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Study Design Lead / Technical Project Manager

Covance Central Laboratory Services SA
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Study Design Lead
Technical Project Management
We are recruiting for our Project Management team within our Central Laboratory Services
and are currently seeking to hire a Study Design Lead.
As a Study Design Lead you should be knowledgeable and experienced in study design
techniques related to the creation and maintenance of the Covance Statement of Work
document (key client deliverable) and should demonstrate leadership across the Covance
study team, keeping a collaborative attitude and fostering excellent communication within the
team, demonstrate agility to deal with conflicting priorities and possess appropriate selfmanagement skills.
We are currently offering several 12 months temporary contract and permanent contract, all
full time position, based in our Geneva, Switzerland or Mechelen, Belgium office.

About the Job
Within this position, your duties will include:

Interacts with the clients (pharmaceutical companies) to define study design choices
and works with Covance internal partners to highlight risks and budget impacts
associated with study design

Takes the lead to accurately interpret clinical protocol requirements and coordinate the
preparation of Covance clinical trial databases.

Demonstrates technical, therapeutic area and pharmaceutical industry knowledge to
successfully coordinate the completion of Covance clinical trial database.

Liaises with internal departments to understand Covance capabilities and assesses
feasibility of requests in order to meet client needs related to study design

Coordinates internal processes and communications related to study design (including
but not limited to: internal feasibility requests, material transfer agreements and supply
forecasting) and ensures the eventual follow up is documented and global monitoring
plan implemented. Performs quality self-review

Displays strong interpersonal and communication skills that will build strong internal and
external relationships to ensure high quality study design

Ensures that all customer requirements with relation to study design are documented
and acted upon

Able to act efficiently in an environment with dynamic timelines and priorities

Displays appropriate self-organization and ability to handle conflicting priorities

Participates in functional meetings and provides input, keeping processes up to date

Follows CCLS Global Project Management strategy

Supports a culture of continuous improvement, quality and productivity

Other duties as assigned

What we’re looking for
To be successful in this position, you will need to be educated to High school diploma level
(or equivalent) and/or University degree in a scientific field in a relevant area.
Additionally, you will need to demonstrate 3 years of previous industry experience in running
Clinical Trial projects or in designing clinical databases.

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.
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