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Covance Manager Clinical Operations, Moscow in Moscow, Russia

Job Overview

As a Manager, Clinical Operations, you would be responsible for the supervision of of assigned direct reports within Clinical Operations, FSP and/or Global Site Services as well as the Sponsor interaction.

Key Responsiblities:

  • Responsible for detailed performance review and management of assigned direct reports including: Annual Performance Management and Development (PMD), Individual Development Plan (IDP), Line of Sight Goals and “Shoves & Tugs”

  • Responsible for appropriate management and resolution of performance issues

  • Develop and measure performance indicators for assigned staff

  • Identify individual training needs and assist with the coordination and conduct of training and development efforts, regionally

  • Coordinate, conduct, report and follow-up on Quality Control Visits (CQC)

  • Effectively communicate management strategies, policies and procedures in conjunction with leadership teams

  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with management team to manage assigned staff in a matrix environment

  • Maintain good working relationships with internal and external clients to ensure opportunity for acquiring additional new business

Education / Qualifications

  • University/college degree – life sciences preferred or certification in a related allied health profession from an appropriately accredited institution (e.g., nursing certification, medical or laboratory technology)

  • In lieu of this required educational background the following relevant work history may be considered:

  • Minimum of five (5) years supervisory experience in a health care or clinical research setting and

  • Minimum of nine (9) years relevant clinical research experience in a pharmaceutical company/CRO


  • Relevant clinical research experience in a pharmaceutical company or CRO

  • Individual is proficient with on site monitoring activities (including pre-study, initiation, routine monitoring and closeout visits)

  • Proven relevant clinical research experience in a pharmaceutical company/CRO

  • Thorough knowledge of drug development process

  • Thorough knowledge of relevant SOPs, ICH, and GCP guidelines

  • Relevant supervisory experience

  • Minimum of 3 years as a Line Manager or Project Manager required

  • Demonstrated ability to lead by example and to encourage team members to seek solutions

  • Proven interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrated ability to successfully participate as a member of a project team

  • Demonstrated ability to successfully manage multiple competing priorities

  • Advanced planning and organizational skills

  • Advanced oral, written and presentation skills

Job Number 2019-28047

Job Category Clinical Operations Management

Position Type Full-Time

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