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Site Director Animal Operations

Covance 6/13/2018 4:28:42 PM
JOB ID: 19985 Category: Scientific Advanced Degree
Alice, Texas



Job Overview

We currently have an opening for a Director of Operations at our site in Alice, TX. Some of the duties include:

* Responsible for the daily oversight of animal and veterinary operations
* Communicate with importation/exportation agencies and regulatory agencies
* Ensure compliance with regulatory affairs, e.g. USDA, CDC, AALAC, USF&W, US Customs
* Point person for client and visitor audits/visits
* Supports Covance and CRP in the management and obtaining of primate contracts
* Achieves/exceeds budgeted revenues and profits in contribution to CRP's operation
* Direct and manage CRP-TX personnel.
* Support HR initiatives to enhance recruitment and retention
* Determines capital expenditure needs to meet government regulation, expansion, or basic repair/replacement.
* Develops and submits Capital Expenditure Requests (CER's).
* Supports and implements business development and cost saving initiatives within/for the primate division
* Transform business processes through site process improvement leadership
* Member of Alice, TX IACUC Committee

You will be interacting with:

* Internal- all levels of Corporate Covance and Covance Research Products management, staff and direct reports
* External- clients including pharmaceutical, academic, biotech and government groups at all levels, outside organizations and professional associations, regulatory agencies

* Travel is required: Client & Vendor Visits, Trade Shows, Company meetings/functions.

Come join an industry leader. Apply today!



* Master's Degree preferred
* Strong working knowledge of finance
* Strong people leader
* Animal operations Experience desired



* Business Experience in the health care and/or drug development industry
* Ten years Experience in the pharma, CRO industry, or manufacturing industry with solid management Experience
* Experience with operational elements of required business industries
* 5-10 years Management Experience .
* Client facing Experience
* Process improvement methodology

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Alice, TX - Texas


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).