Covance Associate Project Manager, Oncology in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Overview

Associate Project Manager

Are you ready to redefine what’s possible, and discover your exceptional potential at Chiltern, a Covance company? A career here provides the unique chance to create a lasting impact and difference in our patient’s lives. Joining our team will offer you a rewarding career, an opportunity to work in a high-energy & collaborative work place, along with access to comprehensive benefits. Your work will be meaningful, the patient outcomes are real, and the results are lasting. 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.

Our mission is to help our clients bring the miracles of medicine to market sooner -- join us for your next career move. Chiltern, A Covance Company focuses on working with smaller biotech clients who are looking to us to provide key expertise in oncology trial execution.

We have an exciting opportunity for an Associate Project Manager to join our Chiltern Oncology team. In this position, you will lead cross-functional project teams ensuring delivery of customer expectations while maintaining client happiness. You will serve as the key client contact on your assigned projects. Additional responsibilities include:

Essential Position Duties:

  • Assist in the cross-unit coordination both internal and external, inclusive of sub-contractors, for projects utilizing one or more Covance Services or sites.

  • Managing and tracking of project resource needs, and contribute to contingency planning for key resources.

  • Design, implementation, tracking, and revision of project plans for assigned projects.

  • Serve as client liaison for areas assigned by Project Manager (PM), Senior Project Manager (SPM), or Associate Director (PD)

  • Play a key role in the leadership of the core project team, as directed by PM/SPM/PD to facilitate their ability to lead extended/complete project team including the maintenance of timelines in MS Project, creation of PowerPoint presentations and storyboards and maintenance and escalation of items

  • Contribute to the effective collaboration among project team members within Covance departments and offices.

  • Contribute to improvements to improve the efficiency and the quality of the work performed on assigned projects.

  • Meet/exceed client satisfaction expectations.

  • Assist in ensuring that all staff allocated to assigned projects adheres to professional standards and SOPs.

  • Provide performance feedback of team members to respective supervisors.

  • Interpret billing guidelines for functional area.

  • Follow defined project issue escalation process and Covance's Corrective Action Issue Resolution (CAIR) process.

  • Under direction of PM/SPM/PD, track project progress against financial achievements using applicable financial systems.

  • Build and manage relationships with assigned clients.

  • Contribute and participate in the delivery of presentations for new business, as required.

  • Track client project metrics.

  • Participate in internal project review meetings.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by management.

Education Required:

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Deep understanding of ICH Guidelines and GCP including a basic understanding of regulatory requirements in other countries.

  • Thorough understanding of the drug development process.

Education/Qualifications

Education Required:

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Deep understanding of ICH Guidelines and GCP including a basic understanding of regulatory requirements in other countries.

  • Thorough understanding of the drug development process.

Experience

Preferred:

  • Experience as a Senior Clinical Research Associate, whether internal or external.

Experience Required:

  • Minimum of four (4) years of relevant clinical research monitoring experience (including)pre-study, initiation, routine monitoring and closeout visits)

  • In lieu of the aboverequirements,candidates with> five (5) years supervisory experience in a health care setting and four (4) years clinical research experience (including monitoring) in the pharmaceutical or CRO industries will be considered

  • In lieu of the above requirements, candidates with five (5) years of site management and/or study/project coordinator experience will be considered.

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.

Job Number 2018-21729

Job Category Other

Position Type Full-Time

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.