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Data Support Specialist BioA

Covance 6/1/2018 4:37:48 AM
JOB ID: 20293 Category: Other
Chantilly, Virginia



Job Overview

Covance is seeking a Data Support Specialist for their BioA group in Chantilly, VA.

* Reviews laboratory operations data, SOPs, and other study-related guidance documents to ensure quality standards are met and to verify conformance to applicable SOP, regulatory requirements, and overall client objectives.
* Assists internal customers with interpretation and understanding of regulatory requirements (e.g. GLPs), SOP requirements, and other guidance documents, as applicable.
* Maintains and seeks to expand a strong working knowledge of regulatory requirements, SOP requirements, and other guidance documents. Applies existing knowledge to data review tasks.
* Communicates regularly with internal laboratory operations personnel, scientific personnel, and management to effectively manage the quality review workload and timelines.
* Collects error tracking data for data reviewed and follows up with respondents, management, quality assurance, and others, if necessary, to ensure immediate resolution and to maintain and enhance data quality.
* Identifies and recommends procedural modifications in support of process improvements.
* Mentors less Experience s staff and assists with the training of new quality review staff.
* Performs other relates duties as assigned.


Bachelor of Science/Arts (BS/BA) degree in chemistry, biology, biotechnology or related field

Applicable Experience may be substituted for education. Three (3) years of previous related Experience may be substituted for BS/BA degree

* Working knowledge of GLPs
* Excellent attention to detail with strong organizational skills
* Efficient in prioritizing and managing time
* Proven ability to work under deadline pressure
* Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with internal customers
* Ability to efficiently us basic software (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint)


Two (2) years of laboratory, data review, or related Experience required, including familiarity with laboratory processes and data.

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Chantilly, VA - Virginia


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).