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Senior Clinical Data Science Lead

Poland, Homeworking
Start date
6 Jun 2024
Closing date
4 Jul 2024

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ICON plc is a world-leading healthcare intelligence and clinical research organization. From molecule to medicine, we advance clinical research providing outsourced services to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and government and public health organizations.

With our patients at the center 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.

We have an fantastic opportunity for a Senior Clinical Data Science Lead to join ICON's Clinical Data Operations team.

LOCATIONS : home-based OR office-based
  • Poland
  • Spain
  • Portugal
  • United Kingdom

The Senior Clinical Data Science Lead (Senior CDSL) serves as the primary contact for internal and external team members regarding clinical data science data review activities and leads these review activities to ensure delivery of data fit for analysis. They are accountable for achieving clinical data science deliverables on-time, with high-quality, and to agreed financial metrics.
  • Develop and oversee timeliness of clinical data science activities during the life cycle of studies as it relates to data review and data delivery milestones
  • Provide input into clinical system development activities and clinical risk management activities
  • Track and keep functional management and those responsible for project management informed of any issues that might affect project target dates, scope or budget and escalates potential problems effectively and in a timely manner
  • Forecast budget, hours, and resourcing for clinical data review activities
  • Perform analytic review as defined in the scope of work and functional plans focusing on errors that matter or have a meaningful impact on the safety of the subject or interpretation of the final analysis
  • Accountable for the development of planning documents related to data review, data analytics, and data deliverables.
  • Participate in Sponsor and/or third-party audits.
  • Negotiate timelines and key deliverables with clients and/or external customers, vendors, and departments as needed
  • Travel (approximately 15%) domestic and/or international
  • 5 + years of clinical data management experience in a clinical research organization or pharmaceutical company
  • 2+ years of experience working in a clinical research organization (CRO)
  • Experience as a functional lead of multiple low and moderately complex studies, whilst acting as a resource for less experienced colleagues
  • Experience with all steps within the data science lifecycle and most major data science study tasks, with proficiency in at least one Clinical Data Management system required (e.g., Medidata Rave, Inform, Oracle Clinical, Veeva)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Budget and timeline management experience
  • Data Analytic and Data Validation experience
  • Bachelor’s degree or local equivalent
  • Equivalent combination of education, training, and relevant experience may be considered in place of the education and experience stated above. All employees must read, write, and speak fluent English and host country language.

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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