Coordinator I
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Coordinator I
Ref No.: 17-00350
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Start Date / End Date: 02/01/2017 to 02/01/2019
Job Title: Coordinator I
Duration: 2 year
Location: Cambridge, MA
Job#: 6313598

**not looking for Admin Asst.

The Business Process Coordinator (BPC) supports the goals and objectives of the Research & Development 2.0 organization global North America Research & Development Hub. The functions include management and project planning for all capital investments, research and licensing agreements, outside studies, Confidential Disclosure Agreements (CDAs) Material Transfer Agreements (MTAs), consulting, Advisory Boards, and speaker agreements; as assigned by the Supervisor, Business Processes. The BPC manages these activities for all of our enabling functions such as Strategy & Innovation (S&I), Legal, Procurement and Finance to ensure prompt execution of capital investments and contracts on behalf of Research and Development Scientists.

The BPC is self directed and makes decisions independently on problems of diverse scope where analysis of situation or data requires review and expertise. The BPC reviews status of projects and budgets; manages project timelines and prepares status reports. They assess project issues and participate in the development of resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives. The BPC monitors project progress for intervention and problem solving with project managers, line managers, and clients. They are responsible for maintaining strong relationships and interactions with key senior functional leaders to resolve roadblocks and negotiate acceptable outcomes in close relationship with our enabling functions. The role requires significant attention to detail as well as a strong ability for self-directed/proactive follow-up. The BPC must be team-oriented with an ability to adapt to change and learn quickly. Strong organization and communication skills are essential as well as the ability to multi-task and react to assignments promptly.

BPCs are responsible for managing and reducing the organization's cycle time for all relevant processes and are responsible for minimizing the involvement of their scientific counterparts.