At Nuance, we empower people with the ability to seamlessly interact with their connected devices and the digital world around them. We are creating a world where technology thinks and acts the way people do by designing the most human, natural, and intuitive ways of interacting with technology. Our nimble technology uses analytics and advanced algorithms to transform the inanimate into animate and reduce complicated processes into simple ones.
Summary: Provide critical contract management support to Nuance’s Healthcare Legal department. Strong focus on managing (a) the requests for contracts and related legal documents to legal personnel and (b) the adminstration of contracts to final execution and activation. A secondary focus on negotiating commercial contracts, supporting our Sales team, and providing related contracting advice is possible, depending on the candidate’s prior experiences and skill set.
This position will report to Managing Attorney, Senior Legal Counsel, Nuance Healthcare.
•Interact with Legal staff, executive management, and support staff to arrange for execution of Healthcare sales agreements (which includes master agreements, amendments, orders, SOWs and related attachments).
•Understand contract workflow and work to streamline contract workflow.
•Process standard template agreements and orders through Nuance’s Contract Management System in place of an assigned attorney, assuring that each document complies with established guidelines before obtaining signature and releasing to customer.
•Maintain agreements in the Contract Management System according to established practices, including troubleshooting and assigning new agreements, sending documents for signature and activating agreements for processing.
•Participate in further development and maintenance of the Contract Management System.
•Prepare a variety of reports including the development of spreadsheets for tracking and documenting projects and budget purposes.
•Work closely in co-operation with revenue finance, sales and sales operations teams and various members of Nuance’s Healthcare business unit.
•Administer the internal knowledge database.
•Perform special projects and administrative tasks as assigned.
Number of Years of Work Experience: 2+
•Proven track record of relevant on-the-job experience as outlined above.
•A highly motivated self-starter, with a strong work ethic and a demonstrated ability to analyze and apply basic software license provisions.
•The ability to work in fast paced and demanding environment, while balancing competing priorities, maintaining a high level of responsiveness, and delivering quality work under a tight timeline.
•Able to identify business and legal issues and risks.
•Excellent organizational skills, strong written and verbal skills.
•Strong individual contributor who enjoys working within a team environment.
•Proficiency in MS Office and ideally also Powerpoint and Excel, IT affinity.
•Preferred experience with SalesForce.com, Apptus or similar contract management system.
•Familiarity with healthcare industry and/or terminology a plus.
Education: Associates degree (minimum requirement); BA or BS in Business or Management preferred.
Nuance offers a compelling and rewarding work environment. We offer market competitive salaries, bonus, equity, benefits, meaningful growth and development opportunities and a casual yet technically challenging work environment. Join our dynamic, entrepreneurial team and become part of our continuing success.
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