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Associate Scientist/Sample Management Officer

Posted on Apr 22, 2020 by Harvey Nash IT Recruitment Switzerland

Basel, Switzerland
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Annual Salary

For our client in Basel we are looking for an Associate Scientist/Sample Management Officer for an 8 months project

Job Title: Associate Scientist/Sample Management Officer

Location: Basel

Duration: 18/05/2020 - 15/12/2020

Workload: 100%

Position Purpose:
We are looking for a motivated Associate Scientist to perform Sample Management activities for analytical samples of drug substances (DS) and drug products (DP) in the Technical Development unit of new biological entities in a cGMP environment.

Major Accountabilities
The accountabilities and responsibilities of the Sample Management Officer are:

  • Receipt, check, track, ship, distribute and discard analytical samples in Biologics QC group as well as preparing all relevant accompanying documentation in a full GMP environment. He/she will have to perform the sample entry in the corresponding laboratory database and perform the aliquotation and labelling of the samples. Whenever required, he/she will be responsible for laboratory equipment (eg fridges, freezers)
  • Additionally, the candidate will perform technical checks of GMP documents in the corresponding Novartis database in order to evaluate accuracy and correctness of documents
  • The candidate will have to conduct activities according to the appropriate SOP, GLP, GMP and other guidelines and activities in compliance with Novartis safety, waste disposal and other regulatory guidelines and must understand and follow established health, safety and environmental (HSE) policies. He/she will have to complete training and use laboratory and personal protective equipment as required
  • He/she will work collaboratively within a team of several people and participate constructively in team meetings


  • Good knowledge of cGMP regulations
  • Experience as a Sample Management Officer and/or in an analytical environment is advantageous
  • Ability to be a team player
  • Good organization and good communication
  • Awareness for safe handling of chemicals, potentially dangerous materials and equipment
  • Adequate knowledge of appropriate software and computer tools

Language skills:

Good understanding of English (oral and written) is essential. Basic German understanding is desirable

For further details please contact Aleksandra Kalicka:
e-mail: (see below)

Reference: 882419131

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