Pharmiweb ChannelsAll | PharmaCo | Clinical Research | R&D/BioTech | Sales/Mktg | Healthcare | Recruitment | Pharmacy | Medical Comms RSS Feed RSS Feeds

Job Details

Global Study Manager (Project Manager) in Geneva or Mechelen

Company: Covance
Reference: 14585
Closing Date: 23 Nov 17
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): Competitive

Job Summary:

Covance Central Laboratory Services, a provider of laboratory testing services to support the drug development process, is recruiting for our Project Management team and are currently seeking to hire a Global Study Manager/Project Manager to help support the team.


This is a full time position, based in our Geneva (Switzerland) or Mechelen (Belgium) office.


About the job:

Within this position, your duties will include:

  • Key contact for clients; Liaison between Clients, CRO, and Covance
  • Displays leadership to ensure successful interactions between Covance study team members needed to provide seamless study delivery to the client.
  • Provides project management oversight; focusing on key client deliverables through budget, risk, and milestone management.
  • Facilitates communications between Client and extended Covance study team, including Study Design Lead and Regional Study Coordinator.
  • Performs review of SOW to ensure quality implementation of client specifics and requirements.
  • Manages a portfolio of global, high-complexity studies.
  • Acts as an ambassador on behalf of the client within Covance CLS and across Covance business units; exemplifies the concept of Signature Client Service through outstanding, personalized customer service skills
  • Ensures that all customer expectations are documented and acted upon in compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Demonstrates through appropriate self organization the ability to manage conflicting priorities and to make difficult decisions
  • Able to act efficiently in an environment with dynamic timelines and priorities
  • Accountable for the implementation, monitoring and reporting of performance metrics
  • Actively participates in Covance CLS development through continuous process improvement, quality and productivity
  • Work with appropriate internal and external personnel to understand the culture and pipeline of assigned clients
  • Demonstrates strong interpersonal and communication skills that will build strong internal and external relationships to ensure deliverables are on time and within budget
  • Displays appropriate self organization and ability to manage conflicting priorities
  • Participate in functional meetings (eg. CLFs) and provide input, keeping processes up to date
  • Comply with CCLS Global Project Management strategy
  • Support a culture of continuous improvement, quality and productivity
  • Other duties as assigned

About You:

To be successful in this position, you will need to be educated to High School diploma level (or equivalent) and/or University degree in a scientific field in a relevant area (advantage). Additionally, you will need to demonstrate:

related industry experience; project management experience in clinical trials


We offer:

The opportunity to work within an experienced and highly skilled team.

Covance offers a comprehensive benefits package including health cover and a contributory pension.


Covance’s ongoing success offers team members unsurpassed growth and career development opportunities. 

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. This is your chance to become part of a team that helps to bring miracle of medicine to market sooner.


There is no better time to join us!

Apply for this job: Global Study Manager (Project Manager) in Geneva or Mechelen

Contact Information:

Address:  Covance -Geneva
7 Rue Moïse-Marcinhès, 1217 Geneva, Meyrin, Switzerland
Website:  Visit Our Web Site

Site Map | Privacy & Security | Cookies | Terms and Conditions is Europe's leading industry-sponsored portal for the Pharmaceutical sector, providing the latest jobs, news, features and events listings.
The information provided on is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her physician.