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Assoc. Mgr, Clinical Research

Covance 6/27/2018 4:30:59 AM
JOB ID: 21603 Category: Clinical Operations
Regional, Colombia



Job Overview

COVANCE is a leading global drug development services company and we provide support to the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology industries.

We are recruiting for our Clinical Development team in Columbia and are currently seeking to hire an Associate Manager, Clinical Research.

This role will be assist in the accountability for the end to end (from feasibility to close out) performance and execution of the clinical trials for assigned protocols, under the oversight of the country Director. The role will ensure excellent study performance with strict adherence to local regulations, company SOPs and ICH GCP.


* University/college degree (life science preferred), or certification in a related allied health profession from an appropriately accredited institution, nursing certification, medical or laboratory technology
* In lieu of the above requirement, candidates with minimum of four (4) or more years of relevant clinical research Experience in pharmaceutical or CRO industries or Experience in a health care setting will be considered
* Thorough knowledge of ICH Guidelines and GCP including a basic understanding of regulatory requirements in other countries
* Thorough understanding of the drug development process
* Fluent in local office language and in English, both written and verbal


* Good organizational and time management skills
* Working knowledge of ICH, FDA, local regulatory requirements, IRB/IEC and other applicable regulations/guidelines; familiarity with investigator start up documents; previous interaction with operational project team and investigative sites preferred.
* Excellent communication skills, oral and written.
* Self-motivation with the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines
* Works well independently as well as in team environment.
* Detail and process oriented
* Positive attitude and approach
* Interact with internal and external customers with high degree of professionalism and discretion
* Multi-tasking capability.
* Good computer skills with good working knowledge of a range of computer packages
* Ability to lead and develop junior staff
* Flexible and adaptable to a developing work environment
* Minimum of four-six (4-6) years of clinical research Experience

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Regional, COL - Colombia


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).