• Drug Development Leader

    Job Location(s) UK-Harrogate
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    Scientific Advanced
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  • Job Overview


    We currently have an opportunity at our Harrogate, UK site for a Drug Development Leader.  This senior level role will provide scientific leadership and direction to the client and to Covance Solutions Development Team[s] for potential and awarded programs. As an expert in drug development, you will provide clients with consultancy and advisory services to help them develop their compound(s) in an efficient and timely manner.
    You must have the ability to understand the scientific rationale for the development of a wide variety of compounds, particularly in their field of expertise.

    Covance’s work in developing new pharmaceutical solutions has an incredible impact on millions of lives worldwide.  Be a part of this life-saving work.




    Education / Qualifications

    PhD in an appropriate scientific discipline; additional advanced degree is helpful.
    Background and training in toxicology, immunology, vaccines, BioCMC or DMPK is required.
    Demonstrated ability to get work done through influencing others.
    Strong interpersonal skills (including teamwork, negotiation, communication, presentation)
    Works independently, often under pressure
    Proven leadership and personal initiative



    12-15 years scientific expertise demonstrated in the pharmaceutical industry, specifically related to the drug development process, with an emphasis on biopharmaceuticals and/or pharmaceuticals development
    5+ years representing a functional area, such as Toxicology, BioPharmCMC, or ADME on molecule development teams

    An up to date awareness of ICH and regional Regulatory Guidelines as well as industry trends is essential.



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