Covance Reviews

Updated May 12, 2021

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79%
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Covance CEO Paul Kirchgraber
Paul Kirchgraber
350 Ratings
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  • "struggle to maintain work life balance but that is part of learning new things(in 129 reviews)

  • "Upper Management is only interested in listings and reports(in 57 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lead Project Data Manager in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Covance full-time

    Pros

    Flexible remote based jobs available

    Cons

    there are no cons that I can think of

  2. "Recommend"

    5.0
    Former Employee - SAS Programmer in Montreal, QC

    I worked at Covance full-time

    Pros

    Sometimes it is busy, sometimes it is not busy

    Cons

    The promotion is not fast


  3. "Great Surprise"

    5.0
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    • Diversity & Inclusion
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Clinical Team Lead in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Covance full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    I joined Covance a couple of months ago and this company has exceeded my expectations. What a pleasant surprise! Wonderful line manager and great colleagues. I truly feel appreciated here. My manager is very supportive and helps me learn more every day. No micromanagement! Everything so far has been great.

    Cons

    Nothing I can think of

  4. "Clinical Trial Coordinator"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Clinical Trial Coordinator in Montreal, QC

    I worked at Covance full-time

    Pros

    Great company with really good people managers

    Cons

    Salary not the most competitive

  5. "Great Place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior CRA 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Covance full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Nice company and team Great Place to work

    Cons

    Hue team and many layers of Dept

  6. "good company"

    5.0
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    • Diversity & Inclusion
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Clinical Leader in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Covance full-time

    Pros

    everything is great with covance

    Cons

    I liked the company. Enjoyed working.

  7. "nice"

    5.0
    Current Employee - DSPM 

    I have been working at Covance part-time

    Pros

    good growth, nice friendly lot of projects

    Cons

    none all set for now

  8. "I recommend"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Current Employee - Clinical Trial Coordinator in Montreal, QC
    Recommends

    I have been working at Covance full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Covance helps their employees to grow on a personal and work level The benefits are good (paying current tuition, gym etc) They encourage innovative ideas

    Cons

    Hasn't been long enough that I work their to say

  9. "Excellent Place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Clinical Data Manager in Quebec, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Covance full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Work culture is good, best team mates, managers

    Cons

    Bonus only to managers and above

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  10. "Medical Device"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Clinical Team Lead in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Covance full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Interesting projects, good computer systems

    Cons

    size of the company can make it impersonal and hard to find ressources/support when home based.

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