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Contract Administrator

Date: Jan 17, 2019

Location: Lakewood, CO, US

Company: Terumo BCT, Inc.

Requisition ID:  22682  


Terumo BCT is looking for a Contract Administrator to support the continued growth of our Contracts Administration team. Manage and administer purchases in support of research and related activities, from the initial request through the closeout of any resulting agreements, for various departments, including Clinical Affairs, Innovation & Development teams, and other departments who contract with healthcare providers.  An effective Contract Administrator will work with the requesting Associate to define the need, pull from their experience and Terumo BCT practices to identify the most efficient procurement method, execute and administer the vendor agreement, and ensure that all deliverables and agreement requirements are met, all while maintaining effective partnerships with the vendor, requestor, Legal, Compliance, Accounting, and Finance Departments.



  • Act as a cross-functional liaison with other Terumo BCT departments, including Clinical Affairs, other Innovation & Development teams, and other departments who contract with healthcare providers
  • Assist requestors with drafting technical requirements and specifications
  • Perform market assessments to identify potential vendors and costs
  • Identify / recommend preferred procurement method
  • Compile technical, legal, compliance, Government contracting, and Terumo BCT specific requirements and assign weighted values to proposal review criteria into solicitations
  • Lead proposal evaluation teams and assist in assigning rankings to the proposals received
  • Execute agreements with selected vendors and follow internal processes to vet the selected vendors
  • Perform contract administrative requirements, including the review of invoices and compliance with contract terms and conditions, as well as, the coordination of agreement amendments
  • Monitor spending for transparency reporting requirements, including the Federal Sunshine Act and other relevant laws
  • Manage vendor relationships
  • Perform contract closeouts




  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job



  • Minimum two (2) years experience in authoring / managing vendor agreements


Required Competencies

  • Ability to learn and apply new or changing requirements to existing and prospective vendor agreements
  • 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



  • Experience in Research & Development, Medical Device, Biotechnology, or Pharmaceutical fields
  • Experience issuing or administering subawards / subcontracts under Federally funded grants / contracts
  • Experience working within a matrix environment
  • General understanding of Good Clinical Practice and/or Good Laboratory Practice requirements




We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.  All applicants will be afforded equal opportunity without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, order of protection status, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, military status or an unfavorable discharge from military service.


Terumo BCT is committed to providing a safe and secure working environment.  We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and detailed background verification checks.  To this end, all employment offers for positions in the U.S. are conditional upon successful completion of Terumo BCT's pre-employment screening process.  As of January 1, 2017 the Terumo BCT Lakewood, Colorado location will be a tobacco-free workplace. For more information about Terumo BCT, visit our website

Join Terumo BCT as we unlock the potential of blood. We are a global leader in blood component and cellular technologies, and the only company with the unique combination of apheresis collections, manual and automated whole blood processing, and pathogen reduction coupled with leading technologies in therapeutic apheresis and cell processing. 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.


As the largest medical device manufacturing company headquartered in Colorado, we are home to more than 2,300 associates and our products are in use in more than 125 countries and territories. Our Global footprint includes more than 5,500 associates and partners with regional headquarters in Brussels, Buenos Aires, Singapore and Tokyo.


Our company has almost $1B in annual revenues and has been voted and recognized as:

  • Largest corporate sponsor in Rocky Mountain Region for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS)
  • Winner of the Association for Talent Development (ATD) BEST Award for providing exceptional employee learning and talent development (2011 & 2012)
  • One of Colorado’s Healthiest Employers by Denver Business Journal (2014 & 2015)
  • Recipient of the Way to Go Employer award through the Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG) 2015


Our award-winning culture embraces:

  • Leading technology through innovation and R&D
  • Wellness programs
  • Commitment to quality
  • An environment that values, respects and rewards your individual contributions
  • A philosophy of intentional growth and responsiveness to world health issues


Click Here to see what our associates have to say about our culture.


Each associate has a positive impact on our future by:

  • Connecting to the lives of the patients we ultimately serve
  • Growing through professional and leadership development activities
  • Sharing company success through incentive plans


If you are the best at what you do and want to do work that is changing the delivery of healthcare globally, we invite you to work with us now to see how we can unlock your potential.

Nearest Major Market: Denver

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