Covance Senior Site Selection Lead in NC, United States

Job Overview

This position will be based in North Carolina and can be home based or office based.

Develop, in conjunction with the Global Feasibility Lead, the initial site list for feasibility and site identification

  • Full management of the Feasibility/Site identification process: survey development and programming, local resource training and management, management of site outreach process, creation of progress reports, site selection tool and decision making, customer interaction

  • Collaborate with Global Feasibility Leads to support collection of country and investigator feedback in the pre-award space; provide summary and analysis of results

  • Responsible for setup and conduct for feasibility/site identification studies according to timeline and quality standards and client expectations

  • Develop site lists according to the program or protocol:

  • Work closely with Global Feasibility Lead, strategy, and start up teams to understand optimal site profile

  • Evaluate the available sources of potential site information, and the pros and cons of each.

  • Manage timelines and any changes to the target site list requirements up until the site is fully identified and the target number of potential sites in each defined region and country is achieved.

  • Helping to facilitate identity matching by coordinating the triggers for master data management

  • Perform literature and internet searches as required.

  • Learn and utilize the data sources available for site performance data.

  • Learn about and contribute to the feasibility report and tables and graphs or data visualizations when needed.

  • Create electronic surveys using company software and produce any required standalone or topline surveys

  • Independently performs literature and internet searches as required.

  • Masters and fully exploits all available data sources for site performance.

  • Trains and mentors 110 associates on core feasibility processes for all core feasibility tasks required of that role

  • Leads, participates in and contributes to process improvement or special projects

  • Lead or participate in internal planning meetings and contributes to client Kick Off Meetings and interim teleconferences.

  • Ensure accuracy and quality of survey driven data

  • Work with team to identify potential risks and out of scope activity; discusses contingency plans with stakeholders as appropriate.

  • Ensure site identification team in each country is entering and updating internal tracking tools.

  • Develop best practice for feasibility/site identification conduct.

  • Develop and deliver training of feasibility and site identification requirements/processes

  • Liaise with the global, cross-functional teams, inclusive of legal, start-up, clinical, country teams, and project management.

  • Participates in the development, implementation, and maintenance of systems.

  • Performs any other duties as assigned


Qualified candidate will have a BS in a related discipline or an Associate’s degree with equivalent work experience


  • Minimum of 5 years of full-time working experience, with minimum 3 years in the drug development or healthcare industry, working in some capacity with data related to investigators and/or clinical research institutions.

  • Other required work-related experiences: Knowledge of ICH/GCP guidelines.

  • Experience in protocol or site feasibility related to clinical research, in platforms used for protocol feasibility, site identification/selection with web based surveys and with master data management a plus.

Job Number 2018-21554

Job Category Other

Position Type Full-Time

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