• Contract Negotiator

    Location US-MA-Burlington
    Job ID
    Other - Other
    Pos. Type
    Full Time
  • 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



    Provide first line legal support to Nuance’s Healthcare Clinical Documentation and Clintegrity business units in the US and Canada. Strong focus on negotiating commercial contracts, supporting our Sales team, and providing related contracting advice.


    • Provide first line legal support to Nuance’s Healthcare Clinical Documentation and Clintegrity business units.
    • Contribute to the work of Nuance's North American legal group, supporting Nuance’s business in the US and Canada.
    • Focus particularly on the drafting and negotiation of varied and complex contracts with end customers and channel partners, including: hosted service offerings and related documents (e.g., schedules, orders and information security agreements), software license and professional services agreements, BAAs and NDAs.
    • Provide contracting advice to Sales and Professional Service departments on a daily basis as needed.
    • Work closely with revenue Finance, Sales and Sales Operations teams to facilitate the processing of Sales deals.
    • Provide training and general guidance to Sales teams within the region as needed.
    • Ensure that all contracts are properly administered and recorded via a contract management system.
    • Perform tasks related to securing and keeping the products, tools, and processes that you are responsible for securing



    • Minimum BA/BS, Preferred CMS or Paralegal certification


    Minimum years of work experience:

    • 3-5 Years


    Required skills:

    • Well developed communication skills
    • Excellent time management skills
    • Experience working as a contract negotiator in the Health Care or IT sectors desirable
    • Minimum of 3 years post qualification experience, although all candidates with relevant skills are invited to apply
    • Team player with flexible, pragmatic approach and sound business acumen
    • Ability to multi-task and work with a substantially high degree of independence, initiative and decisiveness


    Preferred skills:

    • Strong negotiation skills in "customer facing" transactions 

    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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