ICON Clinical Research

Feasibility Senior Manager

23 Feb 2021
03 Mar 2021
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
Feasibility Senior Manager

Icon plc - Global Oncology Site Network

Discretionary Bonus Scheme

London and home based


At ICON, it's our people that set us apart.

Are you looking for an outstanding opportunity to develop your career with a leading edge Global Commercial Oncology Site Network which is growing fast?

As a global provider of drug development solutions, our work is a serious business. But that doesn't mean you can't have fun while you do it. With our vision to be the partner of choice in drug development, we hire only the best and brightest in the industry. Are you one of them?

Our Oncology Site Network concentrates on fast site set up, quick patient enrolment, high data and quality standards, delivering excellent patient experience resulting in a high level of patient retention. These qualities are what our Sponsors look for in a leading Oncology Site Network and you can be part of our success story. We are growing our international footprint and you can play a part in our expansion and be involved in the future of oncology treatments across the globe.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Feasibility Senior Manager with exposure to CROs, Research Sites and Networks to play an implemental role in driving our organisation towards success.

You will be an important interface between CEO, CMO, COO, Contracts, Business Development and Global and Local Country Operations, this role follows through from all our sources of oncology work to engaging with research sites on their capabilities with a view to trial work placement. The output of the role leads to the point of effective handover to Operations and Program Management, helping support world class delivery and growth of our business.

Main Responsibilities:
  • You will undertake review of all RFPs and Protocol documents to ensure a full understanding of client requirements for the proposal and ascertain key drivers for the client's selection decision.
  • Coordinate the process of developing the strategic plans and budgets for the proposal.
  • Communicate with appropriate stakeholders to develop a strategy for the proposal.
  • Understand the financial risk associated with any costs, including the potential for under-delivery, and develop appropriate strategies and payment schedules to minimize risk and project profit margin.
  • Conduct high level recruitment benchmark data analysis to estimate the basic foundations for the enrolment scenario building, namely range of countries and sites as well as months of recruitment required to enroll the target patients including efficiencies across the study and client program.
  • Transition the feasibility to the contracts and program management teams upon acceptance of budget (or study award) and ensure timely, concise and accurate hand over of studies to the project manager and operational teams, ensuring they are aware of any areas of risk that may impact delivery.

To be successful you will need:
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent (ideally science degree) or proven experience in the pharmaceutical sector.
  • Strong background in feasibility and start up activities with a strong commercial acumen.
  • At least 6 years' experience within the clinical research industry.
  • An enquiring and analytical background.
  • Experience in patient engagement strategies.
  • Willingness to work in a matrix and virtual team environment.
  • Ability to multitask and manage multiple deadlines.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to work well autonomously and within a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Oncology site network experience would be helpful.

Why join us?

Ongoing development is vital to us, and as the Feasibility Senior Manager in our Global Oncology Site Network, 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.

ICON is an equal opportunity employer and committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment