Covance Information Modeling Associate in Sofia, Bulgaria
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This person will work as a member of a local Modeling and Forecasting team so as to effectively and efficiently model and forecast from feasibility / study data and other relevant information to allow for the development of evidence-based planning associated with the implementation and conduct of clinical trials.
This is an office-based position, location Sofia, Bulgaria.
Responsibilities / Duties
Provide day to day support to the Modeling and study teams so as to efficiently and effectively model and forecast from feasibility data and other relevant information to allow for the development of evidence-based planning associated with the implementation and conduct of clinical trials
Preparation of patient recruitment, endpoint, CRF Flow and resource estimate predictions/forecasts with appropriate guidance
Support the development and communication of the technical plans for program implementation and user manuals
Work closely with global staff across functional groups in their use of informatics modeling and associated data
In conjunction with other staff, assist with the evolution and refinementof Modeling toolsby stress testing the new tools;for example, statistical forecasting and modelingtools piloted in Excel
Educate clinical project teams in the use and understanding of associated modeling tools and outputs
Apply learnings to assist with the identification of novel applicationsof Modeling toolsand support the development and implementation under the guidance of others
Assist with relevantpresentations (including client calls)
Education / Qualifications
Work experience relevant to informatics modelling and/ordata analysis
A university/college degree
Understanding of statisticalmodelling
Understanding of global drug development and the clinical trial project management process, with a special emphasis on investigator sites, patient recruitment and retention
Understanding and practical working knowledge of ICH-GCP Guidelines, including relevant international requirements/guidelines for the conduct of global clinical development programs
Understanding of relevant Covance procedures, including Standard Operating Procedures
Strong technical writing skills and analytical skills
Strong Excel knowledge(Visual Basic - would be an additional asset)
Strong affinity for numbers and very good eye for detail
Strong networking abilities and an ability/willingness to work with individuals across the globe.Persistent, persuasive and able to influence others
Excellent communication, planning & organizational skills
Creative, effective and efficient problem solving skills
Abilities to review/analyze relevant data so as to assist in building evidence-based clinical trial strategies
Strong computer skills with an ability to understand and access and leverage technology alternatives
Ability to work independently
Demonstrated ability to handle multiple competing priorities effectively
Job Number 2018-18189
Job Category Clinical Operations
Position Type Full-Time
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