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Senior Clinical Data Science Lead

Poland, Spain, Homeworking
Start date
11 Jun 2024
Closing date
11 Jul 2024

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At ICON, it’s our people that set us apart. Our diverse teams enable us to become a better partner to our customers and help us to fulfil our mission to advance and improve patients’ lives.

Our ‘Own It’ culture is driven by four key values that bring us together as individuals and set us apart as an organisation: Accountability & Delivery, Collaboration, Partnership and Integrity. We want to be the Clinical Research Organisation that delivers excellence to our clients and to patients at every touch-point. In short, to be the partner of choice in drug development.

That’s our vision. We’re driven by it. And we need talented people who share it.
If you’re as driven as we are, join us. You’ll be working in a dynamic and supportive environment, with some of the brightest and the friendliest people in the sector, and you’ll be helping shape an industry.

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

LOCATIONS : home-based OR office-based
  • Poland
  • Spain
  • Portugal
  • United Kingdom
  • South Africa
Key responsibilities:

• Expert oversight knowledge of clinical data management/clinical data science and data review activities.

Business Expertise:
•Advanced understanding of protocol content and interpretation of critical data and data review requirements
• Ability to react and adapt requirements, processes and timelines in an agile manner
•Tracks and keeps 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.
•Works independently and with other project leads, as needed, to negotiate timelines and key deliverables with clients and/or external customers and departments.
•Understand project level revenue recognition/forecasting process and provides input regarding actual and forecasts units/hrs (revenue and resources) to the CDS PM.
• Other responsibilities may be assigned as required
• Travel (approximately 15%) domestic and/or international
Functional Team Lead and primary point of contact for internal and external project team for CDS.
• Typically 8+ years of experience. An equivalent combination of education, training and relevant experience may be considered in place of the education and experience stated.
•Strong leadership and project management skills.
• Established Mentor and/or SME

Problem Solving:
• Problems are not defined and sufficient information to define problems may not be available. Limited precedence or guidance may not be available. Undertakes analysis and investigation to identify and define problems. Anticipates future issues.
• Establishes approach and leads resources to achieve operational and strategic plans. Impact is based on medium-term and long-term goals. Work is done independently but reviewed at critical points.
Interpersonal Skills:
•Adapt style and use persuasion in delivering messages. presents and defends analysis and secure approval on complex matters.

Benefits of Working in ICON:

Our success depends on the quality of our people. That’s why we’ve made it a priority to build a culture that rewards high performance and nurtures talent.

We offer very competitive salary packages. And to keep them competitive, we regularly benchmark them against our competitors. Our annual bonuses reflect delivery of performance goals - both ours and yours.
We also provide a range of health-related benefits to employees and their families and offer competitive retirement plans - and related benefits such as life assurance - so you can save and plan with confidence for the years ahead.
But beyond the competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, you’ll benefit from an environment where you are encouraged to fulfil your sense of purpose and drive lasting change.

ICON 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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