Project Coordinator 1

Req ID #:  169055


For 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.

Job Summary


We are seeking a Project Coordinator 1 for our Biologics Testing Solutions which can be 100% remote. 


This position will be responsible for development and maintenance of a study from initial inquiry notification

(Client Services, marketing, navigator services, etc.) to study award. Coordinate with Client Services, Client Account

Management, Finance, Operations, supporting labs, vendors, subcontractors, and consultants to ensure accurate

proposal costing and logistics.  Partner with Client Account Management and Finance to ensure accurate maintenance

of inquiries and forecasting.


The following are responsibilities related to the Project Coordinator 1:


•    Prepare, coordinate, and maintain critical milestone dates for execution of the study.  Update and maintain all dates/units in SAP.
•    Coordinate with Client Account Management and Finance to ensure inquiries are maintained accurately in SAP.
•    Provide reports and metrics as needed.
•    Maintain and update databases and or other tools as required.  

The following are minimum requirements related to the Project Coordinator 1 position:
•    Education:  Bachelor’s degree (B.A. /B.S.) or equivalent in biological sciences, business management or related discipline

     required. Advanced education preferred.
•    Experience:  1-2 years related experience in project management in a laboratory or research environment.  An equivalent

     combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and

     experience listed above.

•    Other:  Working knowledge of SAP applications preferred. Ability to multi-task, excellent written and verbal communication skills,

     organizational skills, and attention to detail. Possess analytical thinking and problem-solving skills. Ability to prioritize and

     re-evaluate priorities as situations change. Working knowledge of computer software (MS Office, MS Project, Excel and database

     experience preferred), knowledge of Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) regulations



Collaborate -We collaborate when we partner with each other and promote teamwork, when we communicate clearly and effectively across the hall or around the globe, and when we welcome all forms of diversity and encourage inclusiveness.
Own - We act like owners when we hold ourselves accountable for our actions, when we respond to internal and external client needs with speed and accuracy, when we set and achieve meaningful goals, and when we strive towards continuous improvement.
Care - We show we care when we respect each other, our animals and the communities where we work and live, when we create a positive healthy workplace, when we are mindful of our compliance standards, and when we choose to do the right thing.
Lead - We lead when we advocate our purpose and model our values, when we deliver innovation, when we embrace change, and when we appreciate and celebrate the great work of others.

About Biologics Testing Solutions
With more than 50 years of experience and proven regulatory expertise, the Charles River Biologics group can address challenging projects for biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies worldwide. Offering a variety of services such as contamination and impurity testing, protein characterization, bioassays, viral clearance studies and stability and lot release programs, we support clients throughout the biologic development cycle, from the establishment and characterization of cell banks through preclinical and clinical studies to marketed products. Whether clients need stand-alone services, a unique package of testing, or insourced support, our Biologics group can create a custom solution to suit their needs.  Each year more than 20,000 biologic testing reports are sent each and over 200 licenses products are supported by our biologics testing solutions team.


About Charles River 
Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.


With over 17,000 employees within 90 facilities in 20 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. And in 2018, revenue increased to $2.62 billion.


At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of ~85% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2019.


Equal Employment Opportunity 
Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Disabled/Vet

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