• Study Director - Toxicology - £5K sign on bonus*

    Job Location(s) UK-Harrogate
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    Scientific Advanced
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  • 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. This is a full time permanent position.


    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).


    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


    *terms and conditions apply

    Education / Qualifications

    BSc degree in a related field, MSc/PhD preferred.


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


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