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Contract Manager

| Greater Boston Area

Company Overview

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.  

Job Summary

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.

 

Responsibilities:

•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.

 

Qualifications

Number of Years of Work Experience: 2+

 

Required Skills:

•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 Skills:

•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. 

Additional Information

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.  

 

Nuance Communication Inc.  is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster and its supplement is available here. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please call 781-565-5086 – Human Resources Department and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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Our headquarters is in Burlington, 30 minutes from downtown Boston, right off 128 and across the street from Wayside Commons (hello, shopping!).

An Insider's view of Nuance Communications

What does your typical day look like?

I’m responsible for overseeing my team’s progress on various Corporate BI initiatives. Every morning I check in our global team to address questions they may have while developing code for designs I have created. I keep in touch with our customers, give them updates on our progress and ensure that we deliver what’s important to them.

Shivani

Principal Business Systems Analyst

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

We unlock the creative potential in everyone by creating an environment where people can trust each other and express their views freely. We follow three principles: focus on the customer and empathize to understand their needs, encourage risk taking, and create a platform to share the stories outlining creative ways teams solved problems.

Raghu

Vice President, Engineering

What projects are you most excited about?

I am excited to be part of a company-wide purpose and business culture focus. I have been with the company less than a year, and I can really see and feel the positive energy in the air. This project has and will open up avenues for employees to become further engaged in other aspects of the company such as community service opportunities.

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What are Nuance Communications Perks + Benefits

Nuance Communications Benefits Overview

Join Nuance and you will be immersed in our culture of health. We offer comprehensive medical, dental, vision and financial health plans that provide peace of mind now and in the future. Your family and friends will enjoy spending time with you thanks to our generous paid time off and flexible work benefits. And you will feel empowered to be your best self by utilizing our fitness and wellness offerings.

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Volunteer in local community
The Nuance Cares program offers employees up to 16 volunteer hours of paid volunteer time off each year supporting a qualified non-profit organization of their choice.
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Team owned deliverables
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
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Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
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Happy Hours
Parking
We offer employees Free on-site garage parking.
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Cross functional training encouraged
Online course subscriptions available
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