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Operational Scientist (Animal House studies), Harrogate, UK

Company: Covance
Location: Harrogate, UK
Reference: 2018-17983
Closing Date: 30 Jul 18
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): Competitive

Job Summary:

We're currently recruiting for an Operational Scientist at our site in Harrogate, North Yorkshire.


Get ready to redefine what’s possible and discover your exceptional 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.

Join us as we speed the delivery of ground breaking therapies and anticipate tomorrow’s drug development challenges, while building new possibilities for our clients—and your career.

Covance, the drug development business of LabCorp, is the world’s most comprehensive drug development services company. Because of our broad experience, from early research to commercialization, our more than 20,000 employees from across the globe are in a rare position to supply insights that go above and beyond testing. Our team’s impact on healthcare is remarkable. Through their everyday work they’ve supported 100% of the top 50 drugs on the market and all the oncology drugs approved in 2016. Even though we span multiple businesses, we operate as one, sharing our knowledge to improve our efficiency and deliver on the promise of a healthier world.

We're currently recruiting for an Operational Scientist at our site in Harrogate, North Yorkshire.

As an Operational Scientist, you will provide assistance and support in the performing of all aspects of Animal House studies.

Duties will include:

  • Routine procedures associated with the day to day management of studies run within animal house operations or specific skills, collection/recording of scientific data and conducting routine licensed procedures under UK legislation, coordination and planning of teams.
  • Mentoring of new staff and SME for study set up, protocol reviews, QC checks, Pristima and Welfare Notification Forms, GLP and ASPA.

Criteria you should meet to shine in this role are:

  • Proficient in both Maths and English; gained through either academic study or professional work experience
  • Education in BTEC National/Higher National Diploma or relevant degree
  • Member of the Institute of Animal Technology (MIAT)
  • Registered animal technician (RAnTech)
  • Holder of a Home Office Personal Licence
  • Abel to utilise word-processing software, databases, spreadsheet and specialised software.
  • Abel to work within a team and to tight deadlines
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent attitude and work ethics
  • Excellent communication, teamwork and interpersonal skills.

EEO Statement

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.

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Contact Information:

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