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Site Director

Precision for Medicine

Precision for Medicine

Sales & Business Development, Education
Frederick, MD, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 4, 2024

Precision for Medicine is the first global precision medicine clinical research services organization, purpose-built to improve the clinical research and development process for new therapeutics. Our novel approach integrates clinical operations excellence, with laboratory expertise, and advanced data sciences to inform every step. We apply our expertise to trials at all stages—from early development through approval—with embedded experience in oncology and rare disease. With over 2000 dedicated professionals and 35 offices worldwide, we stand ready to help accelerate life-changing treatments anywhere around the globe

The Site Director for Precision for Medicine, Biospecimen Solutions will play a pivotal role in providing strategic operational leadership for all ongoing activities at our facilities in Norton, MA and Mansfield, MA. This key position entails comprehensive oversight of the Profit and Loss (P&L) responsibilities and operational management of all site activities, including biorepository, kitting, data management, and commercial operations, ensuring alignment with global standards and objectives.

The incumbent will lead team leaders and oversee the execution of lab operations encompassing biorepository, biostorage, fresh, and immunology services, as well as facilities and data management oversight. Moreover, the Site Director will maintain operational oversight of all site activities, including coordination with globally reporting groups such as biorepository, kitting, and data management.

The scope of this role encompasses cultivating and sustaining a world-class biospecimen operations platform, driving scientific engagement, and judiciously managing resources to achieve business objectives efficiently and effectively. This includes fostering strategic collaborations, enhacing scientific capabilities, and ensuring adherence to CAP biorepository guidelines to uphold scientific excellence, data quality, and client satisfaction. Collaboration within a matrix environment, influencing positive outcomes across teams and locations, is paramount to success, extending beyond Massachusetts to the broader Precision for Medicine network of labs.

In addition, the Site Director will:

  • Ensure customer satisfaction by surpassing expectations and maintaining high operational standards across all projects and services.
  • Engage proactively with scientific, project management, data management, sales, marketing, and executive teams to drive future pipeline development and leverage capabilities within Massachusetts sites.
  • Cultivate a professional, business-focused work environment to inspire department members to meet quality objectives, exceed customer expectations, and achieve business goals.
  • Drive inter-departmental collaboration to ensure seamless project execution and alignment with quality and corporate standards.

Essential functions of the job include but are not limited to:

Site Management:

  • Lead and manage resources, including personnel and facilities, to ensure timely project completion and attainment of site objectives, emphasizing P&L responsibilities.
  • Provide strategic direction for Biospecimen Solutions, collaborating with cross-functional stakeholders to optimize specimen supply and delivery operations.
  • Continuously analyze operational, business and quality metrics to foster a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Coordinate resource allocation and expenses in alignment with project/contract requirements and budgets.
  • Ensure compliance with CAP biorepository/GxP regulations and uphold safety standards within the laboratory environment.
  • Foster a supportive workplace culture that encourages initiative, innovation, and professional growth among team members.

Planning & Reporting:

  • Forecast costs and develop budgets for specimen acquisition/distribution and supply-chain operations.
  • Define and communicate site goals/objectives and establish annual plans in coordination with corporate planning activities.
  • Provide regular reports on progress, challenges, and resource needs to facilitate informed decision-making.

Business & Scientific Development:

  • Identify and recommend new opportunities and initiatives to executive management, contributing to corporate growth objectives.
  • Expand operations relevant to corporate goals through strategic partnerships, collaborations and new business opportunities.
  • Develop and sustain supply networks and partnerships to optimize specimen supply chain efficiency and productivity.
  • Drive innovation by identifying, developing, and implementing new technologies and methods.
  • Present completed work at scientific and industry forums, contributing to the company's thought leadership and visibility.


Minimum Required:

  • Master’s Degree and 5 years’ relevant experience, or Bachelor’s Degree and 7 – 10 years’ relevant experience.
  • Proven track record in operations leadership within biopharmaceutical, biotechnology, lab services, or CRO industry.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and demonstrated history of people management skills.
  • Expertise in scientific/laboratory disciplines and understanding of current GxP standards.
  • Ability to lead teams and coordinate activities across multiple projects in a matrix environment.
  • Experience in financial management and budget adherence.
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office.
  • Valid driver’s license and willingness to travel domestically and internationally.


  • Work experience and academic studies in immunology, molecular biology, biochemistry, or related laboratory disciplines.

Other Required:

  • Ability to read, write, speak fluently and comprehend the English language

Precision is required by law in some states or cities to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This compensation range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to: skill sets, experience and training, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The disclosed range estimate has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled. At Precision, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. This role is also eligible for a discretionary annual bonus, health insurance, retirement savings benefits, life insurance and disability benefits, parental leave, and paid time off for sick leave and vacation, among other benefits.
Reasonable estimate of the current range
$175,000$2,550,000 USD

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