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Manager, Clinical Operations - Early Clinical Development

Covance 7/10/2018 6:01:33 PM
JOB ID: 20539 Category: Clinical Operations
Regional, Nationwide



Job Overview

Manager, Clinical Operations - Early Clinical Development - Remote Based
Responsible for the supervision assigned direct reports within Clinical Operations, CoSource and/or Global Site Services Staff
Responsible for detailed performance review and management of assigned direct reports including: Annual Performance Management and Development (PMD), Individual Development Plan (IDP), Line of Sight Goals and “Shoves & Tugs”
Responsible for appropriate management and resolution of performance issues
Measure performance indicators for assigned staff
Identify individual training needs and assist in the conduct of training and development efforts, regionally
- Conduct, report and follow-up on Quality Control Visits (CQC)
Effectively communicate management strategies, policies and procedures in conjunction with leadership teams
Develop and maintain effective relationships with management team to manage assigned staff in a matrix environment
Maintain good working relationships with internal and external clients to ensure opportunity for acquiring additional new business



* University/college degree – life sciences preferred or certification in a related allied health profession from an appropriately accredited institution (e.g., nursing certification, medical or laboratory technology)
* In lieu of this required educational background the following relevant work history may be considered:
* Minimum of three (3) years supervisory Experience in a health care or clinical research setting and
* Minimum of seven (7) years relevant clinical research Experience in a pharmaceutical company/CRO


* Masters or other advanced degree


* Relevant clinical research Experience in a pharmaceutical company or CRO
* Individual is proficient with on site monitoring activities (including pre-study, initiation, routine monitoring and closeout visits)
* Minimum of five (5) years relevant clinical research Experience in a pharmaceutical company/CRO
* Thorough knowledge of drug development process
* Thorough knowledge of relevant SOPs, ICH, and GCP guidelines
* Oncology Experience preferred
* Early phase Experience preferred

* Relevant supervisory Experience
* Minimum of 1 year as a Line Manager or Project Manager required
* Demonstrated ability to lead by example and to encourage team members to seek solutions
* Proven interpersonal skills
* Demonstrated ability to successfully participate as a member of a project team
* Demonstrated ability to successfully manage multiple competing priorities
* Advanced planning and organizational skills
* Advanced oral, written and presentation skills

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Regional, NAT - Nationwide


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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).