Sr Project Leader – Medical Communications
At ICON, it’s our people set us apart.
ICON Global Medical Communications combines strategic consulting with delivery of innovative, insightful, and impactful tactics to optimize communication of your product’s clinical value to a variety of external stakeholders.
We aim to be the best strategic medical communications company and scientific content partner in the world. We have committed ourselves to achieving this mission by leading the industry in quality, service, and innovation…Would you like to join our team?
We are looking for passionate, resilient, and inspiring individuals to join our team. The Sr Project Leader provides comprehensive team, administrative, and project support to ensure effective overall management of accounts and execution of deliverables. You are key to effectively managing day-to-day activities of individual projects in a manner that ensures all timeframes and targets are met and that costs are kept under control.
The roleEmbrace and contribute to our culture of process improvement with a focus on streamlining our processes, adding value to our business and meeting client needsComply with company-sanctioned processes for delivery of projects through adherence to best practices/SOPs and use of internal systems that enable efficient and effective execution.Interact with internal delivery teams including Content, Creative, Finance, and other delivery operations members to assure that projects are delivered on-time, on-budget to meet client expectationsWith guidance from senior staff, the Project Leader is expected to support the financial and project management of assigned projects to ensure successful execution and outcomeProvide task-based project management support, assisting the Account Services team and wider delivery teams in meeting day-to-day tasks, including project routing, timelines development and maintenance, and budget/hours management/monitoringKeep team members informed and regularly updated on project status. Triage competing requests and find solutions for capacity and resource issuesRaise swift awareness to proactively head off issues that put projects at risk for staying on-time, on-budget, and maintain our standards of quality and valueCoordinate revisions, submission preparation and conduct follow-up as necessaryOwn task management in time-tracking and project management systems: implements/maintains projectsOwn and maintains internal/client status sheetFully trained on client systems and dedicated to compliance in use of these systemsGeneral understanding of other department best practicesFinancial awareness of efficiencies
What you needA minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or local equivalentPrior Pharma Agency experience (preferably in Medical Communications)Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in related fieldStrong communication skills written and orallyStrong computer skills, sound knowledge of MS Office Suite and Adobe AcrobatAbility to multi-task, support various projects
Why join us?
Ongoing development is vital to us, and as a Sr Project Lead, 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.
Benefits of Working in ICON :
Other than working with a great team of smart and energetic people, we also offer a very competitive benefits package. This varies from country to country so a dedicated recruiter will discuss this with you at interview stage.
We care about our people as they are the key to our success. We provide an open and friendly work environment where we empower people and provide them with opportunities to develop their long term career.
ICON is an equal opportunity employer – M/F/D/V and committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.
ICON is an equal opportunity employer and committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment
EOE race/color/religion/sex/sexual orientation/gender identity/disability/vet/national origin