Senior Start-Up Specialist, Germany

munich, , Germany
Closing date
10 Oct 2020

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Clinical Research, Study Start Up
Full Time
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Job Overview:
In this peculiar time, we need to gather our forces to improve drugs and vaccines development as well as patients' treatments!

Join as of now Covance's exceptional teams and help us improve the lives of millions of patients around the world!

Covance is currently recruiting an Associate Local Start Up Manager to be client based in Munich.

This role is open to CRA with regulatory submission experience in Germany and looking for their next career step or to experienced Study Start-Up Managers.

At Covance, you'll redefine what's possible and discover your extraordinary potential. You'll have the opportunity to personally advance scientific research and make a difference in peoples' lives with your bold ideas and unique point of view. We are looking for a Clinical Operations Manager (Study Start Up) to be office based in Munich and working for one of our clients.

  • Accountable for execution and oversight of local operational clinical trial activities for assigned protocols in compliance with ICH/GCP and country regulations, client policies and procedures, quality standards and adverse event reporting requirements internally and externally
  • Ownership of country and site budgets; development, negotiation and completion of Clinical Trial Research Agreements; oversight and tracking of clinical research-related payments; payment reconciliation at study close-out; oversight and maintenance of financial systems
  • Responsible for execution and oversight of clinical trial country submissions and approvals for assigned protocols; development of local language materials including local language Informed Consents and translations; interactions with IRB/IEC and Regulatory Authority for assigned protocols
  • Responsible for managing country deliverables, timelines and results for assigned protocols to meet country commitments; responsible for quality and compliance in assigned protocols in country; contribution to the development of local SOPs; overseeing Clinical Trial Coordinators as applicable
  • Coordinates and liaises with Country Research Manager, Clinical Trial Coordinator, Clinical Research Associate, (Finance and Legal if appropriate) to ensure country deliverables are obtained for submissions, budgets, Clinical Trial Research Agreements andlocal milestones; collaborates closely with Regional Operations to align country timelines for assigned protocols
  • Oversight and coordination of local processes; clinical and ancillary supplies management, im- and exporting requirements, supplies destruction, local electronic/hard copy filing, archiving and retention requirements, and insurance process management; enters and updates country information in clinical systems

  • Degree in Sciences or equivalent experience in a similar role
  • Proven experience in a similar role within a CRO or Pharmaceutical company
  • English and German fluent written and oral
  • Ability to instruct and lead teams
  • Degree in life sciences OR equivalent experience in similar position
  • Clinical research experience especially in SSU functions in Germany
  • Leadership skills

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Join our growing team and discover your extraordinary potential

We are recognized as a leader in drug development because of our exceptional people. At Covance, we embrace and celebrate the different strengths, experiences and perspectives of our 20,000+ team members across the globe. Our team is driven by an energizing purpose to improve health and improve lives. Here, you can play a role in bringing new scientific discoveries to life and make a difference in the lives of millions. And, our comprehensive service portfolio provides the opportunity to explore diverse projects and unique career paths across the drug development spectrum.

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  • Maidenhead Office Park
  • Westacott Way
  • Maidenhead
  • SL6 3QH
  • United Kingdom
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