Who we are:

Kymera is a clinical-stage biotechnology company pioneering the field of targeted protein degradation (TPD) to develop medicines that address critical health problems and have the potential to dramatically improve patients’ lives. Kymera is deploying TPD to address disease targets and pathways inaccessible with conventional therapeutics. Having advanced the first degrader into the clinic for immunological diseases, Kymera is focused on delivering oral small molecule degraders to provide a new generation of convenient, highly effective therapies for patients with these conditions. Kymera is also progressing degrader oncology programs that target undrugged or poorly drugged proteins to create new ways to fight cancer. Founded in 2016, Kymera has been recognized as one of Boston’s top workplaces for the past several years. For more information about our science, pipeline and people, please visit www.kymeratx.com or follow us on X (formerly Twitter) or LinkedIn.


How we work:

  • PIONEER: We are courageous, resilient and rigorous in our mission to improve patients’ lives through our revolutionary degrader medicines.
  • COLLABORATE: We value trust + transparency from everyone. Our goals are shared, our decisions data-driven and our camaraderie genuine.
  • BELONG: We recognize our differences, inviting curiosity and inclusivity, so that our people are valued, seen, and heard.


How you’ll contribute:

  • Partner with leadership to create a sourcing strategy that aligns with the needs of the business while meeting financial and operational objectives.
  • Collaborate with Kymera’s functional relationship managers as well as Legal and Finance to support the establishment of master service agreements (MSAs) and subsequent statements of work (SOWs)
  • Develop strong relationships with key vendors that lead to effective negotiations and preferred outcomes for Kymera.
  • Lead negotiations of business and economic terms with Kymera’s key contract research organizations (CROs) and vendors.
  • Own the development of the strategic sourcing process across the organization.
  • Support request for proposal (RFP) process as well as bids for services.
  • Assist with diligence and selection of primary and secondary vendors.
  • Establish preferred terms, discounts, and primary and secondary sourcing networks.
  • Lead and mentor junior team member(s).


What skills and experience you’ll bring:

  • BA/BS required; MBA or advanced degree preferred.
  • 10+ years of experience with sourcing initiatives (rapid sourcing, targeted negotiations, supplier relationship management, outsourcing) in biotech/pharmaceutical industry.
  • Demonstrated experience developing sourcing strategies with multiple R&D groups including Clinical, Translational Medicine and CMC
  • Experience building a strong partnership with key stakeholders in the business and providing a high level of customer service.
  • Ability to synthesize complex information and successfully communicate that information to others.
  • Highly organized with good influencing skills cross-functionally.
  • High agility – or ability to learn new tools quickly.
  • Ability to build and maintain external relationships with vendor partners and collaborators; strong interpersonal skills.


Skills and experience not an exact match?:

Go ahead and submit your resume (and a cover letter, if you’d like!).  If this role isn't right for you, we can keep you in mind for future opportunities.




Kymera Therapeutics is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, seeking to create a welcoming and diverse environment.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, sex, marital status, gender expression or identity, genetic information, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other legally protected class.


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