Covance

Study Director -Toxicology

UK-Harrogate
Job Number
2017-15006
Job Category
Hidden (46877)
Position Type
Full-Time

Job Overview

Job Overview

Covance’s work in developing new pharmaceutical solutions has a positive impact on the lives of millions worldwide and there are several great opportunities for you to be a part of this life-saving work.

 

At our pre-clinical development site in Harrogate, North Yorkshire, we currently have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Study Director in Safety Assessment - General Toxicology.

 

Role

The Study Director has overall responsibility for the technical conduct of a study in addition to the interpretation, analysis, documentation and reporting of results.

 

Main Responsibilities

  • Develops Protocols and ensures that the Protocol, including any changes, is approved and is in compliance with appropriate SOPs, GLPs, and regulatory agency guidelines.
  • Monitors progress and status of assigned studies. Ensures that all experimental data, including observations of unanticipated responses to the test system, are accurately recorded and verified.
  • Directs preparation of reports, has ability to interpret results and ensures compliance with Protocol and regulatory requirements, and submits them to the client.
  • Participates in study-specific client visits.

 

Skills and Expertise

  • Knowledge of toxicology study design and conduct in adherence to regulatory guidance.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Knowledge in planning, negotiation, and process innovation.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with all staff and management levels.
  • Demonstrated problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Advanced knowledge of GLPs and regulatory agency guidelines.
  • Strong English writing and communication skills.
  • Advanced knowledge of computers and programs (e.g., word processing and spreadsheet applications).

 

Benefits

Covance offers a comprehensive benefits package including health cover and contributory pension. Covance’s ongoing success offers team members unsurpassed growth and career development opportunities. At Covance, we help make the miracles of medicine a reality. We offer opportunities to work on diverse, challenging projects with bright, interesting colleagues while building a flexible and rewarding career. This is your chance to become part of a team that helps to bring miracle of medicine to market sooner

 

 

 

Education / Qualifications

BSc degree in related field. MSc/PhD preferred

Experience

 

Previous experience of GLP Study Direction in Safety Assessment - General Toxicology studies is strongly preferred.

 

Large molecule experience or previous experience with GMO products is desirable, other relevant experiences may be considered.

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