Biosample Operations Specialist

£350 - £380 per day
  1. Interim/Contract
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
  1. Clinical Operations, Project Management

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Hobson Prior are currently seeking a Biosample Operations Specialist to join a global healthcare organisation who are focused on offering medical solutions in order to transform patients' lives. This is a contract position based in Hertfordshire.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide operational expertise to ensure the successful implementation of the biosample strategy for a given molecule or clinical programme.
  • 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 the BTAL and other key stakeholders involved in project and study delivery.
  • Leads cross-functional operations team meetings as required to ensure optimal delivery of project biosampling objectives.
  • Accountable 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
  • You will actively promote knowledge sharing within Clinical Operations and across studies within a project by partnering with stakeholders.
  • Responsible 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.

Key Skills:

  • Effective communication skills.
  • Ability to lead and work across a global matrix team and stakeholder environment.
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple competing priorities.
  • Ability to work with internal and external partners.


  • Life sciences degree or equivalent qualification.
  • Significant experience implementing clinical trials - required.
  • Extensive experience in leading and managing biosample operational activities on a range of logistically complex multi-centre clinical studies, - preferred.
  • Knowledge of ICH GCP.
  • Clinical or biological laboratory experience with evidence of involvement in the processing and/or analysis of biological samples.
  • Knowledge of legal and regulatory environment related to human specimen collection, analysis and retention.

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