Job Description :
BSM Data Specialist II
Pleasanton, CA
6 Months

The BioSpecimen Data Specialist II position will facilitate the daily operation associated with the management of data within the BioSpecimen Management (BSM) function at Client.
The BioSpecimen Management function at leads the acquisition, characterization, and management of biological materials, associated data, and build of select panels designed to facilitate and advance research and development activities. This position will be based at campus located in Pleasanton, California.

Specific Responsibilities
· Under general supervision, the candidate conducts data management activities, such as, data file transfers from suppliers, tracking of source data files, data review, data transcription, data import, data quality and consistency checks, resolution of data discrepancies, and data export while working within a validated laboratory information management system.
· Works independently and assumes responsibility for the accuracy, quality, and timeliness of all assigned projects and related activities, and keeps supervisor informed of project status.
· Maintains working relations with external partners and internal clients/project teams and trains them on data processes as needed
· Assumes accountability for electronic records management and use of validated systems ensuring information is maintained according to established formats.
· With guidance, analyzes and brainstorms alternative approaches to solve complex problems or develop new perspectives on existing solutions.
· Assists with computer system validation activities (testing, training, etc, change management and data standardization, as required, in compliance with business and regulatory standards.

Position Requirements & Experience
· Bachelor’s degree in Biological Science or related field, or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
· 4-6 years of related experience required.
· Prior data management experience in the diagnostics, pharmaceutical or medical device industry preferred.
· Ability to handle data meticulously, in a well-organized manner, with understanding of Good Clinical Data Management Practices a must.
· Working knowledge of relational databases, regulatory requirements, project/program management, preferably related to clinical data management a plus.

Personal Characteristics & Cultural Fit
· Excellent data handling skills and understanding of Good Clinical Data Management Practices.
· Self-motivated individual who can maintain quality, accuracy and timeliness of deliverables.
· Good organizational, written and verbal communication skills.