Client & Scientific Portfolio Manager

Req ID #:  176795
Location: 

Wilmington, MA, US, 01887 Hollister, CA, US, 95023

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.


IMPORTANT:   In order to be considered for this position, a resume/CV must be uploaded and submitted during the application process.  Please make sure work history and education are added correctly.

Job Summary

We are seeking a Client & Scientific Portfolio Manager for our Genetically Engineered Models and Services (GEMS) US Operations site located Wilmington, MA or Hollister, CA.

 

This manager will provide portfolio management for key client accounts as assigned for (GEMS) across multiple US sites.  Serve as a scientific liaison between the GEMS Operation and the Clients.  Work in collaboration with Key Strategic Account Managers to develop and execute on GEMS strategies. Work across departments to ensure quality customer service is provided for assigned client account programs.   Ensure communication and strong governance with all stakeholders both internal and external.  Provide leadership to a team of project manager supporting the GEMS client portfolio. 


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide portfolio management for key client accounts as assigned for GEMS across multiple US sites.
  • Serve as a scientific liaison between the GEMS Operation and the Clients.
  • Work in collaboration with Key Strategic Account Managers to develop and execute on GEMS strategies.
  • Work across departments to ensure quality customer service is provided for assigned client account programs.
  • Ensure communication and strong governance with all stakeholders both internal and external.
  • Provide leadership to a team of project managers supporting the GEMS client portfolio. 


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Doctoral level degree (Ph.D., DVM, MD) degree or equivalent in biological or health related discipline.
  • 6-9 years related experience in pharmaceutical or CRO industry.
    •  To include:  study conduct, data handling, regulatory affairs, scientific consulting, program and resource management, team supervision, training, or academic research.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple programs, prioritize work and meet deadlines.
  • Proficient in computers in standard software including Microsoft® Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project, etc. and with standard laboratory calculations and statistical procedures.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Doctoral level degree (Ph.D., DVM, MD) degree or equivalent in biological or health related discipline and a Master’s degree in Business (M.B.A).
  • Experience directing research and managing programs.
  • Project management certification(s).

IMPORTANT: A resume is required to be considered for this position. If you have not uploaded your resume in your candidate profile, please return to upload field and attach your resume/CV. 


Vaccine Mandate
Charles River is a U.S. Federal Contractor.  As a result, we must follow the Presidential Executive Order to mandate vaccinations, and ensure our employees are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  Our main priority is the wellbeing, health, and safety of our people. We require proof of vaccination from all employees. 


Anyone with requests for disability-related and/or religious exemptions should contact Talent Acquisition (crrecruitment_US@crl.com) so that information can be provided about the accommodation process at Charles River.

 

About Research Models & Services 
Fundamental to basic research and discovery is the use of in vivo models to help identify disease targets and determine potential biological pathways that regulate the condition.  As the world’s leader in the production and distribution of the highest quality research animal, with 1 out of 2 animal models produced for preclinical research globally, we understand the importance of this step. With seven decades of experience, our expertise is unmatched, allowing us to provide you with the perfect model, including disease-specific and preconditioned options, for basic research and beyond. 


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 18,000 employees within 100 facilities in over 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. 


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 >80% of the drugs approved by the FDA for the past 3 years.


Equal Employment Opportunity
Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer - all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.


 
If you are interested in applying to Charles River Laboratories and need special assistance or an accommodation due to a disability to complete any forms or to otherwise participate in the resume submission process, please contact a member of our Human Resources team by sending an e-mail message to crrecruitment_US@crl.com. This contact is for accommodation requests for individuals with disabilities only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

 

For more information, please visit www.criver.com.


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