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Project Manager, MRT

Lyon, France,
Start date
31 Jul 2022
Closing date
17 Aug 2022

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Project Management
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
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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.

Project Manager, Author Collaborations Unit, Mapi Research Trust

Office based in Lyon, France but will also consider other EU countries

Mapi Research Trust (MRT) is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving patients' quality of life by facilitating access to Patient-Centered Outcome (PCO) information. We promote scientific approaches in the PCO field and encourages exchanges between academics, pharmaceutical companies, and international organizations around the world in the service of incorporating the patient's voice into every step of the development process of new treatments.

Within MRT, the Author Collaboration unit is responsible for developing the strategic partnerships with authors and copyright holders of instruments to manage, distribute, translate and electronic implement their COAs.

Within the Trust, the Project Manager is responsible for all feasibility assessments of projects and services to authors that have been identified by our strategic team and our partners as key. Responsibilities include then the development and deployment of these projects to enrich the MRT value proposition, and ensure their operationalisation within MRT.

The PM will manage (or provide support in the management of) various sized ACU projects from beginning to end including budget, dashboards, organizational and administrative aspects, ensuring deadlines are met or exceeded and signing off on completed project. The Project Manager supports all project’s steps and coordinate different stakeholders through the independent management of assigned projects and tasks. The Project Manager acts as the Subject Matter Expert and consults on each project to ensure best practices are implemented. The Project Manager works closely with other members of the project team, client, clinical/scientific teams, copyrights holders and internal and external clients and vendors for successful project execution.

The Project Manager has a firm grasp on the process and deliverables of their functional team and actively contributes to process improvements.

If you are looking to join a company which will offer you a strong support network with an inspiring and motivating working environment, then this is the job for you.

To be successful , applicants must be able to demonstrate drive, passion and a strong sense of team working, along with a desire to progress within our organization. You will have significant experience in COA, Outcomes Research, COA good practices, or related services/industry. Successful candidates will also possess great communication skills and be comfortable managing a variety of tasks at one time. A scientific background with strong project management is also required.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Subject Matter expertise in the areas of COA (COA usage, COA information - scientific, psychometric information, copyright, regulatory requirements).
  • Assumes responsibility for planning, execution, financial and timeline management of multifunctional projects with varying complexity while adhering to SOPs and performance metric standards
  • Ensuring clients' satisfaction by analysing their needs, working with them to offer appropriate solution.
  • Coordinating with internal teams involved in the project and with external parties to ensure requirements and specifications are clearly understood and documented
  • Identifying and resolving issues which may negatively impact operationalization of services.
  • Development of guidelines for COA and coordinating reviews with copyright holders
  • Following procedural documents and participating in reviewing and updating documents to make sure they are reflective of industry standards and easily followed.

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, 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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We offer a full range of consulting, clinical development and commercialisation services from a global network of offices in 46 countries

Since our foundation in Dublin, Ireland in 1990, our mission has been to help our clients to accelerate the development of drugs and devices that save lives and improve quality of life.

We are a global provider of consulting, and outsourced development and commercialisation services to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and government and public health organisations. We focus our innovation on the factors that are critical to our clients – reducing time to market, reducing cost and increasing quality – and our global team of experts has extensive experience in a broad range of therapeutic areas. ICON has been recognised as one of the world’s leading Contract Research Organisations through a number of high-profile industry awards.

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Marlow International
United Kingdom
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