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Assoc. Mgr, Clinical Research

Covance 11/8/2018 2:13:48 PM
JOB ID: 25144 Category: Clinical Trial Management
Munich, Germany



Job Overview

Covance is searching for a Clinical Research Manager to be sponsor based in Munich.

Main Point of Contact (POC) for assigned protocols and link between Country Operations and clinical trial team (CTT).

* Responsible for project management of the assigned studies: pro-actively plans, drives and tracks execution and performance of deliverables/timelines/results to meet country commitments from feasibility and site selection, recruitment, execution and close out.
* Accountable for performance for assigned protocols in a country in compliance with ICH/GCP and country regulations, client policies and procedures, quality standards and adverse event reporting requirements internally and externally.
* Reviews Monitoring Visits Reports and escalates performance issues and training needs to CRA manager and/or functional vendor and internal management as needed.
* Performs Quality control visits as required
* Leads local study teams to high performance: trains in the protocol other local roles, closely collaborates with and supports CRAs as protocol expert and coordinates activities across the different local country roles ensuring a strong collaboration
* Responsible for creating and executing a local risk management plan for assigned studies
* Ensures compliance with CTMS, eTMF and other key systems in assigned studies
* Escalates as needed different challenges and issues to TA Head/Country Head/Quality Manager and or CTT (as appropriate)
* Responsible for collaboration with functional outsourcing vendors, investigators, other external partners in assigned studies
* Country POC for programmatically outsourced trials for assigned protocols.
* Serves local business needs as applicable in his/her country(If delegated can sign contracts and manage budgets)
* Collaborates internally with Headquarter functions and locally with e.g. Regulatory to align on key decisions in his/her studies.
* As a customer-facing role, this position will build business relationships and represent the client with investigators

Education / Qualifications

Degree in Sciences or equivalent Experience in role (clinical research project management)


Experience in clinical research project management

Oncology Experience preferred

German and English fluent written and oral

Experience or ability/willingness to instruct and lead teams

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Munich, DEU - Germany


Covance Recruiting Process

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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).