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Contracts Manager

Summary

CoverMyMeds seeks a Contracts Manager to join our rapidly growing organization and Contracts / Legal Team, reporting to CoverMyMeds’ Senior Corporate Counsel.  This role will be responsible for managing a high volume of complex contracts for a primary business unit, as well as serving as back-up for a secondary business unit.  Along with having a proven track record for negotiating commercial contracts, the Contract Manager must have a collaborative mindset and a willingness to embrace enterprise level goals to enable the achievement of a top-performing Contracts / Legal Team.  This position can be based out of our our Columbus office or our Highland Hills office. 

What You’ll Do

  • Act as the key point of contact to review, revise, and negotiate assigned contracts throughout the entire life cycle, including the proposal, document generation, redlining, execution, and system documentation phases.   
  • Identify business and legal risks and, as necessary, and work with legal counsel and internal clients to address such topics.   
  • Ensure that contracts are negotiated in accordance with company standards and applicable laws and regulations.
  • Participate in development and maintenance of playbooks and templates to improve response time and consistency across the organization.  
  • Collaborate with team members to reach departmental goals around productivity, timely delivery, and quality output.
  • Cross train with other team members to serve as back-up during absences and peaks, as needed.
  • Assist in development of negotiating skills of junior staff.

About You

The ideal candidate will have an ability to independently analyze complex problems, draw appropriate conclusions, and craft contract terms that balance risk and business needs.  We seek candidates who can demonstrate their versatility in addressing a wide array of contract needs, the ability to collaborate with internal clients and colleagues, and contribute to overall team goals.  Effective time manage, including the ability to anticipate future needs of the business unit being supported, will be critical to success.

We love our workplace and want to find team members who align with our core values:  Be Yourself; Do the Right Thing; Embrace Challenges; Results Matter; Be Selfless.  If these concepts resonate with you, you’re on the right track!

Candidates who are highly organized and can demonstrate that they possess the below skills and qualifications are encouraged to send a cover letter and resume.  

  • Five or more years of substantive commercial contract negotiation experience, preference given to candidates with experience in a healthcare or technology industry. Candidates with relevant regulatory knowledge should demonstrate this in a resume or cover letter.  
  • Proven ability and experience efficiently negotiating complex topics, including various contract types, indemnities, limits of liability, and multi-party dependencies
  • Proficiency in presenting compelling verbal arguments without sacrificing customer relationships
  • Exemplary writing, grammar, and punctuation skills
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and work independently, taking ownership of assigned contracts and ad hoc projects
  • Prepared to operate with a significant degree of latitude
  • High proficiency with Microsoft Office, including stellar redlining skills, is required.  Candidates with demonstrable experience with contract management systems are preferred.  
  • Ability to take charge while balancing a collaborative relationship with colleagues
  • Ability to effectively represent the Contract/Legal team when interacting with various levels of management
  • Some travel to our other office is required (1-5 days per month)

About Us

CoverMyMeds is one of the fastest growing healthcare technology companies in the US.  We help prescribers and pharmacies submit Prior Authorization requests for any drug and nearly all health plans – 100% free – to get millions of patients on their medications every single year.  Our team of highly-productive healthcare enthusiasts, startup junkies and everything in between is the best thing about working here.  Free lunch and paid benefits? Yeah, we have those too.  But don’t take our word for it.  We’ve been named to Inc. 500’s list three times, were awarded one of the top places to work by Modern Healthcare, and twice won best places to work in Columbus, Ohio.

These requirements represent the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform this job successfully. Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

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