• Project Analyst

    Job Location(s) US-WI-Madison
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    Clinical Operations
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  • Job Overview

    Get ready to redefine what’s possible and discover your extraordinary potential at Covance. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to personally advance healthcare and make a difference in peoples’ lives with your bold ideas and unique point of view. With the support of exceptional people from across the globe and an energized purpose, you’ll be empowered to own your career journey with mentoring, training and personalized development planning.



    Join us as we speed the delivery of groundbreaking therapies and anticipate tomorrow’s drug development challenges, creating new possibilities for our clients—and your career.


    Covance has a job opening for a Project Analyst at our Madison, WI facility!

    The Project Analyst is responsible for the financial review and analysis of Clinical Pharmacology projects.


    Additional job responsibilities include:

    • Evaluate progress to date for all ongoing projects
    • Support revenue recognition process
    • Provide Project Manager with financial data for project reviews
    • Manage the weekly missing timesheet monitoring process
    • Provides ad hoc project performance-to-plan reporting
    • Project profitability reporting/analysis (by client, by study type, by site, etc…)
    • Participate in process improvements around performance monitoring, metrics, etc…
    • Provide updates to risk registers as appropriate
    • Understand root cause of each project’s billed or unbilled position
    • Understand revenue implications for the billed or unbilled position
    • Develop a thorough understanding of each projects’ contracts in collaboration with the Project Manager, including assumptions, payment schedules, penalty or bonus language, etc.
    • Ensure project financial expectations are met in collaboration with Project Manager during the closeout process
    • Responsible for financial training of operational team as required

    At Covance, you can make a difference by helping to deliver life-saving and life-enhancing medicines to people around the world. Our commitment to this mission has resulted in Covance’s impressive history of company stability and growth. We’ve achieved these results by fostering a work environment that encourages, develops and leverages our team’s capabilities.

    Covance believes that their best-in-class employees deserve first-class benefits. Covance offers an outstanding benefits package including medical & dental insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a 401(k) plan with a generous company match, short and long-term disability, and life insurance.

    At Covance, we help make the miracles of medicine a reality. We offer opportunities to work on diverse, challenging projects with bright, interesting colleagues while building a flexible and rewarding career.

    There is no better time to join us!


    • Associate Degree in Business, Mathematics or Science related field


    • 2 years previous experience in CRO / pharma / biotechnology industry
    • Understanding of clinical development and project management
    • Effective computer skills, particularly the ability to handle large data files
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, specifically Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project
    • 2 years previous experience in budget management of resource planning / pricing preferred


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