Covance Senior Global Feasibility Lead in San Diego, California

Job Overview

The Senior Global Feasibility Lead position can be remotely located anywhere in the United States.

  • Accountable for supporting the development, analyses, interpretation and presentation of primary and secondary data in support of operational strategy and planning

  • Conducts data mining of internal and external databases and initiates/oversees the collection of primary data for use in development of robust strategies for clinical trials (country/site mix, site selection, enrollment modeling.).

  • Participates in the development of proposals and bid defenses; provides recommendations on the most appropriate use of data to support proposals and bid defense presentations.

  • Actively participates on cross-functional teams that plan, analyze, and present proposals and bid defenses as part of winning new business and maintaining client base.

  • Serves as functional bidder for multiple service and stand-alone RFPs as appropriate; prepares/oversees preparation of the budget and text for proposals for which feasibility and/or site identification is included.

  • Leads cross functional teams to coordinate full feasibility efforts; responsible for final report creation and delivery, as well as presentation to the client in close collaboration with Covance therapeutic experts.

  • Provides oversight to site identification/selection assessments through:

  • Working collaboratively with therapeutic experts to set initial strategy at the time of the RFP and through discussions with the client and cross functional team members

  • Creating site assessment surveys

  • Overseeing creation of optimal site profile and site list development in collaboration with therapeutic experts and feasibility associates

  • Reviewing data received from sites

  • Determining parameters for tiering sites

  • Providing PSV recommendations.

  • Participates in intra and inter-departmental meetings, presenting information on feasibility offerings, demonstrating continued value-add of the department and providing training on best practices, processes and tools.

  • Develops networking abilities and has an ability/willingness to work with individuals across the globe.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science or Science-related degree from a recognized University/College.

  • Practical experience and understanding of global drug development and clinical trials including demonstrated experience for the mining, manipulating and presenting of complex scientific data as it relates to clinical research and market analyses.


Position-specific Requirements:

  • Strong data mining and analytical skills

  • Strong writing and presentation skills

  • Upholds the highest standard of personal professionalism and work integrity

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently

  • Strong attention to detail/quality control skills

  • Ability to successfully and quickly understand scientific information so as to be able to independently source data/information relevant to a scientific/medical strategy

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with team members, management, operations staff, clients, and executive management

  • Ability to inspire, to lead by example and motivate and negotiate with teams to seek solutions and get results

  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple competing priorities effectively

  • Strong understanding and experience in operationalizing clinical development programs in a global setting

  • Strong negotiation and relationship management skills

  • Experience in analysing study and investigator performance metrics

  • Ability to translate complex business questions and requirements and develop effective solutions

  • Strong business acumen

  • Self-motivated, works effectively under pressure


  • Understanding of therapeutic drug or device development and marketing.

  • Minimum 3 years working in an academic, science/health-related industry, or consulting field with responsibilities for the mining, manipulating and presenting of complex scientific data as it relates to clinical research .

  • At least 3 years of relevant industry experience within pharma/biotech, a CRO or consulting is required.

Job Number 2018-26683

Job Category Hidden (54293)

Position Type Full-Time

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