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Sanofi Group US Deputy BioSample Management / BioSample Manager in Framingham, Massachusetts

Position Overview:

The BioSample Manager (BSM) is an expert and responsible for biological sample handling, ensuring the proper collection, storage, and shipment of specimens of clinical and preclinical samples for R&D Translational Medicine and Development (TMED). The BSM ensures that studies are set up based on defined timelines and standards. The studies in the analytical LIMS software will be managed in compliance with the standards to fully support conduct of pre-clinical and clinical trials. In addition, there may be some responsibility for sample accessioning quality for all Clinical Trial studies. Additionally, this position is for the management of the Biological Sample Management team currently in Framingham, MA.

This team will be moving to the new Cambridge Crossings (Cx) site in 2Q22. There are 5 personnel in this team. Managing experience is a definitive must.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree, preferably in a life science or -related area (e.g. bioanalytical / computer sciences/bioinformatics or similar technical field) or equivalent with a minimum of 5+ years) of experience.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Management experience is a must.

  • Expertise in LIMS Systems (e.g., Watson, Blaze, Nautilus) for sample handling and tracking storage.

  • Basic knowledge in basic bioanalytical methods.

  • Excellent knowledge in the clinical development process.

  • Biobanking/biorepository knowledge is a must.

  • Anticipates complex problems and proactively works to minimize the impact. Delivers on commitments with high quality results.

  • Demonstrates high motivation for the job.

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and detail-oriented.

  • Ability to prioritize and adapt to change.

  • Very good organizational skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, interfacing with departments and external partners.

  • Ability to train and coach new BSM in study set up, sample handling processes and relevant documentation.

Knowledge and skills desirable but not essential :

  • Knowledge of SOPs.

  • Experience working in a global team/environment.

Sanofi Inc. and its U.S. affiliates are Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status or liability for military status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.

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