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Data Support Specialist BioA

Covance 6/25/2018 2:13:24 PM
JOB ID: 20293 Category: Other
Chantilly, Virginia



Job Overview

Do you enjoy reviewing and interpreting data? Then do you like communicating and explaining that data others? If so – please continue reading about our Data Support Specialist position in our BioA group in Chantilly, VA.

As the Data Support Specialist you will review laboratory operations data, review SOPS and regulatory documents to ensure quality standards are met. Then you will help interpret that data to our internal customers.

Additional Responsibilities Include:

* 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 documents, and overall client objectives.
* Assists internal customers with interpretation and understanding of all regulatory information including (e.g. GLPs), SOP requirements, and other guidance documents, as applicable.
* Maintains and seeks to expand a strong working knowledge of all regulations and applies that knowledge to data review tasks.
* Communicates regularly with internal laboratory operations personnel, scientific personnel, and management to effectively handle 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.

Thrive personally and professionally at Covance

Working at Covance, you'll continue to grow in our learning-based culture so you'll know how to expertly respond and adapt as the industry continues to evolve. Here, you'll put your education to work as you play a meaningful role in advancing healthcare.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package. This includes 21 days of personal time off, 7 paid holidays, medical and dental insurance as well as tuition reimbursement, a 401(k) plan with a strong company match, along with short and long-term disability and life insurance. Did we mention 21 days of PTO?


* Bachelor of Science/Arts (BS/BA) degree in chemistry, biology, biotechnology or related discipline. (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
* Ability to work under deadline pressure
* Proven 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).