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Study Coordinator - Toxicology

Covance 3/8/2019 2:06:41 PM
JOB ID: 28989 Category: Scientific Entry Level
Harrogate, United Kingdom



Job Overview

COVANCE is a leading global drug development services company and we provide support to the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology industries.

We are recruiting for our Preclinical site in Harrogate and are currently seeking to hire a Study Coordinator to join the Toxicology department. This is a full time permanent position, based at our site in Harrogate.

As a Study Coordinator, you will be responsible for coordinating the activities of routine and non-routine toxicology studies, in compliance with the appropriate company standards, Home Office requirements and regulatory guidelines, in a timely, efficient manner. General assistance to Study Directors is an essential part of the role and additional non study specific support may also be given to key clients.

Main duties and responsibilities:

* Provides scientific and administrative support to the Study Director for assigned toxicology studies from award, through the in-life phase. This involves multiple study set up tasks including protocol development, scheduling and initiation meetings.
* Liaises with clients, study monitors, Principal Investigators and internal departments to ensure accurate and timely protocol and amendment development and distribution.
* Assists with client visits and internal study meetings, including preparation and logistical planning to ensure smooth progress of the agenda.
* Plans and prepares for shipping of study samples to clients and Test Sites including CITES application requests and any other associated shipping documentation, as required per study.
* Demonstrates excellent communication skills and is skilled in time management. Ability to manage multiple changing priorities whilst maintaining accuracy and attention to detail is essential, as is a basic knowledge of Good Laboratory Practise (GLP), regulatory agency guidelines and Home Office requirements.

Study coordinators in toxicology are exposed to many different types of study and have the opportunity interact with all departments involved in pre-clinical toxicology studies in Harrogate from client managers to reporting teams. This enables opportunities to develop knowledge, progress within the team and potentially to wider roles in Safety Assessment in the future.

What Covance can offer you:

* Competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including health cover and contributory
* Unrivalled opportunities to develop a successful career in the scientific industry.
* Unsurpassed career development opportunities. With the support of exceptional people from across the globe and an energized purpose, you will be empowered to own your career journey with mentoring, training and personalized development planning.
* Ability to work with a variety of different clients on wide ranging projects.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is looking to start a scientific career with limited academic qualifications. Full training will be provided.

Education / Qualifications

* Batchelors degree or equivalent in a related science subject


* Previous work Experience in a laboratory environment or a similar role is advantageous

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Harrogate, UK - United Kingdom


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).