Associate Director Translational Biomarker Solutions

Covance Inc Located in: Greenfield,  Indiana
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JOB DESCRIPTION

We are seeking an Associate Director Translational Biomarker Solutions for our site in Greenfield, IN.  This position will be responsible for driving the day to day performance and on time delivery of testing services in the local department; assists in the continuous improvement of the testing services, scientific expertise and departmental capabilities. Meets client expectations in delivery of testing services.  Responsibilities will include the following:

  • Responsible for the local technical and administrative management of the assigned scientific disciplines (Core Lab, Immunoassays, Cell based Assays).
  • Responsible for assisting the Global Department Director in the developing Covance’s capabilities in the relevant scientific discipline.
  • Responsible for supporting business development activities.
  • Responsible for the quality performance of all local technical services associated with assigned scientific discipline.
  • Responsible for local site in meeting regulatory requirements.
  • Responsible for meeting established quality measures and on time responses to quality issues (RI, PT, etc.).
  • Responsible for ensuring client satisfaction.
  • Actively participates with VP Global Lab Operations in the strategic planning and management of the global laboratory network.
  • Serves as the senior local scientific expert and resource for the relevant disciplines.
  • Supports the Global Department Director, as required, in the strategic planning of departmental growth in both capacity and scientific capabilities.
  • Develops and manages local department budgets, local technology plans and local operational plans necessary to execute the strategic plan for the department.
  • Participates in the global capital projects to enhance the delivery of services.
  • Participates in scientific assessment, validation and delivery of new services offerings as identified by the New Test Feasibility and NSSO processes.
  • Provides consultative support to the Sales and marketing department as needed and to ensure laboratory has capability to deliver on services sold.
  • Participates in client visits, audits, and delivers on time responses to enquiries and audit findings.
  • Provides technical consuls, as needed, for both internal and external clients.
  • Supports the Global Department Director, as needed, in the execution of all other global duties including acting on behalf of the director in his/her absence.
  • Supports Six Sigma and other process improvement initiatives.

 

 

 

 

  • Requires BS degree in Biology, Chemistry or other Life Science; or Medical Technology degree.
  • Prefer Master’s degree or PhD in a scientific discipline or business administration.
  • Prefer board certification or other scientific certification by recognized authority.
  • Geneva site: qualification by the Foederation Analyticorum Medicilanium Helveticorum (FAMH) or by the Foederation Medicorum Helveticoruma (FMH) a plus.
  • Fluent in English; Command of French is a plus.

 

  • Requires 5 years management experience in a clinical laboratory environment.
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COMPANY INFORMATION

Covance Inc. is proud to be the only drug development company with a full range of research and development services—from lead optimization, to commercialization and life cycle management. Covance, headquartered in Princeton, NJ, is the drug development business of LabCorp with global operations in more than 30 countries.

JOB INFORMATION

Seniority Level:
Director / VP
Function:
 
Preferred Industry Background:
 
Managing a team of:
N/A
Required Travel:

Base Salary:
Confidential
Bonus:
Benefits:
Other Compensation: