Director of Project Delivery
Location : United Kingdom
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.
The person We are seeking individuals who are….. Delivery focused, engaging leaders and strategic thinkers To enable success in this position you will have:
- Extensive experience in clinical research including an outstanding track record of success within global project management
- Demonstrable skills in the following areas: team-building, leadership, client interaction, cross-functional relationship building, conflict resolution and risk management
- Exceptional financial acumen
- A strong familiarity with a key indication; oncology or gene therapy would be particularly advantageous.
- Previous CRO experience is strongly desired
- The flexibility to travel internationally, as required
ICON 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 statusBenefits 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.
The role Our Global Project Delivery group is integral to the success of our studies and is the ideal environment for talented Project Management individuals to develop their career. As a senior level individual contributor, the focus of your role will be providing strategic and operational leadership to project teams across the EAPA region. You will have operational oversight of all activities within a portfolio of projects, ensuring correct implementation of study activities to ensure a high standards of delivery. Multi project and program oversight, risk management, financial and budgetary responsibility, high level client management and and business development are all aspects of this challenging yet rewarding senior opportunity. Additionally you will also be involved in global initiatives to improve policies, procedures and business processes. The working environment within Project Delivery is highly visible and places strong emphasis on remaining quality focused. This is in part due to its passion for constant improvement, focus on client satisfaction and the talented individuals who contribute to its success.