The Biometrics Academy program is designed for University Graduates to become Clinical Data Coordinators, Clinical Data Programmers, Biostatisticians, Programmers, & Medical Writers. This program will prepare graduates for a role of a Clinical Data Coordinator, Clinical Data Programmer or Biostatistician. Through this program, new hires participate in well-organised training, with global and local perspectives, to ensure they are equipped with the required technical skills before officially being assigned to a project.
The Biostatistician Academy is formatted to provide comprehensive training for university graduates who have their Master’s Degree in Statistics or Biostatistics. In this graduate programme, participants undergo a comprehensive group training programme offering a combination of classroom-based and practical learning which develops SAS programming and builds upon the formal Master’s program. Once individuals graduate from the academy, they become eligible for our bridge to lead program, so the learning and support continues. We pride ourselves on our amazing company culture, where we work as one team to achieve industry excellence.
Statistical Programming Academy
The Statistical Programming Academies offer new graduates in Math and Life Sciences the opportunity to start their career in Statistical Programming with a comprehensive group training programme offering a combination of classroom-based and practical learning that develops SAS programming skills and develops end to end programming abilities (including SDTM, ADaM and TFLs). Once individuals graduate from the academy, they become eligible for our bridge to lead program, so the learning and support continues. We have been running this academy for many years and now have some of our academy hires in Director level roles. We pride ourselves on our amazing company culture, where we work as one team to achieve industry excellence.
Clinical Trial Assistant Academy
The Clinical Trial Assistant Academy is a 16-17 week programme comprised of 5 core modules which are aimed at enhancing the skills and competencies required to understand the foundations of Clinical Trials within the IPH division. The program is delivered via blended learning and includes facilitator-led sessions, self-directed learning, discussion- based group sessions, and applied learning group projects and presentations. Whilst participating in the Academy, individuals are also exposed to real life application of learning through the support to study teams as Clinical Trial Assistants. Continuous mentoring and coaching throughout the program ensures we appropriately equip all candidates with every opportunity for success. All candidates who successfully graduate from the Clinical Academy, become eligible for promotion to the CRA Academy.
Site Management Associate Academy
ICON Biotech hires new graduates with educational backgrounds in life or health sciences, research, or healthcare/clinical experience into Site Management Administrator/ and Site Management Associate (SMA) roles. In SMA roles, they gain the required experience to continue their career growth within the organisation, frequently advancing to Study Start-Up Lead, then Site Activation Manager, or Clinical Research Associate (CRA), then Clinical Trial Manager (CTM). The SMA performs investigative site communication, essential document collection and review, clinical status tracking, in-house site management, and data review activities in accordance with the project protocol, client and ICON standard operating procedures (SOPs), and all applicable guidelines and regulatory requirements.
Global Project Associate Pathways
ICON Biotech hires new graduates in Project Associate roles where they support studies across all regions. New Hires complete a 90-day Onboarding Progression Plan (OPP) covering company policies/processes and core competencies. In the following 12 months, the leadership team works with each Project Associate to create an individualised career development plan. To date, we have identified 39 career pathways for Project Associates at ICON.
Data Management - Clinical Data Academy
The Clinical Data Management Academy offer new graduates the opportunity to start their career in Clinical Data Coordinator with a comprehensive group training programme offering a combination of classroom-based and practical learning that develops data management skills. Once individuals graduate from the academy, they become eligible for our bridge to lead program, so the learning and support continues. We have been running this academy for many years.
What do you enjoy most about working at ICON?
"I enjoy knowing that I work for a company that is actively working to change lives all over the world on a daily basis.
Though indirect, I know that my role plays a part in the development of life-saving pharmaceuticals and devices that improve the quality and quantity of life for patients globally."
Kristina, Manager Project Administration who began her ICON career in our Global Project Associate Pathways Programme
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