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Project Manager - Market Access (PMO)

Covance 2/14/2018 8:13:17 AM
JOB ID: 17273 Category: Other
Gaithersburg, Maryland



Job Overview

A career at Covance provides our employees the unique opportunity to make an immediate impact and difference in our patient's lives. Joining Covance will offer a rewarding career, a chance to work in an energetic & team oriented work place, and access to competitive benefits. With the support of exceptional people from across the globe and a vast array of career options, you'll be empowered to own your career journey with mentoring, training and personalized development planning. As a Covance employee, your work will be meaningful, the patient outcomes are real, and the results are lasting. Our mission is to help our clients bring the miracles of medicine to market sooner.

We are currently hiring project managers for our offices in San Diego, CA, Greenfield, IN, and Gaithersburg, MD.

Our successful project managers are experts who are passionate about achieving project success, whether through meticulous management of the details or through applying consultative and analytical acumen. They are not afraid to stand firm OR to change tactics to drive results. They know when to be in the forest and when to step back. They are adept in the arts of influence and communications. Most importantly, they are energized by creating win-win situations that corral various stakeholders towards a single, aligned end state.

If this excites you, this is your opportunity to have an exciting career and make a positive impact on people's lives.

Position Summary

* Drive strategic, process improvement, and change management initiatives leveraging industry standard tools and techniques such as
* PMI® standard methodologies, processes, and tools
* ADKAR change management model
* Galbraith's Star Model for organizational design

* Establish alignment across stakeholder groups, both internal and external, through development of shared understanding, appropriate sponsorship, and open dialogue.
* Advance project management competencies, including development of methodologies and frameworks, development and conduct of education/training, completion of quality reviews and coaching/mentoring of others engaged in project management activities.
* Effectively communicate to a wide variety of audiences, from executives to client contacts to junior staff.
* Manage projects with overall responsibility for project success.
* Work with project sponsor(s) and the team to establish project performance goals, metrics and baselines.
* Manage and motivate project teams, plan work assignments and schedules and ensure deliverables are completed on time and within budget. Guide and monitor work performance.
* Oversee project activities with other stakeholders including corporate functions, business unit functions, client contacts, and client vendors, as appropriate.
* Implement and maintain routine status reports and meetings to advance progress and issue resolution.

* Develop strong working knowledge of the industry, our clients, and innovative trends to continuously improve our support of the organization.


Required Education and Experience

Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, Healthcare Management, Communications, Marketing, or related fields.

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.

- In depth Experience in the deployment and maintenance of functional and/or technical solutions.

* Minimum 4 years' Experience in management and/or project management Experience to lead projects as well as guide others on project management techniques.
* Understanding of healthcare industry, access and reimbursement support, and/or background in management consulting a plus.

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Gaithersburg, MD - Maryland


Covance Recruiting Process

Below is a general Overview of Our Recruiting Process

If you’d like to work for us, please submit your resume/CV online. If your ability to use or access our electronic application is limited due to a disability, please visit or call 1-800-978-4473 for help.

We consider applications from everyone who is interested in a position with us and who meets the required criteria and qualifications.

If your application is selected, someone from our recruiting team will contact you to arrange an initial screen. We may carry this out over the phone or at a face-to-face meeting. You must complete the screen to be considered for the position.

Based on the results of the initial screen, we may invite you to an interview. One of our recruiting team members will contact you to arrange this. The process may involve several interviews, initially over the phone, and then face-to-face with different members of the hiring team.

Our interviews follow a behavioral-based format. This means we’ll ask you to give us information that’s specific to your professional and educational experiences.

Hiring team members will share and discuss their input and then make their decision.

If you’re the person who best meets the requirements of the position, a member of the hiring team will get in touch to make you an offer of employment. Covance is an eVerify employer (United States only).