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Manager, Contracts Management

Foster City



Mirum Pharmaceuticals is a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to transforming the treatment of rare diseases affecting children and adults. Propelled by our passion for patients and their families, we’re focused on turning possibilities into realities. Using data and meaningful evidence, our goal is to transform scientific discoveries into therapies that are poised to positively impact the treatment of rare diseases. We are collaborative, creative, and experienced professionals and we’re looking to augment our team with other individuals who embody our values: care, be real, get it done, and have fun, seriously. Learn more about our work, our culture, and what it’s like to be a part of our team: www.mirumpharma.com.


Position Summary

Mirum is seeking a Manager in Contracts Management who will partner with internal stakeholders to draft, redline, review, negotiate and execute clear agreements with external business partners and providers.  The types of agreements include a variety of commercial and clinical trial agreements, including software licensing, Master Services Agreements, Statements of Work, Manufacturing, Supply, Quality, Consulting Agreements and well as the full suite of Clinical trial agreements (CTAs, QTAs, LOIs and PI acknowledgements). This role will prepare, negotiate, and manage contracts and/or contract activities across multiple functions and domestic and international environments using an internal contract management system. The successful candidate will have significant experience in contracts drafting and negotiations in the pharma industry, as well as experience working in fast-paced, start-up, high growth environments.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Structure, Draft, Redline, Review and Negotiate Contracts: Ensure accuracy and appropriateness of contract language relative to the business need, compliance with all laws and regulations and company policies and procedures.
  • Conduct meetings with key stakeholders to identify issues and business requirements, and obtain input on timelines and deliverables.
  • Structure, draft, and negotiate contract terms based on strategy discussions, key stakeholder input, approved contract standard terms and conditions, and organizational needs and expectations.
  • Ensure that the contract is complete, accurate and all risks have been identified to the business owner and the proper reviews/approvals completed prior to execution.
  • Work with business owners on any amendments, contract terminations, and/or contract renewals.
  • Ensure contracts are recorded and maintained in the repository.
  • Contract Management: Ensure that contracts are properly documented into the contract repository.
  • Assist with the development and maintenance of templates.
  • Assist with other projects as needed/requested.


  • Minimum 5+ years’ experience in contracts management required.
  • Experienced professional in contract drafting, review, redline, negotiation and finalization with the ability to understand and draft complex legal and business terms.
  • Experience with a variety of commercial agreements preferred.
  • Solid understanding of legal terminology and contract management software.
  • Experience in Life Science or Biotechnology required.
  • Experience with international agreements preferred.
  • Experience with international organizational structures preferred.
  • Detail oriented, strong organizational skills and ability to work independently in a start-up environment.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to demonstrate sound judgement even in ambiguous situations.
  • Common sense, great judgement, and a good sense of humor.
  • Ability to operate with a sense of urgency.
  • Willingness and ability to work with high volume of contracts.


  • Problem Solving/Legal and Business Analysis.
  • Customer-Service/Client Focus.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Time management skills.
  • Decision Making.
  • Desire to learn.
  • Proficient in SharePoint, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Box, Contracts Lifecycle Management software.


Mirum Pharmaceuticals is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and to compliance with all Federal, State and Local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of race, age, national origin, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship, genetic disposition or characteristics, disability, veteran’s status or any other classification protected by applicable State/Federal/Local laws.

Mirum Pharmaceuticals provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures.