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Joboffer number #192987

Country Head for the Baltics (Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia) home based in Lithuania

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whole Lithuania
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Job Description

We are looking for an individual with strong leadership skills to drive the organization towards established goals (business, client & quality), in this pivotal role.

About the Job
The Country Head position is a key role within our organizational hierarchy. It acts as the interface between Clinical Development Services strategy determination and execution at the local country level. The Country Head will act as the figurehead for their country, representing staff and explaining cultural or local practice. They will be accountable (in a matrix organization) for all activities in their country especially Quality Management, Operational Performance, Financial Delivery and our Compelling Offer. The Country Head will represent their country both internally and externally to clients. Overall, the Country Head will be accountable for all activities in their domain.

You will have (amongst other responsibilities)

  • Overall accountability for Country profitability (measured as Country Margin)
  • Line management responsibility for all employees staff in country within a matrix organization and direct line management responsibility for assigned staff; ensures general training and quality control of all staff
  • Ensures growth of country operations, develops strategy for expansion
  • Has ultimate staff recruitment and talent development responsibility
  • Is responsible for resource and utilization management, budget spent and delivery on country profitability goals
  • Responsible for site activation commitments for country including: sign off on initially agreed commitments
  • Is local key contact for business development/client relations, works closely with strategic clients and ensures client satisfaction
  • Can be involved in local vendor management (subCRO and suppliers)
  • Performs office management (if office administrative head responsibilities included)
  • May have additional project work assignment
  • Further enhances reputation of Covance organization, promotes Covance brand name


About you

  • You will have demonstrated ability to lead by example with line management experience in
a previous role and to encourage team members to seek solutions.
  • Proven interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully participate as a member of a project team.
  • Have a proven track record of successfully managing multiple competing priorities.
  • Possess excellent planning and organizational skills, along with written and presentation skills.
  • Have a thorough knowledge of drug development processes and of relevant SOPs, ICH, and GCP guidelines.
  • Have a University/college degree – life sciences preferred or certification in a related allied health profession.
  • Have 10 years clinical research experience in a pharmaceutical company/CRO and 5 years supervisory experience in a health care or clinical research setting.
  • Speak fluently local and English language.

Company offers

In return, we offer you the opportunity to develop your career with an international organization; to pursue further training and to take advantage of our flexible conditions and attractive remuneration package.
For more information and to apply online visit, quoting the appropriate reference number: 44581BR.

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