Associate Scientist - Bioanalytical Manager
San Mateo Metro Area, CA
The BAM is simultaneously assigned to multiple studies and is an agenda-driven ad-hoc member of the clinical study management team (SMT) for each study. The responsibilities for BioAnalytical Manager include: Driving the development of assay vendor SOWs, managing vendor contracts, including review of invoices, ensuring receipt of SOW deliverables, resolving or escalating issues where needed, and closing contracts Assist with identifying and on-boarding assay vendors including SOW development, budget planning, and specifying data formats Preparing vendor oversight plans for each study as needed.
Ensuring alignment with cross-functional stakeholders and document team decisions in the PK/ATA Sample Flow Diagram Developing timelines for PK and ATA data for managing contract labs to ensure samples are tested according to protocol/team timelines, data is returned in the specified format, and all SOW specified deliverables are met Overseeing shipping and receipt of biosamples from central labs to assay laboratories Providing biosample metrics and status updates to teams as requested Supporting clinical study teams (PET/SMT), pharmacology teams through attending appropriate meetings as needed Serving as the on-going operational point of contact between internal gRED functions and assay vendors for communication regarding sample logistics and availability, batching and testing timelines, reanalysis, and data reportable tracking Making arrangement for samples and data handling/archiving at the completion of the study
Skills: Bachelor's degree or Master's degree in a scientific discipline 5 + years of experience in related field that includes experience working in the biotech industry and in clinical study teams with involvement in the processing and/or analysis of biological samples Ability to deliver results successfully, collaborating with multi-cultural and geographically diverse teams Technical experience/knowledge of bioanalytical assay methods. Ability to work in a highly matrixed organization in a positive and collaborative manner Strong organizational skills with attention to details Independently manage multiple competing priorities, while working on multiple projects simultaneously Excellent communication and presentation skills and effective influencing/negotiating skills.