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Analytics Development Lead

Reference: JR070339
This vacancy has now expired.

Analytics Development Lead - Office or Home based in Ireland or Poland

About us

ICON Plc, a Clinical Research Organisation with a strong global reputation in our approach to clinical development. We apply scientific and operational excellence across all phases of clinical trial outsourcing services for our clients. We have offices in 40 countries with over 80 offices worldwide and over 10K employees globally.

Role summary

We are looking to recruit Analytics Development Lead, as part of a specialist team, who will be leading the technical development effort of visual analytics for ICON's informatics platform ICONIK - The candidate will be responsible for working with stakeholders to define analytics requirements, leading and managing the deployment of risk-based approaches for central monitoring and process documentation. This position will also expect hands-on data architecture and development of existing and new initiatives of central monitoring analytical methods. Mentorship of junior technical staff is expected and the ability to work both independently and in a matrix team environment is essential.

*This role can be based in Dublin or Warsaw*

What we need you to do:

  • Initiate, build and maintain collaborative working relationships with stakeholders to provide information and solve problems as and when they arise.
  • Oversee, coordinate and review aspects of product and analytical method development
  • Manage own and assigned resource time effectively on moderately complex analytics projects
  • Document all development and project management activities in accordance with departmental procedures
  • Communicate project assignments and concepts clearly to all relevant resources and stakeholders to achieve successful project completion
  • Contribute significantly to innovative approaches to achieve project goals
  • Implement appropriate strategies, processes and best practices
  • Mentor and supervise staff and be responsible for the quality and accuracy of the work done by others.

What we're looking for:

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree, or equivalent level qualification in Natural Sciences, Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Management or Information Technology, or have gained experience in a similar discipline.
  • Experience in clinical data management and/or knowledge of clinical risk management and/or central monitoring and/or clinical trials.
  • Experience in developing in SAS, Python, C# or SQL is desired.
  • Spotfire experience desired, but not critical
  • Deep understanding of data manipulation techniques, and aggregation methods
  • Good understanding of data visualization concepts
  • Project management experience and proven business analysis and requirements elicitation skills is an advantage
  • Good presentation skills and proven ability communicating requirements and solutions to development team members and stakeholder


  • Demonstrate ability to learn new technologies, applications and techniques
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills, with attention to details
  • Well organised and ability to handle multiple projects
  • Present strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrate drive, critical thinking and integrity
  • Formal or informal teaching/mentoring experience is a plus
  • Relevant work experience is highly preferred

What's Next?

Following your application, if you are successful, you will be invited to an initial telephone interview with one of our dedicated recruiters, who will be able to provide you with more details of this opportunity.

ICON is an equal opportunity employer - M/F/D/V and committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.


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