Study Coordinator III – Safety Assessment

Job Location(s) UK-Harrogate
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Scientific Bachelor's Degree
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Job Tittle: Study Coordinator III – Safety Assessment

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 Coordinator III in Safety Assessment Department.


The job summary is as follows:


  • Provides administrative and scientific support for toxicology studies, including prestudy tasks (e.g., protocol development, costing, scheduling), monitoring the inlife progress of assigned studies, and interacting with clients.
  • Provides administrative backup support for Study Directors on day to day study-specific activities or tasks.
  • Ensures study compliance with the protocol, standard operating procedures, Good Laboratory Practices, and other regulatory guidelines.
  • Coordinates the study award process as applicable
  • Coordinates the efforts of a study team to become a successful project manager.
  • Plans, prioritize, and manage a workload and the associated responsibilities.
  • Serves as a contact, along with the Study Director, in communication and interactions with other departments and clients, with assistance as applicable.
  • Maintains complete, organized, and current study files including study schedule, protocol, and applicable correspondence.
  • Drafts protocols and amendments for Study Director Review and approval.
  • Ensures all client comments on protocols and amendments are addressed in a timely manner.
  • Initiates and submits costing and scheduling request.
  • Schedules and participates in preinitiation and other study-related meetings, as required, and takes and distributes preinitiation meeting minutes.
  • Drafts and submits appropriate documents to the IACUC/AWERB for approval
  • Verifies the project schedule accurately reflects the requirements of the protocol.
  • Monitors progress and status of assigned studies.
  • Maintains proficiency in specific software used in study conduct, Project tracking and reporting and uses independently as appropriate.
  • Maintains familiarity with routine study procedures.
  • Reviews data and identifies deficiencies.
  • Addresses and reviews quality assurance audits relating to protocols and amendments and reports (as applicable), with oversight. Follows up with appropriate personnel to ensure all necessary document/data clarifications are completed in the specified timelines.
  • Co-hosts client visits.
  • Performs QC (peer) reviews on study reports.
  • Communicate timelines to Principal Investigators (PI) and support groups as applicable.
  • Identifies opportunities for process improvements and assists in their resolution. May participate in other process improvement teams.
  • Begins to manage increasingly complex projects and study designs while taking on an increased workload.
  • Begins to provide input and assist with implantation of new technology and system changes/upgrades/enhancements.
  • Learns to implement action plans for solving study problems as they occur, including participation in client issue resolution process and any associated internal or external discussion.

Education / Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a related science field. Experience may be substituted for education.  Additionally for UK: A minimum of English, Maths, and Science GCSEs, but preferably A level or above.


4 to 5 years of safety assessment or relevant experience or 2 to 3 years of relevant experience with a Master’s Degree in a related science.


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