Sign In
 [New User? Sign Up]
Mobile Version

Operational Site Lead- Bioanalytical Chemistry

Covance Laboratories Ltd

Indianapolis, Indiana 46214
Job Type:
Job Status:
Full Time
1st Shift
Covance Laboratories Ltd
  • Save Ad
  • Email Friend
  • Print
  • Research Salary

Job Details

Operational Site Lead - BioAnalytical Chemistry

Play a pivotal role in drug development and advance your career

Are you interested in making a positive impact on global health through your everyday work? Are you passionate about advancing your career while making a difference in patients’ lives? Do you love to lead a team and thrive in a dynamic, high-paced environment?

If you said yes to these questions and you are looking for a place where you can explore a multitude of career paths across the drug development spectrum, consider working at Covance as an Operational Site Lead in our BioAnalytical Chemistry group. This is a permanent, full time position, based in our Indianapolis facility.

As an Operational Site Lead, you will serve as the BioAnalytical Site Lead in Indianapolis. You will oversee the operations (Laboratory Operations/Management, Quality Control, Study Coordination) and scientific (Lead Scientists and Method Developers) teams working on both small and large molecule development for our pharmaceutical clients.

In this role you will:

  • Manage and develop a team of approximately 80 to 100 employees.
  • Work with the Director to ensure the scientific quality and expertise of the department.
  • Oversee of Method Development and Validation staff located in Indianapolis.
  • Consult and cooperate with analogous staff at other Covance sites as part of the global team.
  • Consult with clients on studies placed with the LC-MS/MS Regulated Bioanalytical Department.
  • Consult with Account Executives, Client Service Managers, and Program Managers on studies placed with the LC-MS/MS Regulated Bioanalytical Department.
  • Execute a strategic plan, in consultation with the Director, which identifies the areas in which the department will concentrate its bioanalytical scientific advancement efforts and capital where applicable to meet business growth objectives.
  • Tactically assign resources within the method development and validation groups (personnel, space, equipment), implement programs, and drive process improvement to assure financial and budget expectations are met.
  • Drive the department’s customer service endeavors and effectively manage the teams to ensure successful resolution of client needs in a timely manner
  • Initiate, plan and implement staff development programs within the method development and validation groups.
  • Develop capabilities and resources to meet both present and future needs within this group.


  • BS/MS or PhD in Analytical Chemistry, ADME relevant scientific discipline, or related field.
  • 8+ years of job relevant experience required
  • Drug development experience is required.
  • Experience in regulated GLP/GCP environment is required.
  • Prior LC-MS bioanalysis procedures, method development, and validation experience required.
  • Additional experience with techniques such as HPLC and GC is preferred.
  • Skilled in performing presentations.
  • Skilled time management, planning and budgeting.
  • Experienced in leading and developing people.
  • Experience leading meetings is required.
Powered ByLogo

Featured Jobs[ View All ]