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Project Manager

Frontier Scientific, Inc. Newark, DE
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

Position Summary:

Our compound management CRO is looking for a motivated person to work on the Project management team. This person will need to be knowledgeable about the daily operations of the business, and communicate effectively between external clients, as well as internal team members. Data handling, generation of standard operating procedures, and reporting will be regular required tasks. Extensive Microsoft Excel knowledge is a must. This position will work under the direction of the Director of Client Services with independent performance of the duties assigned.

Essential Functions:

  • Client Interaction

    • Ensure all service level agreements are achieved on a daily basis for each project

    • Create and modify standard operating procedures as needed based upon clear understanding of client requirements

    • Anticipate customers’ needs and proactively consult with internal project team to plan project implementation

    • Communicate effectively through email, telephone, and in person with clients, as well as internal team members

    • Mitigate risk of new projects, and address any issues with new and/or ongoing projects

    • Ensure that all deadlines are met

  • Data Management

    • Collate, modify, and review Excel data files

    • Data file comparison

    • Retrieve reports through internal software tools

    • Generate reports for internal and external order tracking reviews, inventories, costs and billables

    • Perform necessary scientific calculations associated with order processing

  • Experience with LIMS

  • Ability to communicate and maintain multiple safety guidelines

  • Additional duties as assigned by Director of Client Services


  • Computer skills – General and MS Office products

  • Strong communication and organizational skills

  • Basic chemistry/laboratory knowledge

  • Integrity

  • Attention to detail

  • Problem solving and time management skills

  • Ability to follow directions and take initiative

Education and Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the compound management or similar contract research scientific industry

  • Four-year degree preferred

  • Thorough attention to detail, ability to work as part of a team and interact routinely with the scientific staff at all varieties of research organizations

  • High level of personal leadership, be self-motivated, well-organized, and able to think strategically

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills in order to work well with the team and to respond and negotiate with research partners

  • Excellent data management skills and proficiency with all Microsoft Office software, particularly an extensive knowledge and understanding of MS Excel required

Frontier Scientific, Inc.

Why Work Here?

Great Benefits, Opportunity to Grow, Variety in Job Assignment

Since 1988, Frontier Scientific, Inc. (Delaware location) has functioned as a specialty CRO, working to enable dramatic cost reductions via outsourced compound management, reformatting, sample procurement, liquid handling, and compound library management. The Delaware location is also an Alliance Partner with corporations that specializes in agricultural research and products, as well as various other science-related business units. In addition, the Delaware location has an Insectary which supplies Lepidopteran species for agricultural research, as well as other entomological products. Frontier Scientific (Utah location) is a chemical developer, manufacturer and custom research services provider to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, industrial chemical, government, and academic sectors. Frontier Scientific specializes in the development of chemical compounds and processes related to porphyrins, phthalocyanines and boronic acids. Frontier Scientific develops building blocks for small molecule drug discovery, SAR studies, and lead optimization. Frontier Scientific provides standard catalog products with production quantities generally in the milligram to kilogram scale. Frontier Scientific's NMR, GCMS, LCMS, and UV/VIS spectrophotometer are located in-house to ensure quality compounds and quick turn around on projects. Frontier Scientific is a privately held corporation established in 1975 and headquartered in Logan, Utah.


601 Interchange Blvd., Newark, DE 19711
Newark, DE


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