Contract Manager - Legal

  • Mayo Clinic - Rochester, MN
  • Rochester, MN, USA
  • Oct 12, 2021
Full time Legal

Job Description

You bring unique insight into the experiences of so many patients, colleagues and members of our community. At Mayo Clinic, our diverse workforce encompasses more viewpoints, thoughts, and ideas to help solve the many challenges of today's health care environment.


Mayo Clinic is the nation's best hospital (U.S. News & World Report, 2020-2021) and ranked #1 in more specialties than any other care provider. We have a vast array of opportunities ranging from Nursing, Clinical, to Finance, IT, Administrative, Research and Support Services to name a few. Across all locations, you’ll find career opportunities that support diversity, equity and inclusion. At Mayo Clinic, we invest in you with opportunities for growth and development and our benefits and compensation package are highly competitive. We invite you to be a part of our team where you’ll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism, mutual respect, and most importantly, a life-changing career!


Mayo Clinic offers a variety of employee benefits. For additional information please visit Mayo Clinic Benefits. Eligibility may vary.

The Contract Manager is responsible for contract development, review, analysis and negotiation for complex contract arrangements across all of Mayo. Ensures contract compliance with current law/regulations and Mayo's policies, procedures and practices. Manages contract negotiations between Mayo and external professionals, which includes resolving conflicting interests and objectives. Assists in the development of negotiation strategies, identifies areas of contract risk, offers alternatives for management of such risk, and provides consultation and guidance to administrators and other parties internally throughout the entire Mayo system and externally with respect to contract matters. Works independently in management of a large number of simultaneous contract negotiations and performs other miscellaneous responsibilities and special projects as requested. Additional duties of the Contract Manager may vary based on department needs and may include but are not limited to business/corporate/transactional work, health law, employment, litigation, process improvement initiatives, and website design, maintenance and management.


*This position is a combination of remote and onsite support work. Individual must live within driving distance to one of the Mayo Clinic sites.


**Cover letter and Resume are required for application consideration. Requires a bachelor's degree, preferably in business or law with a minimum of five years of related experience in contract management/negotiations. A J.D. degree may be substituted for required experience. Healthcare or clinical trial research exposure is preferred. Demonstrated leadership and supervisory experience required. -Minimum of five years work with increasing responsibilities/experience dealing with contract management/negotiations.


-Working knowledge of business and contract law relating to healthcare/contract issues.


-Demonstrated persuasion and negotiation skills, exceptional communication abilities, self-directed, ability to work independently with the capacity to manage multiple priorities.


-Must be able to compose business contract terms and language, including redlining agreements for counter negotiation and inclusion in contracts.


-Strong analytical skills needed for analysis of complex contracting arrangements, mediating and resolving issues relating to contract negotiation.


-Ingenuity, judgment and creativity are needed to perform this job combined with good planning and organizational skills.


-Knowledge with regard to healthcare and specifically clinical trial research is preferred. Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.