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Manager, Feasibility and Site Selection, home or office based EMEA

Company: Chiltern
Location: Home based EMEA
Reference: 24171
Closing Date: 21 Dec 18
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): Competitive
Benefits: full beneifts plus home working

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Job Summary:

As Manager, Feasibility and Site Selection you will have demonstrated experience in pre-award feasibility strategy development, with extensive client facing experience and exceptional communication skills particularly related to client presentations. You will have direct line management responsibility and successfully lead members of our global team in translating data into meaningful outcomes.



  • Accountable for supporting the development, analyses, interpretation and presentation of primary and secondary data in support of operational strategy and planning
  • Conducts data mining of internal and external databases and initiates/oversees the collection of primary data for use in development of robust strategies for clinical trials (country/site mix, site selection, enrollment modeling.).
  • Participates in the development of proposals and bid defenses; provides recommendations on the most appropriate use of data to support proposals and bid defense presentations.
  • Actively participates on cross-functional teams that plan, analyze, and present proposals and bid defenses as part of winning new business and maintaining client base.
  • Serves as functional bidder for multiple service and stand-alone RFPs as appropriate; prepares/oversees preparation of the budget and text for proposals for which feasibility and/or site identification is included.
  • Leads cross functional teams to coordinate full feasibility efforts; responsible for final report creation and delivery, as well as presentation to the client in close collaboration with Covance therapeutic experts.
  • Provides oversight/support to site identification/selection assessments through:
  • Working collaboratively with therapeutic experts to set initial strategy at the time of the RFP and through discussions with the client and cross functional team members
  • Creating site assessment surveys
  • Overseeing creation of optimal site profile and site list development in collaboration with therapeutic experts and feasibility associates
  • Reviewing data received from sites
  • Determining parameters for tiering sites
  • Providing PSV recommendations.
  • Participates in intra and inter-departmental meetings, presenting information on feasibility offerings, demonstrating continued value-add of the department and providing training on best practices, processes and tools.
  • Develops networking abilities and has an ability/willingness to work with individuals across the globe.

Minimum Required:

Bachelor of Science or Science-related degree from a recognised University

Practical experience and understanding of global drug development and clinical trials including demonstrated experience for the mining, manipulating and presenting of complex scientific data as it relates to clinical research and market analyses.


Qualified candidate will have a BS in a related discipline; A MS or MBA is highly desirable.

  • Strong data mining and analytical skills
  • Strong writing and presentation skills
  • Upholds the highest standard of personal professionalism and work integrity
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently
  • Strong attention to detail/quality control skills
  • Ability to successfully and quickly understand scientific information so as to be able to independently source data/information relevant to a scientific/medical strategy
  • Ability to inspire, to lead by example and motivate and negotiate with teams to seek solutions and get results
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple competing priorities effectively
  • Strong understanding and experience in operationalizing clinical development programs in a global setting
  • Strong negotiation and relationship management skills
  • Experience in analysing study and investigator performance metrics
  • Ability to translate complex business questions and requirements and develop effective solutions
  • Strong business acumen
  • Self-motivated, works effectively under pressureTechnical Requirements:
  • Excellent computer skills, including strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office and other data capture and compilation tools
  • Established knowledge of tools used in obtaining critical market analyses of therapeutic pipelines
  • Strong skills in scientific data manipulation, analysis, reporting and maintenance
  • Proven written and verbal communication skills, with strengths in independently gathering/presenting data for promotions and/or strategy.

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Contact Information:

Address:  London, UK
Covance Clinical and Periapproval Services Ltd Osprey House Maidenhead Office Park Westacott Way Maidenhead
Tel:  +44 (0) 1753 512000
Fax:  +44 (0) 1753 511116
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