Senior Contracts Specialist

Nimbus Therapeutics has an outstanding opportunity for a Senior Contracts Specialist to join our team.  Reporting to the Senior Director of Contracts, you will be responsible for providing timely processing, and administration of all Nimbus contracts.  This is a unique opportunity to contribute considerably and interact with our internal stakeholders and be the point of contact with outside parties on most contract matters. As an individual contributor, your ability to provide insight and apply prior experience will help influence ongoing department improvement initiatives and the overall growth of the organization.

In this role, you will:

  • Administer contracts, which includes managing contract intake and assignment of requests in a timely fashion
  • Work with members of the contracts team to review and/or draft a variety of contracts including but not limited to, Clinical Trial Agreements (CTAs) and related documentation, Work Orders (WOs), Master Services Agreements (MSAs), Purchase Orders (POs), Consulting Agreements, Confidentiality Agreements, subsequent amendments and other requests, as applicable
  • Become a subject matter expert of Nimbus’ Contracts Management System (currently Conga Contracts)
  • Review and interpret vendor quotes and/or proposals and translate scope of work and payment terms into Nimbus’ pre-approved templates (contracts, WOs, Payment Schedules, etc.)
  • Work closely with Business Operations, Clinical Operations, early stage Discovery groups and Finance team to execute and implement associated contracts Amendments and general payment terms information
  • Work in collaboration with cross functional teams and external contract vendors to ensure accurate, complete and timely processing of contracts (equally tracking in-progress contracts and following up with vendors for status
  • Mange an individual queue of contracts with the ability to effectively prioritize
  • Process the collection of electronic or wet signature, as applicable
  • Enter contracts accurately into Contract Management System and run subsequent reports for the operations, finance, and business development teams

These qualifications will help this role be successful:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in the Biotech/ Pharma or accounting / finance industry
  • Thorough understanding of the contract management process, including redline review, drafting, negotiation, approval, and signature processes
  • Knowledge with Clinical Trial Agreement contracts and process
  • Highly organized self-starter with ability to work efficiently individually and as a part of a team
  • Cooperative team member, accountable, embodies Nimbus core values
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing
  • Meets deadlines, demonstrates effective use of time, and handles multiple assignments simultaneously
  • Understanding of Good Clinical Practice (GCP)
  • Experience with Contracts Management System(s)
  • Proficient skills in Microsoft Suite applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook, and ready to learn new applications and systems

A Snapshot of Nimbus 

Our Science  

At Nimbus, we design breakthrough medicines. Utilizing our powerful structure-based drug discovery engine, we create potent and selective small molecule compounds targeting proteins that are known to be fundamental drivers of pathology in highly prevalent human diseases and which have proven difficult for other drug makers to tackle. With a decade-plus track record of success, we’ve built a world-class team in both computationally driven drug discovery and early clinical development while continuing to move the needle for patients.  

Our Culture 

Nimbus is a close-knit company (our employees are Nimbi, if you are curious!) that values a fast-paced, entrepreneurial, intellectual-stimulating, and collaborative environment. We live by our Core Values: Integrity, a Passion for Excellence, Teamwork, and Authentic Communication and strive to build a community where we bring out the best in each other professionally and personally.  

Our Company 

Founded in 2009, Nimbus is a private, growing biotechnology company headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Learn more about us by going to 

Join Nimbus. We are making a difference and you can too. 

At Nimbus, we believe our diversity of backgrounds and experiences strengthens our community and our ability to design breakthrough medicines. We prioritize creating an inclusive, welcoming culture that promotes our core values and encourages every Nimbi to bring their whole selves to their work. Nimbus is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We value and celebrate all our employees and recognize that our diversity and inclusion are keys to our success. Nimbus is committed to providing equal opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis protected by applicable law. Nimbus does not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from candidates.


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