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Supv III Animal Ops

Covance 4/9/2019 3:49:59 AM
JOB ID: 30213 Category: Scientific Mid Level
Cumberland, Virginia



Job Overview

We have an exciting opportunity for an ANIMAL CARE SUPERVISOR to join our team in Cumberland, VA. This is a senior leadership role with growth potential. Covance's work in developing new pharmaceutical solutions has an incredible impact on the lives of millions worldwide. Be a part of this life-saving work.

We are looking for:

Business Acumen –

Learns how to interpret quarterly business results and to translate them into local decisions and action.

Understanding of impact and opportunities of our cost structure.

People Leadership –

Manages a group of employees and coordinates performance of allocated studies or duties.

Spend 60 - 70% of time in the vivarium with at least half of that time coaching, mentoring and working with staff.

Technical Expertise –

Responsible for compliance with laws, regulatory agency guidelines, SOPs and other operating procedures as well as study plans.

Involved in client and regulatory site visits.

What we're looking for in you:

* Bachelor's degree and prior leadership Experience is preferred.
* Experience may be substituted for educational requirements.
* 3 Years of Experience in related professional roles required.

There is no better time to join us!


- BS degree or Associate degree with strong emphasis in Life Sciences.


- A minimum of 3-5 years of leadership Experience including direct supervision, setting of performance expectations and management.

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Cumberland, VA - Virginia


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).