Assoc Director, Biostatistics

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.


  • MS degree in Statistics or Biostatistics
  • 12 years of relevant experience, including 4 years of people management experience
  • Strong knowledge of clinical research guidance
  • Strong knowledge of advanced biostatistical methodology
  • Ability to translate strategic objectives into operational plans and their execution
  • Good written and oral communication skills with demonstrated leadership ability
ICON is an EEO/AA employer and is committed to providing opportunities to minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities.


General Summary Responsible for the management of day to day biostatistics activities, ensuring everyone is well-trained on ICON standard processes, and promoting efficiency, quality, and timeliness in project work. Represents biostatistics andstatistical programming on operational committees for smaller portfolios. Primary Responsibilities
  • Maintains effective team by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, and coaching employees; ensures a safe, secure, and compliant work environment; provides employees with professional development and growth opportunities.
  • Monitors and actively manages projects quality, timeliness and budgets to foresee and correct issues and to assure project expectations are met.
  • Balances staff utilization to meet departmental financial targets whilst ensuring work-life balance.
  • Manages resources and discretionary expenses within team.
  • Participates in internal and client audits.
  • Participates in proposal development for standalone, small programs and/or new drug applications (NDAs).

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