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Covance Inc Located in: Philadelphia,  Pennsylvania
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Program Liaison

Play a pivotal role in the drug development process and growyour career

 

Are you interested in making an impact through your everyday work? Are you passionate about advancing your career while making a difference in patients’ lives? Do you love to manage projects and thrive in a dynamic, high-paced environment?

 

If you said yes to these questions and you are looking for a place where you can explore a multitude of career paths across the drug development spectrum, consider working at Covance as a Program Liaison for our Central Laboratory. This is a permanent, full time position, based in Springhouse, PA.

 

As a Program Liaison, you will serve as a the primary contact with one of our top clients. You will serve as a liaison between the Covance study team and the client working onsite with the client directly. You will provide a concierge type service to study teams, data managers, and affiliate personnel. You will schedule and facilitate meetings to ensure all program deliverables are met on time and on budget.

In this position, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Attend all set-up meetings, applicable planning meetings, and regularly scheduled check-up and process improvement meetings in person
  • Develop established standards and ensure compliance across studies
  • Facilitate budget management process and issue resolution
  • Review clinical protocols to ensure feasibility
  • Make recommendations based on best practices and overall study efficiency including logistical consultation and study design considerations
  • Work with Covance-Central Laboratory Services (CLS) Project Managers and Client trial managers to monitor study budgets throughout the life of a trial
  • Facilitate the contracting process to ensure timely execution of work orders and change orders
  • Educate and train study teams on overall Covance CLS services and processes
  • Support a culture of continuous improvement, quality, and productivity through consistency in global process and procedures while facilitating an environment of continuous Client/Covance CLS process improvement
  • Remove certain lab related responsibilities from the study teams
  • Monitor, track, manage and ensure resolution of all issues and concerns
  • Accountable for implementation, monitoring and reporting of performance metrics and driving corrective action or process improvement as appropriate
  • Support efforts of team members with regard to meeting commitments, ensuring all Client expectations are documented and acted upon as appropriate
  • Establish cross-functional mechanisms to increase communication, accountability, and understanding of deliverables globally
  • Facilitate key science meetings to resolve issues or discuss new methods going forward

What we’re looking for in you:

You have a scientific background and understand the what our scientists are doing in the lab and you excel in project management processes. Do you have the following education and experience?

  • 5+ years of experience in the Drug Development or Medical Industry 

    (experience in medical technology preferred)

  • BS/BA four (4) year degree (or equivalent) in medical, technical or laboratory related science
  • Demonstrated strong customer service skills and client expertise
  • Excellent written, verbal, and strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong planning, organizational, negotiation and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated a high degree of initiative and ability to work collaboratively

Why People choose to work at Covance

"At Covance, it’s our people that make us great – it’s what our clients, our partners and, most importantly, what our employees say. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to work with extraordinary people with diverse viewpoints. You’ll discover your own outstanding potential as we build an even stronger organization with industry leaders from early development to the clinic and beyond."

Get to know Covance

Covance, the drug development business of LabCorp, is the world’s most comprehensive drug development services company. Because of our broad experience, from early research to commercialization, our more than 20,000 employees from across the globe are in a unique position to supply insights that go above and beyond testing. Our team’s impact on healthcare is remarkable. Through their everyday work they’ve supported 100% of the top 50 drugs on the market and all the oncology drugs approved in 2016. Even though we span multiple businesses, we operate as one, sharing our knowledge to improve our efficiency and deliver on the promise of a healthier world.

 

The Covance team is driven by an energized purpose to improve health and improve lives across the globe. Here, you’ll work alongside exceptional people who each play an important role in bringing new scientific discoveries and therapeutic area advancements to life. And, because we span the drug development spectrum, you’ll directly impact a wide-range of initiatives as you explore unique career paths and discover your extraordinary potential.

 

Get ready to make a difference as we speed the delivery of groundbreaking therapies and improve lives of countless individuals.

EEO Statement

Covance is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer (Minority/Female/Individual with Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). Your confidentiality and privacy are important to us.

  • BS/BA four (4) year degree (or equivalent) in medical, technical or laboratory related science
  • Demonstrated strong customer service skills and client expertise.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Strong planning, organizational, negotiation and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated a high degree of initiative and ability to work collaboratively.

5+ years of experience in the Drug Development or Medical Industry.

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CRITICAL REQUIREMENTS

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:
Experienced - Not Management
Function:
  R&D / Science,  Engineering,  General Management
Preferred Industry Background:
 
Managing a team of:
N/A
Required Travel:

Base Salary:
Confidential
Bonus:
Benefits:
Other Compensation: