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Covance Senior Manager, Site Partnerships in Durham, North Carolina

Job Overview:

The Senior Manager, Site Partnerships is responsible for improving aspects of site identification and study performance by developing and maintaining highly effective relationships with our research partners. This includes understanding and driving innovations that are either envisioned from within Covance by Labcorp or are proposed by our research and channel partners. This role is responsible for supporting our global strategy. It encompasses interactions with many stakeholders and activities in early planning, study start-up, and study conduct.

The position will forge strong strategic partnerships with a set of assigned research institutions, dedicated research networks and integrated health systems under the leadership of the Senior Director of Site Partnerships.

The Senior Manager, Site Partnerships will be remotely (home-based) anywhere within the United States.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Develops and manages oncology strategic partnerships as assigned. Identifies relevant internal stakeholders (TA strategy and planning experts, physicians, operational experts) and coordinates involvement as appropriate.

  • Responsible for accurate profiling of all relationships assigned, to ensure our database and dynamic views are accurate.

  • Assists partners in operational readiness in advance of clinical trial. programs, by working with our contracting and legal experts to get CDAs, MSAs, and data licensing agreements in place.

  • Utilize oncology expertise to liaise with Feasibility, OS&P, Medical, BD and other teams in an integrated manner.

  • Work closely with other team members to optimize understanding of which partners are relevant for any given opportunity and monitor interest of partners and ultimate selection into our studies.

  • Maintain partner scorecards for assigned relationships using a common model for metrics, goals, budget forecasts.

  • Work closely with key stakeholders to introduce innovative tactics into the research partners.

  • Periodic investigator engagement during study conduct to motivate investigators and learn of issues to drive process improvements.

  • Lead Site Centric Solutions special projects as assigned.


Level of education required:

  • BA/BS required, preferably in life sciences/healthcare.

Experience: Minimum Required:

  • Oncology Experience required.

  • Years of experience in the job discipline: 6 + years in clinical trial related activities.

  • Years of experience in other professional roles: 8+ years in professional roles.

  • Other required work-related experiences: Prefer professional experiences in healthcare related fields.


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