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Start-up Assistant

Covance 10/11/2018 1:40:24 PM
JOB ID: 24134 Category: Study Start Up
Munich, Germany



Job Overview

Get ready to redefine what's possible and discover your extraordinary potential at Covance. Here, you'll have the opportunity to personally advance healthcare and make a difference in peoples' lives with your bold ideas and unique point of view. With the support of exceptional people from across the globe and an energized purpose, you'll be empowered to own your career journey with mentoring, training and personalized development planning.

Join us as we speed the delivery of groundbreaking therapies and anticipate tomorrow's drug development challenges, creating new possibilities for our clients—and your career.

COVANCE is a leading global drug development services company and we provide support to the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology industries. We have an exciting opportunity available to join our team.

We are currently recruiting Start-Up Assistant to join our Sponsor's team in Munich, Germany. This is a regular full-time position.

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Provide administrative support to the Start Up team through contact and liaison with investigative sites during study maintenance and – when assigned – site start-up (SSU) activities.
* Assist the regional document review team with uploading study documents to eTMF.
* Administer the signature process for site contracts and related documents.
* Support collection of the required investigator and regulatory documents to ensure EC applications are made within the timelines agreed with project management and SU team.

Education / Qualifications

Minimum Required:

* High School Diploma or equivalent.


* Secretary/Medical Administrative and Experience of clinical research activities.


* High proficiency with German language as well as English (any other language is a plus).


* Basic knowledge of ICH, FDA, IRB/IEC and other applicable regulations/guidelines; familiarity with investigator start up documents; previous interaction with operational project teams and investigative sites preferred.
* Basic understanding of the clinical trial process.
* Previous hands-on Experience would be a high advantage.

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Munich, DEU - Germany


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).