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Covance Inc.

Covance, with headquarters in Princeton, New Jersey, is one of the world’s largest and most comprehensive drug development services companies, with annual revenues greater than $2 billion, employees in more than 60 countries, and more than 11,000 employees worldwide.    NONCLINICAL DEVELOPMENT(Toxicology, Research Products, Analytical Services)    * Managed 443 compound development programs (>250 IND/CTA enabling), with over 100 different sponsors, which led to 41 IND/CTA applications in 2... Read More

Address      210 Carnegie Ctr Princeton, NJ 08540 (609) 452-8550
Website      www.covance.com/
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Associate Director

We are seeking a Associate Director, Clinical Data Management!

Job Responsibilities:
• Responsibility for delivering data management services to clients and project teams, management of staff and contractors, and maintenance of optimal department processes while implementing excellent project-specific strategies.
• Develop and maintain close positive relationships with counterparts within client organizations: Project Managers, core project team members and others to drive collaboration, consistent expectations, proactive management of risks, productive interdepartmental communications and excellent project delivery.
• Provide leadership and supervision of data management study/project leaders as well as junior staff, ensuring effective implementation of project and individual goals, development strategies, mentoring, performance management, recruitment and retention strategies, communication strategies, and serving as a role model for Covance Values and the professionalism of Data Management.
• Serve as the Global Covance CDM liaison to one or more strategic clients and/or lead strategic departmental global initiatives of high complexity requiring excellent team leadership, strong project/people/budget management skills, and expertise across the full range of CDM processes and drug development generally.
• Assist with the identification of opportunities to improve productivity and quality, while decreasing cycle times and costs to increase financial margins and market share.
Education/Qualifications    • University/college degree (life science, pharmacy or related subject preferred), or certification in a related allied health profession from an appropriately accredited institution (e.g., nursing certification, medical or laboratory technology).
• Must have broad knowledge of drug development process with particular expertise in clinical trial data handling practices and relevant regulations.
• Understanding of clinical development budgets and relationship to productivity targets.
• Thorough knowledge of effective data management practices.
• Expertise in resource management within a CRO setting.
• Thorough knowledge of time and cost estimate development and CRO service pricing strategies.
• Thorough knowledge of ICH Guidelines and GCP including regional regulatory requirements for the conduct of clinical development programs, especially as related to data handling and processing.
• Fluent in English, both written and verbal.
Experience    • Minimum seven (7) years of relevant work experience with four (4) or more years supervisory experience to include data management, clinical operations, biostatistics or related field and knowledge of several therapeutic areas.
• Demonstrated skill for management of staff exceeding 10 employees across one or more locations within a region (Europe, North America, Asia-Pacific, etc.).
• Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills.
• In depth knowledge of clinical trial process and data management, clinical operations, biometrics, and systems applications to support operations.
• Working knowledge of the relationship and regulatory obligation of the CRO industry with pharmaceutical / biotechnological companies.
• Operational experience in other disciplines such as clinical, biometrics, medical writing, pharmacovigilance, safety, quality assurance, regulatory, etc.
• Demonstrates ability to lead change by example and achieve results.
• Demonstrated ability to handle multiple competing priorities simultaneously across an assortment of projects and initiatives.
• Demonstrated ability to inspire effective teamwork and motivate staff.
• Proven managerial and interpersonal skills.

At Covance, you can make a difference by helping to deliver life-saving and life-enhancing medicines to people around the world. Our commitment to this mission has resulted in Covance’s impressive history of company stability and growth. We’ve achieved these results by fostering a work environment that encourages, develops and leverages our team’s capabilities.

Covance believes that their best-in-class employees deserve first-class benefits. Covance offers an outstanding benefits package including medical & dental insurance, tuition reimbursement, a 401(k) plan with a generous company match, short and long-term disability, and life insurance, all of which are effective on your first day of employment!

At Covance, we help make the miracles of medicine a reality. We offer opportunities to work on diverse, challenging projects with bright, interesting colleagues while building a flexible and rewarding career.
EEO Employer    Covance is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. (M/F/D/V). Your confidentiality and privacy are important to us.

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