• Senior Specialist, Clinical and Ancillary Supplies Services, Sofia

    Job Location(s) BG-Sofia
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    Clinical Operations
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  • Job Overview

    A career at Covance provides our employees the unique chance to create an immediate impact and difference in our patient’s lives. Joining Covance will offer a rewarding career, a chance to work in a high-energy & team oriented work place, and access to competitive benefits. With the support of exceptional people from across the globe and a vast array of career options, you’ll be empowered to own your career journey with mentoring, training and personalized development planning. As a Covance employee, your work will be meaningful, the patient outcomes are real, and the results are lasting.


    Our mission is to help our clients bring the miracles of medicine to market sooner - join us for your next career move.


    Get ready to redefine what’s possible and discover your extraordinary potential at Covance. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to personally advance healthcare and make a difference in peoples’ lives with your bold ideas and unique point of view. With the support of exceptional people from across the globe and an energized purpose, you’ll be empowered to own your career journey with mentoring, training and personalized development planning.

    Join us as we speed the delivery of groundbreaking therapies and anticipate tomorrow’s drug development challenges, creating new possibilities for our clients—and your career.



    As Senior Specialist CASS, you would coordinate and oversee aspects of logistics related to Clinical and Ancillary Supplies services and support these services to both internal and external clients. You would provide global support with clinical and ancillary supplies start up activities and related project feasibility; act as a subject matter expert (SME) related to import, export and labeling requirements.


    You will work closely with staff in Clinical Trial Design & Strategy, Vendor Management, Quality Assurance, Business Development and Operations, to provide relevant clinical and ancillary supply data critical to the ability of the organization to develop plans for the successful implementation and conduct of global clinical trials. Assure that pre-study, drug supply and labeling processes comply with applicable guidelines and regulations and fulfill client and Covance requirements. Provide logistical support for clinical and ancillary supply coordination, as well as input into business development activities.

    Education / Qualifications

    University/College degree (life science preferred), or certification in a related allied health profession from an appropriate accredited institution (e.g., nursing certification, medical or laboratory technology) AND work experience in clinical research, including a strong working knowledge of the ICH guidelines and FDA, IRB/IEC regulations.


    • Proven relevant clinical research experience in a pharmaceutical company/CRO, including clinical and ancillary supplies management responsibility.
    • Very strong technical writing skills and analytical skills
    • Strong networking abilities and an ability/willingness to work with individuals across the globe
    • Excellent communication, planning & organizational skills
    • Ability to inspire, to lead by example and motivate teams to seek solutions and get results
    • Strong abilities to negotiate and liaise with customers in a professional manner
    • Experience in end to end (full service) clinical trial supplies management, ideally with global project management experience
    • Abilities to review/analyze relevant data so as to build evidence-based clinical trial drug distribution strategies
    • Abilities to design/develop effective strategies to bring about trial success, as defined by clients and project teams through the use of an evidence-based approach.
    • Strong computer skills with an ability to understand and access and leverage technology alternatives.
    • Ability to work independently

    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.


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