Sr. Director, Bioanalytical Services

  1. Lenexa
  1. ICON Full Service & Corporate Support
  2. Bioanalytics
  3. Office Based

About the role

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 organization: Accountability & Delivery, Collaboration, Partnership and Integrity. We want to be the Clinical Research Organization 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.

Job Description: Senior Director; Bioanalytical Services

• Recognize, exemplify and adhere to ICON's values which centers on our commitment to People, Clients and Performance.
• As a Manager, the employee is expected to recognize the importance of and create a culture of process improvement with a focus on streamlining our processes adding value to our business and meeting client needs.
• To have full P&L and budget responsibility for our Lenexa Bioanalytical Business, including directing operational management, cost control, facility management, regulatory oversight, project management, scheduling and hiring plans.
• Responsibility for driving the oversight & management of sales opportunities brought by IDS-BD staff to ensure accurate and timely closings of Contracts and Change Orders. Duties will also include negotiating commercials with clients on price, strategic collaborations, credit terms, etc.
• Work with IDS-Contract Services staff to ensure that legal agreements /Change orders are reviewed and signed in a timely fashion. Will also service as a signatory on EU Bioanalytical contracts.
• Work with Bioanalytical Projects Analysis staff to ensure appropriate metrics are being captured and reported to reflect underlying business performance and provide support for financial metrics of the business

• To serve as commercial leader for the Lenexa Bioanalytical Business through:

1. The presentation of financial information & metrics to local management and general staff as applicable;

2. Implement financial principles to decision points (i.e. cost-benefit analyses, Business Plans, etc);

3. Structure management interactions to enhance governance of projects and business.
• To assist Finance personnel in the implementation and enforcement of financial controls and processes in the Bioanalytical business in a fashion that minimizes disruption to the operations.
• To develop, through working with local management & global bioanalytical leadership, a 3 year strategic plan for the Lenexa Bioanalytical Business and modify as appropriate.
• To lead expansion/investment planning initiatives in collaboration with Divisional Leadership Team.
• To provide broad scientific oversight and guidance for bioanalytical services globally as commensurate with the post – holders’ experience and qualification.
• May be required to lead or assist in the expansion of our bioanalytical capabilities globally either through acquisition or organic growth
• To support the integration and collaboration between the Lenexa Bioanalytical Business and functional departments within ICON, e.g. Clinical Pharmacology Units, Scientific Services including data management/SAS programming, pharmacokinetics etc.
• To ensure local compliance with regulatory standards required of a bioanalytical facility in each jurisdiction including local legislation on health and safety, hazardous material handling, ISO compliance and regulatory certification.

• *Travel (approximately 20-30%) Domestic and/or international.

• Undertake other reasonably related duties as assigned essential.

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

We offer very competitive salary packages. And to keep them competitive, we regularly benchmark them against our competitors. Our annual bonuses reflect delivery of performance goals – both ours and yours.
We also provide a range of health-related benefits to employees and their families and offer competitive retirement plans – and related benefits such as life assurance – so you can save and plan with confidence for the years ahead.
But beyond the competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, you’ll benefit from an environment where you are encouraged to fulfil your sense of purpose and drive lasting change.

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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