• Publishing Associate I – Electronic Standards

    Job Location(s) UK-Harrogate
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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 Publishing Associate I – Electronic Standards.


    The Publishing Associate I – Electronic Standards is an entry level position in the global publishing services group, learning the Covance formatting standards and to prepare nonclinical study reports for finalization and subsequent publishing according to eCTD requirements and to promote product consistency.


    General Duties

    • Learns to use software tools to efficiently and accurately complete job duties. Types of software include word processing, collaboration/sharing, and database applications
    • Attends meetings to review and discuss the Covance, client, and regulatory formatting standards


    Report Review

    • Learns Covance formatting standards
    • Learns to apply formatting specifications to safety assessment reports and contributor reports (e.g., pathology, ophthalmology, statistical analysis, electrocardiography, immunotoxicology), ensuring that company and regulatory conventions, style, and format have been used
    • Learns and understands any new/changed conventions or specifications
    • Learns client requirements related to finalization standards and formats


    Scheduling Responsibilities

    • Learns to effectively schedule multiple assignments for timely completion of assigned tasks

    Education / Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree (BA/BSc) in a related field or equivalent experience. Additionally for UK: A minimum of English, Maths, and Science GCSEs, but preferably A level or above.
    • Ability to write and/or speak German would be beneficial.


    • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Word and Adobe Acrobat preferred
    • Attention to detail, time management skills, and organizational skills

    Please note that F2F interviews will take place from 13th June to 21 June 2018.

    The start date is planned for the beginning of August 2018. 


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