Covance Senior Director, Project Management in Warsaw Romania, Poland

Job Description:

Covance, the drug development business of Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LabCorp), is the world’s most comprehensive drug development company, dedicated to advancing healthcare and delivering Solutions Made Real® by providing high-quality nonclinical, clinical and commercialization services to pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies to help reduce the time and costs associated with drug development. Because of our broad experience and specialized expertise, we’re in a unique position to supply insights that go above and beyond testing -- We have helped pharmaceutical and biotech companies develop each of the top 50 prescription drugs in the marketplace today. We also offer laboratory testing services to the chemical, agrochemical and food industries and are a market leader in toxicology services, central laboratory services, discovery services, and a top global provider of Phase III clinical trial management services.

The Infectious Diseases, Inflammation and General Medicine (IIGM) therapeutic group provides global expertise across multiple indications and phases in the drug development continuum. Our portfolio of clinical studies is broad, and includes respiratory indications such as Allergic Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Airways Disease and Pulmonary Fibrosis, a range of Autoimmune Mediated Inflammatory Diseases and Osteoarthritis, gastrointestinal disorders, and others. We also cover studies in infectious diseases, multi drug resistant bacteria and the immunocompromised in a variety of indications, investigating antibiotics, antivirals, vaccines and antifungals, as well as some rare immunologic and dermatologic conditions.

The Senior Director is an experienced leader in the areas of IIGM and is expected to leverage their experience to enable a team to grow a portfolio of innovative and profitable business, and/or oversee the design of effective and differentiated strategies for operational delivery with clients and internal experts and/or oversee the portfolio of clinical studies being conducted in a therapeutic area within the CDCS, Phase II-IV business. As such the Senior Director is expected to establish and grow client relationships and be seen as an industry leader. Additional responsibilities include:

-Engage with Covance’s leadership to help drive and implement TA-specific initiatives, including cross TA and functional integrated opportunities, to grow and expand the IIGM COE.

-Define and implement the TA vision and strategy; translate this into key initiatives and priorities; develop and deliver against TA operating plans & project plans; able to achieve results in a global, virtual and complex environment; track and measure progress.

-Partner with peers ensuring consistency (quality, standards, policies, processes and practices) across the portfolio in IIGM and across TAs.

-Lead portfolio growth and delivery, encompassing consistent quality, assuring both patient safety and GCP compliance.

-Co-own the global P&L for the TA (sales targets, revenue, margin, budget, forecasting, write-offs, fixed-price gains, expense management, resources etc.).

-Contribute to the TA commercial, operational, medical and scientific leadership and direction, leveraging expertise from other functions as required.

-Participate in training opportunities to advance knowledge of TA, drug development, GCP.

This is a virtual position and can be located anywhere in Europe.

Requirements:

  • University degree

  • Significant experience in drug development and clinical research (pharmaceutical, biotech or CRO), preferably including leading PII-PIV clinical trials in respective therapeutic area.

-Previous global leadership experience, ideally in a complex, virtual and matrix environment, leading large multi-functional teams

-Broad level client relationships and business development experience

-Experience from bid defenses and the ability to present in front of larger groups

-Demonstrated vision, strategy and growth experience

-Financial acumen (P&L, budget, forecast, resources etc.)

-Experience managing Mega trials a plus

A combination of education, training, and experience may be considered.

Requisition ID: 68837BR

Job Category: Clinical Research

Locations: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Norway, Poland - Warsaw, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom - Maidenhead

Shift: 1

Job Postings: Covance, the drug development business of Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LabCorp), is the world’s most comprehensive drug development company, dedicated to advancing healthcare and delivering Solutions Made Real® by providing high-quality nonclinical, clinical and commercialization services to pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies to help reduce the time and costs associated with drug development. Because of our broad experience and specialized expertise, we’re in a unique position to supply insights that go above and beyond testing -- We have helped pharmaceutical and biotech companies develop each of the top 50 prescription drugs in the marketplace today. We also offer laboratory testing services to the chemical, agrochemical and food industries and are a market leader in toxicology services, central laboratory services, discovery services, and a top global provider of Phase III clinical trial management services.

The Infectious Diseases, Inflammation and General Medicine (IIGM) therapeutic group provides global expertise across multiple indications and phases in the drug development continuum. Our portfolio of clinical studies is broad, and includes respiratory indications such as Allergic Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Airways Disease and Pulmonary Fibrosis, a range of Autoimmune Mediated Inflammatory Diseases and Osteoarthritis, gastrointestinal disorders, and others. We also cover studies in infectious diseases, multi drug resistant bacteria and the immunocompromised in a variety of indications, investigating antibiotics, antivirals, vaccines and antifungals, as well as some rare immunologic and dermatologic conditions.

The Senior Director is an experienced leader in the areas of IIGM and is expected to leverage their experience to enable a team to grow a portfolio of innovative and profitable business, and/or oversee the design of effective and differentiated strategies for operational delivery with clients and internal experts and/or oversee the portfolio of clinical studies being conducted in a therapeutic area within the CDCS, Phase II-IV business. As such the Senior Director is expected to establish and grow client relationships and be seen as an industry leader. Additional responsibilities include:

-Engage with Covance’s leadership to help drive and implement TA-specific initiatives, including cross TA and functional integrated opportunities, to grow and expand the IIGM COE.

-Define and implement the TA vision and strategy; translate this into key initiatives and priorities; develop and deliver against TA operating plans & project plans; able to achieve results in a global, virtual and complex environment; track and measure progress.

-Partner with peers ensuring consistency (quality, standards, policies, processes and practices) across the portfolio in IIGM and across TAs.

-Lead portfolio growth and delivery, encompassing consistent quality, assuring both patient safety and GCP compliance.

-Co-own the global P&L for the TA (sales targets, revenue, margin, budget, forecasting, write-offs, fixed-price gains, expense management, resources etc.).

-Contribute to the TA commercial, operational, medical and scientific leadership and direction, leveraging expertise from other functions as required.

-Participate in training opportunities to advance knowledge of TA, drug development, GCP.

This is a virtual position and can be located anywhere in Europe.

Requirements:

  • University degree

  • Significant experience in drug development and clinical research (pharmaceutical, biotech or CRO), preferably including leading PII-PIV clinical trials in respective therapeutic area.

-Previous global leadership experience, ideally in a complex, virtual and matrix environment, leading large multi-functional teams

-Broad level client relationships and business development experience

-Experience from bid defenses and the ability to present in front of larger groups

-Demonstrated vision, strategy and growth experience

-Financial acumen (P&L, budget, forecast, resources etc.)

-Experience managing Mega trials a plus

A combination of education, training, and experience may be considered.

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