Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company, providing a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries, to make life and our environment safer, healthier and more sustainable. From the food you eat, to the water you drink, to the medicines you rely on, Eurofins laboratories work with the biggest companies in the world to ensure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic and labelling is accurate.
The Eurofins network of companies is the global leader in food, environment, pharmaceutical and cosmetic product testing and in agroscience Contract Research Organisation services. It is one of the market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, advanced material sciences and in the support of clinical studies, as well as having an emerging global presence in Contract Development and Manufacturing Organisations. It also has a rapidly developing presence in highly specialised and molecular clinical diagnostic testing and in-vitro diagnostic products.
In over 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to 58,000 staff across a decentralised and entrepreneurial network of 900 laboratories in over 54 countries. Eurofins companies offer a portfolio of over 200,000 analytical methods to evaluate the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin, traceability and purity of biological substances and products.
In 2021, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR 6.72 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.
The Project Coordinator is responsible for the organization, coordination, and execution of project plans under the guidance of the Principle Investigator. The Project Coordinator will work in tandem with PI team to ensure the various administrative tasks associated with a project plan are completed on time, with quality, and according to applicable SOPs. The Project Coordinator will attend client meetings, internal project update meetings, book of business forecasting meetings, and other relevant discussions to help execute the project plan. The Project Coordinator will help identify and execute on process improvement initiatives as necessary.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Serves as key support to the PI team to execute important and timely administrative duties to keep projects on time, within budget, and within regulatory compliance.
Liaise with other departments (Lab Ops, Sample Management, Scientific Affairs, QA, Report Writing, Business Development, etc) as necessary to execute on the project plan, developing and maintaining timelines
Responsible for interface with Business Development to ensure change orders are timely if needed.
Creates draft sample analysis outlines to review with PI and manages amendments.
Creates study blueprint for kickoff and provides meeting agenda
Schedules client meetings, provides and maintains meeting minutes and agendas as needed
Maintains necessary Smartsheet updates as required by other departments
May assist PI with work-listing for Sample Analysis
Develops and maintains good working relationships with Sponsors, interfacing with Business Development, and Scientists to communicate and meet Sponsor needs and timelines
Works with Sample Management, PIs, Sponsors, and 3rd party central labs/clinical sites to resolve manifest, sample labeling, sample reconciliation issues
Works with PI to organize resource allocation/scheduling, contributes to company forecasts and revenue recognition based on project specifications and timelines.
Designs and improves processes and procedures to increase efficiency, productivity, and quality
Arranges specimen and data handling for all services
Oversees study records, data and sample storage
Organizes all documents for interim archive submission
Conducts closeout process including archiving, sample disposition document management for technical writers
Coordinates transfers of hard copy project records to Quality for archiving
Maintains accurate client databases
Assists with the writing of company SOPs and facilitates the upload of documents into EtQ by providing to QAU.
Applies GxP in all areas of responsibility, as appropriate
Works effectively as a member of a team, under minimum direction to achieve client and business deadlines.
Attends internal and external training courses.
Demonstrates and promotes the company vision
Regular attendance and punctuality
Conducts all activities in a safe and efficient manner
Adjusts work hours as needed to meet client deadlines
Adheres to site employee health and safety (EHS) requirements
Performs other duties as assigned
Basic Minimum Qualifications (BMQ):
Planning/Organization – Ability to manage multiple projects and tight deadlines, with a potentially heavy workload; willing to seek additional resources if needed to meet deadlines.
Problem Solving – Skilled in diagnosing and evaluating problems, thinking “outside the box”, interfacing with internal staff, Sponsors and Vendors and working jointly to achieve a solution.
Written Communication – Excellent writing ability for preparation of study reports, papers, SOPs and communications with Sponsors.
Oral Communication – Presents concepts logically and in an organized fashion; listens and responds well to questions; demonstrates presentation skills; participates in meetings
Professionalism – Reacts well under pressure; treats Sponsors and co-workers with respect, regardless of their status or position; communicates with tact; follows through on commitments; accepts responsibility for own actions.
Adaptability – Manages competing demands; changes approach or method to best fit the situation; able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events
Teamwork – Balances team and individual responsibilities; exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts success of team above own interests; able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives
Ethics – Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works with integrity and ethically; upholds organizational values
Judgment – Displays ability to make decisions; exhibits sound and accurate judgment; supports and explains reasoning for decisions; includes appropriate people in decision-making process; makes timely decisions
Computer Skills – Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, particularly Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint; Watson LIMS.
Bachelor’s Degree (preferably a B.S.) in a science, accounting, or related field requiring analytical thinking skills
1-5 years’ experience in drug development
Excellent full time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, dental, and vision options
Life and disability insurance
401(k) with company match
Paid vacation and holidays
Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.
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