• Regional Study / Project Coordinator (Central Lab)

    Job Location(s) SG-Singapore
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  • Job Overview

    Play a pivotal role in the drug development process and grow your career



    Are you interested in making an impact through your everyday work? Are you passionate about advancing your career while making a difference in patients’ lives? Do you love to organize projects and thrive in a dynamic, high-paced environment?


    If you said yes to these questions and you are looking for a place where you can explore a multitude of career paths across the drug development spectrum, consider working at Covance as a Regional Study Coordinator (RSC). This is a permanent, full time position, based in our Singapore office.


    As a Regional Study Coordinator you will collaborate with client representatives and internal teams to the success of the clinical studies. The RSC is responsible for the successful delivery of all operations of a clinical study in their specific area of the world. The RSC acts as the appointed Liaison between Global Project Management, Client Representatives and other Covance Central Laboratory Services (CCLS) departments involved in the clinical study to ensure the successful management of regional study responsibilities. The Regional Study Coordinator may communication with the Client when a task is being delegated by the Global Study Manager. Regular communication is essential with the appointed Global Study Manager who is accountable for the entire protocol. This position must be in compliance with the CCLS Global Project Management strategy and deliver outstanding customer satisfaction and performance.


    In this position, you will be responsible for the following:


    • Act as regional liaison between Global Study Manager and various CCLS departments involved in the study
    • Close collaboration with the Global Study Manager for all study related aspects that are pertaining to the corresponding local platform and through all study stages, from set-up to closure
    • Review the study Statement of Work to ensure local feasibility and make appropriate recommendations to the Study Design Lead
    • Ensure a detailed knowledge of the SOW specifications and very good understanding of how the SOW specifications impact every operational aspect of the clinical trial
    • Manage day-to-day local study related activities, especially logistics, monitoring and study supplies, keeping the Global Study Manager informed of any study development
    • Monitor, track and provide resolution to all local study issues, keeping the Global Study Manager in the communication loop
    • Responsible for implementing monitoring and setting up of local performance metrics and taking corrective actions when needed.
    • Liaise with the Global Study Manager for any tasks assigned to the Regional Study Coordinator as part of the Global Monitoring Plan
    • Demonstrate ability to work in a matrix environment where task assignments can be channeled down to be completed by Regional Study Coordinators while other task assignments will need to be delegated to other functional groups; demonstrate flexibility in handling both categories of tasks
    • Participate in functional meetings (eg. CLFs) and provide input
    • Support a culture of continuous improvement, quality and productivity

    What we’re looking for in you:

    • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a project or clinical study support role
    • Ability to use computer and office software applications (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, MS-Access and Outlook)

    Why people choose to work at Covance

    "At Covance, it’s our people that make us great – it’s what our clients, our partners and, most importantly, what our employees say. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to work with extraordinary people with diverse viewpoints. You’ll discover your own outstanding potential as we build an even stronger organization with industry leaders from early development to the clinic and beyond."

    Get to know Covance

    Covance, the drug development business of LabCorp, is the world’s most comprehensive drug development services company. Because of our broad experience, from early research to commercialization, our more than 20,000 employees from across the globe are in a unique position to supply insights that go above and beyond testing. Our team’s impact on healthcare is remarkable. Through their everyday work they’ve supported 100% of the top 50 drugs on the market and all the oncology drugs approved in 2016. Even though we span multiple businesses, we operate as one, sharing our knowledge to improve our efficiency and deliver on the promise of a healthier world.

    The Covance team is driven by an energized purpose to improve health and improve lives across the globe. Here, you’ll work alongside exceptional people who each play an important role in bringing new scientific discoveries and therapeutic area advancements to life. And, because we span the drug development spectrum, you’ll directly impact a wide-range of initiatives as you explore unique career paths and discover your extraordinary potential.

    Get ready to make a difference as we speed the delivery of groundbreaking therapies and improve lives of countless individuals.


    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.


    Minimum Required:

    • High School Diploma or Bachelor Degree
    • Ability to use computer and office software applications (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, MS-Access and Outlook)
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Chinese or Japanese language a good asset
    • Influence and negotiation skills


    Minimum Required:

    • Preferred 1 year experience within Covance or 2 years experience in applicable field
    • Demonstrated ability to plan and prioritize.
    • Demonstrated communication and organizational skills.
    • Demonstrated attention to detail.
    • Proven ability to excel in a fast paced environment
    • Proven teamwork
    • Proven experience and knowledge of processes and tools used in department
    • Demonstrated ability to liaise with internal departments
    • Demonstrated ability to facilitate meetings
    • Demonstrated participation in process improvement initiatives


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