Commercial Contracts Manager

The CCM will review, negotiate and manage all commercial contracts for our service & product offerings worldwide (excluding China).

WXNC is seeking a Contracts Manager with 4+ years of experience in commercial contract management. This role will be responsible for the review, negotiation and management of all commercial contracts for WXNC’s service and product offerings world-wide (excluding China). This individual will work closely with other business development, project management and finance staff, attorneys and senior management within WXNC to facilitate timely review, negotiation and execution of a high volume of commercial contracts with international clients. This individual will also represent the company in contract discussions with the business and legal representatives of the company’s customers and partners.

Key Accountibilities

  • Review, negotiate and execute a variety of commercial agreements including confidential disclosure agreements, laboratory services agreements, software licenses, IT services and technology collaboration contracts.
  • Ensure commercial contracts are executed consistently and in compliance with regulations, company policies, guidance documents, and SOPs.
  • Maintain and update the status of agreements in a tracking system and regularly communicate such status to key stakeholders.
  • Archive WXNC commercial contracts and manage contract databases.
  • Represent the company with customers and partners in a professional manner.
  • Manage the development and maintenance of contract templates and contract policies and procedures.
  • Provide formal and informal training and guidance to the company’s commercial staff on contract negotiation and review procedures.


  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in contract review and management in a sales operations, procurement, contracts or in-house legal role, preferably in life science or software industry.
  • Understanding of contract process and common business practices, either in the life science services industry or the software industry.
  • High proficiency in spoken and written English, especially English legal writing; excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to perform at high level in a high-volume, fast-paced, high performing and dynamic corporate environment.
  • Strong prioritization and organizational skills; ability to multi-task and comply with deadlines; excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team setting.
  • Ability to quickly understand objectives, learn new information, identify issues and conduct risk/benefit analysis; strong analytical skills.
  • Mature and professional personality with clear business acumen.
  • Must have a strong focus on customer service.
  • Ability to interact confidently and appropriately with senior management, business development, sales operations colleagues and with customer’s business and legal representatives.
  • Strong professional integrity and a keen sense of ownership over one’s work.
  • High level of enthusiasm, sense of urgency and capacity to overcome obstacles; strong self-motivation and willingness to learn.


Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in business administration, legal studies or related discipline.


EEO Policy Statement: It is the policy of WuXi NextCODE to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, WuXi NextCODE will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

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Improving Lives Through Genomics

WuXi NextCODE is a genomic information company using sequence data to improve health for people around the world.

With offices in Shanghai, China, Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Reykjavik, Iceland, we offer unique and comprehensive capabilities for generating, organizing, mining, sharing and applying genomic data. This platform enables our partners to correlate genome and phenotype data at scale and speed, in population genomics projects, clinical diagnostics and applications, as well as scientific wellness – all with the aim of delivering better health for patients. We are using it to advance our own growing range of sequence-based diagnostics and wellness products in China.

Employee Benefits include:

-Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance

-Life / Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

-Short and Long Term Disability Insurance

-Pet Insurance, Legal Insurance

-Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

-Generous 401(k) Matching Program

-Employee Assistance Plan (EAP)

-Commuter Reimbursement Program

-Employee Referral Bonus Program

-Tuition Reimbursement Program

-Cell Phone Usage Reimbursement

-Reservable Bicycles