Study Design Lead

Geneva, , Switzerland
Closing date
13 Oct 2020

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Clinical Research
Full Time
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Job Overview:
  • Are you an experienced Project Manager looking for your next challenge?
  • Do you want to work for a global organisation with un-parrelled career development opportunities?
  • Do you want to work for a company that helps build a healthier and safer world?

Covance is a global, world-leading Life Sciences Contract Research Organisation that provides dedicated and fully comprehensive laboratory testing and drug development services to the pharmaceutical industry. We strive to make a difference to people's everyday lives by bringing essential medicines to the market. We are looking to recruit a Study Design Lead to join our expanding team.

Job Responsabilities include:
  • Interacts with the clients (pharmaceutical companies) to define study design choices and works with Covance internal partners to highlight risks and budget impacts associated with study design
  • Takes the lead to accurately interpret clinical protocol requirements and coordinate the preparation of Covance clinical trial databases.
  • Demonstrates technical, therapeutic area and pharmaceutical industry knowledge to successfully coordinate the completion of Covance clinical trial database.
  • Liaises with internal departments to understand Covance capabilities and assesses feasibility of requests in order to meet client needs related to study design
  • Coordinates internal processes and communications related to study design (including but not limited to: internal feasibility requests, material transfer agreements and supply forecasting) and ensures the eventual follow up is documented and global monitoring plan implemented. Performs quality self-review
  • Displays strong interpersonal and communication skills that will build strong internal and external relationships to ensure high quality study design
  • Ensures that all customer requirements with relation to study design are documented and acted upon
  • Able to act efficiently in an environment with dynamic timelines and priorities
  • Displays appropriate self-organization and ability to handle conflicting priorities
  • Participates in functional meetings and provides input, keeping processes up to date
  • Follows CLS Global Project Management strategy
  • Supports a culture of continuous improvement, quality and productivity
  • Other duties as assigned
High school diploma level (or equivalent) and/or University degree in a scientific field in a relevant are
  • Minimum 3 years of previous industry experience in running Clinical Trial projects or in designing clinical databases.
  • Experienced in study design techniques related to the creation and maintenance of the Covance Statement of Work document (key client deliverable)
  • Collaborative attitude and fostering excellent communication within a team
  • Agility to deal with conflicting priorities and possess appropriate self-management skill

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