• Start-up Assistant

    Job Location(s) FR-Paris
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  • Job Overview

    COVANCE is a leading global drug development services company and we provide support to the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology industries. 

    You can make a difference by helping to deliver life-saving and life-enhancing medicines to people around the world. Our commitment to this mission has resulted in Covance’s impressive history of company stability and growth. We’ve achieved these results by fostering a work environment that encourages, develops and leverages our team’s capabilities. 

    We are currently looking for Study Start-Up Assistant to join our Start-up team in Covance, Paris



    • Collects the required investigator and local contact information to enter into Trial Tracker® Site Information Module.
    • Responsible for maintenance of site address and personnel information in the study database of allocated country(ies).
    • Where applicable distribute study specific information direct to investigative sites or to local monitors.
    • Provide data entry support to Global Site Services; enter feasibility information or investigative site information (study supply shipping information / clinical study locations / site personnel)
    • Liaise with investigative sites to facilitate retrieval of site start-up documentation.
    • Provide administrative support to Global Site Services activities

    Education / Qualifications

    Minimum Required:

    High School Diploma or equivalent



    Bachelor Degree and experience in clinical research activities


    • Basic knowledge of ICH, FDA, IRB/IEC and other applicable regulations/guidelines; familiarity with investigator start up documents; previous interaction with operational project teams and investigative sites preferred
    • Experience of Microsoft Word and Excel
    • Good communication / writing skills
    • Self-motivation with the ability to meet deadlines
    • Works well independently as well as in a team environment
    • Detail oriented
    • Process oriented
    • Good organizational skills
    • Positive attitude and approach
    • Interact with internal customers with professionalism and discretion
    • Multi-tasking capability


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