Labcorp Drug Development

Line Manager, Clinical Operations

Athens, Greece
26 Jul 2021
24 Aug 2021
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)


As a leading contract research organization (CRO), Labcorp Drug Development (formerly known as Covance) provides comprehensive drug development solutions for a range of industries. Our services cover the preclinical, clinical and post-market phases of drug development, the product life cycles for medical device and diagnostics and development services paired with regulatory support for the chemical testing and crop protection industries.

Labcorp Drug Development is a global leader in nonclinical safety assessment, clinical trial testing and clinical trial management services. Our unique perspectives are based on decades of scientific, medical and regulatory expertise.


We are recruiting for our FSPx business in Greece and are currently seeking to hire a Line Manager, Clinical Operations with a permanent and full-time contract.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Responsible for the supervision of assigned direct reports within FSP team
  • Responsible for detailed performance review and management of assigned direct reports including: Annual Performance Management and Development (PMD), Individual Development Plan (IDP), Line of Sight Goals and "Shoves & Tugs"
  • Responsible for appropriate management and resolution of performance issues
  • Measure performance indicators for assigned staff
  • Escalate potential individual training needs and assist in the conduct of training and develpment efforts, regionally
  • Conduct, report and follow-up on Quality Control Visits (CQC)
  • Effectively communicate management strategies, policies and procedures in conjunction with leadership teams
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with management team to manage assigned staff in a matrix environment
  • Maintain good working relationships with internal and external clients to ensure opportunity for acquiring additional new business
University/college degree - life sciences preferred or certification in a related allied health profession from an appropriately accredited institution (e.g., nursing certification, medical or laboratory technology)
  • Previous relevant work experience
  • Demonstrate excellent problem solving skills, a proactive approach and the ability to make sound decisions
  • Demonstrated skill in leading teams, by example and mentoring staff
  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills
  • Knowledge of clinical trial process
  • Working knowledge of the relationship and regulatory obligation of the CRO industry with pharmaceutical / biotechnological companies
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple competing priorities
  • Proven managerial and interpersonal skills
  • Fluency in Greek and English