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COVANCE UK - We are currently looking for an office- or home-based Associate Manager Clinical Operations (Leeds)

Company: Covance
Location: Leeds, United Kingdom
Reference: 64550BR
Closing Date: 21 Dec 16
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): Competitive
Benefits:

Job Summary:

COVANCE UK - We are currently looking for an office- or home-based Associate Manager Clinical Operations (Leeds). Minimum of two (2) years supervisory experience required. Apply today at http://jobsearch.covance.com/jobs/1436297-Associate-Manager-Clinical-Operations.aspx

Requirements:

For our Early Clinical Development unit in Leeds we are currently looking for an office- or home-based Associate Manager Clinical Operations.


The main responsibilities on this position will include:

A. GCP and Quality Oversight
- Identify and escalate GCP issues identified through regular interactions with Clinical Operations staff and conduct or review of reports from Clinical Quality Control (CQC) Visits
- Ensures training record compliance with training matrix and ensures training records are up to date
- Provide input to relevant SOPs and standard plans/templates for use by Project Management and Clinical Operations staff
- Hold Clinical Operations staff accountable for GCP issue escalation to the management team, the sponsor and QA, as appropriate
- Hold Clinical Operations staff accountable for quality and compliance with project plan and adherence to contract obligations in Source Data Verification, Monitoring Visit cycles, Trip Report quality and on time deliverables
- Coach Clinical Operations staff to own effective Investigator relations and Investigator oversight at the local level
B. Productivity and Financial Management
- Schedule CQCvisits to ensure costs are in alignment with regional budget
- Communicate status of assigned workload for metric reporting
- Assist with staff recruitment through screening and interviewing
- Financial authority in accordance with current signature approval matrix
- Accountable for expense management, expense report approval and compliance with Travel Policy
- Liaise with internal and external customers in relevant process improvement initiatives, including Six Sigma
- Encourages use of standardized processes and tools in alignment with associated policies to ensure efficiency and productivity

Required:

- University/college degree – life sciences preferred or certification in a related allied health profession from an appropriately accredited institution (e.g., nursing certification, medical or laboratory technology)
- In lieu of this required educational background the following relevant work history may be considered:
o supervisory Experience in a health care or clinical research setting and
o relevant clinical research Experience in a pharmaceutical company/CRO
- Relevant clinical research Experience in a pharmaceutical company or CRO
o Individual is proficient with on site monitoring activities (including pre-study, initiation, routine monitoring and closeout visits)
o relevant clinical research Experience in a pharmaceutical company/CRO
o Thorough knowledge of drug development process
o Thorough knowledge of relevant SOPs, ICH, and GCP guidelines
- Relevant supervisory Experience 
o Some Experience as a Line Manager or Project Manager preferred
o Demonstrated ability to lead by example and to encourage team members to seek solutions
o Proven interpersonal skills
o Demonstrated ability to successfully participate as a member of a project team
o Demonstrated ability to successfully manage multiple competing priorities
o Excellent planning and organizational skills
o Excellent oral, written and presentation skills

Education/Qualifications Required:

- University/college degree – life sciences preferred or certification in a related allied health profession from an appropriately accredited institution (e.g., nursing certification, medical or laboratory technology)
- In lieu of this required educational background the following relevant work history may be considered:
o Minimum of two (2) years supervisory Experience in a health care or clinical research setting and
o Minimum of six (6) years relevant clinical research Experience in a pharmaceutical company/CRO
Preferred:
- Masters or other advanced degree

Experience Required:

- Relevant clinical research Experience in a pharmaceutical company or CRO
o Individual is proficient with on site monitoring activities (including pre-study, initiation, routine monitoring and closeout visits)
o Minimum of four (4) years relevant clinical research Experience in a pharmaceutical company/CRO
o Thorough knowledge of drug development process
o Thorough knowledge of relevant SOPs, ICH, and GCP guidelines
- Relevant supervisory Experience 
o Some Experience as a Line Manager or Project Manager preferred
o Demonstrated ability to lead by example and to encourage team members to seek solutions
o Proven interpersonal skills
o Demonstrated ability to successfully participate as a member of a project team
o Demonstrated ability to successfully manage multiple competing priorities
o Excellent planning and organizational skills
o Excellent oral, written and presentation skills

EEO Employer 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.



Leeds, UK

Leeds, United Kingdom 

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