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Start-up Associate

Covance 11/1/2018 4:34:59 PM
JOB ID: 24665 Category: Clinical Trial Support
Nashville, Tennessee



Job Overview

Start-up Associate

Job Summary

A career at Covance provides our employees the unique chance to create an immediate impact and difference in our patient's lives. Joining Covance will offer a rewarding career, an opportunity to work in a high-energy & collaborative work place, along with access to comprehensive benefits. As an employee your work will be meaningful, the patient outcomes are real, and the results are lasting. Our mission is to help our clients bring the miracles of medicine to market sooner.

We are currently hiring Start-up Associates for our Nashville, TN offices.

The Study Start-up Associate will be the primary contact and liaison with investigative sites during study maintenance and (when assigned) during site start-up (SSU).

This is your opportunity to have an exciting career while making a difference in people's lives.

Essential Job Duties

Additional Job Responsibilities include:

* Collect required investigator and regulatory documents to ensure EC applications are made within the timelines agreed with project management and SU team
* Ensure documents are filed and systems are updated on an ongoing basis - making
* Covance ready for an audit at any time
* Collect and track regulatory & investigator documents required for effective and compliant study
* site activation and maintenance
* Ensure that all assigned maintenance and start up activities are on track
* Follow up with sites in order to ensure documents required are collected in a timely manner
* Update study documents when there are changes in study personnel/study amendments
* Contribute to the preparation of submissions to IRB/IEC
* Ensure high quality site documents are filed in the TMF in a timely manner according to study plans


* University/College degree preferred
* Certification in a related allied health profession from an appropriate accredited institution (e.g., nursing certification, medical or laboratory technology) in lieu of degree


* Working knowledge of ICH, FDA, IRB/IEC and other applicable regulations/guidelines
* Demonstrated basic understanding of the clinical trial process

Covance is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer (Minority/Female/Individual with Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). Your confidentiality and privacy are important to us.

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Nashville, TN - Tennessee


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).