Sr. Contracts Specialist/Legal Specialist – APAC


The Role:

Moderna is seeking an experienced and highly motivated Sr. Contracts Specialist/Legal Specialist, Global Commercial, based at our International Business Services Center in Warsaw. The successful candidate will be an integral part of the Moderna legal team and will support the Moderna Commercial and Medical Affairs teams across a wide range of legal and operational matters, including drafting and negotiating various agreements, conducting contract reviews and related tasks with the following responsibilities:

Here’s What You’ll Do:

  • Provide legal support in preparing, drafting, negotiating, reviewing and processing of a wide range of agreements for our commercial and medical teams in the APAC region (including non-disclosure agreements, master services agreements, statements of work, supply agreement, healthcare professional engagement agreements, grant and sponsorship agreements)
  • Track status of contracts from intake to execution and help manage post-execution compliance
  • Support the team developing a commercial contract management system and achieve mastery over use of the system, creating and maintaining a template and clause library for commercial contracts
  • Collaborate on a variety of compliance matters and support scientific engagement activities, including congresses and advisory boards
  • Be curious about Moderna’s mRNA platform and relentlessly support its commercialization for Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine and in other modalities

Here’s What You’ll Bring to the Table:

  • University degree required; Faculty of Law preferred
  • Minimum 6 years of relevant experience required
  • Hands-on experience reviewing, drafting and negotiating a variety of contracts in the
  • biotechnology and/or pharmaceutical industry.
  • Exceptional judgment and ability to quickly assess business challenges, make timely, pragmatic recommendations under pressure and identify, prioritize, and resolve issues quickly and independently.
  • High ethical standards, trustworthy
  • Able to work independently
  • Excellent communication and project management skills, with demonstrated ability to build and scale programs and lead cross-functional initiatives.
  • Effective time management skills, with the ability to balance multiple matters concurrently.
  • Self-starter with strong work ethic and the ability to take initiative, work independently with minimal supervision, and establish priorities.
  • Excellent English skills, both written and verbal. Additional languages are a plus.
  • A commitment to quality, integrity, and respect and the ability to maintain a good sense of humor.

Moderna offers personalized benefit programs and well-being resources as unique as our global workforce so employees can do their best work.

We recognize and appreciate your diverse needs and interests and do our best to support you at work and at home with:

  • Quality healthcare and insurance benefits
  • Lifestyle Spending Accounts to create your own pathway to well-being
  • Free premium access to fitness, nutrition, and mindfulness classes
  • Family planning and adoption benefits
  • Generous paid time off, including vacation, bank holidays, volunteer days, sabbatical, and a discretionary winter break
  • Educational resources
  • Savings and investments
  • Location-specific perks and extras!

The benefits offered may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Moderna and the country where you work.

About Moderna

In over 10 years since its inception, Moderna has transformed from a research-stage company advancing programs in the field of messenger RNA (mRNA), to an enterprise with a diverse clinical portfolio of vaccines and therapeutics across seven modalities, a broad intellectual property portfolio in areas including mRNA and lipid nanoparticle formulation, and an integrated manufacturing plant that allows for rapid clinical and commercial production at scale. Moderna maintains alliances with a broad range of domestic and overseas government and commercial collaborators, which has allowed for the pursuit of both groundbreaking science and rapid scaling of manufacturing. Most recently, Moderna’s capabilities have come together to allow the authorized use and approval of one of the earliest and most effective vaccines against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Moderna’s mRNA platform builds on continuous advances in basic and applied mRNA science, delivery technology and manufacturing, and has allowed the development of therapeutics and vaccines for infectious diseases, immuno-oncology, rare diseases, cardiovascular diseases and autoimmune diseases. Moderna has been named a top biopharmaceutical employer by Science for the past seven years. To learn more, visit .

Moderna is a smoke-free, alcohol-free and drug-free work environment.

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