ICON Clinical Research

Analytics Development Lead

02 Jul 2021
30 Jul 2021
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
Analytics Development Lead - Office or Home based in Ireland or Poland

About us

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.

Role summary

We are looking to recruit Analytics Development Lead, as part of a specialist team, who will be leading the technical development effort of visual analytics for ICON's informatics platform ICONIK - http://www.iconplc.com/innovation/iconik/ . The candidate will be responsible for working with stakeholders to define analytics requirements, leading and managing the deployment of risk-based approaches for central monitoring and process documentation. This position will also expect hands-on data architecture and development of existing and new initiatives of central monitoring analytical methods. Mentorship of junior technical staff is expected and the ability to work both independently and in a matrix team environment is essential.

*This role can be based in Dublin or Warsaw*

What we need you to do:
  • Initiate, build and maintain collaborative working relationships with stakeholders to provide information and solve problems as and when they arise.
  • Oversee, coordinate and review aspects of product and analytical method development
  • Manage own and assigned resource time effectively on moderately complex analytics projects
  • Document all development and project management activities in accordance with departmental procedures
  • Communicate project assignments and concepts clearly to all relevant resources and stakeholders to achieve successful project completion
  • Contribute significantly to innovative approaches to achieve project goals
  • Implement appropriate strategies, processes and best practices
  • Mentor and supervise staff and be responsible for the quality and accuracy of the work done by others.

What we're looking for:

Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelor's degree, or equivalent level qualification in Natural Sciences, Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Management or Information Technology, or have gained experience in a similar discipline.
  • Experience in clinical data management and/or knowledge of clinical risk management and/or central monitoring and/or clinical trials.
  • Experience in developing in SAS, Python, C# or SQL is desired.
  • Spotfire experience desired, but not critical
  • Deep understanding of data manipulation techniques, and aggregation methods
  • Good understanding of data visualization concepts
  • Project management experience and proven business analysis and requirements elicitation skills is an advantage
  • Good presentation skills and proven ability communicating requirements and solutions to development team members and stakeholder

  • Demonstrate ability to learn new technologies, applications and techniques
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills, with attention to details
  • Well organised and ability to handle multiple projects
  • Present strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrate drive, critical thinking and integrity
  • Formal or informal teaching/mentoring experience is a plus
  • Relevant work experience is highly preferred

What's Next?

Following your application, if you are successful, you will be invited to an initial telephone interview with one of our dedicated recruiters, who will be able to provide you with more details of this opportunity.

Benefits 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, colour, 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.