Are you getting bored in your current job? Do you need a new challenge? Interested in joining a leading growing CRO?
Covance are looking for an Associate Start-up Project Manager or Start-up Project Manager to join the team. Candidates can based anywhere within EMEA and can work home or office based.
About the department:This department provides an quality-focused approach to the study start-up phase of site activations with an emphasis on flexibility, collaboration, and efficiency. Our SUPMs oversee and manage multi-functional teams in order to deliver on time Ready to Enrol milestones for our clients. This is an excellent client facing opportunity to develop your career, communications and soft skills, as well take on more responsibilities and be involved in cutting edge global studies.
Expert in, project start-up and related maintenance activities for a particular study/studies on a regional and/or global level as well as excellent communication skills to support client relationships. Responsible for leading, ensuring and overseeing, start-up and/or maintenance activities on projects, on time, within budget, and in compliance with SOPs and/or other quality and regulatory requirements. Depending on the scope of the project and experience level, job duties may be performed independently as a Lead SUPM or in collaboration with a Lead SUPM as a Regional SUPM.
* 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.
Wealth of drug development and clinical research experience (pharmaceutical, biotech or CRO), project management responsibility / leading clinical trials in Study Start-up.
Demonstrated ability to handle multiple competing priorities and to utilize resources effectively.
Financial awareness and ability to actively utilize financial tracking systems.
Demonstrated ability to inspire effective teamwork and motivate staff within a matrix system.
Demonstrated ability to lead by example and to encourage team members to seek solutions independently.
Excellent communication, planning and organizational skills.
Ability to review/analyse and report relevant data and interpret protocols and regulatory documents.
Ability to work independently.
Ability to negotiate and liaise with clients in a professional manner.
Ability to present to staff at all levels.
Strong computer skills with an ability to understand, access and leverage technology alternatives..
A working knowledge of ICH GCP, US FDA regulations, regulations applicable to local office, guidelines, and practices regarding Good Clinical Practices.
Detailed knowledge of financial control procedures (i.e. costing systems, time reporting).
Working knowledge of project management processes, especially concerning study start-up.
Working knowledge of time and cost estimate development.
Broad knowledge of drug development process and client needs.