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Associate Director, PRO (Patient Outcomes)

Covance - Gaithersburg, Maryland

10/12/2017 1:25:26 PM
13187
Clinical Operations


Job Overview

Get ready to redefine what's possible and discover your extraordinary potential at Covance. Here, you'll have the opportunity to personally advance healthcare and make a difference in peoples' lives with your bold ideas and unique point of view. With the support of exceptional people from across the globe and an energized purpose, you'll be empowered to own your career journey with mentoring, training and personalized development planning.

Join us as we speed the delivery of groundbreaking therapies and anticipate tomorrow's drug development challenges, creating new possibilities for our clients—and your career.

The Associate Director will specialize in patient-reported outcomes (PROs) and clinical outcomes assessment (COAs) to develop business, manage projects, and manage client relationships in our consulting group. The Associate Director works collaboratively with expert teams (colleagues and clients) to develop and validate measures, assist in implementing PROs in clinical trials, and develop and present publications and posters. A specific background in PRO development and validation or the application of PRO assessments in clinical trials is desired.

Responsibilities include:

* Managing or directing patient-reported outcomes studies and other consulting projects
* Ensuring client needs, promised timelines, and budgets are met
* Managing staff members; and ensuring that the department's financial objectives are met, including helping to develop new and repeat business.

This position is located in Gaithersburg, MD, San Diego, CA, or at the employee's location (i.e., remote work is an option for the appropriate, self-driven candidate). Travel is estimated at 5% to 10% and international travel may be required at times.

Education/Qualifications

* PhD in clinical science, psychology, psychometrics, health services research, public heath, business, or other relevant discipline.

Experience

* 5 years of Experience working with biopharmaceutical and/or medical device companies and have Experience in PRO development and validation, PRO instrument assessment and selection, and other disciplines relevant to PRO studies.
* Must be able to work on evenings and weekends as necessary to meet project schedules as well as travel requirements
* Experience in a PRO consulting environment and have expertise and Experience in clinical trial study design, selection of screening tools, development of study protocols and statistical analysis plans, collection and analysis of study data, and have an interest in, or Experience with, instrument development to support labeling claims in the US and EU.
* Must possess skills in and Experience with consulting for pharma and biotech clients and the ability to clearly communicate findings and recommendations in an analysis plan or study report.


Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Gaithersburg, MD - Maryland






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