Contract Manager - Legal

  • Mayo Clinic - Rochester, MN
  • Rochester, MN, USA
  • Oct 05, 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.



Mayo Clinic’s Legal Department is seeking highly motivated candidates for the Contract Manager position. Candidates for this position shall have exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, and experience in managing complex contracts independently within a team environment.


The Contract Manager is responsible for contract development, review, analysis and negotiation of complex contractual arrangements across all of Mayo Clinic. Ensures contract compliance with current law/regulations and Mayo's policies, procedures and practices. Independently manages a large number of simultaneous contract negotiations between Mayo Clinic and external parties, which includes resolving conflicting interests and objectives, assisting in the development of negotiation strategies, identifying areas of risk, and offering alternatives for management of such risk. Provides consultation and guidance to Mayo Clinic internal clients including administrators, providers, business development, other contract departments, and other internal parties with respect to contract matters. Participates in process improvement initiatives, special projects, and development of educational resources.


A portion of this position will focus their time on data privacy related agreements. Therefore, the ideal candidate will have contracting experience in data privacy agreements, health care related agreements, licensing, services, software and other technology-related contracting. Contracting experience in domestic and international data privacy, including but not limited to HIPAA, CCPA, and GDPR is strongly preferred. Additional duties of the Contract Manager may vary based on department needs.


The position is not eligible for visa sponsorship with the exception of the TN visa classification; Also, Mayo Clinic DOES NOT participate in the F-1 STEM OPT extension program


*This position is telework and may require intermittent time at one of our Mayo Clinic sites in AZ, FL, Rochester, MN or Eau Claire WI. Individuals 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. Demonstrated leadership or 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. Contracting experience in data privacy and licensing, software and other technology-related contracting, and/or international services agreements is strongly preferred. 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, judgement, 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.