Study Design lead
Mechelen, Belgium
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Job Overview : Study Design Lead

Study Design Lead

Technical Project Management

Are you ready for an intellectual challenge that demands refined communication skills? If you have a Life Sciences degree and want to reach your extraordinary potential helping us make ground-

breaking deliveries through clinical studies, then joining our study team as a Study Design Lead (SDL) in our Mechelen or Brussels office could be the next step in your career.

This role is also eligible for remote work in Belgium.

Our SDLs thrive in an ever-changing environment. Moving quickly amongst technical conversations with internal and external players, their ability to truly understand a problem and guide a solution makes them successful both with our pharmaceutical clients and in our mission to improve health and improve lives.

Housed in Covance Central Laboratory Services (CLS), this is a permanent contract role that is crucial to our growing facilities in Mechelen.

About the Job

You’ll join our Global Project Management Department, a team of exceptional people who are unified by an energizing purpose to transform healthcare and improve lives around the globe.

Clinical studies are developed and managed collaboratively by a study team, in which the SDL plays an essential role by designing the Covance Statement of Work (SOW).

This critical document, which translates the study protocol provided by our clients, guides all services provided by Covance CLS throughout the course of a clinical trial.

SDLs have multiple studies in their portfolio and responsibilities for each include :

  • Translating the clients’ (pharmaceutical companies) clinical protocol requirement into operational delivery
  • Acting as a consultant to the clients to define best study design choices based on their study protocol specifics
  • Working with Covance internal and external partners to identify feasibility and risks of the service requested
  • Coordinating internal processes and communications related to study design to ensure accurate preparation of Covance clinical trial databases
  • Ensuring that all customer requirements with relation to study design are documented and acted upon in compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Participating actively in Covance CLS development through functional meetings, continuous process improvement, quality and productivity.
  • Your skills

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Confirmed analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proven ability to negotiate and collaborate to deliver effectively
  • Great customer service skills
  • Robust self-organization and at-ease with managing conflicting priorities
  • Ability to focus on the big picture without neglecting details
  • High quality standards
  • Dedicated to a culture of continuous improvement
  • Requirements

    You must have a university degree in Life Sciences. We value candidates who are on a path of continuous learning; a PhD is an asset but not required.

    You must demonstrate related industry experience, either through education or employment. Previous experience running clinical trial projects or designing clinical databases is preferred.

  • You must be fluent in English at a work-proficiency level. To help you reach your Covance Potential, we provide a robust training program followed by structured mentorship, as well as continued support via independent, digital learning programs;
  • opportunities for advancement; and a community of hard-working people who push new boundaries together.

    Get to know Covance

    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 unique 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.

    The Covance team is driven by an energized purpose to improve health and improve lives across the globe. Here, you’ll work alongside exceptional people who each play an important role in bringing new scientific discoveries and therapeutic area advancements to life.

    And, because we span the drug development spectrum, you’ll directly impact a wide-range of initiatives as you explore unique career paths and discover your extraordinary potential.

    Get ready to make a difference as we speed the delivery of groundbreaking therapies and improve lives of countless individuals.

    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.

    Please apply by submitting a CV in English.

    This position is only available for candidates elligible to work in Belgium

    Education / Qualifications :

    Experience :

    Expience in clinical trials is preferred

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