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Project Leader

North Wales
Reference: JR073503

Project Leader - Medical Communications

At ICON, it's our people that set us apart.

ICON Global Medical Communications combines strategic consulting with delivery of innovative, insightful, and impactful tactics to optimise communication of your product's clinical value to a variety of external stakeholders.

We aim to be the best strategic medical communications company and scientific content partner in the world. We have committed ourselves to achieving this mission by leading the industry in quality, service, and innovation…Would you like to join our team?

We are looking for passionate, resilient, and inspiring individuals to join our team. The Project Leader provides comprehensive team, administrative, and project support to ensure effective overall management of accounts and execution of deliverables. You are key to effectively managing day-to-day activities of individual projects in a manner that ensures all timeframes and targets are met and that costs are kept under control.

The role

  • Embrace and contribute to our culture of process improvement with a focus on streamlining our processes, adding value to our business and meeting client needs
  • Comply with company-sanctioned processes for delivery of projects through adherence to best practices/SOPs and use of internal systems that enable efficient and effective execution.
  • Interact with internal delivery teams including Content, Creative, Finance, and other delivery operations members to assure that projects are delivered on-time, on-budget to meet client expectations
  • With guidance from senior staff, the Project Leader is expected to support the financial and project management of assigned projects to ensure successful execution and outcome
  • Provide task-based project management support, assisting the Account Services team and wider delivery teams in meeting day-to-day tasks, including project routing, timelines development and maintenance, and budget/hours management/monitoring
  • Keep team members informed and regularly updated on project status. Triage competing requests and find solutions for capacity and resource issues
  • Raise swift awareness to proactively head off issues that put projects at risk for staying on-time, on-budget, and maintain our standards of quality and value
  • Coordinate revisions, submission preparation and conduct follow-up as necessary
  • Own task management in time-tracking and project management systems: implements/maintains projects
  • Own and maintains internal/client status sheet
  • Fully trained on client systems and dedicated to compliance in use of these systems
  • General understanding of other department best practices
  • Financial awareness of efficiencies

What you need

  • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree or local equivalent
  • Prior Pharma Agency experience (preferably in Medical Communications)
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in related field
  • Strong communication skills written and orally
  • Strong computer skills, sound knowledge of MS Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat
  • Ability to multi-task, support various projects

Why join us?

Ongoing development is vital to us, and as a Project Lead, you will have the opportunity to progress your career, with the potential to move into other related areas to enhance your skill set. Our benefits package is competitive, our scope is international and we genuinely care about our people and their success.


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