Terumo BCT is looking for an experienced Contract Manager to support the continued growth in our Law Department. In this newly-created role, the Contract Manager will maintain the process for obtaining funding and manage the administration of externally-funded agreements, including Government contracts and grants.
*Please note: Relocation assistance is available for non-local candidates**
Obtain an understanding of the corporate strategic plan and of the company’s existing awards (grants and contracts, Federal and commercial)
Establish and maintain rapport with our customer representatives
Manage award lifecycles from customer requests through agreement closeout
Maintain an effective partnership with the Legal, Compliance, Accounting, Finance, Innovation and Development, and Contract Administration Departments
Identify and present funding opportunities that support corporate strategic planning
Administer the preparation of bids / proposals
Prepare bid / proposal and contract budgets
Lead negotiations with customers / potential customers
Facilitate the execution of customer contracts and distribute the resulting contract requirements to internal stakeholders
Monitor and perform grant / contract administrative requirements
Monitor contract revenue and expenses incurred in performance of the contract
Manage customer relationships
Perform grant / contract closeouts
EXPERIENCE & SKILLS:
Minimum six (6) years of progressive experience in managing / administering contracts
Working knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and agency-specific FAR supplements
Ability to learn and apply new or changing customer requirements
Strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
Detail oriented and process driven with the ability to maintain accuracy while performing activities in a fast-paced environment
Ability to work collaboratively within cross-functional teams
PREFERRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:
Certified Commercial Contract Manager, Certified Federal Contract Manager, or Certified Professional Contract Manager certifications preferred
Experience in Research & Development, Medical Device, Biotechnology, or Pharmaceutical fields
General understanding of Good Clinical Practice and/or Good Laboratory Practice requirements
Experience working within a matrix environment
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 22821
About Terumo BCT
Terumo BCT, a global leader in blood component, therapeutic apheresis and cellular technologies, is the only company with the unique combination of apheresis collections, manual and automated whole blood processing, and pathogen reduction. We believe in the potential of blood to do even more for patients than it does today. This belief inspires our innovation and strengthens our collaboration with customers.
We develop blood collection and processing systems to hospitals and blood banks. Its systems are used to separate blood into its different components, such as platelets, plasma, and leukoreduced red blood cells (or blood with the white cells removed). The company also provides apheresis systems used to develop blood-based therapies for the treatment of cancer and other diseases. It has operations in 30 countries and sells its products to more than 90 nations around the world.