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Biospecimen Project Manager - Scientific Operations

Insperity - Seattle, WA

Founded in 2002, LabConnect

provides global central laboratory services including routine and esoteric laboratory testing, kit building, sample management, biorepository and scientific support services for biopharmaceutical and CRO clients in support of their clinical trials. LabConnect is a central lab headquartered in Seattle with a primary operating facility in Johnson City, TN. We’re looking for professionals that share our core values of building long-term successful relationships, self-awareness, passion to excel, creativity and interconnectedness.

Biospecimen Project Manager - Scientific Operations

Seattle, WA

The Biospecimen Project Manager will be the centralized point of contact to drive biospecimen lifecycle management of antibody, pharmacokinetic and biomarker specimens and resulting analytical data from nonclinical and clinical studies.


Drive biospecimen lifecycle management from sample receipt to analysis and final disposition

Ensure accurate specimen metadata

Transfer analytical data to clinical repository

Increase the efficiency of specimen management through sharing of knowledge and best practices

Participate or lead special projects as assigned

Adhere to client policies and Standard Operating Procedures

Review nonclinical and clinical study protocols and service providers’ scope of work documents for sample handling and processing details

Set up study and electronic protocol in LIMS

Create and manage project plans

Manage data transfer plans with analytical laboratories

Manage specimen metadata discrepancies and ensure resolution

Submit specimens for analytical assays per study timelines

Provide specimen updates of received specimens and data to study teams

Review status of specimens received and completeness of data in data system; create reports for study teams when requested

Contribute to meeting database locks by ensuring all specimens have a final result and data transfer is complete; create reports for data management as needed

Participate in and/or lead process improvement projects under direction of manager

Support manager in providing projections for annual and long-term planning

Essential Duties

Study Start Up

Review timelines

Act as main sample management POC – Problem Solve/Trouble-shooting

Assist with Study Close Out

Process Improvements


BA/BS in life sciences, medical technology or related field and 5-10 years of directly related experience. Experience in life sciences or medically related field, including clinical development, biospecimen lifecycle management or clinical laboratory analysis. Project Management experience also preferred. Very high attention to detail is required for success in this position.

General Knowledge

Understanding of transaction-based inventory and data management systems as well as clinical trial processes. Understanding of ICH, GCP, GLP and local regulations. Advanced planning, organizational, time management skills required.


We value our employees’ time and efforts. Our commitment to your success is enhanced by our competitive compensation and extensive benefits package including paid time off, medical, dental and vision benefits and future growth opportunities within the company. Plus, we work to maintain the best possible environment for our employees, where people can learn and grow with the company. We strive to provide a collaborative, creative environment where each person feels encouraged to contribute to our processes, decisions, planning and culture.

EOE: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

15 days 14 hours ago



Biospecimen Project Manager - Scientific Operations Insperity - Seattle, WA, United States


Location: Seattle, WA

Company Profile:
Insperity, a trusted advisor to America’s best businesses for more than 27 years, provides an array of human resources and business solutions designed to help improve business performance. Insperity™ Business Performance Advisors offer the most comprehensive suite of products and services available in the marketplace. Insperity delivers administrative relief, better benefits, reduced liabilities and a systematic way to improve productivity through its premier Workforce Optimization™ solution. Additional company offerings include Human Capital Management, Payroll Services, Time and Attendance, Performance Management, Organizational Planning, Recruiting Services, Employment Screening, Financial Services, Expense Management, Retirement Services and Insurance Services.