Covance Bioanalytical Project Manager in Chantilly, Virginia

Job Overview

Covance is currently seeking a Bioanalytical Project Manager in Chantilly, VA.

The PM collaborates with Lead Scientist(s) to ensure projects are conducted in compliance with appropriate protocol, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and regulatory agency guidelines, in a timely, efficient, and quality manner. The PM will be required to utilize good communication skills to liaise with internal and external project teams, departmental management and the Client to ensure effective progress throughout the life cycle of a project. Strong interpersonal skills are required as is the ability to negotiate with both internal and external Clients.



  • Possess a relevant degree and/or Minimum 3 years of relevant Project Management Office experience.

  • The ability to get things done by influencing others (both internal and external).

  • An up to date knowledge of regulatory guidelines is desirable.

  • Knowledge of capabilities and expertise of the Covance organisation and companies that may provide support services.

  • Commercial awareness, interpersonal and negotiating skills.

  • Be accredited to (and maintain) or be working towards Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) status.

  • Learn and maintain knowledge of process excellence processes, tools and activities.


Minimum Required:

  • Minimum 3 years industry experience in a relevant field.

  • Computing skills, including word processing and use of spreadsheets (e.g. Microsoft Office packages and Microsoft Project).

  • The post holder should be able to communicate effectively at all levels with other Covance employees, as well as external clients, suppliers, etc.

  • Proven ability to prioritize and manage time.

Job Number 2018-20923

Job Category Scientific Bachelor's Degree

Position Type Full-Time

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