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Project Manager - CNS

Tennessee
Permanent
Reference: JR071887
Description

At ICON, it's our people that set us apart. Our diverse teams enable us to become a better partner to our customers and help us to fulfil our mission to advance and improve patients' lives.

Our 'Own It' culture is driven by four key values that bring us together as individuals and set us apart as an organisation: Accountability & Delivery, Collaboration, Partnership and Integrity. We want to be the Clinical Research Organisation that delivers excellence to our clients and to patients at every touch-point. In short, to be the partner of choice in drug development.

That's our vision. We're driven by it. And we need talented people who share it.
If you're as driven as we are, join us. You'll be working in a dynamic and supportive environment, with some of the brightest and the friendliest people in the sector, and you'll be helping shape an industry.

As a Project Manager on our CNS team, you will expect to add towards a culture of project group excellence with a focus on process improvement, adding value and exceeding client needs.

You will be the point of contact for designated projects, responsible to deliver successful client relationships, lead cross-functional teams, define project scope, build resource requirements, risk migration strategies, associate action plan and issue resolution. You will lead global trials within a therapeutically aligned team across a variety of complex indications. As a Project Manager, you are involved at the forefront of innovation and drive delivery using your project leadership expertise.

Our projects range from phase II safety and efficacy trials to large scale outcomes mega-trials. You have the support of extraordinary, tenured and experienced leadership whose goal is to help you apply and expand your project management, drug development and therapeutic expertise.

The Role:

  • Run a cross functional project team ensuring all necessary delivery of project training and developing a succession plan for the core team members

  • Manage project study budgets and invoicing procedures according to study contract

  • Report progress of projects to ICON clients and monitor and implement QC activities as necessary

  • Collaborate with business development to ensure we have a dedicated commercial aptitude and work together with internal colleagues and external partners to identify new avenues for growth

Role Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in science, business, medicine or equivalent degree

  • Project Management or equivalent (PMI certification) is desirable

  • At least 2 years PM experience within clinical research and study operations

  • Subject matter expertise in CNS - Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, or Psychiatry

  • Comprehensive knowledge of ICH-GCP

  • Strength in communication, planning, decision-making, negotiation, conflict management and time management skills

  • Willingness to travel up to 25% as needed

Benefits of Working in ICON:

ICON provides Project Managers with the creative resources to be successful in delivering results, inspiring others and becoming a trusted partner. We offer a competitive benefits package that includes a comprehensive health plan, retirement plan, highly competitive pay, corporate bonus plan, 5 weeks PTO, and many other incentives, as well as the opportunity to grow your career within our Project Management team.

You will be joining us at the very right time - we're listed on the Forbes Best Employers of 2018, for the second year in a row!

What's Next?

Take the next step by applying and one of our dedicated recruiters will follow up to share more details about this opportunity.



ICON is an equal opportunity and inclusive employer and 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 the form below.

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