Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Bad Homburg vor der Höhe


Job Overview:

Covance has an exciting opportunity for a Director of Operations Strategy and Planning to join the team anywhere within the EMEA region working home or office based. The role willprovide leadership on strategy development for CMA & Phase IV Solutions opportunities. The S&P Director will own the end to end operational strategy across the opportunity assigned.

- Essential Job Duties:
- Accountable for confirming and developing the operational strategy
- Using an evidence-based approach, designs innovative, but practical and cost-efficient solutions for CMA & Phase IV Solutions opportunities
- Remains current with industry innovations so as to include relevant advances and technology into the design of project strategies
- Consults with internal SMEs and functional areas as appropriate to obtain opportunity specific text
- Prepares strategy content of the proposal and the executive summary
- Supports budget generation process
- Responsible for reviewing the content provided by all functions to ensure its appropriately tailored to the opportunity and aligns with the end to end strategy.
- Ensures project team understands the strategy and can articulate confidently in a Bid Defense Meeting
- Ensures that project team fully understands the strategy sold to the client and has all supporting documentation for the handover after a win. Education/Qualifications:

Minimum Required:

University/College Degree required – advanced/postgraduate science degree preferred

- Thorough understanding of global drug development, the clinical trial management process, Medical Affairs and Real World Evidence Generation
- Strong analytical and technical writing skills
- Ability to lead teams in a corporate matrix environment
- Strong networking abilities and an ability to work with individuals across the globe
- Excellent communication, planning and organizational skills
- Ability to inspire, to lead by example and motivate teams to seek solutions and get results
- Thorough experience in full service clinical trial and observational study management
- Abilities to review/analyze relevant data so as to build evidence-based strategies
- Abilities to design/develop effective strategies to bring about project success, as defined by clients
- Strong Computer skills with an ability to understand and access and leverage technology alternatives
- Ability to work independently
- Demonstrated ability to handle multiple competing priorities effectively.
- Must be able to communicate effectively in the English language. Experience:

Minimum Required:

The Operational S&P Director should have a wealth of relevant clinical research experience in Biopharma/CRO as well as global project management experience.

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