care for our fellow human. We want to know what really works, what doesn't—and why.

_ YOUR TEAM

At Nuna, we’ve built a world-class team of experienced and values-first engineers and technologists dedicated to solving what once appeared to be an intractable problem: delivering effective and affordable, high-quality healthcare in the United States. We are seeking an experienced Senior Contracts Manager who can match the talent and ambitions of our Company. Our ideal candidate will continue to thoughtfully augment and professionalize our contracting functions to allow Nuna to quickly meet our growing market aspirations.

YOUR OPPORTUNITIES

The Senior Contracts Manager will assume a wide range of responsibilities, all of which will require critical thinking, innovation, attention to detail and integrity. Nuna is a rapidly growing company, and the Senior Contracts Manager will need to manage multiple priorities, work independently, and be a self-starter. You’ll be a valued member of the Legal and Operations Team, with the support and resources l needed to be successful.

In This Role, You Will

  • Manage contracting workflow from initial request through to signature cycle This working closely with all departments on the Operations team (Accounting, HR, Compliance) as well as engineering, product and executive teams on projects relating to contracts reporting and procurement
  • Review the legal terms of a broad range of standard vendor contracts, including subscription agreements, confidentiality, software licensing, and consulting agreements
  • Manage contract renewals, extensions, amendments, and terminations, negotiating terms that align with changing business needs
  • Under supervision of legal counsel, draft contract language for vendor contracts
  • Manage record keeping for contract-related correspondence and documentation, as well as all internal department files and resources
  • Maintain and assist in developing standardized contract templates, playbooks and internal knowledge management resources
  • Be a trusted business partner providing timely, thoughtful and helpful responses to requests from internal customers regarding company policies, legal issues, and risk tolerance
  • Use good judgment in knowing when to escalate issues within the legal team for further evaluation or approval
  • Resolve contract disputes, conflicts, and issues that may arise during the contract lifecycle through effective communication, negotiation, and problem-solving skills
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements, standardization of contract templates, and automation of contract management workflows to enhance efficiency and effectiveness
  • Monitor vendor performance against contract obligations, service level agreements (SLAs), and key performance indicators (KPIs), and take corrective actions as needed

Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • 6+ years of contracts management, operations, or other comparable experience with an in-house legal department at a technology company
  • A demonstrated understanding and strong working knowledge of common contractual issues associated with commercial agreements, with particular emphasis on SaaS-based software licensing agreements
  • Experience in reviewing and negotiating a variety of contracts, such as software licensing agreements, SaaS agreements, service agreements, and NDAs
  • Proven experience in negotiating and managing multiple complex contracts - able to meet deadlines and coordinate cross-functional teams to ensure contract compliance and successful execution
  • Strong understanding of legal terms and contract language
  • Familiarity with intellectual property rights, data privacy laws, health law, and regulatory requirements related to technology contracts
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to build and maintain relationships with vendors, customers, and internal stakeholders
  • Willingness to adapt to rapidly changing technology landscapes, emerging trends, and market dynamics to drive innovation in contract management practices
  • Bachelor’s Degree; a certification from an ABA-approved paralegal program a plus
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Expert at MSWord Track Changes, DocuSign, and Adobe Acrobat Pro
  • Familiarity with collaboration tools such as Google Sheets, Google Docs, and Box

Preferred Qualifications

  • Healthcare industry experience, including familiarity with HIPAA, BAAs, and privacy law
  • Familiarity with government contracting, including FAR-compliant contracts/subcontracts
  • Experience using contract management systems, such as Ironclad and the ability to improve and evaluate current tooling
  • Experience with corporate governance

We take into account an individual’s qualifications, skillset, and experience in determining final salary. This role is eligible for health insurance, life insurance, retirement benefits, participation in the company’s equity program, paid time off, including vacation and sick leave. The expected salary range for this position is $96,000 to $117,000. The actual offer will be at the company’s sole discretion and determined by relevant business considerations, including the final candidate’s qualifications, years of experience, and skillset.

_Nuna is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics and/or veteran status.

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