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Divisional Principal, Epidemiology

Boston,North Wales,Raleigh
Permanent
Reference: JR062392
Description

Divisional Principal, Epidemiology

Decentralized: East Coast

Position Summary:

The Divisional Principal drives the development and execution of the Service Line business strategy as an industry-recognized KOL and senior leader of a division, department, business unit and/or practice area.

Job Description:

GENERAL

  • Recognizes, exemplifies and adheres to ICON's values which center on our commitment to People, Clients and Performance
  • As a Divisional Principal, the employee is expected to recognize the importance of, and create a culture of process improvement with a focus on streamlining our processes, adding value to our business and meeting client needs
  • Travel (approximately 40%) domestic and/or international.
  • Proactively drives the expansion of department-wide knowledge on Service Line-related research methods, related news, trends and best practices
  • Continually cultivates, develops and maintains positive business relationships with other functional teams and departments within ICON
  • Performs other duties and tasks as are allocated at the reasonable discretion of the Company

SUBJECT MATTER EXPERTISE

  • The Divisional Principal leads the business in multiple defined key focus areas, methodologies and/or scientific fields on a global scale driving strategic collaboration across ICON's business units to provide clients with holistic solutions to complex and multi-functional scientific and operational challenges


CLIENT DEVELOPMENT

  • Acts as scientific thought partner with the client and the project team across multi-project programs.
  • Drive forward scientific innovation based on current industry trends, research publications and regulatory directives.
  • Focuses on strategic partnerships; expands existing relationships into multi-service relationships
  • Proactively pursues new client relationship opportunities and leads the organization to meet changing client needs; responsible for teams' alignment and support of BD efforts
  • Coaches staff and oversees the development of project plans and scientific content in proposals and achieves good conversion rate of submitted and won proposals
  • Represents Service Line at internal and external meetings and strategy review presentations/overviews
  • Maintain distinguished thought leadership presence in the industry through regular publications and presentations.

PROJECT & RISK MANAGEMENT

  • Serves as scientific KOL to other principal investigators or staff on other projects
  • Acts in an strategic advisory capacity, to effectively manage and mitigate complex risk issues across multiple projects, service lines, and functions.
  • Examines and defines factors that could adversely affect department's project execution, or the potential to win future projects. e.g. resource constraints, industry trends, customer satisfaction, etc.
  • Develops strategies to overcome and mitigate risk

OPERATIONAL

  • Divisional Principal oversees a functional area of the business including departmental P&L ownership, resourcing decision making, operational infrastructure to support growth, etc.
  • Resolves complex team issues by achieving common purpose. Facilitates the discussion and fosters the resolution of conflicts or disagreement across functional teams and departments. Ensures that communication across the team is highly effective, including across offices
  • Instigate and lead departmental improvement initiatives
  • Responsible for divisional or departmental operational strategy development and execution ensuring successful achievement of revenue/ sales targets and gross margins.
  • Complies with all relevant SOPs, work programming, time-keeping, iLearns, policies and procedures
 

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