Operational Site Lead - BioAnalytical Chemistry

8 - 10 years experience  •  Pharmaceuticals & Biotech

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/21/18
Indianapolis, IN
8 - 10 years experience
Pharmaceuticals & Biotech
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/21/18

Job Overview

Operational Site Lead - BioAnalytical Chemistry

Play a pivotal role in drug development and advance your career

 

Are you interested in making a positive impact on global health through your everyday work? Are you passionate about advancing your career while making a difference in patients’ lives? Do you love to lead a team 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 an Operational Site Lead in our BioAnalytical Chemistry group. This is a permanent, full time position, based in our Indianapolis facility.

 

As an Operational Site Lead, you will serve as the BioAnalytical Site Lead in Indianapolis. You will oversee the operations (Laboratory Operations/Management, Quality Control, Study Coordination) and scientific (Lead Scientists and Method Developers) teams working on both small and large molecule development for our pharmaceutical clients.

In this role you will:

  • Manage and develop a team of approximately 80 to 100 employees.
  • Work with the Director to ensure the scientific quality and expertise of the department.
  • Oversee of Method Development and Validation staff located in Indianapolis.
  • Consult and cooperate with analogous staff at other Covance sites as part of the global team.
  • Consult with clients on studies placed with the LC-MS/MS Regulated Bioanalytical Department.
  • Consult with Account Executives, Client Service Managers, and Program Managers on studies placed with the LC-MS/MS Regulated Bioanalytical Department.
  • Execute a strategic plan, in consultation with the Director, which identifies the areas in which the department will concentrate its bioanalytical scientific advancement efforts and capital where applicable to meet business growth objectives.
  • Tactically assign resources within the method development and validation groups (personnel, space, equipment), implement programs, and drive process improvement to assure financial and budget expectations are met.
  • Drive the department’s customer service endeavors and effectively manage the teams to ensure successful resolution of client needs in a timely manner
  • Initiate, plan and implement staff development programs within the method development and validation groups.
  • Develop capabilities and resources to meet both present and future needs within this group.

What we’re looking for in you:

Do you have the following education and experience?

  • BS/MS or PhD in Analytical Chemistry, ADME relevant scientific discipline, or related field.
  • 8+ years of job relevant experiencerequired
  • Drug development experience is required.
  • Experience in regulated GLP/GCP environment is required.
  • Prior LC-MS bioanalysis procedures, method development, and validation experiencerequired.
  • Additional experience with techniques such as HPLC and GC is preferred.
  • Skilled in performing presentations.
  • Skilled time management, planning and budgeting.
  • Experienced in leading and developing people.
  • Experience leading meetings is required.

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.

EEO Statement

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.

Education/Qualifications

  • BS/MS or PhD in Analytical Chemistry, ADME relevant scientific discipline, or related field.

Experience

• 8+ years of job relevant experiencerequired
• Drug development experience is required.
• Experience in regulated GLP/GCP environment is required.
• Prior LC-MS bioanalysis procedures, method development, and validation experience required.
• Additional experience with techniques such as HPLC and GC is preferred.
• Skilled in performing presentations.
• Skilled time management, planning and budgeting.
• Experienced in leading and developing people.
• Experience leading meetings is required.

Job Number 2018-20355

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