• Director, Patient-Reported Outcomes

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    Director, Patient-Reported Outcomes 


    Gaithersburg, MD or Home-Based in the US


    Are you ready to discover your extraordinary potential at Covance? A career here provides the unique opportunity to create a lasting impact and make a difference in patients’ lives. Joining our team will offer you a rewarding career, an opportunity to work in a high-energy, innovative & collaborative work place, along with access to comprehensive benefits. Your work is meaningful and  the results are long-lasting. 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. Our mission is to help our clients bring the miracles of medicine to market sooner -- join us for your next career move.


    Covance Market Access (CMA) consulting provides a broad suite of services designed to assist our clients in improving patient health by facilitating access to medical innovations. Our Patient reported Outcomes (PRO) team, a division of HEOR within CMA, is rapidly growing due to increased business across Covance’s clinical trial offerings.


    We are seeking Patient Reported Outcomes Director who specializes in patient-reported outcomes and clinical outcomes assessments to lead client engagements and take scientific responsibility for project completion and oversee all aspects of project execution including study teams.


    This is a unique opportunity to work with clients in a scientific consulting capacity and build and grow an expert team, through:

    • Applying regulatory knowledge/expertise
    • Attending client meetings
    • Providing scientific leadership through defining engagements, developing client regulators strategy
    • Presenting work in peer-reviewed journals
    • Directing project management teams
    • Preparing proposals and budgets in response to client requirements
    • Actively participating in marketing and sales meetings
    • Participating in strategic discussions to set direction across CMA and Covance
    • Overseeing multiple projects over extended time horizons
    • Strategic consultation and understanding of the best methods to address research needs


    Graduate degree (preferably doctoral level) in health services research, research psychology, public health, clinical science or other relevant discipline from an outstanding program at a distinguished university.


    • PhD with a minimum of three years of experience, or a Master’s and five to eight years of experience of direct and industry-related experience relating to the position duties
      • Extensive knowledge of qualitative and quantitative research methods
      • Familiarity with the drug development process and with international regulatory requirements related to patient-centered assessments
    • Ability to establish new and maintain existing client relationships
    • Good understanding of the healthcare / life sciences consulting environment
    • People leadership experience preferred

    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.



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