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Executive Director, Pharma Solutions Delivery

Covance 3/26/2018 6:56:40 AM
JOB ID: 18611 Category: Business Development Sales
Regional, Nationwide



Job Overview

We're currently in search of an Executive Director, Pharma Solutions Delivery to act as a partner's champion within Covance to facilitate investments & resource allocation. The Executive Director will provide alliance messaging to accentuate priorities, reinforce partnership behaviors, celebrate success and promote awareness. The ideal candidate will be the direct line of communication between bilateral alliance leads in time of urgency and/or high sensitivity while providing day-to-day oversight of alliance activities as well as tracking goals, but not limited to the following:

* Proven track record in operational delivery
* Solid understanding of commercialization and the principles of drug discovery and development and cross-functional roles which drive success
* High EQ and executive presence; Ability to facilitate executive exchanges of strategic direction/business issues
* Acts as strategic relationship point of contact for Alliance partners.
* Influences coordination of global initiatives
* Excellent oral and written communication skills
* Strategic business awareness skills
* Ability to negotiate and collaborate effectively with customers and internal stakeholders
* Demonstrated ability to create tailored approaches to customer needs
* Demonstrated ability to think analytically to drive strategic solutions
* Acts as business architect for alliance programs and initiatives
* Adaptability and flexibility to changing priorities and managing various teams through change curve
* Demonstrated ability to work creatively and effectively in a fast-paced environment
* Attention to detail and ability to work simultaneously on multiple priorities
* Ability to maintain demanding timelines
* Ability to influence others both internally and externally
* Ability to work independently and as a team player
* Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients


Bachelor's degree –Life Sciences and or Business Management


15 years relevant industry Experience (CRO/Pharmaceutical); or equivalent combination of education, training and Experience

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Regional, NAT - Nationwide


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).