Contract Facilitation Lead

At Bristol Myers Squibb, we are inspired by a single vision - transforming patients’ lives through science.In oncology, hematology, immunology and cardiovascular disease - and one of the most diverse and promising pipelines in the industry - each of our passionate colleagues contribute to innovations that drive meaningful change. We bring a human touch to every treatment we pioneer. Join us and make a difference.

Contract Facilitation Lead, IOCT TRC

The Contract Facilitation Lead for the Immuno-oncology and Cell Therapy Thematic Research Center partners with scientists and enterprise business partners to enable rapid and high-quality contracting solutions for a high-performing, innovative team. The successful candidate will work with other subject matter experts and stakeholders including specialist contract facilitators, legal, procurement and external partners. The role is preferred to be based in our Seattle office, but a remote-based role will be considered for the ideal candidate.

Core responsibilities of the Contract Facilitation Lead are to:
  • Lead the successful execution and life-cycle management of templated agreements and their associated purchase orders as follows:
    • Ensure contract requests align with department project and budget plans and track with Finance
    • Proactively generate, review and/or edit agreement drafts to align with business unit needs/requirements
    • Partner with legal department and other stakeholders to incorporate specialist language
  • Facilitate the collection of key information and triage to the appropriate contracting group for specialty agreements
  • Be the subject matter expert for all department contracts, including managing the maintenance of a central repository and contract expiration tracker for renewal/planned expiration
  • Be the central resource for the team on contract procedures, policies and changes to the same; provide training/guidance on key contracting concepts; provide input and advocacy for improving contract-related procedures
  • Manages and/or mentors contract facilitation specialist

Required Skills
  • Experience and/or educational background in research, biological sciences and/or early drug development
  • At least 4 years contract facilitation experience PREFERABLY with 'Early Research Contract' experience
  • Associates, Bachelor or other Technical Degree preferred.
  • Exceptional accuracy and attention to detail
  • Proactive and customer-focused
  • Experience with Icertis, Sharepoint and/or Ariba systems would be an asset

Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious diseases. Empowered to apply our individual talents and diverse perspectives in an inclusive culture, our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.

Bristol Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees with the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.

Physical presence at the BMS worksite or physical presence in the field is an essential job function of this role which the Company deems critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, employee well-being and engagement, and enhances the Company culture.

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