Contracts Management - Buyer 2

Hiring By - Biostaffic


Job Highlights

Not Disclosed

Mid-Senior level

Posted 4 months ago
Job details

KPS Life is looking for Contracts Management - Buyer 2 candidates with a minimum of 3 years of pharmaceutical industry experience in contracts/procurement to be dedicated (remotely) to large Pharma client.

If interested in discussing further, reach out!

Buyer 2 Position Summary

Reporting to an Outsourcing Lead, Business & Transformation Office (BTO), this position will support the assignment of contracts from Contract Research Organizations (CROs) and the execution of New Work Orders or Service Agreements to support the transition of studies to new operating models.

This position is responsible for working with colleagues in the Unit Management Office, the Business & Transformation Office, Legal, CROs, Ancillary vendors and other relevant functions to assign or execute new Service Agreements.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Facilitate the contract assignment process between sponsor, CROs and their subcontractors, including the migration of assigned contracts to Ariba on Demand
  • Draft, negotiate and execute new Service Agreements, Work Orders, Amendments, Change Orders with Outsourcing Lead oversight

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum 3 years’ pharmaceutical or healthcare industry experience within associated functions (e.g. clinical outsourcing, clinical operations, legal, finance, procurement)
  • Prior clinical trial contracting experience is required
  • Strong verbal and written ability with the English language
  • Proven ability to prioritize work and work across various platforms/systems


  • BS/BA from an accredited college or university


Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No



  • Mid-Senior level

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 12, 2024
Company Overview
KPS Life
KPS Life

Current Openings: 0

KPS Life is a functional service provider (FSP) that's redefining what "FSP" means. How? By focusing on the one thing that matters above all else: Quality. At KPS, we deliver functional services through a progressive model - one that taps the best clinical ops professionals in the industry, supports them to do their best work, deploys state-of-the-art technologies, and enables full system integration with Sponsors. The result? A flawless model that's raising the bar - and setting a new standard - for clinical operations in pharma and biotech. We guide our clients over any challenge and deliver higher-quality results, which can mean millions of dollars gained and millions of lives saved. KPS by the numbers: > 93% retention rate of CRAs > 8+ years' experience of CRAs > 30% average savings on study costs > 25 countries in which we serve
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