ICON Clinical Research

Study Start Up Associate II

16 Apr 2021
16 May 2021
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
ICF (Informed Consent Form) Reviewer - Study Start Up Associate II

We are looking for individuals to join our exciting and fast paced Study Start Up Division as an Informed Consent Form Reviewer. The ICF reviewer role is an essential role within our Study Start Up group. Our team works with all types of study indications and across all countries and we are currently looking for both individuals who have a research background either by work experience or University degree AND/OR for candidates who have experience in developing Informed Consents directly from a study protocol. Providing a well written and easily understood ICF for potential clinical research subjects is a gratifying role and takes an individual who is driven to provide quality above all else.

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.

Study Start Up Associate I

As a Study Start Up Associate at ICON working as an Informed Consent Form Reviewer / Creator, your main role is to create / review country and site level Informed Consent Forms and negotiate language as needed.

We are looking for associates who have a background in clinical research at a CRO, pharmaceutical company, study site or who have worked at an IEC / IRB. Your experience should include performing ICF related tasks as an essential function or part of the job. This position is an opportunity to work in the rewarding field of clinical research and to have direct impact on subjects being correctly informed of risk and benefit of participating in clinical research. Our team consists of members across the globe and provides a challenging and rewarding career.

Candidates should be able to:
  • Ensure the Informed Consent that the potential research subjects will receive contains all required elements by comparing the consent to a study level master consent
  • Provide suggested revisions to bring the ICF under review consistent with the study level documents and potentially liaise with other stakeholders like the sponsor, legal, clinical team, IRB/EC and site as needed.
  • Reference the study protocol if applicable
  • Provide guidance and leadership to the study team in relation to Informed Consent process and development
  • Ensuring timely review and tracking of consents to meet established study timeline and required metrics

In order to be a successful candidate the skills needed are:
  • Very strong comprehension
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to interpret complex medical language
  • Strong writing and research ability
  • Knowledge of the basic elements required to construct Informed Consent Forms
  • Proficient in English language
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely
  • Team player

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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