Biomarker Operations Specialist

CHF84 - CHF89 per hour
  1. Permanent
  1. Clinical Operations, Project Management

Hobson Prior currently have an opportunity for a Biomarker Operations Specialist to join a leading pharmaceutical organisation in Basel. This is an exciting opportunity where you will be overseeing multiple studies at a time.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide operational expertise to ensure the successful implementation of the biosample strategy for a given molecule or clinical program.
  • Ensure the appropriate level of sample quality, defining corrective actions if necessary, and acting as a point of escalation for issues at the study and project levels.
  • Implement the biosample sourcing strategy within given projects through partnership with key stakeholders involved in project and study delivery.
  • Responsible for project level oversight (from feasibility to study close) of laboratories/vendors and associated costs involved in biosampling activities and analyses. Provides input to the laboratory selection process to ensure appropriate vendor selection where applicable
  • Leads cross-functional operations team meetings as required to ensure optimal delivery of project biosampling objectives
  • Actively promote knowledge sharing within Clinical Operations and across studies within a project by partnering with stakeholders.
  • Accountable for the accurate and timely forecasting and management of individual project and study variable costs related to bio-sampling, in collaboration with key stakeholders
  • Provide regular project/study level biosample status updates to key stakeholders as required.
  • Represent as a subject matter expert within the Clinical Operations for specific business-related topics or processes
  • Contribute to, and occasionally lead, functional process and system improvements to ensure operational excellence
  • Any other assigned tasks.


  • You will have a minimum 3 years' experience in project management.
  • Experience in sample management: leading and managing biosample operational activities on a range of logistically complex multi-centre clinical studies.
  • Experience interacting and managing important clinical stakeholders (e.g clinical sites, CROs, study teams or sponsor sites).
  • Scientific degree & strong biomarker understanding (someone who worked in labs is advantageous).

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