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Senior Director-Inflammation, Infectious Disease and General Medicine

CV Market client
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Job Description

The Senior Director is an experienced leader within a Therapeutic Area (TA) Centre of Excellence, and is expected to leverage that experience to aid a team to grow a portfolio of innovative and profitable business, and/or oversee the design of effective and differentiated strategies for operational delivery with clients and internal experts and/or oversee the portfolio of clinical studies being conducted in a therapeutic area within the Phase II-IV business. As such the Senior Director is expected to establish and grow client relationships, be seen as an industry leader, be an effective line manager, and engage as a leader and subject matter expert in relevant process improvement and change management activities.

About the Job:

Commercial Acumen:

  • Has a good understanding of the industry, market and our clients and presents Covance’s medical and scientific capabilities to clients. Leads growth within the Therapeutic Area; designs and develops winning trial solutions that result in a growing, profitable portfolio of business in the TA
  • Owns client expectations and satisfaction; identifies, develops and fosters new and existing client relationships at senior operational levels with clients, Key Opinion Leaders, Vendor Partners etc., and guides teams in delivering to establish/maintain effective client relationships
  • Leads high quality end-to-end business development strategies, including Request for Information (RFI) response, proposal development, bid defense preparation and presentations
  • Markets and supports Covance’s capability, visibility and position through publications and presentations at conferences, meetings and webinars etc.

  • Engages with Covance’s leadership to help drive and implement TA-specific initiatives, including cross TA and functional integrated opportunities, to grow and expand the Therapeutic Area
  • Helps to define and implement the TA vision and strategy; translates this into key initiatives and priorities; develops and delivers against TA operating plans & project plans; able to achieve results in a global, virtual and complex environment; tracks and measures progress.
  • Partners with peers ensuring consistency (quality, standards, policies, processes and practices) across the portfolio in the TA and across TAs
  • Leads by Example in building and sustaining a scalable organization; creates a forward looking culture of ownership and accountability; delegates for development and growth; identifies and sets up high performers for success; is self-aware and a learner.
  • Effectively leads in a global, complex environment; sets clear expectations; coaches and mentors for success; consistently communicates and connects; fosters a continuous learning environment
  • Attracts, selects, on-boards, develops and retains high performing talent; strengthens and deepens talent bench and succession;
Operational Leadership and Financial Acumen
  • Leads portfolio growth and delivery, encompassing consistent quality, assuring both patient safety and GCP compliance
  • Ensures allocated resources are aligned with current and projected work in terms of capability, quantity, timing, efficiency
  • Part ownership of the global P&L for the TA (sales targets, revenue, margin, budget, forecasting, write-offs, fixed-price gains, expense management, resources etc.)

Subject Matter Expertise:
  • Contributes to the TA commercial, operational, medical and scientific leadership and direction, leveraging expertise from other functions as required
  • Ensures development and delivery of TA & program-specific training is delivered appropriately
  • Participates in training opportunities to advance knowledge of TA, drug development, GCP etc.


  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Advance degree, PhD and/or MBA preferred
  • 10 or more years’ Experience of drug development and clinical research experience (pharmaceutical, biotech or CRO), preferably including 3 or more years’ experience leading PII-PIV clinical trials in indications which sit within the Inflammation, Infectious Disease and General Medicine Therapeutic Area - infectious diseases (antibiotics, anti-viral), gastroenterology, pulmonary, asthma, reproductive health, nephrology, urology, dermatology, vaccines and musculoskeletal/rheumatology
  • Global leadership experience, ideally in a complex, virtual and matrix environment leading large multi-functional teams
  • Broader level client relationships and business development experience including experience in bid defense meetings.
  • Demonstrated vision, strategy and portfolio growth experience
  • Financial acumen (P&L, budget, forecast, resources etc.)

Company offers

Covance’s ongoing success offers team members unsurpassed growth and career development opportunities.

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!

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