Covance Policy and Process Manager in Bangalore, India

Job Overview

In your role as Process / Project Manager HR, you will be

  • Accountable to deliver assigned projects on time and on budget. Responsible for timely and accurate reporting of project status including creation of regular project dashboards and tracking of project cost and resource usage.

  • Facilitates identification of key stakeholders, communication and change needs and ensures appropriate stakeholder engagement for all levels of the organization throughout the project life cycle.

  • Responsible for the creation and management of a detailed project plan for each assigned project.

  • Provides pro-active advice and counsel to the program leader and team members on best practice to ensure project success.

  • Supports program leader in project level (cross work stream) change and communications.

  • Responsible for the collection, cataloguing, and maintenance of a variety of project documentation including requirements gathering, risk identification and mitigation, etc.

  • Monitors compliance with project management and process management standards, policies, procedures, and templates.

  • Completes tasks within an assigned project work streams.

  • Responsible for understanding roles and responsibilities with all assigned project tasks to make recommendations and assignments.

  • Facilitates project teams in problem resolution, such as deviation from project plans.

  • Instills a culture of continuous improvement, quality and productivity. Seeks opportunities to improve process and may facilitate process improvement projects.

  • Facilitates work stream meetings, updates to steering committees, etc.

  • Manages project budget against plan, giving visibility to overages and underspent funds.

  • May facilitates global process improvement and process management activities.

  • Principal Contacts

  • Business Leaders and Managers

  • Project Manager IT

  • Program Leader (as assigned)

  • Global Process Owners

  • Director Global Program Management

  • Global Project Teams

This position supports delivery against all project and process management phases for assigned global projects (one or more) within Global Human Resources. This person will work closely with the Project Leader, assigned IT Project manager, and Covance HR Leadership to ensure non-technology and technology-based deliverables are in alignment.


  • BA/BS required.

  • Project Management Certification preferred (APM,PMP).

  • Process Improvement certification (e.g. 6-sigma, TQM, process engineering) preferred.

  • Ability to perform intermediate/advanced computer skills.


  • 8 to 10 years of progressive project and/or process management responsibilities, willingness to complete both strategic and hands on tactical deliverables.

  • 6 + years of relevant functional HR knowledge/depth.

  • Creative and resilient in application of processes and approach to work.

  • Excellent communication, presentation, influencing and facilitation skills.

  • Project management skills, including time management, planning and budgeting.

  • Ability to prioritize and multitask.

Top 3 reasons you should join us:

  1. Energizing purpose: Our work improves lives. Covance has helped pharmaceutical and biotech companies develop 100% of the top 50 prescription drugs in the marketplace today. You will personally contribute every day to advancing healthcare.

  2. Exceptional people: You will join a growing team of people who have a common goal for exceptional service and quality. You will learn from the most talented minds and subject matter experts, in an agile, supportive, and caring environment.

  3. Extraordinary potential: You will work in a most stimulating and a flexible work environment that will help you thrive personally and professionally.

Get to know Covance:

Covance, a $15 billion Fortune 500 company, with operations in over 97 countries, has led the way in improving patient outcomes through visionary data sciences over the last five decades. We have supported 100% of the top 50 drugs in the market and all the oncology medicines approved in 2016. Our team of over 57,000 across the globe is committed to advancing healthcare and bringing new medicines to market sooner. Our unique perspectives, built from decades of scientific expertise and precision delivery, help our clients identify new approaches and anticipate tomorrow’s challenges as they evolve. Driven by a passion for excellence and a relentless commitment to quality, we unlock opportunities that advance innovation and deliver the promise of a healthier world. Together, with our large pharmaceutical and emerging biotech clients, Covance transforms today's health care challenges into tomorrow's solutions.

Over the years we have been recognised and applauded for our efforts in the creation of personalised medicines and innovative therapies to deliver on the promise of a healthier world. Some of our recent accolades:

  • LabCorp named in FORTUNE Magazine's 2018 list of ‘World’s Most Admired Companies"

  • Frost & Sullivan Best Practice Award – Asia Pacific CRO Growth Excellence Leadership Award

  • IMDiversity – Corporate Diversity Honor Roll

  • Flexjobs – Top 100 Remote Work – Company to Watch

  • Life Science Strategy Group – Rated as the CRO "Making the right moves to be successful in the future"

To learn more about our exciting opportunities in India, visit

Job Number 2018-20001

Job Category Human Resources

Position Type Full-Time

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.