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Associate Project Manager

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Covance, Inc.
Organization Name: 
Covance, Inc.
Position Location: 
USA
Job Description:

**Job Overview**

Assist in the cross-unit coordination both internal and external, inclusive of sub-contractors, for projects utilizing one or more Covance Services or sites.

+ Assist in the management and tracking of project resource needs and contribute to contingency planning for key resources.

+ Assist in the successful design, implementation, tracking and revision of project plans for assigned projects.

+ Serve as client primary contact for areas assigned by Project Manager (PM), Senior Project Manager (SPM), or Associate Director (PD).

+ Assist in the leadership of the core project team, including CRAs, as directed by PM/SPM/PD to facilitate their ability to lead extended/complete project team including the maintenance of timelines in MS Project, creation of PowerPoint presentations and storyboards and maintenance and escalation of items in ADI log.

+ Contribute to the effective teamwork among project team members within Covance departments and offices.

+ Contribute to improvements to enhance the efficiency and the quality of the work performed on assigned projects.

+ Meet/exceed client satisfaction expectations.

+ Assist in ensuring that all staff allocated to assigned projects adheres to professional standards and SOPs.

+ Provide performance feedback of team members to respective supervisors.

+ Interpret billing guidelines for functional area.

+ Follow defined project issue escalation process and Covance's Corrective Action Issue Resolution (CAIR) process.

+ Under direction of PM/SPM/PD, identify and assess risks and maintain associated documentation.

+ Under direction of PM/SPM/PD, track project progress against financial milestones using applicable financial systems.

+ Develop and maintain relationships with assigned clients.

+ Contribute and participate in the delivery of presentations for new business, as required.

+ Track client project metrics.

+ Participate in internal project review meetings.

+ Perform other duties as assigned by management

**Required:**

+ University/college degree (life science preferred), or certification in a related allied health

+ profession (i.e. nursing, medical or laboratory technology) from an appropriately accredited institution.

+ In lieu of the above requirement, candidates with five (5) or more years of relevant clinical research experience in pharmaceutical, CRO industries or experience in a health care setting

+ will be considered.

+ Thorough knowledge of ICH Guidelines and GCP including a basic understanding of regulatory requirements in other countries.

+ Thorough understanding of the drug development process.

+ Minimum of four (4) years of relevant clinical research monitoring experience (including pre-study, initiation, routine monitoring and closeout visits).

+ In lieu of the above requirements, candidates with> five (5) years supervisory experience in a health care setting and four (4) years clinical research experience (including monitoring) in the pharmaceutical or CRO industries will be considered.

+ In lieu of the above requirements, candidates with five (5) years of sitemanagement and/or study/project coordinator experience will be considered.

+ Comprehensive understanding of Serious Adverse Event (SAE) reporting, process production of reports, narratives and follow up of SAEs.

+ Comprehensive understanding of both site monitoring and study site management requirements.

+ Comprehensive understanding of applicable regional regulatory requirements.

+ Ability to work with minimal supervision.

+ Good planning and organization skills.

+ Good computer skills with good working knowledge of a range of computer packages.

+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

+ Ability to lead and develop junior staff.

+ Ability to understand and work with financial information.

+ Ability to resolve project-related problems and prioritizes workload for self and team.

+ Ability to work within a project team.

+ Ability to work efficiently and effectively in a matrix environment.

**Preferred:**

+ Working knowledge of Covance SOPs.

+ Experience as a Senior Clinical Research Associate, whether internal or external.

+ 1+ year additional experience in a related field (i.e. medical, clinical, pharmaceutical, laboratory, research, data analysis, data management or technical writing) is preferred.

+ Local project coordination and/or project management experience

**Education/Qualifications**

**Required:**

+ University/college degree (life science preferred), or certification in a related allied health

+ profession (i.e. nursing, medical or laboratory technology) from an appropriately accredited institution.

+ In lieu of the above requirement, candidates with five (5) or more years of relevant clinical research experience in pharmaceutical, CRO industries or experience in a health care setting

+ will be considered.

+ Thorough knowledge of ICH Guidelines and GCP including a basic understanding of regulatory requirements in other countries.

+ Thorough understanding of the drug development process.

**Preferred:**

+ Working knowledge of Covance SOPs.

+ Experience as a Senior Clinical Research Associate, whether internal or external.

**Experience**

**Required:**

+ Minimum of four (4) years of relevant clinical research monitoring experience (including pre-study, initiation, routine monitoring and closeout visits).

+ In lieu of the above requirements, candidates with> five (5) years supervisory experience in a health care setting and four (4) years clinical research experience (including monitoring) in the pharmaceutical or CRO industries will be considered.

+ In lieu of the above requirements, candidates with five (5) years of sitemanagement and/or study/project coordinator experience will be considered.

+ Comprehensive understanding of Serious Adverse Event (SAE) reporting, process production of reports, narratives and follow up of SAEs.

+ Comprehensive understanding of both site monitoring and study site management requirements.

+ Comprehensive understanding of applicable regional regulatory requirements.

+ Ability to work with minimal supervision.

+ Good planning and organization skills.

+ Good computer skills with good working knowledge of a range of computer packages.

+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

+ Ability to lead and develop junior staff.

+ Ability to understand and work with financial information.

+ Ability to resolve project-related problems and prioritizes workload for self and team.

+ Ability to work within a project team.

+ Ability to work efficiently and effectively in a matrix environment.

**Preferred:**

+ 1+ year additional experience in a related field (i.e. medical, clinical, pharmaceutical, laboratory, research, data analysis, data management or technical writing) is preferred.

+ Local project coordination and/or project management experience.

**Job Number** _2017-16197_

**Job Category** _Other_

**Position Type** _Full-Time_

Additional Job or Internship Information
Position Type: 
Full time job
Function: 
Other
Job Reference: 
covance2-16197#USNCRaleighDurham