Global Project Manager

Mechelen, Belgium
20 Sep 2019
20 Oct 2019
Clinical Research
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
Global Study Manager (Project Manager)

At Covance Central Laboratory Services, drug solutions for patients are made real! Join our mission to support drug development through our laboratory testing services.

We are currently recruitingnew talents to join our Project Management teamand seeking to hire a Global Study Manager/Project Manager based in our Mechelen offices, or remotely in Belgium for a permanent contract opportunity.

About the Job

As a key member of the Project Management department, you will be managing a portfolio of global, high complexity clinical studies. As such, your main responsibilities will entail:

  • Being the key contact between the clients, the various departments within our Central Laboratory organization, other Covance business units and external vendors (e.g. CRO)
  • Providing project management oversight for your portfolio of studies, focusing on key client deliverables through budget, risk, and milestone management
  • Ensuring successful interactions between the clients and the extended Covance study management team you are collaborating with (e.g. Study Design Lead and Regional Study Coordinators)
  • Being accountable for the implementation, monitoring and reporting of performance metrics
  • Reviewing the study protocol and related Covance Statement of Work to ensure quality implementation and successful delivery of client specifics and requirements
  • Ensuring that all customer expectations are documented and acted upon in compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Working with appropriate internal and external personnel to understand the culture and pipeline of assigned clients
  • Participating actively to Covance CLS development through continuous process improvement, quality and productivity

Your skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Work-proficiency English skills
  • Proven ability to negotiate and collaborate to deliver effectively
  • Great customer service skills
  • Robust self-organization and at-ease with managing conflicting priorities
  • Ability to make difficult decisions and act efficiently in an environment with dynamictimelines
  • Dedicated to a culture of quality and continuous improvement


To be successful in this position, you will hold a University degree in Life Science is required, a PhD an asset.

You will also need to demonstrate robust related industry experience (education can be substituted for work experience). Project management experience in clinical trials is a strong asset.

Get to know Covance

Covance, the drug development business of LabCorp, is the world\u2019s most comprehensive drug development services company. Because of our broad experience, from early research to commercialization, our more than 20,000 employees from across the globe are in a unique position to supply insights that go above and beyond testing. Our team\u2019s impact on healthcare is remarkable. Through their everyday work they\u2019ve supported 100% of the top 50 drugs on the market and all the oncology drugs approved in 2016. Even though we span multiple businesses, we operate as one, sharing our knowledge to improve our efficiency and deliver on the promise of a healthier world.

The Covance team is driven by an energized purpose to improve health and improve lives across the globe. Here, you\u2019ll work alongside exceptional people who each play an important role in bringing new scientific discoveries and therapeutic area advancements to life. And, because we span the drug development spectrum, you\u2019ll directly impact a wide-range of initiatives as you explore unique career paths and discover your extraordinary potential.

Get ready to make a difference as we speed the delivery of groundbreaking therapies and improve lives of countless individuals.

EEO Statement

Covance is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer (Minority/Female/Individual with Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity).

Your confidentiality and privacy are important to us.

Please apply by submitting a CV in English.

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