• Manager, Clinical Operations

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  • Job Overview

    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.




    • Responsible for the supervision of assigned direct reports within Clinical Operations, CoSource and/or Global Site Services Staff
    • Responsible for detailed performance review and management of assigned direct reports including: Annual Performance Management and Development (PMD), Individual Development Plan (IDP), Line of Sight Goals and "Shoves & Tugs"
    • Responsible for appropriate management and resolution of performance issues
    • Measure performance indicators for assigned staff
    • Escalate potential individual training needs and assist in the conduct of training and develpment efforts, regionally
    • Conduct, report and follow-up on Quality Control Visits (CQC)
    • Effectively communicate management strategies, policies and procedures in conjunction with leadership teams
    • Develop and maintain effective relationships with management team to manage assigned staff in a matrix environment
    • Maintain good working relationships with internal and external clients to ensure opportunity for acquiring additional new business Education/Qualifications

    Education / Qualifications

    University/college degree - life sciences preferred or certification in a related allied health profession from an appropriately accredited institution (e.g., nursing certification, medical or laboratory technology)


    * Minimum seven years of relevant work experience

    * Demonstrate excellent problem solving skills, a proactive approach and the ability to make sound decisions.

    * Demonstrated skill in leading teams, by example and mentoring staff.

    * Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills.

    * Knowledge of clinical trial process

    * Working knowledge of the relationship and regulatory obligation of the CRO industry with pharmaceutical / biotechnological companies.

    * Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment.

    * Demonstrated ability to handle multiple competing priorities. 

    * Proven managerial and interpersonal skills.


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