Assistant Study Co-ordinator

Company Name: Charles River Laboratories

Location: Tranent, GB - EH33 2NE

Job Duration: 2021-05-04 to 2021-06-03


For 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.

Job Summary

We are seeking an Assistant Study Co-ordinator for our Toxicology Administration & Reporting department located in Elphinstone, Tranent.

The following are responsibilities related to the Assistant Study Co-ordinator:
•    Develop study protocol and other relevant study documentation for study start
•    Set up, schedule and assist in the running of a variety of toxicology studies
•    Work collaboratively with the toxicology Study Directors and other scientific staff

The following are minimum requirements related to the Assistant Study Coordinator position:
•    Strong experience in Excel and Word
•    Proven organizational skills with the ability to work within tight timeframes.
•    Good, confident communication and people skills which enable you to effectively collaborate with internal/external employees of all levels
•    A proactive working style with the ability to plan ahead

The following are minimum qualifications related to the position:
 Minimum 5 standard grades (or equivalent) including English and Mathematics:


Salary for this position is £18,966.41
Closing Date: 10 May 2021.

About Safety Assessment
Charles River is committed to helping our partners expedite their preclinical drug development with exceptional safety assessment services, state-of-the-art facilities and expert regulatory guidance. From individual specialty toxicology and IND enabling studies to tailored packages and total laboratory support, our deeply experienced team can design and execute programs that anticipate challenges and avoid roadblocks for a smooth, efficient journey to market.  Each year approximately 120 investigational new drug (IND) programs are conducted in our Safety Assessment facilities.


About Charles River
Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.


With over 17,000 employees within 90 facilities in 20 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. And in 2019, revenue increased  to $2.62 billion.


At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of ~85% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2019.