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Contracts Specialist

Remote | Trenton, New Jersey
Freelance | Job ID #72445 | $27 - $36 hourly | Posted 4 weeks ago

Onward Search is seeking a Contracts Specialist for a global biopharmaceutical company. You’ll join the Business Operations and Analytics team, and will manage the processes associated with creating vendor agreements, including service agreements, work orders, change orders and purchase requisitions.

This is a 6-month (extension likely), full-time contract opportunity. The role is fully remote, PST time zone highly preferred. 

As a Contracts Specialist You'll: 

  • Provide expertise on end-to-end processes for managing relationships with suppliers. Oversee agreements, purchase requisitions/orders, and risk assessments in collaboration with Legal and Finance.
  • Collaborate with business partners to communicate milestones, contractual commitments, and monthly contract statuses. Generate reports and respond to inquiries promptly.
  • Identify and address potential critical challenges, working with management to implement solutions that align with business objectives.
  • Contribute to process enhancements and share knowledge within the procurement coordinator community.

Contracts Specialist Skills & Experience needed:  

  • 3+ years of relevant experience, including demonstrated success in managing supplier-partners and third-party service providers.
  • Prior experience in budget development and management.
  • Working knowledge of financial processes, technologies (e.g., SAP, Salesforce), compliance, and regulatory requirements.
  • Proven ability to collaborate effectively with internal and external partners to achieve common goals.
  • Excellence in organizational and communication skills, coupled with effective problem-solving capabilities and independent thinking.
  • Adaptability to work in a highly energetic, flexible, changing, and fast-paced environment.

Education and Licenses:

  • Bachelor's Degree.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) designation or equivalent, preferred.

To learn more about this Contract Specialist opportunity, apply now and chat with a recruiter today! 

What’s in our benefits packages:  

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance 
  • Life Insurance 
  • 401k Program 
  • Commuter Benefit 
  • eLearning 
  • Education Reimbursement 
  • Ongoing Training & Development  
  • *To qualify for our benefits package, you must work over 30 hours per week and the length of assignment must be a minimum of 10 weeks.  

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Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment regarding race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances.  


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Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.

Pay: $27 - $36 hourly


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