At ICON, it’s our people that set us apart.
As a global provider of drug development solutions, our work is serious business. But that doesn’t mean you can’t have fun while you do it. With our vision to be the partner of choice in drug development, we hire only the best and brightest in the industry. Are you one of them?
We are looking for passionate, resilient, and inspiring individuals to join our team. As the Principal, ICO you will be responsible for leading the regulatory strategy to support registration (new and maintenance) in the respective regions of drugs, biologics, and medical devices. You will be responsible for the strategic approach for securing new business, facilitating issue resolution, ensuring project / program timelines, and budgets.
The roleDirects team on data gathering efforts. Selects deliverables, tools & techniques to be applied by the team to conduct the analysis. Learns and draws on new analytic approaches Leads the scientific development and validation of scientific research methodology in order to meet the objectives of the research study Acts as scientific thought partner with the client and the project team throughout the projectsProvides scientific and methodological leadership on a range of project types within the practice and makes significant contributions to internal and client discussionsReviews and approves final drafts of project deliverables (e.g., protocols, analysis plans, reports) to ensure they are of a high standard suitable for release to the clientReviews and approves methodological and strategic components of proposals for Subject Matter Expertise area Conceptualizes and drafts, or leads, a complete proposal based on a client idea or RFP.Acts as scientific thought partner with the client and the project team throughout the projectInitiates and nurtures client relationships and maintains contacts to build reputation and deal flowKey account lead for a combination of current and prospective clientsIndependently develops project plans and scientific content in proposals and achieves good conversion rate of submitted and won proposalsRepresents Service Line at internal and external meetings and strategy review presentations/overviewsMaintains positive client contact, serves as escalation path for unresolved issues as necessary, and initiates client dialogue and updates on project progressRegularly contributes to industry thought leadership.Takes ownership of final budget, deliverable and project timeline; identifies scope expansion and need for amendments; serves as consultant to other principal investigators or staff on other projectsOrganizes and monitors workloads in line with budget and time to ensure project efficiency and quality of insightAnticipates key project risks. Proactively develops and executes mitigating strategies effectively as required
What you needMinimum of a BS degree in life sciences, advanced degree preferredRAC Certification preferredMinimum of 10 years of related experience providing regulatory strategyWorking knowledge of local and global Health Authority regulationsEffective Project Management skillsKnowledge of business development
Why join us?
Ongoing development is vital to us, and as a Principal, ICO you will have the opportunity to progress your career, with the potential to move into other related areas to enhance your skill set. Our benefits package is competitive, our scope is international and we genuinely care about our people and their success.
ICON is an equal opportunity employer and committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.
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