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Client Services Rep I

Req ID #:  41231
Location: 

Worcester, MA, US

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

Performs a variety of activities in support of functional areas such as finance, purchasing, or human resources or for a specific project/business/technical unit. Gathers, collects, records, tracks and verifies data and information from multiple sources. Compiles, reviews and analyzes data. Uses software for functional area, to compile and generate reports, statistics, timelines, tables, graphs, correspondence and presentations. May design processes to enhance work flow. Provides data and information to others on functional unit processes and procedures. May handle invoices and expense reports.

We are seeking a Client Services Rep Iocated at our Wocester, MA site.

BASIC SUMMARY: 

Perform support functions for department management and staff in the preparation and coordination of study proposals, prices and Letters of Payment Authorization. Provide tactical support for assigned site-specific service areas.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Prepare general information and bid and proposal packages, from generic letters to full proposal responses.
  • Use provided information to create scope of work sections for inclusion in Letters of Payment Authorization (LOPAs).
  • Prepare and track LOPAs and Amended Letters of Payment Authorization.
  • Assist in coordination of proposals/business plans for the Global Sales and Strategic Account teams.
  • Assist with updating and maintaining applicable databases.
  • Create and maintain department files.
  • Coordinate logistics for client site visits including facility tours, room accommodations, airlines, ground transportation, conference rooms, catering, meal reservations, and agendas as necessary.
  • Assist in coordination of scientific staff travel to sponsors.
  • Assist with the preparation of marketing and client services presentations.
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Education:  Associate’s degree (A.A./A.S.) or equivalent in science, business or marketing related discipline.  Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Experience:  1-2 years customer service or related experience.

 

About Corporate Functions

The Corporate Functions provide operational support across Charles River in areas such as Human Resources, Finance, IT, Legal, Sales, Quality Assurance, Marketing, and Corporate Development. They partner with their colleagues across the company to develop and drive strategies and to set global standards. The functions are essential to providing a bridge between strategic vision and operational readiness, to ensure ongoing functional innovation and capability improvement.

 

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 13,000 employees within 80 facilities in 23 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 in 2017.

 

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

 

Equal Employment Opportunity
Charles River Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vet


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