Covance

Covance Madison, WI, USA
Mar 18, 2019
Job Overview Accountable for the overall payment management of assigned studies which includes initial communication with PMs and sites during payment set-up in the system, execution of timely and accurate payment to the sites, issue resolution and final study reconciliation Responsible for processing and tracking payments to Investigators and other payees in support of a clinical trial Identify payment criteria and administer payments to each investigator and process all pass through costs Assist in preparation of the study budget template Liaise with GSS Site Contracts teams regarding payment terms in investigator agreements Communicate with sites and clinical teams regarding payment questions or updates Contribute to communication on project-related matters with the clinical project team under the direction of the Grant Payment leadership Provide excellent customer service and timely site issue resolution Maintain and update payment tracking information in?CTMS Setup and maintain financial files throughout the course of the study including payment documentation, investigator financial files and amendments Reconcile all study payments on a routine basis and provide financial reports to clients as requested Provide site payment documentation for sponsor audits as requested Understand and follow project specific and GSS policies and procedures Generate investigative site payment reports for project team review (if applicable) Liaise with Finance team regarding site payment issues Assist in the development and testing of new Grant Payment systems and standard processes Assist with maintenance of training and other manuals for the Grant Payment team Support client audit demands as necessary Assist team with troubleshooting payment issues Conduct Grant or Budget Training for new Finance team members Identify and work to deploy process improvements Perform other duties as assigned by management Education/Qualifications University/College degree (Business or Accounting preferred) AND four (4) years work experience in a financial, clinical trial, or grant payment position. Strong computer skills with an ability to understand, access and leverage technology alternatives Experience ? Minimum four (4) years transactional accounting (e.g. A/P, Billing, etc.) or relevant financial or clinical trial related experience Preferred: Working knowledge of clinical trial payment process and familiarity with investigator contracts and budgets; previous interaction with operational project teams and investigative sites preferred Public speaking - comfortable in delivering instruction to small groups Strong networking abilities and an ability/willingness to work with internal and external stakeholders across the globe Strong analytical skills Good organizational and time management skills Excellent communication / writing skills Customer oriented Strong computer skills with an ability to access and leverage technology alternatives Computer proficiency (MS Office - Word, Excel, Power Point and Internet skills), aptitude for training, capable of operating standard office equipment (e.g. fax, copier etc.). Flexible and adaptable to a developing work environment Self-motivation with the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines Works well independently as well as in a team environment Detail and process oriented Positive attitude and approach
Covance Durham, NC, USA
Mar 18, 2019
Job Overview Covance is searching for an Executive Director of Marketing for our Clinical Development and Commercialization Services organization. This leader will serve as a key member of the Marketing Leadership Team, contributing to a team culture that values, recognizes and generates high performance, supports innovation and is always striving to improve the client experience. ? Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Set a strategic vision and provide day-to-day leadership and supervision of a team of colleagues. Complete all HR processes for the team, including Performance Management, Career Mapping and Individual Development plans. Responsible for delivering a developed talent base and anticipating/preparing for the longer-term development needs within the area of responsibility. Achieve team budget targets. Encourages acceptable levels of risk-taking towards driving innovation. Accountable for developing the global marketing plan for clinical business unit by having a strong understanding of the market, competitors and Covance?s capabilities. Monitor and assess strategic position of the clinical business, including clients? needs and competitors? offerings. Modify business unit market strategy and positioning as appropriate in partnership with cross-functional business unit leadership. Develop a global customer experience map to deepen organizational knowledge on how to deliver the desired customer experience. Uncover key actionable customer insights by gaining a deep understanding of the client and their needs. Partner with demand management team to create tactical plans that bring new services to market with a high quality of execution of in-market channel plans to improve the client experience. Ensure effective performance measurement and deliver regular assessments to evaluate the client experience and adjust as necessary. Connect client insights and analytics together to tell a compelling and persuasive story and deliver clear and actionable recommendations to adjust growth strategies. Identify innovation opportunities, business unit 5-year growth strategy and lead the commercial assessment to prioritize opportunities within the clinical business unit. Manage the Phase I-IV clinical marketing staff, Covance Market Access and Phase IV solutions, providing development and training and leading the department as a strategic business function.?????? Education/Qualifications Bachelor?s degree in marketing or business preferred Master?s degree required Experience 12+ years in marketing leadership positions (Sr. Director level or above) with a strong track record of accomplishments in driving effective business strategies. Successful history of developing teams by engaging team through coaching and executing individual development plans. Strong services experience and orientation with a minimum of 8 years of commercial and/or operational experience with serviced based companies. Strong capabilities in developing and managing effective working relationship with senior leaders. Ability to be flexible, prioritize multiple demands and deal with ambiguity and lead teams through complex and challenging cross-functional projects. Specific expertise in marketing healthcare services highly desirable. Strong history of driving innovation and business growth strategies.
Covance Durham, NC, USA
Mar 18, 2019
Job Overview The Associate Director of Operational Data Strategy and Governance reports to the Head of Quality, Metrics, and Operational Excellence. This individual will develop and implement a strategy to ensure quality clinical operational data is aggregated into defined authoritative sources allowing for use in various performance metrics as well as queries for analysis. Once the strategy is implemented, this individual will establish a data governance framework consisting of minimum standards and practices as well as policies and procedures across the various clinical functions internal to Covance and areas of interface to the client where appropriate. ? The Associate Director of Operational Data Strategy and Quality will lead and manage all organization-wide activities to establish operational data quality and will have responsibility to ensure data policy related issues are governed, tracked and resolved in a timely manner, while improving quality and managing the integrity of the data and associated systems. This role will interface with the multiple functional areas throughput Covance to understand requirements and future goals while leveraging existing resources to establish and maintain quality clinical operational data and systems. ? Key Deliverables for this position Define Operational & Functional Data Requirements Develop a Vision, Strategy around the requirements and implement processes & system architecture to provide Operational & Functional data Defined Authoritative sources for each data element Lead the Data Governance and Quality Initiative that is a key element of the overall Lab Corp/Covance efficiency program Develop and implement a Governance structure to manage current and future state Ensure and measure data compliance Implement policies and procedures to maintain the data integrity Establish a data governance structure to oversee compliance of operational data policies and procedures as well as to address issues in a timely manner. Development & Prioritization of associated data projects Determine future data needs Define Clinical Operational data as well as Functional Organization Data Requirements Develop and implement a strategy for a Central Repository for all Critical Operational and Functional data? Define Authoritative sources for these data sources Vision, Strategy, & Implementation of processes & system architecture to provide Operational & Functional data Roll out an enterprise governance framework, with a focus on improvement of data quality and compliance through modifications to organizational behavior, policies, standards, and principles. Utilization of metrics to understand quality of data and compliance to data practices and procedures Hold Organization / Functional areas accountable for adherence procedures and policies as well as tracking and resolution of their issues Define roles and responsibilities related to data governance and ensure clear accountability for operational data quality and compliance Maintain inventory of the enterprise information maps, including authoritative systems and owners Coordinate with senior leadership to implement and maintain data governance structure Implement standard communications and training across all global regions to obtain and maintain desired state. Education/Qualifications Bachelors Degree required from an accredited institution Masters degree or equivalent experience preferred Experience Minimum of 10 years of experience Clinical Operations area, with large-scale data or project management and oversight experience. 10 years in a senior management role, with change and transformational leadership. Knowledge of data governance practices and technology issues related to management of clinical operational data Demonstrated consulting skills, with change management concepts and strategies, including communication, culture change and performance measurement system design Recognized subject matter expert that will help influence the way things are done Strong analytical and decision-making skills Excellent communication skills (oral and written) with the ability to communicate across multiple functions and levels Pharmaceutical experience
Covance Alice, TX 78332, USA
Mar 17, 2019
Full time
Job Overview Get ready to redefine what's possible and discover your extraordinary potential at Covance. Here, you'll have the opportunity to personally advance healthcare and make a difference in peoples' lives with your bold ideas and unique point of view. With the support of exceptional people from across the globe and an energized purpose, you'll be empowered to own your career journey with mentoring, training and personalized development planning. Covance is hiring a Environmental Health & Safety Manager to join our dynamic team! We have helped the pharmaceutical industry develop more medicines worldwide than any other company, including the top 50 best-selling drugs on the market today and 100% of all Oncology drugs approved in 2016. Covance has been named among the World's Most Innovative Companies in Forbes' 2017 Ranking, and more than 90% of the top 20 global pharmaceutical companies are repeat customers… we can offer you not only a job, but a stable, long-term career. With the support of exceptional people and an energized purpose, you'll be empowered to own your career journey with dedicated mentoring, training and personalized development planning. The role of the Environmental Health & Safety Manager is to provide EHS leadership and direction and minimize EHS related risk for up to several sites within a business unit within a given region. Duties and Responsibilities : Oversees EHS operations for 1 or more Covance locations within a business unit Manages up to (5) direct reports and up to (5) indirect reports Manage and administer environmental, health, and safety programs to meet regulatory requirements, corporate initiatives and company objectives. Promote a positive safety culture throughout the site organization. Partner with site management to ensure applicable EHS related goals (accident rates, training participation, etc.) and regulatory requirements (assessments, plans, training, etc.) are satisfied. Administer accident prevention and reduction programs, ensuring that accidents are reported and assessed to in a punctual manner. Ensure medical care is provided to work related injuries and illnesses and manage worker's compensation cases, where applicable. Manage the EHS department within the site's designated fiscal EHS budget. Perform applicable supervisory duties for the EHS Department, including a full range of recruitment and performance evaluation activities, schedules work, prepares training plans, and guide career development. Development and implementation of training solutions to ensure that employees and Covance partners are aware of potential risks and understand how to perform their tasks in a safe and environmentally responsible manner, Monitor EHS related regulatory developments and determine applicability to the site. Acts as or appoint Chemical Hygiene Officers, EHS Program Administrators, Technical Lead, and any other relevant positions as applicable. Implement strategies to effectively assess and prevent applicable EHS related risks (waste management, fire protection, infectious disease, etc.). Respond to site EHS related emergency situations, including fires, explosions, chemical release, medical, etc. Act as the liaison between Covance and regulatory authorities during site inspections Partner with Facilities, architects, and other groups to ensure site construction/renovation activities incorporate EHS related considerations. Work with contracted insurance agencies (broker, worker's compensation, property loss, etc.) to continually improve EHS programs via hosting inspections and implementing recommendations. Assist the corporate EHS leadership team as requested. May function as a member or leader of EHS audit team. Support Human Resources Programs as requested. Assist in Client, and regulatory inspections as requested. Performs other related duties as assigned. Education/Qualifications Bachelor's degree in Science or Technical Field, plus 8-10 years related experience, or advanced degree plus 5-7 years related experience, preferably in a laboratory or research and development setting. Experience Professional certification in Safety, Industrial Hygiene or Environmental area a plus. Strong communication, people and presentation skills.
Covance Greenfield, IN 46140, USA
Mar 17, 2019
Full time
Job Overview Controls Specialist Perform all aspects of corrective, preventive, and predictive maintenance and provide recommended solutions to all controls systems including fire, security, BAS, and EM Assist in the management of the BAS and EM systems Assist in project management for BAS and EM systems Docume nt and report recommended improvements to BAS, EM and HVAC systems Equipment Maintenance Perform all aspects of corrective, preventive, and predictive maintenance and provide recommended solutions to all systems related equipment such as: Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning Systems, Refrigerator/Freezer Systems, Fume Hoods and Refrigerated Laboratory Equipment Perform installation and calibration of sensors/probes and control systems hardware Assist in managing and coordinating vendors for execution of contracted maintenance General Coaches and advises less experienced staff to improve their skills and knowledge Share knowledge with co-workers and supervision for cross training efforts Interacts professionally with facility staff as well as customers Provide oral and written communications to internal and external customers Maintain all work related licenses, certifications and all other training requirements Execute timely completion of planned and scheduled work on multiple assignments Maintains all required documentation Provide metrics as requested Other related duties as assigned Education/Qualifications College or trade school courses in HVAC, controls systems, or mechanical operation CFC Universal License Experience 7+ years of experience working with industrial facility related systems 4+ years of experience working with controls systems Ability to use MS Office, MS Excel, MS Powerpoint at an intermediate level Ability to operate within a CMMS
Covance Greenfield, IN 46140, USA
Mar 17, 2019
Full time
Job Overview Covance Inc. , a global contract research organization (CRO), is the world's most comprehensive drug development company. HVAC Technician -Industrial Commercial Duties include but not limited to; Equipment Maintenance Perform all aspects of corrective, preventive, predictive and project maintenance. Familiarization with the Environmental Monitoring and Control System. Assist in the repair, maintenance and troubleshooting of all systems related equipment such as: Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning Systems, Refrigerator/Freezer Systems, Fume Hoods and Refrigerated Laboratory Equipment Assist in the execution of small projects as requested by supervision. Assist in the investigation and solutions to customer requests. Maintain all work related licenses, certifications and all other training requirements. Covance offers outstanding benefits including 21 days of PTO in the first year. This is a day shift position. Education/Qualifications Required: High School Diploma or GED equivalent. College or trade school courses in HVAC. CFC Universal License. Ability to obtain other applicable licenses as required, requires 3+ years of experience working in non-residential heavy industrial/commercial environment Experience Required: 5+ years of experience working with Industrial/Commercial related systems. Ability to use Microsoft applications. 2+ years of experience operating within a CMMS Computerized maintenance management system
Covance Greenfield, IN 46140, USA
Mar 17, 2019
Full time
Job Overview We are seeking a Supervisor of Industrial HVAC and Electrical Facilities for a 40 Building non-union Research Campus in Greenfield, Indiana Manages all critical facilities electrical, controls, and HVAC equipment on campus, creating and implementing preventative maintenance strategies as well as equipment life cycle replacement plans Performs the supervisory duties including full range of recruitment, staff development and performance evaluation activities for staff of 7 technicians Supervise preventative maintenance and corrective maintenance programs for maintenance staff Lead departmental efforts in the Process Excellence program by identifying projects and ensure implementation Coordinates support from outside vendors for facilities equipment support functions. Monitoring of budgets and operational costs Monitor the work environment to assure the working conditions are and remain safe and meet all relevant safety requirements. Manage plant site events such as Utility outages, emergencies, etc Manages capital projects for Facilities equipment Education/Qualifications BA/BS degree in engineering related field or trade school with courses in maintenance, sciences, or skilled trades Effective organizational skills with commitment to deadlines Ability to quickly adapt to changing business needs Effective verbal and written communication skills Experience may be substituted for education Experience Must possess technical Industrial HVAC and or Electrical Facilities experience Experience in a GxP environment preferred Demonstrated knowledge of computerized asset and work order management systems Demonstrated ability to read schematics and blueprints Process Excellence/Six Sigma Training desired Ability to perform intermediate/advanced computer skills (e.g., MS Office, Visio)
Covance Greenfield, IN 46140, USA
Mar 17, 2019
Full time
Job Overview Covance Inc. , the drug development business of LabCorp®, is the world's most comprehensive drug development company, dedicated to advancing healthcare and delivering Solutions Made Real®. Stationary Engineer Safely and efficiently operates powerhouse equipment to ensure reliable utility supplies to campus buildings. Performs and helps facilitate completion of preventative/corrective maintenance for all plant equipment. This is a 3rd shift position once fully trained will work 7-12 hour days on, and 7 DAYS OFF!. Duties and Responsibilities: Operate, repair, troubleshoot, and maintain all systems related equipment such as boilers, chillers, cooling towers, air compressors, pumps, and deionized water production trains Utilize the Utility Monitoring System to monitor, control, and trend performance of plant equipment Complete preventive and corrective maintenance work orders. Provide back-up assistance for Waste Water Treatment Plant operations. Perform water chemistry laboratory analysis on plant systems and maintain proper chemical parameters Investigate and assist with abnormal facility conditions as needed after-hours. Follows all SOPs and helps to maintain a safe working environment Interact professionally with facility staff as well as customers. Assist shift leader (Stationary Engineer II) and Utilities Supervisor. During training/orientation to work (approx. 6-8 months) will work 4-10 hour shifts, rotating one month of day shift, one month of night shift Work schedule hours as necessary to support coverage of a 24/7 operation. Education/Qualifications High School Diploma or GED equivalent Boiler Operator certification Ability to obtain "Universal" refrigerant usage certification per EPA Section 608 Experience 3 years of experience in power plant, chilled water plant, or utility operations experience Experience in a GxP environment is preferred. Experience with computers, applications, and keyboarding Engineering Laboratory Technician (ELT) encouraged to apply.
Covance Greenfield, IN 46140, USA
Mar 17, 2019
Full time
Job Overview Covance Inc. , a global contract research organization (CRO), is the world's most comprehensive drug development company. Security Officer I-Night shift 10pm-6am Keeping our facility, associates and visitors safe and secure is one of our top priorities. Duties preformed but not limited to: Patrol campus and buildings, monitoring for conditions or situations which pose a risk to the safety/security of people and/or property or are in violation of company policy. Ensure the integrity and proper operating condition of all installed security system. Reports abnormal conditions to Supervisor. Brief and debrief other security staff to pass along pertinent business related information. Monitor PC based monitoring systems and electronic equipment at Security Station (e.g. Security Access Control System, CCTV, Environmental Management and Control systems, and the fire alarm systems. Document and maintain study-related data relating to environmental conditions for Environmental Monitoring Systems. Provide prompt notification to on-call technicians or administrative personnel to resolve any problems that may arise Monitor and maintain status of Fire Alarm panel and take appropriate action in response to alarms. Receive after business hour deliveries of packages and mail, document, and store appropriately. Respond to emergencies in accordance with company policy (e.g., medical, chemical spills, fire evacuations). Answer and relay incoming calls to personnel designated by the caller or by the nature of the inquiry without compromising company or employee confidentiality. After training work shift 10pm-6am, 2 weekends on, 1 off Education/Qualifications Required: Requires High school diploma or equivalent. Ability to read and record information accurately. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Strong PC skills and knowledge of Microsoft products Demonstrated quality and customer service skills. Preferred: Certification in 1St Aid, CPR and AED Experience 1+ years experience in a Security related field preferred but not required, Completion of FEMA ISC 100, 200, 700 & 800 courses preferred but not required Certification in Compliance, Direction, Takedown (CDT) or equivalent, Tactical Communications (Verbal Judo) Certification or equivalent preferred but not required Completion of Police Science or Criminal Justice Associates Degree preferred but not required
Covance Madison, WI, USA
Mar 17, 2019
Full time
Job Overview Directly supervises clinical operation's facility staff. Monitors staff performance, develops and enacts corrective measures and provides feedback. Performs supervisory duties including but not limited to interviewing, hiring, training, intervention, discipline, and discharge of operations staff. Maintains a database of vendors for all services needed by the site, and serves as the primary vendor contact for the site. Obtains quotes and price comparisons for purchases or study proposals. Executes purchases from selected vendors by completing the appropriate corporate and/or site forms. Communicates site purchase information to the Accountant for accrual purposes. Work with the operational staff on each new study to ensure that all study supplies will be available on schedule and within the study budget. Work with the operational staff on each new study to create/obtain the study menu. Places orders with all food vendors and monitors quality of service by obtaining feedback from staff and study participants. Maintains calibration and maintenance records for all site equipment as required by company SOPs. Performs daily temperature checks for all facility temperature monitoring locations (sample freezers, drug refrigerators, drug storage rooms, etc). Oversee all OSHA/biohazard requirements at the site and serve as safety officer of site Provide general maintenance support to site and work directly with landlord on site improvements Ensure facility is maintained and kept clean on a routine basis per OSHA requirements. Education/Qualifications BA or BS degree. Experience 3 years related experience in a related facilities role. Six Sigma Green Belt is preferred. Additional experience may be substituted for education requirements.
Covance Madison, WI, USA
Mar 16, 2019
Job Overview An individual in this role verifies compliance to applicable Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and regulations (GLP and/or GCP) by performing study protocol, data, report, in-lab phase inspections where applicable, for a specific study type.? A GLP/GCP QA Officer 1 will be gaining experience by participating in internal facility and/or supplemental inspections (under some supervision) and begin to review SOPs. They will identify opportunities for process improvement and harmonization efforts to promote best practices, and will be starting to gain experience in delivering training in basic quality/regulatory matters. Performs protocol, data, report, and in-lab phase inspections for a specific study type to verify conformance to applicable SOP and regulatory requirements. Evaluates responses to inspection reports and performs follow-up with respondents, management, or others, if needed, to ensure resolution. Ensures that systems used in QA are properly maintained (e.g., QA audit records, training records). Notifies management of service failures. Manages all aspects of personal, daily micro-scheduling, organization and prioritization related to a full workload. Performs study sign-off including but not limited to QA statement preparation (internal/external) and report finalization. Performs SOP reviews. Starts to participate in internal facility and supplemental inspections, under supervision. Starts to deliver basic quality/regulatory training, under supervision. Identifies opportunities for process improvement and harmonization efforts that promote best practices. Performs other related duties as assigned. Education/Qualifications Bachelor of Science/Arts (BS/BA) degree; degree in a science field is preferred (e.g. chemistry, biology, animal science). Recognised qualifications to support proficiency in basic numeracy and literacy (precise details will be dependent on the country of location). Ability to perform basic computer skills (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint) In exceptional circumstances, directly relevant previous experience may be substituted for degree requirements. Experience At least 1 year of experience as a quality auditor in a GxP-regulated environment.
Covance Durham, NC, USA
Mar 16, 2019
Full time
Job Overview Are you looking to join a growing company with great career growth potential. We are currently seeking a Strategic Pricing Manager to join our team. Review of assigned budgets for the proper rate card, inflation, currency exchange and other MSA terms (Includes flow business and assigned strategic clients) for anything less than $10M in fees or as back up to Associate Director/Director, Strategic Pricing; may act as the Strategic Pricing contact and internal team contributor for greater than $10M opportunities, but with escalation to higher threshold authorization Triage of opportunities within the Strategic Pricing team, including flow business and strategic accounts. Can be delegated to team members as appropriate Strategic review and challenge of budgets prior to and during Challenge Call for assigned budgets Approval of reduced rate card structures and bottom line discount schemes for CM of 53% and higher and professional fees below $5 million Develop and negotiate commercial terms strategies (bonus / penalty, inflation concessions, etc.) May also include leading a new tool build up or collaborating with the applicable team members to drive a more innovative approach Attend and participate in internal review and prep meetings (Strategy calls, Challenge Calls, BD prep, Commercial Prep, etc.) Attend customer meetings, as applicable Lead tracking/initiatives with support from Analysts/Leads, while you drive the progress of those forward Develop presentations and present for Deal Review / Executive Sign-off calls as necessary Consistently review and approve pre-verbal award budgets with possible commercial components (within threshold of approval) and potential payment schedules and terms requests On an ad-hoc basis, review and approve post-verbal award commercial requests (change order concessions, payment schedule/terms with certain ranges or day sales outstanding, and potential bonus/penalty provisions, etc.) Other duties as assigned Education/Qualifications Bachelor's degree required in related field Experience Minimum 7 years Applicable minimum years of experience in budget and/or text development, or an equivalent combination of education and CRO/pharma/other related experience to successfully perform the essential job duties Excellent customer service skills, attention to detail and ability to be persistent while maintaining tact Demonstrated computer skills - requires excellent MS Office experience (specifically Excel, Word, Outlook) Knowledge of proposal management software applications (e.g., Salesforce.com, Qvidian, Proposal Automation applications) is preferred Demonstrated text editing and writing skills (based on business unit and/or team expectations) Demonstrated ability to plan, multi-task and prioritize Demonstrated teamwork, communication (written and verbal), and organizational skills Proven ability to work independently Ability to work to deadlines Strong analytical skills Ability to communicate appropriately and effectively with internal stakeholders, clients and Covance senior management Positive attitude and sense of urgency Ability to work across Covance Business Units Ability to provide limited team management activities Ability to work irregular and/or extended hours as needed to meet the client's proposal deadline.
Covance Madison, WI, USA
Mar 16, 2019
Job Overview An individual in this role verifies compliance to applicable Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and regulations (GLP and/or GCP) by performing study protocol, data, report, in-lab phase inspections where applicable, for specific study types. This is a trainee position and therefore duties will be performed under supervision. ? This is a trainee position, therefore the following duties will require training/supervision: Learn to perform protocol, data, report, and in-lab phase inspections for a specific study type to verify conformance to applicable SOP and regulatory requirements. Learn to evaluate responses to inspection reports and performs follow-up with respondents, management, or others, if needed, to ensure resolution. Ensures that systems used in QA are properly maintained (e.g., QA audit records, training records). Notifies management of service failures. Manages all aspects of personal, daily micro-scheduling, organization and prioritization related to a full workload. Learn to perform study sign-off including but not limited to QA statement preparation (internal/external) and report finalization Performs other related duties as assigned. Education/Qualifications This role is the entry level for a candidate with a graduate qualification or individual satisfying the criteria for promotion from QA Assistant 2 level. Experience Bachelor of Science/Arts (BS/BA) degree; degree in a science field is preferred (e.g. chemistry, biology, animal science) Recognised qualifications to support proficiency in basic numeracy and literacy (precise details will be dependent on the country of location). Ability to perform basic computer skills (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint) In exceptional circumstances, directly relevant previous experience may be substituted for degree requirements.
Covance Princeton, NJ, USA
Mar 16, 2019
Full time
Job Overview We are currently seeking an experienced Pricing Analyst to join our team. If you have exceptional excel experience and enjoy working with proposals, APPLY TODAY! Responsible for drafting, developing and presenting cost estimates in the Covance costing model based on the RFP and strategy discussions Reviews client Request for Proposals (RFPs) and protocols to identify specifications that impact cost, identify discrepancies in RFP documents and generate questions for operational teams and clients Attends and participates in proposal strategy and core team meetings Set cost estimate preparation milestones and track progress in accordance with timelines adopted during the strategy discussion Interact with the Proposal Team to ensure consistency between the written proposal document and the cost estimate Drafts cost estimates using Covance pricing model as well as data driven decision support tools, analytic techniques, RFP and strategy discussion outcomes Analyzes internal and external data in order to maximize new business creation while also managing to margin targets Empowers sales functions through effectively communicating details of trial pricing and ensuring needs of clients are met in the pricing process Manages the interplay between various internal functions in order to drive expeditious and high quality pricing output that requires input from a variety of internal functions Liaises with Vendors to obtain accurate and competitive quotes to meet client needs Drafts the assumptions document based on the RFP and strategy discussions and ensuring consistency between assumptions document and Covance costing model Updates the cost model and assumptions document based on feedback from operational department heads and other team members involved in the cost review process Finalizes the cost model and mapping to the client grid Work collaboratively with the operations, contracts and financial analyst teams to ensure that change orders are handled appropriately and accurately as well to provide guidance into the hours/resources/activities assumed within the budget Education/Qualifications Bachelor's degree in a scientific, business or related field (or equivalent work experience) Experience 3-5+ years of direct CRO/pharma or other business-related experience preferred Excellent customer service skills, attention to detail and ability to be persistent while maintaining tact Demonstrated computer skills - requires excellent MS Office experience (specifically Excel, Outlook) Demonstrated ability to plan, multi-task and prioritize Demonstrated teamwork, communication (written and verbal), and organizational skills Experience in a scientific or logistics environment is a plus Proven ability to work independently Knowledge of other software applications (i.e. SFDC) preferred Ability to work to deadlines Strong analytical skills Ability to communicate appropriately and effectively with clients Positive attitude and sense of urgency Advanced Excel skills (algorithms, macros, pivot tables, etc) Comfortability managing and analyzing large data sets through statistical technique
Covance Princeton, NJ, USA
Mar 16, 2019
Full time
Job Overview Key responsibilities will include targeted efforts around Covance Global Clinical Development Services (CDS) strategies and tactics. The person in this role will be a leader who will manage and execute marketing activities that include but are not limited to: Develops and manages marketing strategy, go-to-market plan and tactical budget for business solutions and key therapeutic areas aligned with Marketing objectives and priorities. Executes. leads and manages marketing initiatives to support business success for CDS, helping to position the company's differentiators, expertise and capabilities across the drug development continuum. Launch and manage highly targeted marketing campaigns that drive interest and preference for Covance and focus on sales enablement and lead generation. Drive global marketing efforts for CDS through interactions with sales, SMEs, other marketing colleagues, operations, customers, and promotional events. Enable the achievement of annual sales goals for CDS through strategic and tactical execution. Advise on strategies to develop compelling marketing messaging and programs via direct mail, trade advertising, webinars, white papers, etc.) to drive client interest and create differentiation. For growth strategy priorities, partner with demand marketing to develop compelling marketing messaging and provide guidance on go-to-market strategies (webinars, white papers, etc.) to drive client interest and create differentiation. Oversee the development of sales tools in conjunction with the Marketing Director, Sales Management, Medical/SMEs, and Operations to be used by the sales force to implement key positioning and sales strategies Execute events strategy and collaborate with sales, SMEs and events team on flawless/high-quality execution (industry conferences, C-Suite events, symposiums, roadshows, webinars). Collaborate across organizational structures and other business units, including peer marketers in supporting both early clinical and Commercial Market Access (CMA) marketing activities; along with agile biotech and leading pharma teams. Measure impact of CDS marketing initiatives via metrics and dashboards reporting. Make recommendations on improvements and best practices for future programs. Gather market landscape, competitor and customer need data, and use this information to identify marketing strategies to differentiate CDS, as well as to provide the sales team with key areas of focus in their selling efforts. Perform other marketing and sales support functions, as needed. Education/Qualifications Level of education preferred (if required or experience level which may be substituted for level of education). Professional degree/designations/certifications/licenses legally required (i.e. RN, MD, VDM etc.). Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Communications, Science, or Business preferred Master's degree a strong plus Experience Years of experience in the job discipline Years of experience in other professional roles Other required work-related experiences A minimum of a BA/BS; MBA degree preferred 8-10+ years prior work experience in marketing and sales with 3+ years at the manager level; Specific expertise in marketing life science services highly desirable. Extensive experience with marketing program strategy, planning, development, and implementation. Experience in online/internet marketing, knowledge of print production and media Ability to communicate appropriately and effectively with Covance senior management Demonstrated leadership ability Excellent written, project management, presentation and oral communication skills Demonstrated ability to plan, multi-task and prioritize Must be a self-motivator - willing to influence events and people to achieve goals Demonstrated teamwork, communication (written and verbal), and organizational skills Ability to work to deadlines and problem-solve; Positive attitude and sense of urgency Strong analytical, time management and interpersonal skills Willingness to travel globally - ~20% travel
Covance Durham, NC, USA
Mar 16, 2019
Full time
Job Overview The Strategic Writing and Experience Team at Covance falls under the Strategic and Persuasive Writing, Experience, Information, Knowledge and Experience (SPIKE) group within the Proposals Management department. We are currently looking for a Strategic Writer/Experience Manager to further strengthen this team. We are recruiting in the US or the UK for this role, and welcome home-based candidates. The role of the Strategic Writer/Experience Manager is twofold and consists of these two key job responsibilities: Crafting text for opportunities of high complexity Work on the company's experience data to continuously improve upon the quality of the data, as well as how to present it to our clients The person we are looking for: Is an experienced RFI or Proposals Writer in the pre-clinical or clinical CRO, central laboratory, or pharma/device industry Is a confident and creative writer, who is comfortable developing text based on suggestions and ideas of the Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) Is resourceful about finding information and suggesting ideas Writes high-quality cross-company strategic and/or experience text for internal or client deliverables for opportunities of high complexity Responsible for working on deliverables across multiple Covance service lines (i.e., Clinical Development, Early Development, Central Labs etc.) Researches and trains others on Business Writing techniques to drive continuous improvement to client text deliverables Creates and participates in the development of scientific presentations/marketing materials as needed, such as company capabilities, lessons learned documents, and case studies Manages the maintenance of and enhancements to Covance's experience data, and supports the organization by addressing more complex requests for company experience Is aware of industry-related developments to ensure representation of the data is in line with industry developments Manages updates to and provides input into design of internal and client-ready presentations of company experience Develops and provides training to other teams on how to access and use the company experience data repositories Drives recommendations for process improvement projects and supports implementation, influencing key stakeholders as needed Works across the organization in a matrix environment across multiple time-zones and locations We offer: A competitive salary A group of colleagues in the US, UK, Belgium, and India Learning and growth opportunities across the whole of Covance Education/Qualifications Bachelor's degree in a scientific, business or related field preferred, or equivalent work experience Experience Minimum 5 years of experience in text development and experience data within the CRO/central laboratory/pharma industry preferred Demonstrated data research, text editing and writing skills A sound understanding of clinical terminology (e.g., understanding therapeutic areas and indications) Demonstrated computer skills - requires excellent MS Office experience (specifically Excel, Word, Outlook). Knowledge of proposal management software applications (e.g., Salesforce.com, Qvidian, Proposal Automation applications) is a plus. Excellent customer service skills, attention to detail and ability to be persistent while maintaining tact Demonstrated ability to plan, multi-task and prioritize Demonstrated teamwork, communication (written and verbal), and organizational skills Proven ability to work independently Ability to communicate appropriately and effectively with internal stakeholders, clients and Covance senior management Positive attitude and sense of urgency Ability to work to deadlines Strong analytical skills
Covance Madison, WI, USA
Mar 16, 2019
Full time
Job Overview Accountable for the overall payment management of assigned studies which includes initial communication with PMs and sites during payment set-up in the system, execution of timely and accurate payment to the sites, issue resolution and final study reconciliation Responsible for processing and tracking payments to Investigators and other payees in support of a clinical trial Identify payment criteria and administer payments to each investigator and process all pass through costs Assist in preparation of the study budget template Liaise with GSS Site Contracts teams regarding payment terms in investigator agreements Communicate with sites and clinical teams regarding payment questions or updates Contribute to communication on project-related matters with the clinical project team under the direction of the Grant Payment leadership Provide excellent customer service and timely site issue resolution Maintain and update payment tracking information in CTMS Setup and maintain financial files throughout the course of the study including payment documentation, investigator financial files and amendments Reconcile all study payments on a routine basis and provide financial reports to clients as requested Provide site payment documentation for sponsor audits as requested Understand and follow project specific and GSS policies and procedures Generate investigative site payment reports for project team review (if applicable) Liaise with Finance team regarding site payment issues Assist in the development and testing of new Grant Payment systems and standard processes Assist with maintenance of training and other manuals for the Grant Payment team Support client audit demands as necessary Assist team with troubleshooting payment issues Conduct Grant or Budget Training for new Finance team members Identify and work to deploy process improvements Perform other duties as assigned by management Education/Qualifications University/College degree (Business or Accounting preferred) AND four (4) years work experience in a financial, clinical trial, or grant payment position. Strong computer skills with an ability to understand, access and leverage technology alternatives Experience Minimum four (4) years transactional accounting (e.g. A/P, Billing, etc.) or relevant financial or clinical trial related experience Preferred: Working knowledge of clinical trial payment process and familiarity with investigator contracts and budgets; previous interaction with operational project teams and investigative sites preferred Public speaking - comfortable in delivering instruction to small groups Strong networking abilities and an ability/willingness to work with internal and external stakeholders across the globe Strong analytical skills Good organizational and time management skills Excellent communication / writing skills Customer oriented Strong computer skills with an ability to access and leverage technology alternatives Computer proficiency (MS Office - Word, Excel, Power Point and Internet skills), aptitude for training, capable of operating standard office equipment (e.g. fax, copier etc.). Flexible and adaptable to a developing work environment Self-motivation with the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines Works well independently as well as in a team environment Detail and process oriented Positive attitude and approach
Covance San Diego, CA, USA
Mar 15, 2019
Full time
Job Overview We are currently seeking an experienced Manager, Proposal Management to join the Covance team. This role will primarily be supporting clients from the Asia Pacific region, working with SMEs in both the US and Asia Pacific. As such some flexibility in working hours will be required Owns all aspects of the appropriate proposal process (text, quote, budget, and/or response to Requests for Information [RFIs]) for assigned opportunities (inclusive of managing opportunities under general supervision, establishing clear timelines, meeting client requirement, and suggesting solutions for obstacles) May (based on business unit and/or team expectation) be responsible for managing opportunities of low to medium complexity May (based on business unit and/or team expectation) support integrated opportunities (i.e., spanning across multiple Business Units) Reviews and analyzes RFI and/or Request for Proposal (RFP) documents to ensure adequate information for budget, proposal and/or response preparation is provided. Follows up with appropriate contact for additional information as required. Identifies and resolves issues around client enquiry requirements and Covance capabilities with support Organizes and facilitates of strategic and operational calls related to the opportunity May work across the organization in matrix environment across multiple time-zones and locations to lead the process and complete deliverables May liaise with third party vendors/vendor managers for provision of quotations and/or information where required Prepares high quality and accurate documents in accordance with agreed strategy and Sponsor requirements and expectations under the pressure of changing timelines Supports facilitating internal and external opportunity management negotiations (i.e. pricing, process, resources, timelines, etc.) as needed Ensures timely delivery of assigned deliverables Is responsible for resolving of issues/challenges and informing Manager; may seek Manager's advice for complex issues/challenges Performs timely and accurate data entry into departmental and/or corporate databases/systems as appropriate May (based on business unit and/or team expectation) support client-facing and senior management-facing activities surrounding assigned opportunities as needed, including supporting preparation, attendance, or leading applicable preparation and meetings Maintains appropriate knowledge of the technical and regulatory environments Identifies and participates in ways to improve the efficiency and quality of processes and the resulting deliverables May (based on business unit and/or team expectation) contribute to assigned client relationship improvement activities and implementation Performs quality control activities per the appropriate process/requirements May (based on business unit and/or team expectation) support hosting sales-focused inbound client visits May (based on business unit and/or team expectation) be responsible for coordinating on-boarding activities for new starters, including working directly with the management staff to ensure proper on-boarding May (based on business unit and/or team expectation) be expected to contribute to content library by submitting new content or updates to existing content, using the official content submission process Completes other appropriate duties, as assigned by the manager, which require similar skills in accordance with business needs and common sense. Education/Qualifications Bachelor's degree required in related field or equivalent work experience Experience Minimum 4 years of experience in budget and/or text development, or an equivalent combination of education and CRO/pharma/other related experience Excellent customer service skills, attention to detail and ability to be persistent while maintaining tact Demonstrated computer skills - requires excellent MS Office experience (specifically Excel, Word, Outlook) Knowledge of proposal management software applications (e.g., Salesforce.com, Qvidian, Proposal Automation applications) is preferred Demonstrated text editing and writing skills (based on business unit and/or team expectations) Demonstrated ability to plan, multi-task and prioritize Demonstrated teamwork, communication (written and verbal), and organizational skills Proven ability to work independently Ability to work to deadlines Strong analytical skills Ability to communicate appropriately and effectively with internal stakeholders, clients and Covance senior management Positive attitude and sense of urgency Possesses an ability and willingness to work across Business Units Ability to work irregular and/or extended hours as needed to meet the client's proposal deadline.
Covance San Carlos, CA, USA
Mar 15, 2019
Full time
Job Overview Excellent Opportunity in San Carlos, CA! We are looking for a motivated Facilities/Maintenance Technician to oversee the daily upkeep of our newest member of the Covance Family. Do you have experience with general facilities and equipment maintence? Is so, then this is the job for you! Hands-on involvement in maintenance of all facilities and equipment. Responsible for the maintenance and/or enrolling the following in preventive maintenance programs for all equipment: boilers, autoclaves, washers, HVAC system, etc.; and maintaining all associated documentation Responsible for changing out lights and ballasts, patching holes, painting as necessary Responsible for the maintenance and/or enrolling the following in preventative maintenance programs of medical equipment (C-Arms, ultrasound, TEE, ICE, etc.), ORs, OR tables and other medical/surgical/laboratory equipment; and maintain all associated documentation Responsible for maintaining animal housing areas, including vents, drainage system (including maintenance of grinder and pump system), automatic watering system, light cycles, and environmental monitoring Provide support for standard office equipment, including phones, copiers, printers, computers, etc Responsible for maintenance of audiovisual system Report any malfunction of equipment and systems with direct and immediate impact on animals to Supervisor and Veterinary Staff Attend Management Meetings, provide weekly reports, status reports, etc. as needed Assists Director with equipment and budget planning, as well as inventory of supplies Responsible for the Metasys program; printing and reviewing reports. Maintain controlled access system Landscape duties of facility grounds as assigned Organizing outside areas, mezzanine, utility corridor, boiler area, etc. May be required to work weekends and holidays Other duties as assigned Education/Qualifications Associates Degree or equivalent in related field and/or two years of related experience. Experience Experience in a laboratory setting preferred Engineering experience specific to physical plant maintenance Knowledge of boilers and HVAC systems Knowledge/use of sanitation techniques, autoclaving, cage washing, chemical cleaning compounds, clean room concepts, and hazardous agent usage Ability to follow written and verbal instructions Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel Strong communication and written skills
Covance Madison, WI, USA
Mar 15, 2019
Full time
Job Overview We are currently seeking an experienced Senior Proposal Associate to join our team. Supports or manages all aspects of the appropriate proposal process (text, quote, budget, and/or response to Requests for Information [RFIs]) for opportunities as assigned Responsible for managing opportunities of low to medium complexity Assist more senior colleagues on opportunities of medium to high complexity Responsible for managing some transactional clients Identifies and resolves issues around client enquiry requirements and Covance capabilities with support Shadow or manage strategic and operational calls related to the opportunity Works across the organization in matrix environment across multiple time-zones and locations to support the process and complete deliverables Prepares standard documents in accordance with agreed strategy and Sponsor requirements and expectations under the pressure of changing timelines, with minimal supervision Administratively supports facilitating internal and external opportunity management negotiations (i.e. pricing, process, resources, timelines, etc.) as needed Is responsible for timely delivery of assigned deliverables Escalates issues/challenges to Manager for advice on resolution Performs timely and accurate data entry into departmental and/or corporate databases/systems as directed Supports client-facing and senior management-facing activities surrounding assigned opportunities as needed, including supporting preparation, attendance, or leading applicable preparation and meetings Develops appropriate knowledge of the technical and regulatory environments Contributes to assigned process improvement initiatives and supports implementation Contributes to assigned client relationship improvement activities and implementation Performs quality control activities per the appropriate process/requirements May (based on business unit and/or team expectation) be expected to contribute to content library by submitting new content or updates to existing content, using the official content submission process Completes other appropriate duties, as assigned by the manager, which require similar skills in accordance with business needs and common sense. Education/Qualifications Bachelor's degree required in related field or equivalent work experience Experience Device and Diagnostic experience preferred. Minimum 3 years Excellent customer service skills, attention to detail and ability to be persistent while maintaining tact Demonstrated computer skills - requires excellent MS Office experience (specifically Excel, Word, Outlook) Knowledge of proposal management software applications (e.g., Salesforce.com, Qvidian, Proposal Automation applications) is a plus Demonstrated text editing and writing skills (based on business unit and/or team expectations) Demonstrated ability to plan, multi-task and prioritize Demonstrated teamwork, communication (written and verbal), and organizational skills Proven ability to work independently Ability to work to deadlines Strong analytical skills Ability to communicate appropriately and effectively with internal stakeholders, clients and Covance senior management Positive attitude and sense of urgency Possesses an ability and willingness to work across Covance Business Units Ability to work irregular and/or extended hours as needed to meet the client's proposal deadline.