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Study Start Up Manager

Company: Covance
Reference: ID 2017-16494
Closing Date: 28 Feb 18
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): Competitive

Job Summary:

At Covance, you’ll redefine what’s possible and discover your extraordinary potential. You’ll have the opportunity to personally advance scientific research and make a difference in peoples’ lives with your bold ideas and unique point of view. We are looking for a Clinical Operations Manager (Study Start Up) to be office based in Munich and working for one of our clients.



  • Accountable for execution and oversight of local operational clinical trial activities for assigned protocols in compliance with ICH/GCP and country regulations, client policies and procedures, quality standards and adverse event reporting requirements internally and externally
  • Ownership of country and site budgets; development, negotiation and completion of Clinical Trial Research Agreements; oversight and tracking of clinical research-related payments; payment reconciliation at study close-out; oversight and maintenance of financial systems
  • Responsible for execution and oversight of clinical trial country submissions and approvals for assigned protocols; development of local language materials including local language Informed Consents and translations; interactions with IRB/IEC and Regulatory Authority for assigned protocols
  • Responsible for managing country deliverables, timelines and results for assigned protocols to meet country commitments; responsible for quality and compliance in assigned protocols in country; contribution to the development of local SOPs; overseeing Clinical Trial Coordinators as applicable
  • Coordinates and liaises with Country Research Manager, Clinical Trial Coordinator, Clinical Research Associate, (Finance and Legal if appropriate) to ensure country deliverables are obtained for submissions, budgets, Clinical Trial Research Agreements and local milestones; collaborates closely with Regional Operations to align country timelines for assigned protocols
  • Oversight and coordination of local processes; clinical and ancillary supplies management, im- and exporting requirements, supplies destruction, local electronic/hard copy filing, archiving and retention requirements, and insurance process management; enters and updates country information in clinical systems


  • Degree in Sciences or equivalent experience in a similar role
  • Proven experience in a similar role within a CRO or Pharmaceutical company
  • English fluent written and oral
  • Ability to instruct and lead teams

Key Words: Study Start Up, Munich, Germany, CRA, GCP, Monitor, Office Based, SCRA, CRO, Pharmaceutical, Submissions, Regulatory Affairs, EC, RA, Project Management.

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Contact Information:

Address:  Head Office
Maidenhead Office Park, Westacott Way, Littlewick Green, Maidenhead
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