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Associate Project Manager - Clinical Pharmacology

Company: Chiltern
Location: Leeds, UK
Reference: 25701
Closing Date: 22 Dec 18
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): Competitive
Benefits: full benefits

Job Summary:

The Covance Clinical Research Unit is located on the perimeter of the renowned Leeds General Infirmary and the University of Leeds. For over 30 years we have conducted a range of clinical pharmacology studies from first in human to registration enabling clinical trials, including drug-drug interaction, TQT, radiolabeled and microdosing studies.


This position would be based in Leeds with the potential for home based working after the inital training period.

  • Oversees and manages Clinical Pharmacology trials conducted at Covance Clinical research sites and/or data services projects under leadership direction. Projects may also include low complexity full service trials of moderate financial value.
  • The Associate Project Manager will be the primary client contact and responsible for the facilitation of communication, managing client expectations, and building business relationships.
  • Responsibilities typically include contributing to the development and management of the protocol, budget, timeline and quality guidelines for projects, thereby ensuring that expectations are met while identifying and mitigating risks.  
  • The Associate Project Manager also may contribute to strategic relationships by monitoring and reporting project Key Performance Indicators (KPI). Using working knowledge of clinical development, the Associate Project Manager may contribute to bid defense and other business development activities.
  • The Associate Project Manager will be responsible for managing the project team in a matrix environment with support as needed from a more senior CPS team member.


  • University/college degree (life science preferred), or certification in a related allied health profession (i.e. nursing, medical or laboratory technology) from an appropriately accredited institution.
  • Acceptable: In lieu of the above requirement, candidates with five (5) or more years of relevant clinical research experience in pharmaceutical, CRO industries or experience in a health care setting will be considered.
  • Working knowledge of ICH Guidelines and GCP including a basic understanding of international regulatory requirements for the conduct of clinical development programs.
  • Working knowledge of the drug development process.


  • Preferred: Certified in Clinical Research – SOCRA/ACRP Certification
  • Working knowledge of Covance SOPs.

Significant relevant clinical research experience in a pharmaceutical company/CRO including study management and/or study/project coordinator experience.

Acceptable: In lieu of above experience requirement, a combination of other experiences including, but not limited to preclinical research, clinical supervision, data management, clinical study management, clinical monitoring, and clinical project management may be considered.

  • Working knowledge of applicable regional regulatory requirements.
  • Working knowledge of ICH Guidelines and GCP including international regulatory requirements for the conduct of clinical development programs.
  • Working knowledge of drug development process and client needs.
  • Good communication, planning and organization skills.
  • Good computer skills with good working knowledge of a range of software packages.
  • Ability to understand and work with financial information.
  • Ability to resolve project-related problems and prioritizes workload for self and team.
  • Ability to work within a project team
  • Ability to liaise with clients in a professional manner
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively in a matrix environment.

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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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