• Clinical Project Manager

    Job Location(s) SG
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    Clinical Operations
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  • Job Overview

    Experience a powerful partnership

    Are you someone that loves to share creative strategies and help project teams move ahead? Could you handle a project’s immediate issues without losing sight of the big picture? Do you enjoy problem solving and setting up teams for success?

    Join Covance as a Clinical Project Manager. In this role, you will:

    • Manage clients’ expectations with strong communication skills
    • Monitor global project timelines and scope
    • Review budgets and financial performance targets
    • Develop internal project reviews and external business proposals

    Why project managers choose Covance

    At any company, clinical project managers are faced with deadlines and deliverables. As a Covance Project Manager, you can expect to:

    • Build a long-term career path as you join a PM team where more than 50% have been growing in Covance’s positive culture for 5 or more years
    • Develop your career as you participate in industry-leading training and mentoring
    • Gain exposure to studies across early clinical development to late stage trials – and explore new opportunities across outside business units
    • Work with top-notch people as you serve as a valuable partner to clinical sites
    • Receive ongoing support from our project teams and Clinical Trial Management Office that deliver additional resources needed to get your work done while helping you create balance across all important areas of your life

    What we’re looking for

    If you are an exceptional Project manager that has experience overseeing global phase I Oncology trials and has knowledge in first in human study design we want to hear from you.

    Other essential requirements include:

    • A university/college degree (life science preferred) or certification in a related allied health profession (i.e., nursing, medical or laboratory technology) from an appropriately accredited institution
    • Expertise in drug development and project management processes
    • Knowledge of financial control procedures and the ability to maintain project metrics and financial tracking
    • Deep understanding of ICH guidelines and GCP, including international regulatory requirements for the conduct of clinical drug development programs
    • Familiarity with monitoring and reporting Key Performance Indicators
    • Experience handling multiple regions, departments and/or vendors, and strength in negotiating with clients and present to staff at all levels

    See what Covance project managers have to say

    “I continue to be amazed at the great things we are able to do here at Covance. Staff are selfless and willing to do whatever is necessary to ensure success."

    "I am given a great deal of opportunity to contribute to the decision process and voice concerns and suggestions."

    The PM opportunity

    Beyond compensation and the comprehensive benefit package you'll receive as a Clinical Project Manager, joining Covance opens the door to many career opportunities. Learn about what’s possible for your career when a company truly invests in you at

    Get to know Covance

    Here, you'll own your career, make an impact and be a part of a leading company that has supported development of 50 out of the top 50 prescription drugs in the market. Empowered by our LabCorp partnership and data for more than 70 million patients, we can offer clients a complete set of end-to-end clinical trial solutions aligned to global therapeutic needs. In return, you’ll be empowered in a flexible team environment with mentoring and training to get the most out of your career.

    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.


    • University/college degree (life sciences preferred) or certification in a related allied health profession (e.g. nursing, medical or laboratory technology) from an appropriately accredited institution
    • Detailed knowledge of financial control procedures (i.e. earned value analysis)
    • Working knowledge of project management processes
    • Working knowledge of time and cost estimate development
    • Working knowledge of ICG guidelines and GCP including international regulatory requirements for the conduct of clinical development programs
    • Broad knowledge of drug development process and client needs


    • Minimum of five (5) years relevant clinical research experience including demonstrated skills and competency in clinical project management tasks


    • In lieu of the above requirements, candidates with >/= six (6) years supervisory experience in a heath care setting and five (5) years clinical research experience with at least one (1) year project management experience in the pharmaceutical or CRO industries will be considered
    • Experience in managing projects in a virtual environment
    • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple competing priorities and to utilize resources effectively
    • Financial awareness and ability to actively utilize financial tracking systems
    • Demonstrated ability to inspire effective teamwork and motivate staff within a matrix system
    • Demonstrated ability to lead by example and to encourage team members to seek solutions independently
    • Excellent communication, planning and organizational skills
    • Ability to work independently
    • Ability to negotiate and liaise with clients on a professional manner
    • Ability to present to staff at all levels
    • Good computer skills with good working knowledge of a range of computer programs
    • Ability to assess technology alternatives and implications. In line with relevant functional areas


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