Shire Laboratory Services Manager in Lexington, Massachusetts

• Act as global project manager for all operational aspects of Shire’s laboratory testing programs managed by global medical affairs (GMA)

• Act as main contact point for internal and external communications regarding the testing program

• Oversee delivery of training and development / distribution supporting materials for all vendors, internal and site staff to support processes for interacting with Shire’s laboratory service providers managed by GMA

Act as global project manager for all operational aspects of Shire’s current biomarker and anti-drug antibody testing services supported by Covance and serves as the main contact point for internal and external communications

  • Participate in cross-functional Shire team supporting testing program

  • Ensure project deliverables (kit delivery, sample testing, and customer service timelines) are being met

  • Follow up on service issues and ensure appropriate processes are in place at Covance to prevent recurrence. If a new process is needed, actively work with Covance team to implement

  • Ensure appropriate metrics/KPIs are in place and routinely reviewed to address service issues

  • Triage inquiries from internal (GMA, Commercial) and external (HCPs, Covance) stakeholders, as appropriate, to make sure HCPs are receiving complete, accurate information in a timely manner

  • Ensure that the transition of services from the LabCorp Central Labs to Covance Central Labs (approximately Q4 2016 - Q1 2017) are clearly presented to all internal and external stakeholders

  • Oversee delivery of training and development / distribution supporting materials for all Shire and site staff to support processes for interacting with Covance Central Labs

  • Coordinate training of Shire personnel and sites, as appropriate, on Covance testing services processes

  • Ensure all materials provided to sites, (e.g., lab manual, test requisition form, and quick user guides) are clear, concise, and are accurate to the existing process

Participate in strategic planning for future lab service programs

  • Collaborate and coordinate with various functions (including but not limited to GMA) to determine the needs and feasibility of implementing additional laboratory service support programs

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