ICON Clinical Research

Divisional Principal, Health Economics

Location
North Wales
Salary
Competitive
Posted
06 May 2021
Closes
02 Jun 2021
Ref
JR067943
Discipline
HEOR, Health Economics
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
Divisional Principal, Health Economics

Location: Remote (Canada, US or EU)

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Divisional Principal drives the development and execution of the Health Economics business strategy as an industry-recognized KOL. The Divisional Principal, HE will have direct oversight of operational delivery for a global team of roughly 40+. This is a fantastic opportunity to strategically grow the business while partnering cross-functionally to deliver scientifically robust, patient relevant, solutions at the right time, ensuring patients' access to innovative therapies and improving lives.

GENERAL:
  • Recognizes, exemplifies and adheres to ICON's values which center on our commitment to People, Clients and Performance
  • As a Divisional Principal, the employee is expected to recognize the importance of, and create a culture of process improvement with a focus on streamlining our processes, adding value to our business and meeting client needs
  • Proactively drives the expansion of department-wide knowledge on Service Line-related research methods, related news, trends and best practices
  • Continually cultivates, develops and maintains positive business relationships with other functional teams and departments within ICON
  • Performs other duties and tasks as are allocated at the reasonable discretion of the Company
  • Travel (approximately 40%) domestic and/or international.


SUBJECT MATTER EXPERTISE:

The Divisional Principal leads the business in multiple defined key focus areas, methodologies and/or scientific fields on a global scale driving strategic collaboration across ICON's business units to provide clients with holistic solutions to complex and multi-functional scientific and operational challenges

CLIENT DEVELOPMENT:
  • Acts as scientific thought partner with the client and the project team across multi-project programs.
  • Drive forward scientific innovation based on current industry trends, research publications and regulatory directives.
  • Focuses on strategic partnerships; expands existing relationships into multi-service relationships
  • Proactively pursues new client relationship opportunities and leads the organization to meet changing client needs; responsible for teams' alignment and support of BD efforts
  • Coaches staff and oversees the development of project plans and scientific content in proposals and achieves good conversion rate of submitted and won proposals *
  • Represents Service Line at internal and external meetings and strategy review presentations/overviews
  • Maintain distinguished thought leadership presence in the industry through regular publications and presentations.


PROJECT & RISK MANAGEMENT:
  • Serves as scientific KOL to other principal investigators or staff on other projects
  • Acts in a strategic advisory capacity to effectively manage and mitigate complex risk issues across multiple projects, service lines, and functions.
  • Examines and defines factors that could adversely affect department's project execution, or the potential to win future projects. e.g. resource constraints, industry trends, customer satisfaction, etc.


OPERATIONAL
  • Divisional Principal oversees a functional area of the business including departmental P&L ownership, resourcing decision making, operational infrastructure to support growth, etc.
  • Resolves complex team issues by achieving common purpose.
  • Facilitates the discussion and fosters the resolution of conflicts or disagreement across functional teams and departments.
  • Ensures that communication across the team is highly effective, including across offices
  • Instigate and lead departmental improvement initiatives
  • Responsible for divisional or departmental operational strategy development and execution ensuring successful achievement of revenue/ sales targets and gross margins.
  • Complies with all relevant SOPs, work programming, time-keeping, iLearns, policies and procedures


QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Education Masters level or above is preferred within Health Economics or related discipline, such as Epidemiology, Statistics, Biology/Medicine
  • Minimum 15+ years' relevant industry experience,
  • Experience in Consultancy preferred

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