Covance

Manager Patient Recruitment

Company
Covance
Location
Maidenhead, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
28 Aug 2019
Closes
27 Sep 2019
Ref
35290
Discipline
Clinical Research
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
To lead the delivery across project patient recruitment and retention strategies for assigned trials. Leads the trial specific recruitment and retention strategies placed with vendors though to successful completion at a project level.

Implement new innovation strategies at a project level working closely as a member of the project team.

This role can be office or homebased in the UK.

  • Essential Job Duties:These statements are intended to describe the general nature of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and duties.


  • Lead project recruitment and retention initiatives
  • Support and coach Project Managers in implementing aspects of their Patient Recruitment and Retention plan
  • Providing additional support to Project Leaders by collecting data and re-working aspects of the Strategic Patient Recruitment and Retention Plan at times when project intervention is deemed necessary
  • Provide Project team support to ensure the implementation of Patient recruitment and retention principles and tools
  • Ensure Patient Recruitment and retention strategies and plans are focused upon patients, parent, caregivers and/or family members
  • Input into the Balanced score card for vendors used to evaluate the success of patient recruitment strategies and retention campaigns
  • Work with the feasibility team on early planning
  • Lead the recruitment and retention strategy for a particular group of projects
  • Support client facing meetings regarding Patient recruitment and retention which may include, but not limited to capabilities, strategies
Education/Qualifications:
  • University/College Degree (preferably Post graduate and Life Sciences) or certification in a related allied health profession (i.e. Nursing, medical or laboratory technology) from an appropriately accredited institution or equivalent education and experience
  • Thorough understanding of global drug development and the clinical trial project management process, with a special emphasis on patient recruitment and retention
  • Thorough and practical working knowledge of ICH-GCP Guidelines, including relevant international requirements/guidelines for the conduct of global clinical development programs
  • An understanding of aspects surrounding business development (time and cost estimates, bid defense, contracts)

Preferred:
  • Understanding of Covance and the overall structure of the organizations
  • An understanding of relevant Covance procedures, including Standard Operating Procedures
Experience:
  • Strong relevant clinical research experience in Investigational site or relevant research institution, pharmaceutical, biotech or contract research organization
  • Good experience in clinical patient recruitment
  • Strong abilities to negotiate and liaise with customers (internal & external) in a professional manner

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