Project Director - Clinical Trials (Biotech)

ICON plc is a world-leading healthcare intelligence and clinical research organisation. From molecule to medicine, we advance clinical research providing outsourced services to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and government and public health organisations.

With our patients at the centre of all that we do, we help to accelerate the development of drugs and devices that save lives and improve quality of life.

Our people are our greatest strength, are at the core of our culture, and the driving force behind our success. ICON people have a mission to succeed and a passion that ensures what we do, we do well.

Qualifications

What do you need to have? Level 1 Qualifications
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in clinical research, required
    • Minimum 4 years of project management experience, required
    • Minimum 1 year of drug development experience, preferred
  • Undergraduate degree or its international equivalent from an accredited institution or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the key responsibilities of the job, required
    • Degree in clinical, science, or health-related field, preferred
    • Licensed health-care professional (i.e., registered nurse), preferred
  • English fluency (ability to read, write, speak), required
  • Travel of up to 25% is required for this position. Exact amounts of travel will vary, pending client needs.
  • To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States or Canada, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.
Level 2 Qualifications
  • Minimum 9 years experience in clinical research, required
    • Minimum 6 years project management experience, required
    • Minimum 3 years of drug development experience, preferred
  • Undergraduate degree or its international equivalent from an accredited institution or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the key responsibilities of the job, required
    • Degree in clinical, science, or health-related field, preferred
    • Licensed health-care professional (i.e., registered nurse), preferred
  • English fluency (ability to read, write, speak), required
  • Travel of up to 25% is required for this position. Exact amounts of travel will vary, pending client needs.
  • To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States or Canada, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.
LOCATION: This position may be home-based or office-based, depending on location. Benefits of Working in ICON:Our success depends on the knowledge, capabilities and quality of our people. That's why we are committed to developing our employees in a continuous learning culture - one where we challenge you with engaging work and where every experience adds to your professional development.At ICON, our focus is to provide you with a comprehensive and competitive total reward package that comprises, not only an excellent level of base pay, but also a wide range of variable pay and recognition programs. In addition, our best in class employee benefits, supportive policies and wellbeing initiatives are tailored to support you and your family at all stages of your career - both now, and into the future.ICON, including subsidiaries, is an equal opportunity and inclusive employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination and harassment. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please let us know.

Responsibilities

Do you want to watch drug development change, or do you want to be the one to shape it? We're hoping you're here for the latter. Who Are You? You are a natural leader with a passion for drug development. You are organized, but flexible and adaptable to unexpected changes. You can easily envision the bigger picture, without losing sight of the day-to-day tasks. You provide excellent leadership not only to your project teams, but also to clients. You are excited and enthusiastic, motivating your teams to do great work and collaborating easily with your clients. You never settle for what is but are always pushing clinical development forward to what it can be, while encouraging others to do the same. Most of all, you want to do this work in a place where you're more than an employee number - a place where you can influence, innovate and be afforded opportunities for growth. A place you love working. Still here? Good. Because if this is you, we'd really like to meet you. What will you be doing? Long story short, you oversee the whole project or a portfolio of projects. As a Project Director, you will be the primary liaison to your clients, ensuring questions are answered and issues are resolved. You work together with other project leaders and vendors to keep your projects running at optimal quality - on time and on budget - managing all project deliverables, with financial acumen and a risk mitigation mindset. As a project leader, you provide feedback to your team to help improve overall performance. Primary Job Responsibilities:
  • Acts as primary liaison with clients.
  • Leads and directs cross-functional team leaders and third parties/vendors.
  • Manages project contractual deliverables.
  • Manages project costs.
  • Participates in bid defense process.


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