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Project Manager, Patient Centred Sciences

Reference: JR063696
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ICON Patient Centred Outcomes is currently seeking a Project Manager, PCS (Patient Centred Sciences) to join our team!

Location - London (UK) or Abingdon (UK), office based

ICON Patient Centred Outcomes (PCO) is part of ICON plc, a leading global Clinical Research Organization headquartered in Dublin, Ireland. Our PCO group undertakes consultancy projects for international clients in both the pharmaceutical and medical device sectors, supporting late-phase clinical trials. The work of the PCO group focuses on patient-centered research, including health related quality of life, disease signs and symptoms, treatment preference, adherence and satisfaction. The group is respected globally for the quality and innovation of their applied qualitative and quantitative work. Much of their work involves Clinical Outcome Assessment (COA) endpoint/instrument selection and regulatory support; COA instrument development and psychometric validation; study design, analysis and interpretation; COA quantitative analysis; utility measurement; and patient preference studies. Our PCO team is based in US (San Francisco, Boston, Gaithersburg, Raleigh), UK (London, Abingdon), France (Lyon) and Germany.

We are looking for a Project Manager who is looking to join our consultancy group.

The Project Manager supports the assigned department or functional team through the independent management of assigned projects and tasks. The Project Manager works closely with other members of the project team, client, clinical/scientific teams, and internal and external clients and vendors worldwide for successful project execution. The Project Manager supports the development and training of more junior staff. The Project Manager has a firm grasp on the process and deliverables of their functional team and actively contributes to process improvements.

The ideal candidate will demonstrable project management experience in a similar role with significant work experience in leading local and international medium/complex projects.


  • Fluency in English both orally and in writing, with excellent communication skills.
  • Strong problem-solving and proactive decision-making capabilities
  • Quality and detail-oriented.
  • Strong organization and multitasking skills.
  • Strong team player in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Master-level skills in MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Proven ability in project planning, resource and risk management.
  • Ability to tailor project planning tools to meet client needs and research (or project) strategy.
  • Demonstrable ability to work independently and lead complex projects
  • Ability to clearly present instructions, negotiate pricing and address issues with suppliers and internal and external stakeholders on a global scale.
  • Proven ability to work in a fast paced environment and to work autonomously and manage aggressive delivery schedules.
  • Anticipate and respond to client and/or project needs without prompting.
  • Ability identify action necessary to achieve goals and targets
  • Consistently reliable in delivering time sensitive demands and ongoing commitments with minimal supervision.
  • Understanding of the pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device industry
  • Knowledge of IRB/Ethics committees
  • Knowledge of data privacy, transparency/Sunshine Act
  • Knowledge of Standard Operating Procedure (SOP)

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