Contract Manager - Legal

  • Mayo Clinic - Rochester, MN
  • Rochester, MN, USA
  • Jun 10, 2022
Full time Legal

Job Description

Mayo Clinic is the nation's best hospital (U.S. News & World Report, 2021-2022) 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. Contracting experience in real property, data privacy and licensing, software and other technology-related contracting, and/or international services agreements preferred. Additional duties of the Contract Manager may vary based on department needs.


*This position is telework and may require intermittent onsite support at one of our Mayo Clinic sites in AZ, FL, Rochester, MN or Eau Claire, WI.


**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.


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.