Covance Director, Patient-Reported Outcomes in Annapolis, Maryland

Job Overview

Director, Patient-Reported Outcomes

Gaithersburg, MD or Home-Based in the US

Are you ready to discover your extraordinary potential at Covance? A career here provides the unique opportunity to create a lasting impact and make a difference in patients’ lives. Joining our team will offer you a rewarding career, an opportunity to work in a high-energy, innovative & collaborative work place, along with access to comprehensive benefits. Your work is meaningful and the results are long-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.

Covance Market Access (CMA) consulting provides a broad suite of services designed to assist our clients in improving patient health by facilitating access to medical innovations. Our Patient reported Outcomes (PRO) team, a division of HEOR within CMA, is rapidly growing due to increased business across Covance’s clinical trial offerings.

We are seeking Patient Reported Outcomes Director who specializes in patient-reported outcomes and clinical outcomes assessments to lead client engagements and take scientific responsibility for project completion and oversee all aspects of project execution including study teams.

This is a unique opportunity to work with clients in a scientific consulting capacity and build and grow an expert team, through:

  • Applying regulatory knowledge/expertise

  • Attending client meetings

  • Providing scientific leadership through defining engagements, developing client regulators strategy

  • Presenting work in peer-reviewed journals

  • Directing project management teams

  • Preparing proposals and budgets in response to client requirements

  • Actively participating in marketing and sales meetings

  • Participating in strategic discussions to set direction across CMA and Covance

  • Overseeing multiple projects over extended time horizons

  • Strategic consultation and understanding of the best methods to address research needs

Education/Qualifications

Graduate degree (preferably doctoral level) in health services research, research psychology, public health, clinical science or other relevant discipline from an outstanding program at a distinguished university.

Experience

  • PhD with a minimum of three years of experience, or a Master’s and five to eight years of experience of direct and industry-related experience relating to the position duties

  • Extensive knowledge of qualitative and quantitative research methods

  • Familiarity with the drug development process and with international regulatory requirements related to patient-centered assessments

  • Ability to establish new and maintain existing client relationships

  • Good understanding of the healthcare / life sciences consulting environment

  • People leadership experience preferred

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 2018-24321

Job Category Market Access

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.