Commercial Contracts Administrator

Cambridge, UK

About the Role

An opportunity has arisen within our growing in-house legal team for a Commercial Contracts Administrator to support in the review of contracts, Master Service Agreements and confidentiality agreements executed between Costello Medical and our clients and suppliers. It is anticipated that our contracting arrangements will become increasingly complex as the company continues to expand to markets such as China; we are looking for an individual excited by this prospect and keen to grow with the company.

You will take responsibility for:

  • The tracking and monitoring of the progress of contracts to ensure that these are signed in the required time frames
  • Reviewing contracts, Master Service Agreements and confidentiality agreements, with support from senior colleagues
  • Liaising with internal project managers and providing guidance on the contracting process
  • Supporting senior colleagues within the legal team by monitoring compliance with contractual obligations and developing appropriate processes
  • Supporting with administration arising from business development activities
  • In time and with increased experience, communicating directly with our clients’ procurement teams, which could involve promoting our services and negotiating terms to Costello Medical’s benefit

About You

You should be proactive and eager to take on new challenges, demonstrating a friendly, positive and “can-do” attitude. To be successful in this role you will need:

  • An applicable degree level or higher qualification (minimum 2:1)
  • Exceptional attention to detail and the ability to review documents with a meticulous eye
  • Commercial awareness
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Experience using Microsoft Office
  • Strong organisational skills to manage your own workload and prioritise accordingly
  • Dedication to providing excellent customer service to our scientific team

Desirable skills:

  • Experience of dealing with clients in the pharmaceutical and/or healthcare industries
  • Prior experience reviewing commercial contracts, such as Master Services Agreements, and other legal documents

What We Offer

We offer a competitive starting salary, depending on your previous experience. Please click here to learn more about our reward package and the other benefits of working for Costello Medical.

How to Apply

Please submit your CV and cover letter via our online application form. In your cover letter you should explain why you think you would be suited to the role and why you would like to join Costello Medical specifically. Please contact the recruitment team at recruitment@costellomedical.com if you have any questions about the role or application process.

COVID-19 Response

We are beginning to open our UK and US offices in a safe, socially distanced and controlled way following a period of remote working. Our team in Singapore are following local government guidance and still working remotely. Exceptional customer service remains one of our core principles, so we are committed to supporting our clients and operating as normal throughout this period.

Please note that we are also still welcoming applications for our open positions, across all roles and locations. Interviews are being conducted by Microsoft Teams and we are welcoming new employees remotely or in the office, depending on location, with virtual induction sessions including all our new starters.

For information please email recruitment@costellomedical.com.