Safety Assistant 1

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.

Who are you?

You've been working as a pharmacy, lab or medical technician and want to utilize your skills in a new environment that allows for long-term career growth opportunities. Or, as a new graduate or early-career professional, you've been wondering how to put your degree in biology, chemistry, or other life sciences to practice in a meaningful way.

Are you incredibly detail-oriented to ensure the accuracy and reliability of your work? Do you want to impact the lives of others through research - helping to develop cutting edge, safe pharmaceuticals that will extend the life of or cure others? If so, you are an emerging drug safety professional!

While gaining understanding of the regulatory environment and pharmacovigilance, you want to find a work/life balance that lets you pursue your career passion and still be, well, you. Most of all, you want to do it in a place where you're part of a team of experts as zealous about their work as you are. A place where you can really make a difference.


What do you need to have?
  • 1 - 2 years of related experience. Experience in clinical, medical or lab environment preferred.
  • Previous experience using computerized information systems and standard application software (e.g. Windows, MS Office).
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills.
  • Read, write and speak English; fluent in host country language.
  • A high school diploma and/or equivalent. Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Ability to work from home 1-2 days/week.
  • To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.
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.


What will you be doing? In short, you'll be performing a variety of administrative duties, including the distributions of incoming serious adverse event (SAE)/adverse reaction (AR) information, scanning and photocopying of safety related documents, tracking of safety-related information, organizing and maintaining files, preparation of documents and reports, compiling records and posting information. All the while, you'll be gaining necessary skill sets to advance, over time, into growth positions, such as Drug Safety Associate.

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