Logistics Administrator

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Logistics Administrator

6 months contract


COVANCE is a leading global drug development services company and we provide support to the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology industries. 


We are immediately seeking a Logistics Administrator for our Geneva location. This is a full time position.

The Logistics Administrator supports all internal and external customer logistics requirements, both domestic and international and acts as a resource to assist internal and external customers with training and technical advice about the preparation and shipping of biological substances and other materials. .


About the Job

Within this position, your duties will include:

  • Monitoring and tracking of Inbound, Outbound, Specimen Management and Lab to Lab shipments for all locations in the region and liaison with the other regions.
  • Providing precise and reliable feedback to management on specific courier performance or issues.
  • Managing the overall Logistics day-to-day operations with the service providers involved in the supply chain to and from sites, referral lab, clients and other designated locations.
  • Providing feed-back to internal & external customers
  • Document all process and service failures, resolve, and escalate to management when appropriate resolution is incomplete.
  • Ensuring alignment and support between Logistics and Finance including issues such as Unmatched EDI, Cost analysis etc.
  • Assist in the analysis phase and lead implementation of global best practices for processes and procedures.
  • Metrics, Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s): Providing timely and precise departmental metrics and KPI’s, internal and external.
  • Other duties as assigned by management


What we’re looking for

To be successful in this position, you will need to hold a high school diploma (or equivalent) 


Additionally, you will need to demonstrate:

  • 5 years experience in Customer service and/or Logistics
  • 2 years international business experience
  • Fluent in French and English
  • Any further Specialization/Certification within the Supply Chain/Logistics field will be a plus.


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.


Education / Qualifications


  • Minimum Required: High-School + Bachelor Degree ideally within Economics/Business field, or 5 years experience in clinical trial logistics
  • Nice to Have: Any further Specialization/Certification within the Supply Chain/Logistics field.


  • 5 years experience in Customer service and/or Logistics
  • 2 years international business experience

Fluent in French and English


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