Contract Administrator - Commercial

Commercial Bothell, Washington



The Commercial Contracts Administrator is responsible for supporting the execution and processing of contracts within the Commercial department, including ensuring that contracts are completed in a timely manner in accordance with company policies and procedures, internal client requirements and applicable regulations. This position will also provide general administrative support to the Commercial department as assigned.  


  • Manage Commercial Contract and Nondisclosure Agreement (NDA) process
  • Facilitate the execution, processing and tracking of Commercial contracts through process creation, monitoring and improvement
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for commercial contract requests such as, NDA’s, Service Agreements, and Consultant Agreements and act as conduit between Commercial and the Legal group
  • Create and maintain contract tracking process using SharePoint and other systems used to manage contract and budget files
  • Process all commercial contract requests and help facilitate early execution through the Contract Management System
  • Ensures commercial agreements are executed per established contract processes and workflows. Oversees the business review and signature process, including facilitating the revision, review, and approval of contractual documents in both electronic and paper environments
  • Proactively monitor contract expiration dates and additional key contractual terms
  • Train and support team members on the Commercial Contracts process when necessary
  • Perform consistent quality audits of work output and document knowledge base as needed
  • Analyze contract trends using available tools and assist with developing team metrics with regard to contract timelines
  • May participate in contract review meetings in an administrative capacity and interact directly with internal and external parties as needed to ensure agreements are complete and ready for processing

 Other duties may include:   

  • Develop written processes relevant to the scope of work listed above as needed
  • Contribute to team efforts for continuous process improvements
  • Lead special projects as assigned from time to time
  • Adhere to Commercial Operations or project specific quality documents (e.g. SOPs, work practices, training guides), as applicable


  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Business Administration, Finance, Information Systems or related field OR equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of relevant experience in contract administration, contract processing and/or administrative support with some accountability for contract processing
  • Broad knowledge of legal terminology, contractual and legal concepts, and documents
  • Professional experience with Microsoft office tools and CLM systems
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and excellent ability to manage multiple contracts of varying types, size, and complexity through the contract administration process and to manage competing demands as well
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, able to convey information in a way that others can readily follow
  • Ability to analyze complex problems, draw relevant conclusions, and implement appropriate solutions
  • Strong team player with demonstrated ability to resolve conflict using collaboration, mutual respect, creativity, and flexibility of thought


As the leading employer in our industry in the Pacific Northwest, Seagen is proud to offer a competitive total compensation package as well as a comprehensive benefits program designed to support the whole lives of our employees and their families. Benefits include medical, vision and dental coverage, group and supplemental life insurance, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement, relocation assistance and much more. To learn more about Seagen, please visit 

Seagen is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.