ICON Clinical Research

Director of Patient Recruitment

05 Jan 2021
03 Feb 2021
Clinical Research
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
Director, Patient Recruitment

Location - UK and ability to be onsite in Coventry 3 days a week

At ICON, it's our people that set us apart. Our diverse teams enable us to become a better partner to our customers and help us to fulfil our mission to advance and improve patients' lives.

Our 'Own It' culture is driven by four key values that bring us together as individuals and set us apart as an organisation: Accountability & Delivery, Collaboration, Partnership and Integrity. We want to be the Clinical Research Organisation that delivers excellence to our clients and to patients at every touch-point. In short, to be the partner of choice in drug development.

That's our vision. We're driven by it. And we need talented people who share it.
If you're as driven as we are, join us. You'll be working in a dynamic and supportive environment, with some of the brightest and the friendliest people in the sector, and you'll be helping shape an industry.

As a Director of Patient Recruitment, you will expected to add towards a culture of group excellence with a focus on driving forward patient recruitment strategies across a group of sites in the EU.

You will be the point of contact, responsible to deliver a centralized patient recruitment model in attracting and retaining patients for our sites. You will be developing successful client relationships and providing an oversight of budget, planning and delivering on strategy.

The role
  • Lead a centralized patient recruitment strategy across our global site network; acting as point of contact and collaborative partner between internal and external stakeholders
  • Oversee and add value to the patient recruitment strategy for attracting patients; using a range of tools including media, and social media
  • Manage effectively patient recruitment budgets
  • Attend key client meetings including new business wins
  • Line management of a team within the ICON group including providing guidance to your staff

Why join us?

Ongoing development is vital to us, and as a Director you will have the opportunity to progress your career, with the potential to move into other related areas to enhance your skill set. Our benefits package is competitive, our scope is international and we genuinely care about our people and their success.

What you need
  • Skills in digital marketing in Clinical Research including programmatic marketing and Marketing Automation
  • Experience in creating and running online campaigns
  • Awareness and understanding of using digital and social media tools for patient recruitment strategies
  • Strong verbal and written skills, executive presence and good business acumen
  • Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, science or business/ communication, or your equivalent working experience
  • Willingness to travel up to 25% as needed

What's Next?

Following your application, we will contact you and one of our dedicated recruiters will be able to provide you with more details about this opportunity.

Benefits of Working in ICON:
Our success depends on the quality of our people. That's why we've made it a priority to build a culture that rewards high performance and nurtures talent.

We offer very competitive salary packages. And to keep them competitive, we regularly benchmark them against our competitors. Our annual bonuses reflect delivery of performance goals - both ours and yours.
We also provide a range of health-related benefits to employees and their families and offer competitive retirement plans - and related benefits such as life assurance - so you can save and plan with confidence for the years ahead.
But beyond the competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, you'll benefit from an environment where you are encouraged to fulfil your sense of purpose and drive lasting change.

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 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 through the form below.

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