Start Up Project Manager - Turkey - sponsor dedicated

07 Jan 2019
07 Feb 2019

Discover new opportunities to grow your career as a Covance FSP Start Up Projec Manager. 


Covance FSP are looking to hire a Start Up Project Manager. In this position you will be fully dedicated to our sponsor in Turkey, Istanbul. In this role you will gain exposure to managing projects on a local level. 


At Covance, you can redefine what is possible and discover your extraordinary potential within our Functional Service Provider team (FSP).

As a Covance employee dedicated to an FSP project you will bring your specialized discipline to a core team working directly with one sponsor.  Whether your specialization is in clinical monitoring, clinical project management, data management, biometrics or pharmacovigilance Covance has an FSP opportunity to match your area of expertise. 

Each FSP offers a unique opportunity to be a part of the drug development cycle and see a product through to launch. We have multiple partnerships giving you the variety and the flexibility to stay with sponsors, try a new external secondment or work in house on Covance studies.

With the support of exceptional people and an energized purpose, you’ll be empowered to own your career journey with dedicated mentoring, training and personalized development planning. 



Assignment of site numbers

Identification of patients documents required for translation

Assessment of local sourcing availability of drug

Start-up timelines estimation

Oversight and coordination of CTC tasks during validation (support)

Coordination of collection of site documents required for EC/HA submission

Local ICF adaptation

Review and adaptation of patient recruitment and retention materials

Recruitment materials –

Cooperation and support of contract/financial team during contracting process

Providing update to study team members, i.e. CRM, CRAs, RCPM, CTC regarding current start-up status

Local IMP, drug and non-clinical supplies management



University/college degree (life science preferred), or certification in a related allied health profession from an appropriately accredited institution, nursing certification, medical or laboratory technology

Good organizational and time management skills

Working knowledge of ICH, FDA, local regulatory requirements, IRB/IEC and other applicable regulations/guidelines; familiarity with investigator start up documents; previous interaction with operational project team and investigative sites preferred.

Excellent communication skills, oral and written.

Self-motivation with the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines

Works well independently as well as in team environment.

Detail and process oriented

Positive attitude and approach

Interact with internal and external customers with high degree of professionalism and discretion

Multi-tasking capability.

Good computer skills with good working knowledge of a range of computer packages

Ability to lead and develop junior staff

Flexible and adaptable to a developing work environment