Study Start-Up Manager
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.
As our Start Up operation continues to expand, we are looking for a Manager of Study Start Up to join our established team dedicated to a global pharma client. You will focus on managing the resources within the team innovatively and effectively, providing training and development opportunities to the team, handling quality issues and supporting the delivery of the overall KPI’s. Your role will be focused on three key areas: • To serve as a coach and mentor for the team, ensuring that they each have the right skillset and tools needed to deliver to our clients, acting as a point of escalation and being able to confidently resolve issues when needed within studies.• To contribute to or lead departmental initiatives at a regional or global level.• To collaborate closely with our Resource Management to guarantee appropriate resource coverage to our projects. As a key part of our study start up function, you will liaise closely with Project Management and other functional areas to ultimately ensure that study deliverables are met.
You are: Collaborative, forward-thinking and a true mentor. Here at ICON we want our employees to succeed and ensure that they are set up for this success through constant training, development and support. To enable success in this position you will have:• Enjoyed a successful career within a CRO environment• A proven track record and a strong knowledge of study start up• Previous functional management experience• Solid cultural awareness and a confident personality will ensure success within this role.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