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Medical Director-- Oncology

Reference: 058498_2
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"At ICON, it's our People that set us Apart"
ICON plc is a global provider of drug development solutions and services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries. The company specialises in the strategic development, management and analysis of programs that support clinical development - from compound selection to Phase I-IV clinical studies. With headquarters in Dublin, Ireland, ICON currently, operates from 83 locations in 38 countries and has approximately 12,600 employees. Further information is available at
Medical Director -- Oncology
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. You will provide medical support to ICON project teams on clinical issues to ensure that clinical studies are conducted according to the highest ethical principles and in compliance with applicable legal and regulatory standards. This position will report to the VP Medical Affairs or designee.
Overview of the Role
  • Provide therapeutic and drug development expertise, oversee drug safety associates providing adverse event reporting, follow up on adverse events as necessary and interact with Sponsors and investigative sites on protocol medical issues.
  • Contribute to investigator meeting presentations, review study documentation, oversee safety data review and provide medical support to Business Development.
  • Senior level candidates will be expected to have prior management experience and serve as product development consultants to Clients. 
Role Requirements / Skills / Experience Required 
  • Medical degree
  • Minimum 2 years' experience that includes academic experience coupled with Pharmaceutical, Biotech or CRO experience.
  • Ability and willingness to travel on an as needed basis.
  • Ability to review and evaluate clinical data.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. 
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.
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