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.
Owns and achieves interim and final contractual deliverables throughout the entire project life for assigned projects, according to the time, quality / scope and cost constraints.
Leads and directs cross-functional teams, understands and manages client expectations / needs to achieve client satisfaction.
Proactively identifies, resolves / mitigates and escalates risks and / or issues. Adheres to PRA standard procedures and processes.
Qualified project managers may act as the Global Project Manager in international projects. Consequently, accomplished PMs may provide oversight to other members of the project management group.
In Drug Safety / Pharmacovigilance : Responsible for achieving successful delivery of safety and risk activities on assigned standalone projects, by meeting internal and external client requirements according to time, quality, scope, and budget constraints.
Serves as a safety representative during the business development process.
Has general knowledge or understanding of project management skills and processes from previous related positions of responsibility Uses existing techniques to prepare proactive solutions to immediate problems and future risks.
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.
Acts as primary liaison with client : o Chairs and leads customer meetings, acts as lead contact for regional-level matters and / or if assigned as primary project manager, as the cross-functional study lead.
o Understands / manages / satisfies client contractual, organizational and relationship needs / expectations.o Provides regular reporting on project metrics, status of deliverables and risks / issues with the associated management plan to client.
o Gains an understanding of the overall Clinical Development Plan for the asset and how the project(s) fit within the client’s final development and corporate objectives.
o Contributes to development, maintenance and approval of project plans. Guides and supports team leads in prioritizing, trouble-shooting and contingency planning.
o Delegates while retaining ownership, guides and supports team leads in prioritizing, trouble-shooting and contingency planning.
o Understands and communicates the importance / impact of the project within the client’s Clinical Development Plan, communicates project-specific priorities.
o Liaises with functional leads / managers to optimize performance and utilization of project team members.Manages project contractual deliverables : o Able to identify risks and issues through ongoing review of project progress and metrics and implementing adequate follow up actions to ensure adherence to the contractual agreement (time, quality / scope, and cost deliverables).
o Leads presentation of internal project status reviews and is accountable for action item follow up.o Proactively identifies, resolves / mitigates and escalates risks and / or issues for assigned projects until resolution.
Also, functions as a point of escalation for project teams.
Ensures that project team resource allocations are in line with budget and to achieve deliverables.o Proactively and timely identifies, negotiates and executes contract modifications for assigned projects, ensuring out of scope activities are approved upfront via a contract modification.
Identifies potential or actual unrecoverable hours and provides analysis and mitigation / resolution plan for senior management’s approval.
o Ensures control of financial risk to PRA. Leads presentation of financial reviews and is accountable for action item follow up.
o In cooperation with the project analyst, applies efficient management of project pass-through costs and investigators payments to ensure all such costs are recovered in a timely manner, and in advance where ever possible.
o Participation and attendance in bid defense process. Able to conceptualize and articulate dynamic operational strategies, then mobilize project teams to those strategies.