Specimen Management Associate

Specimen Management Associate

Q Squared Solutions Pte. Ltd.
0-2 years
24600 - 25200 SGD

Job Description


Q Solutions is a leading clinical trial laboratory services organization with , , , , , , and with secure, enterprise-wide .

At the forefront of , , , and other laboratory techniques, we've been delivering cutting-edge solutions since day one, with a continuous investment in our extensive testing capabilities. Our scientific advisors are at your disposal to consult with on protocol design, , and , helping to assure there's no delay in your decision making.

Q2 Solutions is a wholly owned subsidiary of IQVIA, a leading global provider of advanced analytics, technology solutions, and clinical research services to the life sciences industry. IQVIA creates intelligent connections across all aspects of healthcare through its analytics, transformative technology, big data resources and extensive domain expertise. IQVIA Connected Intelligence delivers powerful insights with speed and agility - enabling customers to accelerate the clinical development and commercialization of innovative medical treatments that improve healthcare outcomes for patients. With approximately 74,000 employees, IQVIA conducts operations in more than 100 countries.

IQVIA is a global leader in protecting individual patient privacy. The company uses a wide variety of privacy-enhancing technologies and safeguards to protect individual privacy while generating and analysing information on a scale that helps healthcare stakeholders identify disease patterns and correlate with the precise treatment path and therapy needed for better outcomes. IQVIA's insights and execution capabilities help biotech, medical device and pharmaceutical companies, medical researchers, government agencies, payers and other healthcare stakeholders tap into a deeper understanding of diseases, human behaviours and scientific advances, in the hopes of advancing their path toward cures.

Job Profile Summary

  • The Specimen Management Associate is responsible for assisting with a variety of routine activities associated with receipt, storage, and shipment of clinical specimens.


  • Responsible for assisting with receipt of consignments and shipments.
  • Responsible for the opening of shipments and the quality check of patient info forms. Escalates incorrect/ missing information, or damaged shipments to senior level staff.
  • Responsible for correct disposal and/or recycling of kit shipping supplies.
  • Ensures specimens are not left in kit packaging by conducting a secondary check of shipping materials.
  • Responsible for shipping for long term storage or clients and sample disposition.
  • Dependent upon functional area, may also handle receipt of compounds and control material.
  • Supports and responds to after-hour alarms and/or other job critical functions.
  • Assists with supply inventory functions and general clean-up of workstations.
  • Performs various administrative duties as required.
  • Responsible for organizing the work area, as requested by management.
  • Responsible for following safety procedures.
  • Participates in continuing education through self-study and attendance of meetings.
  • Performs work in accordance with company procedures and applicable regulatory guidelines.

Criteria / Requirements

  • Diploma/NITEC/High NITEC in any discipline
  • Willingness to handle heavy sample/specimen loads
  • Ability to demonstrate spontaneity and team spirit
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Suite (Word/Excel)
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with various stakeholders and managers.

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