Report Coordinator - Life Science Technical Writer

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Covance Report Coordinator - Life Science Technical Writer


Covance's BioAnalytical team is looking for a Report Coordinator/Technical Writer to join their team in Chantilly, VA. 

The Report Coordinator documents and generates bioanalysis study reports, analyzes results tables, and corresponds in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment. You must have good writing skills; the ability to take broad laboratory data and, using a template, correctly format, insert, and edit the data; and proficency with Microsoft Word and Excel. 


Specific responsibilities include:

  • Track project status for multiple ongoing studies using a variety of software applications/databases and laboratory information management systems (LIMs)
  • Prepare data tables which includes completing basic statistical analysis in table generation programs and compiled data tables
  • Create the study report using details described in the protocol and protocol
  • amendments and Covance or client-specific requirements
  • Incorporate contributions (protocol, amendments, certificates of analysis, contributor reports) into a draft report
  • Address quality assurance (QA) inspection items
  • Print, bind, and mail draft and final study documents
  • Prepare shipping paperwork for study documents
  • Schedule and coordinate study report finalization efforts
  • Prepare report amendments




  • Bachelor's degree in science, or a related field, preferred
  • Ability to utilize word processing software, database, spreadsheet, and specialized software
  • Skilled in concise writing which requires little to no external review or editing
  • Proficency in grammar, punctuation, composition, and spelling


  • Minimum of 2 years of study coordination experience or scientific writing experience or a combination of education, training, and experience
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time


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