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Director, Clinical Operations

Reference: JR063149

This is an exciting opportunity to join ICON

"At ICON, it's our People that set us Apart"

This is an exciting opportunity to work within a fast paced, busy environment for a leading global provider of outsourced development services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries. ICON Clinical Research is Whole Owned Foreign Company which founded in 1990 in Ireland. We expanded our business from 1995 in APAC 20 best-selling drugs. ICON seek an expert Clinical Operations professional with expertise in managing client relationships and projects along with the know-how of mentoring a team.

Currently we are hiring the Director, Clinical Operations in China

Role Summary

The Director of Clinical Operations Management will work closely with VP, Clinical Operations APAC in the implementation of a business strategy to expand capabilities for countries across Asia Pacific Region. This role will be located in Beijing or Shanghai, China.

ICON is seeking a Director Clinical Operations to provide leadership for the overall performance, quality, execution, control and completion of all Clinical Operations services within APAC region. Successful candidate will drive the completion and delivery of the end to end services through a variety of metrics and KPI's. This role will contribute directly towards ICON achieving growth in both sales and quality within the CRO market place while leading CRA Management teams in mainland China. Within the matrix structure, work with the functional heads to agree any changes and operational deliveries across their region.

The Director Clinical Operations will carry out all relevant line management responsibilities including goal-setting and development plans. Drive a performance driven culture across the region while also heavily working on resource planning and strategy development to maintain appropriate headcount and developing key relationships with customers and where needed participate on customer steering committees.

To succeed you will need:

The successful candidate will possess an educational degree with extensive experience conducting and overseeing clinical trials and ICH GCP. You will need 10+ years direct line management and project management experience within a CRO or Pharmaceutical environment with strong people management experience. Clinical Operations oversight skills, commercial awareness and operational P&L experience required. Successful candidate will be proficient in drug development with significant experience working in Clinical Research

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, including disability/veteran, and committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination and harassment.


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