Project Coordinator

    Vigene Biosciences
    Rockville, MD 20850
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    Job Description

    Department: Research Production

    Reports to: Director, Research Production

    Location: Rockville, MD

    Company Overview

    Vigene Biosciences, Inc. is an award winning CDMO that provides viral vector-based gene delivery services and products for research and clinical applications. We are proud to support scientists at any stage of research: from basic research, to animal studies, to clinical trials and commercialization. Our diverse customer base includes thousands of scientists all across the world from academia, government organizations, research institutes, biotechnology companies, and pharmaceutical companies.

    Job Summary:

    Manages viral vector production projects by collaborating with in-house teams and clients.

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
    • Serve as the primary liaison between Vigene and clients on activities for client projects
    • Collect updates on all project activities on a weekly basis to maintain open dialogue with emphasis on completion; tracking updates and interactions through use of SalesForce
    • Schedule, conduct, and draft minutes for Research team on respective client projects to ensure regular communication
    • Provide project support to Research team in their execution of activities, including, but not limited to, manufacturing/release of product, analytical testing and shipping coordination with Logistics
    • Hold team members accountable for on-time completion of tasks or milestones
    • Support scenario planning for Research deliverables and generation of work orders
    • Provide project coordination and communication, including participation in technical calls and meetings, development of agendas, creation of meeting minutes, tracking of action items, and scheduling of follow-up meetings
    • Other responsibilities as required

    Non-Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

    • n/a

    Supervisory Responsibilities:

    • n/a

    Knowledge & Other Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences or a related field with 3 years of experience in biologics manufacturing

    Other Characteristics:

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Microsoft Office experience (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
    • Good critical thinking skills and technical skills
    • Well organized, able to manage multiple projects at a time
    • Ability to meet deadlines, with attention to detail
    • Authorized to legally work in the United States without visa sponsorship

    Physical Requirements/Work Environment/Travel Requirements:

    • Standing, sitting, pushing, pulling, walking
    • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds

    Vigene Biosciences, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression and identity, national origin, ancestry, age, mental and physical disability, genetic information, any veteran status, military status or application for military service, or membership in any other category protected under applicable law.

    COVID-19 considerations:
    We have established multiple policies to protect our employees' health & safety while allowing essential operations to continue following social-distancing & PPE guidelines. Non-essential departments are working remotely and/or working alternative hours.

    Posting ID: 607896420Posted: 2021-04-17Job Title: Project Coordinator