• Clinical Project Administrator

    Job Location(s) CH-LU-Lucerne
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    Clinical Trial Support
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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.


    COVANCE is a leading global drug development services company and we provide support to the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology industries. We have an exciting opportunity available to join our team.

    We are currently recruiting Clinical Project Administrator to join our Sponsor’s team
    in Lucerne, Switzerland. This is a regular full-time position.


    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Provide clerical support to project team (e.g., word processing, proofreading and editing correspondence, large and small documents, mailings, shipment of study files, fax and photocopy documents, assemble study documents, and arrange meetings, etc.)
    • Provide telephone coverage and related support duties
    • Set up and maintain clinical investigator files and documentation
    • Prepare investigator budget payments and tracking systems; generate tracking reports as assigned
    • Data entry and maintenance of selected study tracking databases
    • Prepare monitoring visit documentation for Clinical Research Assistants and above, as requested by supervisor
    • Prepare study-related documents and other materials for delivery to archives, at appropriate intervals
    • Perform other administrative duties as assigned by management
    • Actively supporting the review and preparation of submission documents to ECs and Swissmedic

    Education / Qualifications

    • Scientific degree.
    • Good communication skills, oral and written.
    • Exhibit general computer literacy.
    • Works efficiently and effectively in a matrix environment.
    • Fluent in German, English and preferably other local language.


    • Minimum one (1) year administrative experience or equivalent training
    • Good oral and written communication skill
    • Aptitude for handling and proofreading numerical data. Some spreadsheet software competence
    • Good oral and written communication skills
    • Good organizational and time management skills
    • Computer literacy (word processing and spreadsheet software).
    • Good typing skill


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