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Contract Manager

Date: Jan 9, 2019

Location: Lakewood, CO, US

Company: Terumo BCT, Inc.

Requisition ID:  22821  



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



  • 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



  • 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


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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.

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