Job Details

  • Title: Administrative Assistant
  • Code: RCI-PFE-16783-1
  • Location: Groton Connecticut (CT) 06340
  • Posted Date: 10/09/2019
  • Duration: 18 Months
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  Job Description

  • The assigned Office Assistant will execute duties in support of a bio specimen bank outsourced by the CGB group.
  • This will support the Biobank’s ability to thoroughly and efficiently manage clinical trial bio specimens in accordance with the terms of the consent documents that the subjects signed will be greatly enhanced.
  • The scope of work is to locate and review detailed consent documentation to enable collation of sample usage information for “Banked Bio specimens” bio specimen collections. 


  • Compare differences among informed consent documents of different levels within a study, and deliver this information in a clear and concise summary to the BioBank Consent Specialist.
  • Update a tracking spreadsheet to reflect current progress.
  • Locate study-, country-, and site-level informed consent documents by searching several current and legacy clinical trial document repositories.
  • Provide regular progress summaries to group


  • Clinical Genetics and Biospecimens Group


  • Bachelor's degree in biology or a related field.
  • Experience in the pharmaceutical industry/biomedical field desired.


  • Drive for excellence
  • Capable of maintaining focus on a task for extended periods of time
  • Aptitude for clear and accurate written communication
  • Excellent reading comprehension
  • Working efficiently both independently and as part of a team
  • Highly organized
  • Attention to detail
  • Good judgment as to when to seek further information and direction
  • General knowledge of biobanking, molecular biology or genetics, and/or clinical trial operations
  • Experience with Office 365, OneNote, CAL, GDMS, TAV, PTMF, and DLTS
  • General computer, software, and administration skills such as:
    • Data entry and QC
    • Proficiency in navigating databases and websites
    • Appropriate and effective use of email
    • Good oral communication