• Associate Study Coordinator- Metabolism

    Job Location(s) US-WI-Madison
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    Associate Study Coordinator-Metabolism 


      • Drafts protocols, amendments and study schedules as appropriate using study outline or client supplied information
      • Reviews study compliance against protocol, SOP and regulatory agency guidelines
      • Prepares study schedules based on input from Study Director (SD)/Principal Investigator (PI), places information into databases and communicates work plan to laboratory personnel and support groups, as applicable.
      • Participates in and assists SD/PI with pre-initiation and other study related meetings as required
      • Reviews progress and study status against initial work plan – maintains CMS with accurate schedules.
      • Proactively communicates and interacts with study team (SD’s and operational staff) to ensure key milestones are achieved
      • Serves as the primary contact in communication and interaction with other departments and clients as applicable
      • Maintains well documented, organised and up-to-date study files including study schedule, protocol and correspondence.
      • Assists SD/PI in monitoring in-life and analytical phases of studies, if applicable compliance with protocol, SOPs and regulatory guidelines.
      • Aids in report preparation, including tables and figures. Compiles analytical information from laboratory groups.
      • Assists in the development and maintenance of standard report/table formats as required
      • Assists in interpreting and evaluating data for reports
      • Participates in the peer review process for scientific reports
      • Reviews QAU report audits with SD/PI or appropriate laboratory group. Submits audit responses for SD/PI approval. Ensures that all necessary report/raw data clarifications are completed.
    • Learns to deputise for SD in their absence with ability to provide updates to internal/external customers
    • Reviews client comments and makes decisions in conjunction with SD/PI and ensures that all necessary report/raw data clarifications are completed.and review of study
    • Regularly manages increasingly more complex projects and study designs and/or increased study load
      • Responsible for and drives report production through finalization, including archiving of data as appropriate.
    • Prepares for and participates in routine client visits under direction of the SD/PI. Hosts routine client visits and interacts/communicates with client as necessary.
      • Maintains an awareness of the financial status of ongoing studies, including workscope changes
    • Develops an area of expertise within the department and serves as a resource by providing training an written instructions
    • Develops knowledge of Covance metabolism capabilities such that they can coordinate (with supervision) one other area outside of their area of expertise
    • Learns to expand responsibilities as a project coordinator for assigned clients(s) across the metabolism discipline
    • Performs other related duties as assigned.



    • Relevant degree plus 4 years of appropriate experience. Relevant experience may be substituted for academic qualifications.


    • Solid Computer Skills 
    • Ability to utilise word processing, databases, spreadsheets, and specialised software on personal computers.
    • Skilled in the use of all standard laboratory equipment


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