Sample Management Coordinator

Job Title:Sample Management Coordinator
Location UK ~ Alnwick
Type: Full Time, Permanent

Sample Management Coordinator

Company Overview

Quotient Sciences is a drug development and manufacturing accelerator providing integrated programs and tailored services across the entire development pathway. Cutting through silos across a range of drug development capabilities, we save precious time and money in getting drugs to patients.

As a growing and successful business, we employ more than 1,100 talented individuals globally, located at state-of-the-art development, manufacturing and clinical facilities in the UK and USA.

Science, Agility and Culture are the core components that define Quotient Sciences, enabling us to do what we do in the way that we do it. People join Quotient Sciences because we are a respected member of the drug development community, driven by an unswerving belief that ideas need to become solutions, and molecules need to become cures, fast. Because humanity needs solutions, fast.

The Role

Quotient Sciences are expanding rapidly, with a clear commitment to drug substance development and manufacture and have recently announced a $8m investment in a new kilo lab facility which will be fully operational in 2022. We are currently recruiting for a Sample Management Coordinator to provide effective, efficient and flexible sample management support to meet regulatory/quality standards, meet business needs and clients expectations and requirements.

Main tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Working directly with clients during study set-up, providing flexible support and input into study documentation e.g. Laboratory Manuals and Data Transfer Specifications. 
  • Performing discrepancy resolution, sample reconciliation and preparation of LIMS files for transfer to clients. 
  • Setting up LIMS database to allow sample receipt, chain of custody, generation of data files, barcode label generation (where necessary), monitoring of sample disposal timelines and liaising with clients for disposal authorisation. 
  • Monitoring of Bioanalytical Services sample storage units (refrigerators, freezers and room temperature in High Level Preparation Laboratory), including maintenance of logbooks, verification of EMS RTD probes within regulatory compliant units.  Validation of new sample storage equipment for Bioanalytical Services. 
  • Maintenance of Bioanalytical Services test material and controlled substances inventory. 
  • Participation in audits as requested by Regulatory Authorities, Clients and Site QA department. 
  • Ensuring work is conducted in compliance with relevant regulatory requirements, internal policies and procedures and Client requirements where appropriate. 


The Candidate

The successful candidate will be:

  • Educated to HND/HNC Level (or equivalent) in a related discipline ( with 3 years experience) or Bsc in a relevant subject
  • You should be able to demonstrate good interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral, and must be self-motivated. 
  • A high level of personal integrity and commitment is essential, as is a flexible approach to new work challenges.

Company benefits:

In return, you will receive a competitive salary, a generous benefits package, excellent training and development, as well as an exciting career within a fast paced and dynamic business. 

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

Quotient Sciences business are advocates for positive change and conscious inclusion. We strive to create a diverse Quotient family by remaining committed to the development of our culture, equality, mindset, diversity & inclusions in the workplace.

As a global employer, we recognise the value in having an organisation that is a true reflection and representation of our society today. All applicants welcome.