Covance Scientific Report Editor in Harrogate, United Kingdom

Job Overview

Covance-Harrogate has an entry-level opening for a Scientific Report Editor. This individual should have a passion for editing scientific/technical reports and working with scientists and reporting staff to create the highest quality written documents possible. In this role, you will work with a small global team of editors that review and edit reports intended for global regulatory submissions for all Covance Early Development sites (US, EU, and China). If you thrive on meeting quick deadlines and have a desire to be a part of an amazing team whose mission is to bring new and innovate medicines to patients sooner, please apply!

Main responsibilities of the role:

  • Edit scientific/ technical reports for the Early Development business

  • Manage and prioritise their own workload to ensure on time of reports to our clients

  • Manage the report templates used by the department.

  • Have the opportunity to become a subject matter expert in the Covance standards of report writing and train people in this throughout the organisation.

We Offer

The opportunity to work within an experienced and highly skilled team. Covance’s ongoing success offers team members unsurpassed growth and career development opportunities.

Covance offers a comprehensive benefits package including health cover, life assurance and a contributory pension scheme

At Covance, we offer opportunities to work on diverse, challenging projects with bright, interesting colleagues whilst building a flexible and rewarding career. This is your chance to become part of a team that delivers solutions to our clients in the food and supplement industry.

There is no better time to join us!

Education / Qualifications

The successful candidate will ideally have a Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) in English or related field. Technical and scientific writing experience preferred but not essential, however experience with writing would be advantageous.


  • You will have strong English writing and communication skills as this role requires you to communicate with a variety of different levels throughtout the organisation.

  • Have good experience with using Microsoft Word

  • Knowledge of standard editing/proofing conventions

  • Attention to detail, time management skills, and organizational skills

Job Number 2018-25710

Job Category Administration/Clerical

Position Type Full-Time

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