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Associate Manager, Flexible Solutions (FSPx)

Covance 11/20/2018 5:53:21 PM
JOB ID: 25572 Category: Clinical Trial Management
Sydney, Australia



Job Overview

Are you ready to discover you next career at Covance?

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, a chance to work in an energetic & team oriented work place, and access to competitive benefits. With the support of exceptional people from across the globe and a vast array of career options, you'll be empowered to own your career journey with mentoring, training and personalized development planning. As a Covance 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 -- join us for your next career move.

As an Associate Manager, Clinical Operations you will:

* Directly or indirectly lead clinical operations technical and professional staff.
* Ensure that all work is carried out in strict adherence with relevant protocols, SOP's, and in compliance with ICH/GCP guidelines.
* Train operations staff and verify they are aligned with SOP's and Skills checks.
* Maintain that training files are up to date and complete in accordance with SOPs and ICH/GCP.
* Lead client visits and interactions as appropriate.
* Initiates collaborative relationships with external institutions.
* Initiates procurement of external resources, consultants, or equipment when protocol required.
* Develops strategies for efficient study conduct, data collection, subject management and safety monitoring. Coordinates efforts interdepartmentally to accomplish these strategies.
* Serve as a back-up to the Clinic Director as appropriate.
* Champion/drive implementation of new company initiatives in terms of process improvement or new technology related to clinical research.
* Supports management in assuring integrity and adherence to company principles of Customer Service.
* Demonstrate ability to lead by example and to encourage team members to seek solutions.
* Ensure that the safety, welfare and dignity of subjects are not compromised, along with that staff is adequately trained to meet the quality standards and forecasted workload.
* Oversee that clinical staff maintains the highest levels of client service to both internal and external clients at all times.
* Confirm a safe working environment and working practices.
* Assist with the development of Operation's department budget.
* Responsible for all aspects of project related matters in agreement with client and supervisory personnel.
* Make recommendations for timing, logistics, and feasibility for proposed studies.
* Ensure that appropriate cost monitoring systems are in place and that accurate project accountability is maintained.
* Sets standards, policies, and guidelines for the efficient management of clinical operations.
* Instill in all team members the Company's commitment to quality and meeting the client's requirement without error, on time, every time.
* Performs supervisory duties including but not limited to interviewing, hiring, training, intervention, discipline, and discharge of operations staff.
* Coaches and mentors staff. Initiates, plans and implements appropriate staff development programs.
* Continuously seeks out new and better ideas, driving best practices.
* Manage and supervise multiple positions and functions as required.

Required Education and Experience :

* Bachelor's Degree in science or medical field.
* Typically 6 years of direct clinical research Experience .
* Typically 1 year of supervisory/ direct management Experience .

Covance Australia is committed to providing you the flexibility to work from home, the freedom to grow & develop your career across all phases and areas of clinical trial operations, as well as provide state of the art technology and processes that help to give you time back to enjoy family life.

You will join like-minded collaborative professionals at Covance who, together, build our reputation as one of the world's largest and most respected contract research organizations. In choosing Covance, you will be part of a dedicated team that makes a difference in helping to deliver life-saving and life-enhancing medicines to people around the world.

Discover your potential in a company that truly invests in you. Talk to us to learn more and explore your career.

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.


* Bachelor's Degree in science or medical field.


* Typically 6 years of direct clinical research Experience .
* Typically 1 year of supervisory/ direct management Experience .

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Sydney, AUS - Australia


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).