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Clinical Research Manager

Covance 5/10/2019 12:41:49 PM
JOB ID: 31382 Category: Clinical Operations Management
Warsaw, Poland



Job Overview

Discover new opportunities to grow your career as a Covance FSP Clinical Research Manager (CRM).

Covance FSP are looking to hire a Clinical Research Manager. In this position you will be fully dedicated to our sponsor in Poland, Warsaw. In this role you will gain exposure to managing projects on a local level.

At Covance, you can redefine what is possible and discover your extraordinary potential within our Functional Service Provider team (FSP).

As a Covance employee dedicated to an FSP project you will bring your specialized discipline to a core team working directly with one sponsor. Whether your specialization is in clinical monitoring, clinical project management, data management, biometrics or pharmacovigilance Covance has an FSP opportunity to match your area of expertise.

Each FSP offers a unique opportunity to be a part of the drug development cycle and see a product through to launch. We have multiple partnerships giving you the variety and the flexibility to stay with sponsors, try a new external secondment or work in house on Covance studies.

With the support of exceptional people and an energized purpose, you'll be empowered to own your career journey with dedicated mentoring, training and personalized development planning.


* Main Point of Contact for assigned protocols and link between Country Operations and clinical trial team
* Responsible for project management of the assigned studies: actively plans, drive and track execution and performance of deliverables/timelines/results to meet country commitments from feasibility and site selection, recruitment, execution and close out
* Review Monitoring Visits Reports and raise performance issues and training needs to CRA manager and/or functional vendor and internal management as needed
* Perform Quality control visits as required
* Lead local study teams to high performance: train in the protocol other local roles, closely collaborate with and supports CRAs as protocol guide and coordinate activities across the different local country roles ensuring a strong collaboration
* Responsible for crafting and executing a local risk management plan for assigned studies
* Ensure compliance with CTMS, eTMF and other key systems
* Raises as needed different challenges and issues
* Responsible for collaboration with functional outsourcing vendors, investigators, other external partners
* Country point of contact for programmatically outsourced trials
* Serve local business needs as applicable in his/her country (If delegated can sign contracts and run budgets)
* Collaborate internally with HQ functions and locally with PV, Regulatory and GMA to align on key decisions in his/her studies
* As a customer-facing role, this position will build business relationships and represent the company with investigators
* Share protocol-specific information and standard methodologies across countries\clusters

Education / Qualifications

University/college degree (life science preferred), or certification in a related allied health profession (i.e. nursing, medical or laboratory technology) from an appropriately accredited institution


* Previous Experience in clinical research in pharmaceutical or CRO industries
* Deep understanding of local regulatory environment
* Strong understanding of clinical trial planning, management and metrics is important as well as the ability to focus on multiple deliverables and protocols at a time
* Ability and skills to lead resource allocation, processes (and controls), productivity, quality and project delivery
* Strong organizational skills and time management skills
* Excellent interpersonal skills
* Proficiency in written and spoken English and local language

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Warsaw, POL - Poland


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).