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Study Design Lead / Technical Project Management - 2 year contract

Covance 3/8/2019 2:06:39 PM
JOB ID: 28454 Category: Project Management
Mechelen, Belgium



Job Overview

Study Design Lead

Technical Project Management

At Covance Central Laboratory Services, drug solutions for patients are made real! Join our mission to support drug development through our laboratory testing services.

We are currently recruiting new talents to join our Project Management team and seeking to hire a Study Design Lead based in our Mechelen or Brussels offices, or remotely in Belgium for a 2 years contract opportunity.

About the Job
As a key member of the Project Management department, you will be responsible for the design of the Covance Statement of Work (SOW). From this essential document, which is a reflection of the Study Protocol provided by our clients, derive all the services provided by Covance Central Laboratories throughout the course of a clinical trial. It is therefore considered a key client deliverable and requires excellence in its design. As such, your responsibilities as a Study Design Lead will entail:

* Translating the clients (pharmaceutical companies) Clinical Protocol requirement into operational delivery
* Acting as a consultant with the clients to define best study design choices based on their Study Protocol specifics
* Working with Covance internal and external partners to identify feasibility and risks of the service requested
* Coordinating internal processes and communications related to study design to ensure accurate preparation of Covance clinical trial databases
* Ensuring that all customer requirements with relation to study design are documented and acted upon in compliance with regulatory requirements.
* Participating actively to Covance CLS development through functional meetings, continuous process improvement, quality and productivity

Your skills

* Strong interpersonal and communication skills
* Proven ability to negotiate and collaborate to deliver effectively
* Great customer service skills
* Robust self-organization and at ease managing conflicting priorities
* Ability to focus on the big picture without neglecting details

* High quality standards
* Dedicated to a culture of continuous improvement


To be successful in this position, a High School diploma level (or equivalent) is required and a scientific University degree an asset.

You will also need to demonstrate robust related industry Experience (education can be substituted for work Experience ) and previous Experience in running clinical trial projects or designing clinical databases.

The Experience Level : Associate / Mid-Senior level

Get to know Covance
Covance, the drug development business of LabCorp, is the world's most comprehensive drug development services company. Because of our broad Experience , from early research to commercialization, our more than 20,000 employees from across the globe are in a unique position to supply insights that go above and beyond testing. Our team's impact on healthcare is remarkable. Through their everyday work they've supported 100% of the top 50 drugs on the market and all the oncology drugs approved in 2016. Even though we span multiple businesses, we operate as one, sharing our knowledge to improve our efficiency and deliver on the promise of a healthier world.

The Covance team is driven by an energized purpose to improve health and improve lives across the globe. Here, you'll work alongside exceptional people who each play an important role in bringing new scientific discoveries and therapeutic area advancements to life. And, because we span the drug development spectrum, you'll directly impact a wide-range of initiatives as you explore unique career paths and discover your extraordinary potential.

Get ready to make a difference as we speed the delivery of groundbreaking therapies and improve lives of countless individuals.

EEO Statement

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.

Please apply by submitting a CV in English.

Education / Qualifications




Position Type: Temporary

Location: Mechelen, BEL - Belgium


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).