Contract Manager Team Leader

Novare Executive Search



Are you an experienced leader with strong knowledge of contract law and contract processes? Then the position as Contract Manager Team Leader at Pharmetheus might be right for you!

Pharmetheus is growing rapidly, and we are looking to expand our team with a Contract Manager Team Leader.


In this role you will be responsible for the contracting process at Pharmetheus, ensuring efficient and effective management of client and vendor contractual agreements within the organization. You will oversee the entire contract lifecycle, from the approved proposal to the contract document ready for signature, through managing, monitoring, and closure. You will lead the contract team, consisting of two Contract Managers and collaborate closely with internal and external stakeholders. You will perform your duties in line with Pharmetheus’ quality management system and values, as well as consistently maintaining a strong business and customer focus.


You will report to the CFO and the position is located at the Swedish HQ in Uppsala.

Key responsibilities:

  • Organize the management of contracts to ensure a smooth, streamlined process
  • Successfully monitor the contracting process from the approved proposal to the final contract ready for signatures, resolving any contract-related issues
  • Maintain and develop the Contract Lifecycle Management-system as well as contract templates
  • Review, analyze and ensure compliance with contractual terms and conditions as well as analyse and report on specific risks associated with contracts
  • Lead or assist in contract negotiations with clients and vendors
  • Collaborate with legal teams to identify and address legal risks in contracts
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with external legal support, clients’ contract departments, and other stakeholders
  • Communicate and present information to stakeholders regarding contracts

Background and Experience

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in contract management with strong knowledge of contract law and legal terminology
  • A degree in law/business law/contract law
  • Leadership and team management experience
  • Previous experience interacting with, and coordinating, multiple contacts and stakeholders
  • Previous experience from the life science industry is an advantage
  • Fluent in English, both in speech and writing
  • Excellent planning and organizing capability

Personal charcteristics

To be successful in your new role at Pharmetheus you should be a team player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills. You pay attention to detail and have a talent for accuracy and precision. You have a problem-solving mindset and is driven to improve processes and find synergies and efficiencies. Finally, you are a natural leader who strives to develop and improve yourself, as well as your team.

If you are a motivated leader with a passion for driving growth, we want to hear from you! Please apply today by submitting your CV and cover letter. In this recruitment process Pharmetheus is collaborating with Novare Executive Search. For more information about the position or the process, please contact Malcolm Leijonhielm ( or Sofia Dippel ( Please note that we do not accept applications through e-mail. Selections are made continuously.


Pharmetheus is a diversified Life Sciences consultancy partner at the forefront of the application of quantitative approaches to drug research, development, and usage. We operate in the area of biosimulation and biotech, using software to describe biological processes. We offer consulting services focused on the application of quantitative approaches to support drug research, development, and life-cycle decisions. With our expertise in model-informed drug development, pharmacometrics, and PBPK-QSP, we support clients from strategy to design and analyses. At Pharmetheus, we are promoting a culture of innovation and collaboration where diversity and inclusivity are highly valued, and where everyone feels supported and empowered.Pharmetheus’ main premises is in Uppsala, Sweden. However, our physical footprint stretches beyond Uppsala through our office network in Basel, Paris and Utrecht and home office networks in Europe and North America.

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