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Scheduler I

Covance 3/12/2019 12:59:44 PM
JOB ID: 29009 Category: Administration Clerical
Leeds, United Kingdom



Job Overview

Covance is currently looking for a Scheduler to be based in our clinic in Leeds. Permanent role full time.

As a Scheduler you will be in charge of:

* Reviews study tasks daily to assess staffing needs. Ensures staff is scheduled to meet study specific requirements.

* Monitors overall day-to-day conduct of assigned studies in accordance with protocols, SOPs and GCPs to ensure integrity of the study and samples.

* Communicates on an as needed basis with Project /Study Managers, Study Coordinators and Operations Supervisors/Managers scheduling issues.

* Attends weekly logistic meetings to discuss staffing needs and study specific requirements.

* Participates in staff training seminars for coordination, and initiation meetings.

* Handles staff PTO / Holiday requests, school schedules and any other scheduling issues.

* Assists, as necessary, with study procedures.

* Observes subjects for general well being and potential adverse effects, taking appropriate action as needed.

* Maintains skills to perform all study tasks required of a Study Technician (Phlebotomy, specimen collection and processing, ECGs, Vital Signs etc.).

* Attends all required meetings, as appropriate.

* Maintains accurate records of all work undertaken.

* Maintains constant awareness of participant safety and dignity at all times.

* Handles participant complaints efficiently and effectively in order that their satisfaction is maintained.

* Ensures that client and participant confidentiality is maintained.

* Responds to client and team queries in a timely manner.

* Takes ownership for the quality and standard of own work.

* Performs other related duties as assigned.

* Maintains a clean, safe and efficient work area and research unit.

* Maintains basic understanding of current regulatory requirements

* Helps coordinate department training, new equipment training and procedures.


* Educated to GCSE standard or equivalent

* Proficient knowledge of computer and programs (e.g., WordPerfect, Microsoft Word, Excel)

* clinical research Experience is preferred but not essential

* Good communication and organizational skills

Education / Qualifications

* Educated to GCSE standard or equivalent


* Proficient knowledge of computer and programs (e.g., WordPerfect, Microsoft Word, Excel)

* clinical research Experience is preferred but not essential

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Leeds, 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).