Job Description
Virscio is seeking a Sample Manager to support sample management and associated quality control procedures in broader support of commercial and internal research and development activities. Management of biological samples and associated receipt, storage, quality control checks, and shipment will represent critical job functions. Additional responsibilities will include maintenance of lab research supplies and associated equipment as well as execution and update of relevant Standard Operating Procedures.

 

Responsibilities

• Support and progressively lead the receipt, storage, packaging and QC of biological samples

• Create, manage, and maintain accurate sample records

• Support ongoing optimization of sample management procedures

• Support the processing of biological samples to support subsequent bioanalysis

• Use Wrike or equivalent project management platforms to manage incoming and outbound sample shipments

• Provide client updates on upcoming deliveries

• Maintain lab supplies and support Logistics Manager on supply ordering, receipt, and transfer

• Assist in laboratory oversight of cleanliness and safety procedures

• Establish in-depth knowledge of facility SOPs and contribute to their maintenance

• Execution and maintenance of facility good laboratory practices (GLPs)

• Support data aggregation and data analysis initiatives

 

Education/Experience Requirements

• Requires bachelor’s degree in a life sciences area

• One or more years of lab-based research experience strongly preferred

• Experience working with shipment of temperature-sensitive biological specimens or the associated import/export of these samples highly preferred

 

Additional Requirements

• Demonstrated ability to adapt to the necessities of fast-paced research activities

• Attention to detail and ability to identify and resolve issues effectively

• Capability and comfort interacting with Virscio research team and Sponsors through various modes of communication

• Strong computer literacy required, including ability to effectively and efficiently use a wide variety of software platforms and cloud services, including Microsoft Office.