Manager/Senior Manager, GCLP Quality Assurance

CRISPR Therapeutics

Cambridge, MA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Operations
  • Post Date: 04/02/2021
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  • Company Address: 610 Main Street, Cambridge, MA, 02139

About CRISPR Therapeutics

CRISPR Therapeutics is a leading gene-editing company focused on the development of transformative medicines using its proprietary CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing platform.

Job Description

Reporting to the Senior Director, GCLP Quality, this individual will assist in the oversight of GCLP activities at CRISPR Therapeutics, its CROs, and third-party laboratories. The successful hire will ensure high quality and compliant transfer, validation, and execution of Bioanalytical methods and clinical sample management in support of clinical trials. This person will work hands-on with cross-functional relationships with internal and external stakeholders.  This is a high visibility position with great impact potential.


  • Assist Sr. Director, GCLP on development of Quality Systems and SOPs for GCLP
  • Train and mentor staff on global GCLP regulations
  • Participate in the selection of contract GCLP laboratories and associated vendors
  • Lead GCLP laboratories QA qualification audits, observations, development of appropriate corrective and preventive actions, and observation closure follow up
  • Participate in bioanalytical methods transfer and validation at external sites
  • Conduct contract laboratories monitoring; participate in out of trend and protocol deviations investigations
  • Identify QA and compliance issues at testing laboratories; implement solutions to ensure timelines are maintained
  • The candidate must be able to solve problems, communicate effectively, and trouble-shoot creatively

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS in Biological Sciences, Analytical Chemistry, or related fields
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant industry experience in sponsor companies or GCLP consultancies
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working as a laboratory Scientist/Analyst
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in GLP/GCLP Quality Assurance
  • Experience in bioanalytical methods development, validation, and laboratory investigations
  • Excellent knowledge of global GCLP regulations and industry standards
  • Experience in managing health authority GCLP Inspections
  • Proficient in study monitoring activities, clinical sample management,
  • Knowledge of the infrastructure and operational characteristics of CROs and centralized services
  • Demonstrated effective time management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment and seek resources as necessary
  • Ability to assess complex issues, break into components, and propose viable solutions
  • Ability to foster effective relationships with vendors, study directors, and colleagues
  • Excellent communication, writing, and presentation skills
  • Must be willing to travel domestically and internationally up to 20%

Preferred Qualifications

  • Several years of experience working as a laboratory scientist
  • 5 years in a QA GCLP regulated role
  • Prior experience working at a CRO/third-party laboratory service provider
  • Experience with cellular therapy drug development


  • Collaborative Openness, One Team.
  • Undaunted – Fearless, Can-do attitude.
  • Results Orientation – Delivering progress toward our mission.  Sense of urgency in solving problems.
  • Entrepreneurial Spirit – Proactive. Ownership mindset.


CRISPR Therapeutics, Inc. is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation or any characteristic protected under applicable law.

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