Covance Start-up Specialist II in Herzliya Pituah, Illinois

Job Overview

COVANCE is a leading global drug development services company and we provide support to the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology industries. We have an exciting opportunity available to join our team.

We are currently recruiting Start-up Specialist II / Assistant Clinical Trials II to join the Clinical Operations in Tel Aviv, Israel . We are looking for candidates experienced within: administration, clinical submissions, budget, contract negotiations.

This is a full time permanent office based position, focused on operational and administrative tasks.

About the Job:

  • Act as the lead contact with investigative sites during assigned site start-up activities

  • Maintenance of training records for Flexible Solutions teams including training matrix updates, curriculum management and exception reporting

  • Prepare payments to active sites

  • Negotiate contracts and budgets with investigative sites within parameters provided by Sponsor

  • Assist Project management in Preparation of submission packages to Ethics Committee and Regulatory Authority

  • Collect, review, approve process and track regulatory & investigator documents required for study site activation in accordance with Covance SOPs, sponsor SOPs and the Investigator Package Plan

  • Monitor start up activities to ensure issues are identified, managed and, if necessary, escalated tothe appropriate individual

  • Perform other duties as assigned by management

At Covance, we help make the miracles of medicine a reality. We offer opportunities to work on diverse, challenging projects with bright, interesting colleagues while building a flexible and rewarding career. This is your chance to become part of a team that helps to bring miracle of medicine to market sooner.

Education / Qualifications

  • University degree (life science preferred but not a must) or certification in a related allied health profession from an appropriate accredited institution (e.g., nursing certification, medical or laboratory technology)

  • Clinical trial background preferred but not a must


  • Familiarity with investigator start-up documents and contract/budgets negotiation process

  • Previous interaction with operational project teams and investigative sites

  • Demonstrated understanding of research protocol requirements and proven ability to communicate them/educate others about them

Job Number 2018-25584

Job Category Hidden (54293)

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.