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Closing date for applications: 26 April 2024

We have an exciting opportunity within our new laboratories for a Laboratory Services LIMS Project Coordinator (LSLPC) to join the Manchester team. This newly created role, that will require the successful candidate to work as a neutral member helping to drive the laboratories through their processes.

The LSLPC will enjoy the luxury of state of the art equipment, will need to be an enthusiastic individual who is open to the challenge of coming into a laboratory that is just about to attain accreditation. You’ll need to be able to mould this position and build processes that will keep the department in line with standards, regulations and in adherence with legislation.

The focus of this role:

  • The Project Management Team provides support to the Laboratory Services team projects primarily via Laboratory Services LIMS Project Co-ordinator (LSLPC).

  • The LSLPC is responsible for management of the data control systems within MAC’s Laboratory Services. The post holder will act as the primary interface between the two teams. The Project Co-ordinator plays a key role in the management and optimisation of our laboratory data and information systems. The Project Co-ordinator will collaborate with various teams to ensure efficient data processing, enhance data integrity, and support the achievement of company goals. The role is in a dynamic, fast-paced environment which provides services over the phone, through e-mail, phone or in person.

  • Provide project co-ordination and administration support to the Project Management team to support successful delivery of projects during the project life cycle where required.


  • Laboratory and LIMS experience (including troubleshooting)

  • Setting up projects

  • Experienced with experience of LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System) (preferred).

  • At least 1 years’ experience of management or coordination of clinical trials, for example within a Site Management Organisation, Clinical Research Organisation, NHS clinical trials site or Pharmaceutical company (or equivalent).

  • Able to plan and prioritise own workload, responding efficiently to requests from multiple project managers

  • Excellent time management, organisation and communication skills

  • Degree in Science/Clinical or relevant fields (preferred).

  • Experience in data coordination or data handling with databases, data procedures and data administration.


  • Responsible for the set-up of the LIMS, to configure, maintain, and troubleshoot the LIMS to ensure smooth operations.

  • Data Management, to monitor and manage data imports, exports, and data integrity within the LIMS. Develop and implement data quality control measures.

  • Reporting and Analysis, to Generate custom reports and dashboards to support decision-making. Analyse data trends and provide insights to improve laboratory processes.

  • Compliance and Documentation, ensuring that the LIMS complies with industry and regulatory standards. Maintain accurate documentation for system configurations, workflows, and procedures.

  • Process Improvement, collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify areas for process improvement within the laboratory. Implement changes to optimise workflow efficiency and data accuracy.

  • Act as and comply with responsibilities of a Project Coordinator for the Project Management team where required.

  • Compliance with MAC health and Safety policy

  • Compliance with MAC policy on equality and diversity

  • To maintain professional qualifications required for the role, including continuous personal development

  • To work to the requirements of SI 2004 no 1031 and amendments thereof, which includes Good Clinical Practice

  • To work according to MAC SOPs, guidelines and policies

  • To work according to current data protection standards and practice good information management. Maintenance of strict confidentiality of patient and business related data.

  • To maintain a high level of initiative and personal responsibility, liaising appropriately with team members and managers to ensure your job role is efficiently carried out

  • To support the aims of MAC and to represent MAC appropriately in a professional way to all our customers


  • The role is office-based. A general base and, when necessary, home working, is agreed by the line manager in advance.

  • The hours of work are generally 08:30 to 16:30, but the working day at MAC is between 08:30 and 20:00 weekdays. Working outside these hours is not compulsory but is, very occasionally necessary. Recompense, financial or time in lieu, will be made as previously agreed and approved by their line manager should this be the case.

  • Visiting of other MAC sites might occasionally be necessary. Transport, or expenses, will be provided should this be the case.


  • Competitive salary in keeping with pharmaceutical industry standards that will reflect experience

  • Health Insurance

  • Free onsite parking

  • 25 days annual leave (increasing in increments to 30 days after 6 years' service)

  • Your birthday off work

MAC Clinical Research invites applications from highly motivated candidates, with a desire to fulfil their full potential. You will be working with an organisation that sees you as an investment and is keen for you to achieve your career aspirations.

Please email should you require any special arrangements or reasonable adjustments to be made throughout this selection process. This will enable us to accommodate your request as necessary.

Job Description - Laboratory Services LIMS Project Coordinator
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