Bioanalytical Project Manager

Covance Inc Located in: Salt Lake City,  Utah
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Covance Bioanalytical Project Manager

Play a pivotal role in the drug development process and grow your career

Are you passionate about making a real scientific impact through your everyday work? Would you love working in a team-focused environment as you explore unique career opportunities?


If you are looking for a company where you can gain exposure to a wide variety of science and explore a multitude of career paths across the drug development spectrum, consider working at Covance as a Bioanalytical Project Manager. Working as part of the Global Project Management Office (PMO), the Project Manager (PM) routinely conducts full management of client projects. In this position, you will be accountable for leading the project teams to ensure that client requirements and deliverables are met. This involves end-to-end management of a project, encompassing effective management of client communication and use of the appropriate tools to ensure the successful initiation, planning, execution, monitoring and completion of projects. As such, you will also be expected to:


  • Contribute to the generation of client specific proposals and support associated conference calls and client visits
  • Lead collaborative discussions with the client and internal scientific teams to fully define the project requirements
  • Work across operational units to achieve overall targeted milestones
  • Provide risk mitigation for the project and continue to evaluate and review risk log throughout the project life cycle
  • Proactively identify and remove barriers to project execution


This role is based out of our Salt Lake City, Utah facility.



Thrive personally and professionally at Covance


Working at Covance, you’ll continue to grow in our learning-based culture so you’ll know how to best respond and adapt as the industry continues to evolve. Here, you’ll put your education to work as you play a significant role in advancing healthcare.


We offer a comprehensive benefits package. This includes 21 days of personal time off, 7 paid holidays, medical and dental insurance as well as tuition reimbursement, a 401(k) plan with a generous company match, along with short and long-term disability and life insurance.



Why Bioanalytical Project Managers choose to work at Covance

  • Make a direct impact in the lives of patients
  • Play a key non-lab role in the execution of bio-analytical projects
  • Access to a variety of both preclinical and clinical studies
  • Partner with and learn from supporting colleagues and industry leaders across all phases of drug development
  • Open up new opportunities for career growth as a Project Manager


What we’re looking for


 Bioanalytical Project Managers are the most successful at Covance with:


  • Bachelor’s degree in science or a related field 
  • A minimum of 3 years of industry experience with at least 1 year of experience in project management preferrably within bio-anaylitical labs
  • Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office products 
  • Proven ability to plan, prioritize, and manage a workload for large and complex projects
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with excellent attention to detail and negotiating skills


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.

  • A Bachelor’s degree in science or a related field preferred
  • A minimum of 3 years of industry experience with at least 1 year experience in project management preferrably within bioanaylitical labs
  • Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office products 
  • Proven ability to plan, prioritize, and manage a workload for large and complex projects
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with excellent attention to detail and negotiating skills


Preferred but not required:

  • Experience using Microsoft Project 
  • Working knowledge of current regulatory guidelines (GLP, GCP) 
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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.


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Management / Supervisory
  Project Management
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