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Program Manager - Precision Medicine

  1. United States
2024-110948
  1. ICON Strategic Solutions
  2. Clinical Trial Management
  3. Remote

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ICON plc is a world-leading healthcare intelligence and clinical research organization. We’re proud to foster an inclusive environment driving innovation and excellence, and we welcome you to join us on our mission to shape the future of clinical development in oncology as a Program Manager, Precision Medicine.  

 


What you will be doing: 

 

  • As a Program Manager, you’ll be a member of the Oncology Companion Diagnostic Unit (CDU). Your objective will be to ensure that innovative companion diagnostic tests are delivered to oncology drug development projects. Drawing on extensive expertise and personal experience in companion diagnostic or in vitro diagnostic development you will ensure the adoption of Precision Medicine approaches within the sponsor’s business. You will also provide leadership and support to ensure delivery of a diagnostic strategy.
  • As a Program Manager, this will entail developing and implementing the diagnostic strategy agreed by the respective clinical development teams, and planning and leading Precision Medicine activities from a technical, operational, financial, risk, and regulatory perspective.
  • Collaborating with our diagnostic partners will be a key activity requiring teamwork, adequate oversight and appropriate transparency.
  • You will work collaboratively with colleagues at all levels in the Precision Medicine function to deliver this expertise to drug development and clinical project teams.
  • Your role will also involve providing expert advice on strategic and innovative Precision Medicine approaches and companion diagnostic developments to development teams, you’ll be instrumental in ensuring that we adopt world-class practice in the field.

 


You are: 

 

  • PhD or equivalent experience in a relevant subject such as biological, biochemical, molecular, genetic sciences.
  • Experience of companion diagnostic tests or patient biomarker, selection or enrichment tools.
  • Experience of Precision Medicine approaches and diagnostic development within the Oncology therapeutic area.
  • Effective communication, stakeholder, influencing skills and program management required.
  • Significant understanding of the activities involved in companion diagnostic development and how they contribute to achieving successful diagnostic submissions and approvals.
  • Significant previous experience in a similar role in different companies preferred.
  • Delivery of companion diagnostics, with associated global regulatory interactions preferred
  • High quality scientific expertise in the field of biomarker / in vitro diagnostic development, Precision Medicine or relevant therapeutic area as evidenced by publications preferred.

 

What ICON can offer you: 

 

Our success depends on the quality of our people. That’s why we’ve made it a priority to build a diverse culture that rewards high performance and nurtures talent. 

 

In addition to your competitive salary, ICON offers a range of additional benefits. Our benefits are designed to be competitive within each country and are focused on well-being and work life balance opportunities for you and your family.  

 

Our benefits examples include: 

  • Various annual leave entitlements 
  • A range of health insurance offerings to suit you and your family’s needs 
  • Competitive retirement planning offerings to maximise savings and plan with confidence for the years ahead 
  • Global Employee Assistance Programme, TELUS Health, offering 24-hour access to a global network of over 80,000 independent specialised professionals who are there to support you and your family’s well-being 
  • Life assurance 
  • Flexible country-specific optional benefits, including childcare vouchers, bike purchase schemes, discounted gym memberships, subsidised travel passes, health assessments, among others 

 

Visit our careers website to read more about the benefits of working at ICON: https://careers.iconplc.com/benefits 

 

 

At ICON, diversity, inclusion & belonging are fundamental to our culture and values. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative which helps us better serve our people,  patients, customers, and our communities. We're proud of our diverse workforce and the work we’ve done to become a more inclusive organisation. We’re dedicated to providing an inclusive and accessible environment for all candidates. ICON  is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination and harassment.  All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.  If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please let us know through this form

 

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